Fitness and Wellness Webinars

September 11, 2020

Webinars from the Fitness Wellness Unit are available to provide current fitness and wellness industry information in the comfort of one's own region. These webinars are purely voluntary and for the purpose of self-enrichment. Please be sure to visit this page on a regular basis for new topics and webinar dates.

 

Am I eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness? How can I apply? Ask the experts at Trellis

The federal government has expanded opportunities for Public Service Loan Forgiveness until October 31, 2022, under the temporary waiver. Trellis is a non-profit resource that can help you understand if you are eligible under this waiver at this webpage. If you are, Trellis can also support you in applying! If you watched Trellis’ recorded video presentation about the PSLF Program, this live webinar is a chance to get answers to your questions from the experts at Trellis!

Date: Monday, August 8, 2022

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CDT

Registration links:

10:00 am Registration

 

Eating Well on a Budget

When considering lifestyle changes, it is important to ensure changes can be sustained long-term. This webinar will discuss ways to prioritize nutritious foods without increasing costs. By keeping budget in mind, eating well can be easily integrated into one’s life, maintained consistently over time, and – therefore – have a strong positive impact on health and wellness.  

Topics include: 

•    Tips for saving money at the grocery store
•    Meal planning tricks to save time and money
•    Resources to find nutritious foods for any budget 

Date: Thursday, August 11, 2022

Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am CDT

Registration links:

10:00 am Registration

 

Am I eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness? How can I apply? Ask the experts at Trellis

The federal government has expanded opportunities for Public Service Loan Forgiveness until October 31, 2022, under the temporary waiver. Trellis is a non-profit resource that can help you understand if you are eligible under this waiver at this webpage. If you are, Trellis can also support you in applying! If you watched Trellis’ recorded video presentation about the PSLF Program, this live webinar is a chance to get answers to your questions from the experts at Trellis!

Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022

Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am CDT

Registration links:

10:00 am Registration

 

Self-Leadership & Your Financial Journey

In this webinar featuring Lt. Lynn Floyd, you will explore what drives your financial decisions and how to chart a course financial freedom. As Lt. Floyd says, our money decisions are “often heart decisions.” When we want to improve our lives in any aspect, it can be useful to have a great coach asking smart questions to better understand the path we are on and where it is leading us. In this interactive webinar Lt. Floyd will give us opportunities to reflect and grow, regardless of where you are on your financial journey.

Topics include:
• how your personal choices impact your financial health,
• resilience skills to help us when “life happens,” &
• how our money stories-- often developed from childhood -- may impact our financial health.

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2022

Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am CDT

Registration links:

10:00 am Registration

 

Webinars Highlighting Insurance Benefits:

Fitness Connect Community: Fitness on a Budget

Join the Fitness Connect Community!

The Employees Retirement System of Texas and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) invite you to talk about wellness topics and share your successes and challenges.

Monthly sessions, featuring presentations by BCBSTX wellness consultants, can help you get fit and stay healthy. Each month, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other participants and share your experiences.

The 15-minute sessions will be held at 10 a.m. CT the second Tuesday of the month through December 13, 2022.

Topics include:
August 9: Fitness on a Budget
September 13: Fitting Fitness into Your Workday
October 11: Fitness for Self-Care
November 8: Keep Moving Through the Holidays
December 13: Look back on the Year and Get Ready for Next Year!

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Time: 10:00 am to 10:15 am CST

Registration links:

10:00 am Registration

 

 Journey to Wellness: HealthSelect Wellness Benefits Overview

As a HealthSelectSM participant, you have access to a variety of health and wellness resources, including webinars presented by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Wellnes Team.

You’re invited to attend the upcoming “Journey to Wellness” webinars, which will be held from 10 to 10:45 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month through December 21, 2022.

Includes information on:

  • Well onTarget® wellness portal,
  • Health Assessment,
  • self-management programs,
  • personalized coaching,
  • trackers and apps,
  • Blue PointsSM,
  • Fitness Program and
  • weight management programs.

You must enter your name, email address and agency or higher education institution information before you can select the webinar date and time of your choice.

Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Time: 10:00 am to 10:45 am CST

Registration Links:

10:00 am Registration

 


Webinar Archives including the following webinars:

  • Building a Movement Mindset
  • Men’s Health & Human Perfomance
  • Eat More Plants!
  • The Healing Power of Breath
  • The Power of Vulnerability
  • Building Healthy Workplace Relationships & a Supportive Culture
  • Happiness at Work
  • Intermittent Fasting & Immunity
  • Building Healthy Relationships
  • Matters of the Heart
  • 1° of Difference: Changing one habit can change your life
  • Envisioning Your Future and Setting Goals
  • Gratitude: Science & Practical Application
  • Healthy Holiday Mindset
  • Move More, Stress Less!
  • Anxiety Awareness & Management
  • Stress and Nutrition: It’s a 2-way Street!
  • Building a Meditation Practice
  • Intro to Mindfulness: What, Why, & How
  • Intermittent Fasting Explained with Lindsey
  • Listen to your Gut! Building a healthy microbiome (AKA gut health)
  • Meals in Minutes
  • Budgeting Basics
  • Never Has Physical Activity Been More Important
  • Walk on the Wild Side: How to reap the benefits of the outdoors
  • Intro to Mindfulness - the what, why and how
  • 10 Ways to maintain your health (and spirit!) while working from home
  • Outsmart Your Mind to Eat Better
  • Matters of the Heart
  • Which Fitness Test is Best for Me
  • Healthy Holiday Season
  • Limited Equipment Workout
  • The Sitting Disease
  • Quick and Easy Food Prep

For more information, please feel free to contact physicalfitness@dps.texas.gov.