Blue Cross Blue Shield June Webinars & Articles

posted May 31, 2011, 12:23 PM by Sara@LS
Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) has both live classes and pre-recorded classes on demand available to you, which allows you to view any of the available BCBS classes 24 hours a day! Below is a list of the June classes:

1. Cultivating a Stress-Resilient Life

, a 4 week program to improve quality of life:
Using an experiential format complemented by practical techniques, this program will help individuals recognize personal habits and patterns that contribute to stress and how we handle it. Participants will explore the choices they make and their connection to stress and find positive ways to address the stress in everyday life. 4 consecutive weeks/1 hour each
The Class will run: June 6 - June 23 Time: 9:00-10:00 am

2. Nutri-Wise, an 8 week program to improve health through three key principles:
1) Building a foundation of nutrition knowledge
2) Real-life strategies to improve nutrition and physical activity
3) Motivation through realistic goal setting and tracking progress.
The class will run: June 1 - July 20, 2011 Time: 12:00-1:00 PM CST

The On Demand classes for June are:

3. Know Your Numbers
Blood pressure, cholesterol, lipids, glucose, BMI... the numbers go on and on! But what do they mean? Participants will learn what their numbers mean and what they can do to improve their numbers, and when these numbers indicate it's time to see a healthcare professional.

4. Pre-Diabetes: It's Not Too Late
Participants will explore the different forms of diabetes, the possible signs or symptoms, how it is diagnosed and effective treatment plans.

5. Thinking About Quitting?
Participants will learn they have a choice and smoking is a habit that can be broken. The instructor will discuss barriers to quitting, local resources for quitting, and review the latest in tobacco cessation aids.

6. High Blood Pressure: Keep it in Check!
Understanding high blood pressure and the factors that increase or decrease one's risk of developing it is key to preventing future health problems. Participants will learn what you can do through lifestyle choices and/or medical therapy to manage it, the sodium connection and how stress can affect blood pressure.

7. Making the Most of your 10 Minute Break
Ten minutes may not seem like a long time, but it can be just enough time to calm your mind and relax your body. Participants learn simple techniques that can be done quickly for greater relaxation and peace of mine.

You can register now for ongoing classes by visiting the following link:

All classes are free of charge for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City members.

Non-members are allowed to participate in the classes, but there are non-member fees associated with some of the classes. One time presentations are free of charge for everyone. Each class description indicates whether or not there is an additional participant fee for non-members that participate.
May 31, 2011, 12:26 PM
May 31, 2011, 12:26 PM