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Class Schedules:

Fitness Schedule and Healthy Living Schedule  

Fitness At-A-Glance and Healthy Living At-A-Glance

Important Dates:

Spring Classes
March 20- Registration opens for Spring classes (Tuesday) at 9am
April 2- Spring Classes begin
June 8 -  Spring Classes end

Summer Classes
June 12 - Registration opens at 9 a.m.
June 25 - Classes begin
August 31 - Classes end

Fall Classes
September 11 - Registration opens at 9 a.m.
September 24 - Classes begin
December 7 - Classes end

FEATURED CLASSES:

Upcoming classes:


  • Climate Change: What You Can Do
    5/23 - 6/6, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Li Ka Shing Learning Center
    $150 STAP/EA Funds eligible
    BeWell Environmental Health Berry

  • CPR and AED
    5/25, 1 - 5 PM
    Arrillaga Outdoor Education & Recreation Center
    $120 STAP/EA Funds eligible
    BeWell Emergency Preparedness Berry

  • Free Fitness Classes
    June 11 - 15
    Schedule coming soon.
Reminder: STAP funds end August 31st. Make sure to use them this coming summer quarter.

 

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

How healthy is Stanford?

Stanford's 2017 Health Report indicates that employees self-report being healthy relative to parameters published by the Department of Health and Human Services. As in the past, Stanford could improve in the areas of emotional health and sleep. Fortunately, BeWell and our campus partners have programs and guidance that can help. Learn more.

ONLINE RESOURCES TO STAY HEALTHY:

President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
Physical activity is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Getting active is easier than you may think. Find ways to add in or mix up daily activity and discover a healthier you.

Physical Activity Guidelines, from Health.gov Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (PAG)
are an essential resource for health professional and policymakers. Based on the latest science, they provide guidance on how children and adults can improve their health through physical activity.

Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging
This guide is the centerpiece of Go4Life®, NIA’s national campaign to help you fit exercise and physical activity into your daily life.

Physical Activity from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Activity Basics, Resources & Publications, Worksite Activity and more.

fitnessblender.com  
Free fitness site- customizable videos based on time and level.

yogisanomous.com
Thousands of online yoga videos. Free trial. $15/mo unlimited use.

Wellness on Wheels

Let HIP bring classes to you.

The Health Improvement Program (HIP) brings Fitness and/or Healthy Living classes to your University or SHC/LPCH department via Wellness on Wheels (WoW). Many of the classes that are offered each quarter by HIP can be brought to your worksite.

Find out about WoW.

To request a Healthy Living WoW class for your department, please complete the complete the Form.

To request a Fitness WoW class for your department, please complete the complete the Form.

Email us for more info.

Register for WoW classes.

February is heart health month. Keep joy in your heart to keep it healthy.

Mission Statement

The Health Improvement Program (HIP) aims to create a culture of wellness and increase employee productivity by empowering individuals to be self-managers of their health. It models the science of healthy living by using translational research to promote wellness. Our primary work involves Stanford University faculty and staff, but our programs are shared and utilized around the world.

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Coordinated Programs

BeWell Program

Be you. BeWell.



HIP partners with Stanford Health Care & Stanford Children's Health.
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Other Programs

Find your way to strengthening your emotional well-being. Learn more.


Transform yourself in sixteen weeks.

An innovative online health program to help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Learn more on how to reduce your risk  »


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FEATURED VIDEO

NEW: 5-minutes dynamic streching video from BeWell!

BeWell Coaches Amanda Miller and Natalie Lavorato and BeWell Screener John Acena lead a five minute dynamic stretching routine that is great for warming up for a more intense workout or taking an energizing mid-day break. Six exercises are performed for 45 seconds each: shoulder rolls, trunk rotations, butt kickers, windmills, side lunges and front lunges.

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Contact Us

Phone: (650) 723-9649 E-mail: healthimprovement@stanford.edu Fax: (650) 723-6450
MC: 553 3300 Hillview Ave, Suite B, Palo Alto, CA 94304.