Summer Class Schedules  

Fitness Schedule and Healthy Living Schedule  

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


Important Dates:

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


Upcoming BeWell Engagement classes:

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Upcoming new Healthy Living classes:

  • Check Up and Choices – Online
  • Embodying a Meaningful Life: Reclaiming the Eloquence of the Body for Daily Living
  • Getting in the Mood: How Diet Impacts Mental Well-being
  • Intuitive Intelligence Meditation
  • Knowing and Using Your Strengths
  • The Power of Beliefs on Health: Having the Right Mindset Means Small Changes Can Yield Big Benefits
  • The Power of the Pause Meditation Retreat
  • The Power of the Pause Meditation Retreat at Stanford
  • Vitality = Vim = Vigor = A New You for Summertime and More
Reminder: STAP funds end August 31st. Make sure to use them this coming summer quarter.



Don’t bite into nutrition myths

“Coffee Causes Premature Death.” "Coffee increasing life expectancy."

It’s frustrating to hear contradictory nutrition information when we’re trying to lead healthy lives. And because most of us aren’t researchers, it’s difficult to know what to make of the new information.

To address this issue, HIP spoke with BeWell Coach and registered dietitian-nutritionist (RDN) Rosalyne Tu on the origins of contradictory nutrition information and what to do when we encounter new nutrition information.

Recommended information sources:

Stanford Health Library. The librarians there can help you find evidence-based answers to your nutrition and health questions.

Tu also recommends the following evidence-based nutrition newsletters:

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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.

Confetti Corn

Independence Day brings burgers, beers, and fireworks to mind. We love a summer side, and a beautiful one is even better..


  • 2 Tbs. good olive oil
  • ½ cup red onion
  • 1 small orange bell pepper
  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 1 ½ tsp. Kosher salt, (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbs. julienned fresh basil, minced fresh chives, and/or minced fresh parsley leaves

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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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BeWell Program

Be you. BeWell.

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