SEARCH &/or REGISTER for SPRING 2017 classes

Download the SPRING Schedule of Classes for Fitness (pdf) and Healthy Living (pdf)

Healthy Living At-A-Glance Class Schedule.

Group Fitness At-A-Glance Class Schedule

Spring Quarter dates:

June 9: Classes end

Summer Quarter:

June 13th at 9 am: Registration opens

6/26: Classes begin

9/1: Classes end


Upcoming Classes:

Come learn the what and where of sugars, and most importantly, how we can manage them in our diet
Sugar: What? Where? How?
5/30 , 12 - 1 pm
Clark Auditorium
$35 STAP/EA Funds eligible
BeWell Nutrition/Weight Management Berry

“I think I can…I think I can…I think I can…” Learn how you can make behavior changes to reach your lifestyle goals.
WEBINAR: Change it Up: Research-based Tools to Help Achieve Your Change Goals
5/31 , 12 - 1 pm
Your Computer
$35 STAP/EA Funds eligible
BeWell Health Enrichment Berry

FREE Fitness Week returns on Monday 6/12.


NEW! Audio recordings. Guided breathing meditation & Self-Compassion Break

HIP's own Sarah Meyer Tapia has created a new, longer Guided Breathing Meditation and a new Self-Compassion Break recording. Please download these wonderful recordings to help you de-stress and augment your day!


Webinar Library

HIP has posted some recently archived Webinars. You'll find them on our "Online Resources" page. They are all FREE and open to anyone that wishes to listen to these informative lectures. The topics include:

  • Disease Prevention and Management
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Enrichment
  • Nutrition/Weight Management
  • Stress Management
  • Wellness at Work

Trust Your Gut and Preventing Burnout are our most recently added Webinars.
Bookmark if you want to listen to them at a future time.

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 WoW class for your department, please complete the Wellness on Wheels web form

Email us for more info.

Register for WoW classes

5 Recipes from Stanford's Residential Dining

Jackie Bertoldo, MPH, RDN is a registered dietitian specializing in the use of food and nutrition to optimize mind, body and performance. As the Sr Manager of Nutrition, Performance & Wellness for R&DE Stanford Dining, she translates the latest scientific evidence to develop innovative culinary and educational programs for the Stanford community.

Erica Holland-Toll, Executive Chef of the Stanford Flavor Lab, is passionate about home cooking, local sourcing, and seasonality.

The two wonderful ladies recently presented a HIP class, Functional Foods & Flavors: Delicious Recipes & Cooking Techniques for Optimizing Health, and agreed to share these delicious recipes with our HIP community.

  • Basic Marinara Sauce
  • Sardine & Avocado Sandwiches
  • Mung Bean & Spinach Dal with Tomatoes
  • Vegetable Crudité with Sesame Miso Dip
  • Turmeric Honey Tea


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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Be Well, Be You!

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