SEARCH &/or REGISTER for Winter 2017 classes

Class schedules:

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

Group Fitness At-A-Glance Class Schedule

Healthy Living At-A-Glance Class Schedule.

Winter Quarter dates:

January 5th at 9 am: Registration opens

January 10th: Healthy Living classes begin

January 11th: Fitness classes begin.

March 17th: Classes end

Spring Quarter dates:

March 21 at 9 am: Registration opens

April 3: Classes begin

June 9: Classes end


Get fit, get healthy, get HIP!

View HIP's upcoming Healthy Living classes in the Stanford University Event Calendar


Classes coming soon:

Imagine this...despite your uber-busy and demanding schedule, you miraculously have time to think about your present and future. You have time to refresh and restore.
Vitality 101 & 102: Make Some Time for Yourself
2/23 - 3/2 , 12 - 1:15 PM
Clark Center
$70 STAP/EA Funds eligible
BeWell Health Enrichment Berry

Learn how to cut your workout duration time AND lose fat effectively.
Fat Loss Fitness Programming for Busy People
2/23 , 12 - 1:15 PM
3160 Porter Drive
$35 STAP/EA Funds eligible
BeWell Health Enrichment Berry

Adopt a "stress-is-enhancing" mindset and see a real positive impact on your well-being.
Lighten Up: How to be Less Stressed About Stress
2/28 , 12 - 1 PM
Clark Auditorium
$30 STAP/EA Funds eligible
BeWell Stress Berry



Heart Health Resources

Given the heart's never-ending workload, it's a wonder it performs so well, for so long, for so many people. But it can also fail, Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. It is also a major cause of disability. The risk of heart disease increases as you age. Find out what you can do to keep your heart healthy.

Take American Heart Association Heart Health Quiz

Preventing Heart Disease Infographic

Heart Health information from Harvard

Stanford's Women's Heart Health Clinic

Stanford Cardiovascular Health

Stanford Scopeblog: “But you look so good”: Living with an invisible illness


Butter is Not Back! A Scientific Review of the Impact of Saturated Fats vs "Good Fats" on our Arteries

Hypertension: Improving Control One Lifestyle Change at a Time

Pre-Diabetes - What does it mean and how to prevent type-2 diabetes

Women and Heart Disease


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

Velvety Spinach Soup

  • 12   tsp olive oil
  • 1   tbsp onion, chopped
  • 4   cups fresh spinach (120 grams)
  • 1   cup vegetable broth
  • 12   cup cooked great northern beans
  • 18   tsp black pepper, ground
  • 18   tsp curry powder

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

Get Active, Eat Better, Unwind

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

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NEW: Equine-imity teaching video on YouTube!

Watch Dr. Kane doing Qigong in the presence of horses to ease your stress. This class is offered every quarter so will be availble in the Spring.

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Contact Us

Phone: (650) 723-9649 E-mail: Fax (MSOB): (650) 498-4828