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HIP partners with Stanford Hospital and Clinics & Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.
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REGISTER HERE for Fall 2014 Classes

Fall Quarter dates, September 22nd through Friday December 5th, 2014.

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Group Fitness At-A-Glance Class Schedule

Healthy Living At-A-Glance Class Schedule

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Our Mission

The Health Improvement Program (HIP) 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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Windhover Contemplative Center opens.
Windhover will be open to the Stanford community daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. The campus center fulfills Oliveira's dream that some of his Windhover paintings would be installed in a space of their own – a sanctuary where the Stanford community can enjoy them in quiet contemplation.

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BeWell Balanced Meals NEW! BeWell Balanced Meals
BeWell and Bon Appetite Cafe are working together to make it easier to select a healthy lunch.
To qualify, half the plate be will be veggies, one quarter lean protein, and one quarter carbohydrates. Look for the BeWell icon at Arbuckle Café.
Download a BeWell Healthy Plate guide. Eat the Rainbow. Ideas for meals including recipes.
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Upcoming Classes

Learn how to use conversation & community in building the good life for health and longevity.
Happiness, Convivial Conversation, and Joyful Community
Wed 10/22 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Li Ka Shing Learning Center, Rm 308
STAP/EA Funds eligible
BeWell Health Enrichment Berry

Increase in energy and focus while reducing fatigue, depression, headaches, anger and anxiety.
Revitalize You! Online Program to Make Your Worklife Work
Wed 10/27
5 weeks, Self-Paced
STAP/EA Funds eligible
BeWell Stress Berry

"Learn safety tips for biking in drizzle and darkness.
Safe and Confident Autumn/Winter Cycling
Wed 10/29 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
SLAC: Bldg. 40, Sycamore Conf Rm
STAP/EA Funds eligible
BeWell Environmental Health Berry


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