REGISTER HERE for SUMMER 2015 classes.

Summer Quarter class dates: June 22 - August 28.

» »  FREE FITNESS CLASSES, August 31 - September 4

Download Fitness Class Sampler schedule.


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


Group Fitness At-A-Glance Class Schedule

Healthy Living At-A-Glance Class Schedule



HIP Summer classes have concluded.   Thank you all for participating in a record number of enrollments this summer! Get fit, get healthy, get HIP!

During the break, check out our FREE FITNESS CLASSES, August 31 - September 4
Indoor Cycling at 5:30 pm day changed
from Tuesday to Thursday.
Download Updated Free Classes schedule.

Register now for this Fall class.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
NEW, morning option!

Tuesday 9/2 - 10/21, 6:30 - 9:00 am
Li Ka Shing Learning Center
STAP/EA Funds eligible
BeWell Health Enrichment Berry


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

Living Strong Living Well

LSLW is a twelve-week small-group strength and fitness training program designed for adult cancer survivors who have recently become de-conditioned or chronically fatigued from their treatment and/or disease. Our goal is to help patients build muscle mass and muscle strength, increase flexibility and endurance; and improve functional ability and quality of life. This program is available at no cost to participants and is not a source of revenue to Stanford or the YMCA.

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What are People Saying About HIP Fitness Classes?

"We not only work out but we laugh as well!"

"I appreciate the variety of instructors, all experienced, all ages, and always high quality!"

"I look forward to coming to work on Tuesdays and Fridays when we have yoga!"

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Check out HIP's healthy recipes.

Summer is here! Find delicious recipes from our BeWell nutritionists, Homemade and more.




Banana, frozen

1 cup

Strawberries, frozen

2/3 cup

Blackberries, frozen

2 tsp

Chia Seeds

2 sprigs

Fresh mint

1 cup

Greek Yogurt

1/2 cup

Almond or coconut milk

as needed


Nice graphic on the benefits of walking.

How many steps can you fit in today? And walking to the refrigerator doesn't count. J

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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