Health / Wellness

SCC Seminar - Body Awareness Skills

Stanford Coordinated Care is proud to present our first seminar series of the new year! We will be holding three free hour long sessions that focus on aging gracefully and body awareness skills. The sessions will be interactive and led by our Physical Therapist, Deborah Bowes and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Coleen Travers. In this first session we will explore gentle and comfortable movement and awareness exercises. Each person will be encouraged to participate according to their ability and needs. It will be a supportive and non-competitive experience. 

Date and Time: 
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 17:30
Location: 
211 Quarry Rd., Conference Room 408, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Coordinated Care
Contact Email: 
ablacker@stanfordhealthcare.org
Contact Phone: 
650-724-1800

Admission

To register please contact the Stanford Coordinated Care clinic (650-724-1800) or email ablacker@stanfordhealthcare.org 

You may register for one or all three of the sessions. Please see the other events for more information. 

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Pre-Diabetes...A Wake Up Call

The number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes has tripled over the past 30 years. A combination of genetic susceptibility and lifestyle may be responsible for this dramatic increase over such a short span of time. The good news is that those who are at risk can slow the progression and even prevent diabetes from ever developing. In this 3-session class, we will focus on the lifestyle changes that have been shown to delay and prevent diabetes more effectively than medications alone.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 12:30
Location: 
Main Quad, Jordan Hall Bldg. 420, Rm 050
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class Fee: $75  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: pdw-01

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Webinar: Menstrual Cycle

Join Dr. Paula Hillard for an informative and interactive webinar on the often glossed-over area of women’s health: the menstrual cycle. Dr. Hillard will shed new light on the female reproductive system, what is normal and what’s not. She will address normal cycle length, normal bleeding parameters, and common menstrual symptoms for women in each decade of their reproductive lives. Beginning by focusing on the middle reproductive years, Dr.

Date and Time: 
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 11:30
Location: 
Your computer
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class Fee: $25  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: menst-30

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Walking the Windhover Labyrinth

Carrying forward the interest in contemplation both at Windover and during Contemplation by Design week, the Office for
Religious life and HIP are collaborating to offer a labyrinth walking fundamentals workshop. This 2-session program will provide you with knowledge of the rich history and stress reduction and resilience-building benefits of the contemplative practice of labyrinth walking. Each session will begin in the classroom followed by a practicum of walking the Windhover labyrinth. Class will be held rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 12:00
Location: 
Roble Dorm theater
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class code: wlab-01

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Better Choices, Better Health

This 6-week workshop, also known as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, is ideal for individuals with ongoing andpersistent health conditions, and also for caregivers. The workshop is designed to help people feel better, manage symptoms, and gain confidence in their ability to lead active and purposeful lives. Developed and evaluated at Stanford over 15 years ago, theprogram is now offered across the US and internationally.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 17:15
Location: 
Li Ka Shing Learning Ctr., Rm 308
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this 2-session class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Registration IS required for this FREE Class

Class code: bcbh-01

Last modified Fri, 16 Jan, 2015 at 0:45

Better Choices, Better Health

This 6-week workshop, also known as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, is ideal for individuals with ongoing andpersistent health conditions, and also for caregivers. The workshop is designed to help people feel better, manage symptoms, and gain confidence in their ability to lead active and purposeful lives. Developed and evaluated at Stanford over 15 years ago, theprogram is now offered across the US and internationally.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 17:15
Location: 
Li Ka Shing Learning Ctr., Rm 308
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this 2-session class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Registration IS required for this FREE Class

Class code: bcbh-01

Last modified Fri, 16 Jan, 2015 at 0:45

Health Improvement Program Winter Quarter: Registration begins

Enhance your health this winter! The Health Improvement Program (HIP) offers over 60 Healthy Living classes open to the public each quarter. Join us this quarter to learn about foods that promote healthy digestion, effective strategies for restorative sleep, how to reduce and manage anxiety, preventing diabetes, low carbon living, and much more. In addition, HIP offers over 200 physical activity classes each quarter to Stanford employees. Check it out. Registration opens January 7.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, January 8, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
hip.stanford.edu
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

Find all of the Healthy Living and Group Fitness (for employees) classes at http://hip.stanford.edu/

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Nutrition for your Digestive System

Learn how our invisible residents shape our lives from birth to old age. In this 1-hour class, we will discuss the importance of our “inner ecosystem” to our health and longevity. We will explore how modern lifestyle and dietary habits (such as readily available, highly processed foods) have altered our gut flora and impacted many aspects of our health, including immunity, digestive health, and even insulin sensitivity. We will talk about the myths and realities of prebiotics and probiotics, and how you can nurture your healthiest “inner” environment.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 17:30
Location: 
Li Ka Shing Learning Center 306
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class Fee: $30  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: gut-01

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Nutrition for Action

Do you have a solid exercise routine but are not seeing results? Come explore how food and exercise should work together. While the answer to losing weight and getting healthier is technically “eat less and move more” - it is not necessarily eat very little and workout a lot. The key is to find balance.In this two part class, you will learn how to fuel your workouts properly to lose weight, build muscle, burn fat and work out appropriately so every minute at the gym is used efficiently.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 12:00
Location: 
Education Bldg. (Cubberly), Rm 334 
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this 2-session class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class Fee: $50  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: spnut-01

Last modified Wed, 4 Feb, 2015 at 0:45

Conversations on Compassion with Jeff Weiner

In this dialogue CCARE’s founder and director, Dr. James Doty, will ask Jeff Weiner about his life’s work and what role compassion may have played. This event is an hour-long dialogue followed by questions from the audience. 

Date and Time: 
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education
Contact Email: 
ccare_info@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
(650) 723-8599

Admission

This event is free. Register for guaranteed seating here

Last modified Wed, 14 Jan, 2015 at 10:51