Virtual Resources for Maintaining Wellbeing

Virtual Resources for Maintaining Wellbeing


Hoos Well provides a suite of virtual resources to help you remain physically and emotionally well during the extraordinary challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hoos Active!

Resources to help you stay active and fit.

  • On-demand fitness and nutrition classes

    All UVA employees have free access to Wellbeats, a newly acquired health and wellness resource available through the web or mobile app with access to hundreds of virtual exercise classes, fitness instruction, and nutrition education. *Please use your UVA email address when registering.*

    Sign up today! (Free access is time-limited)
  • Physical activity Journeys in the Hoos Well portal

    UVA employees and spouses on the UVA Health Plan can participate in the many Journeys within the Hoos Well portal that help you remain physically active.

    Browse physical fitness Journeys
  • Online Ashtanga Yoga and Contemplative Classes

    UVA's Contemplative Sciences Center (CSC) has transitioned their drop-in classes to an online platform. Take advantage of this great opportunity to join daily classes via Zoom on yoga, mindfulness, T'ai Chi and more. All classes are online, free, and open to the public. Registration is not required. You can also access CSC's recorded class videos by clicking the link below.

    View the spring/ summer class schedule and recorded videos

Hoos Thriving!

Resources to help you manage stress, cope and maintain connection.

  • Online mindfulness platform and virtual community

    All employees and spouses can receive free access to eM Life, an online mindfulness platform that can be applied to everyday life and chronic conditions to promote health, happiness, stress management and self-care. eM Life includes daily interactive classes, extensive on-demand content, an expert-led community to gain support and purpose, and easy accessibility through the web or mobile app (iOS and Android).

    Learn more and sign up for free access
  • Virtual support for individuals and teams

    The UVA Faculty and Employee Assistance Program (FEAP) is OPEN and remains available to you even during this time of social distancing and self-quarantine. Contact them for individual and team support via phone or HIPAA-compliant Zoom. To schedule, call 434.243.2643 or click the button below.

    Schedule an appointment
  • Toolkit: Emotional support during COVID-19

    In light of these uncertain times, FEAP has compiled a dynamic list of resources to support of your mental and emotional wellness. The resources are divided by audience group (all, managers, healthcare workers) and again by resource type (webinar, podcast, video, etc.) so that you can easily find what you’re looking for.

    View the resources
  • Confidential therapy through Teladoc

    Teladoc, a new service available to UVA employees through Aetna, provides confidential therapy quickly and conveniently. Teladoc's licensed therapists are available seven days a week. You can choose your therapist, pick a time that is convenient for you, and connect by phone, web, or mobile app.

    Schedule a session today
  • Cope with anxiety and practice thinking in new ways

    MindTrails is a free, personalized, UVA resource for coping with anxiety, sponsored by the National Institute for Mental Health. Aimed at shifting rigid and negative thought patterns, MindTrails training gives you practice thinking about situations in new ways.

    Get started now
  • Stress management and emotional wellbeing Journeys

    UVA employees and spouses on the UVA Health Plan can participate in the many Journeys within the Hoos Well portal that help you remain emotionally well.

    BROWSE EMOTIONAL WELLBEING JOURNEYS

Hoos Nourished!

Resources to support healthy eating and nutrition.

  • Virtual Nutrition Support

    Hoos Well offers telephonic nutrition consultations to improve overall health, including topics like lifestyle changes or nourishing during or after maternity.

    Learn more
  • Nutrition-focused Journeys in the Hoos Well portal

    UVA employees and spouses on the UVA Health Plan can participate in the many Journeys within the Hoos Well portal that help you develop healthy nutrition habits.

    Browse Nutrition-Focused Journeys