Virtual Resources for Maintaining Well-Being

Virtual Resources for Maintaining Well-Being

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.

  • Live, Virtual Group Exercise Classes from UVA Intramurals

    While all indoor IM-Rec Sports facilities remain closed in support of the University's COVID-19 response, you and your family can participate in daily, free group exercise classes via Zoom and Facebook Live. Class formats include Minimalist Training, Barre, Core & More, Zumba, Vinyasa Yoga, and Happy Hour HIIT.

    View the class schedule and links
  • On-demand fitness and nutrition classes

    All UVA employees have free access to Wellbeats, a newly acquired health and wellbeing 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
  • WW - 'Wellness that Works' (formerly Weight Watchers)

    You, your spouse, and your adult dependents get special pricing on WW (formerly “Weight Watchers”). This program helps you lose weight, eat better, and move more with science-based programs, tools, and experiences that work to fit your life while offering accountability to your goals. You can enroll in “WW Digital” to use the program’s interactive and innovative new tools and resources.

    Learn more and enroll

Hoos Thriving!

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

  • NEW: Digital Resources to Help with Anxiety and Sleep

    Tense? Overwhelmed? Sleepless? We all need a little help sometimes. In these challenging times, it is more important than ever to care for our mental health and emotional well-being. For a limited time, Hoos Well is offering all UVA employees free access to two science-backed digital programs, called Daylight and Sleepio.

    Learn more and register (Netbadge Required)
  • 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 well-being. 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
  • Stress management and emotional well-being 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.


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