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Wellness Resources

GoUSF helps you achieve your wellness goals with the following resources and support:


USF and YogaWorks have partnered together to offer USF faculty, staff, students, alumni, and their family members discounted monthly memberships for unlimited yoga classes at their Northern California studios. Must show proof of employment. For more information and detailed membership fees, check out this YogaWorks Promotional Flyer or call the studios that interest you below.

San Francisco: (415) 292-5600 / 1823 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Walnut Creek: (925) 478-7272 / 1131 Locust Street, 2nd Floor, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Mill Valley: (415) 318-7650 / 650 E. Blithedale Avenue Mill Valley, CA 94941
Larkspur: (415) 925-2440 / 2207 Larkspur Landing Circle Larkspur, CA 94939

Relaxation Videos

Can you relax in just five minutes a day? Yes! Follow along these relaxation videos that feature USF faculty and staff:
Yoga Sun Salutations: Step-by-Step
Yoga Sun Salutations: Guided Flow
Guided Meditation

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers' healthy lifestyle tipsUSF reimburses 50% of membership costs for benefits-eligible employees who sign up for Weight Watchers online or who participate at in-person meetings. To apply for the reimbursement, complete the Weight Watchers Fee Reimbursement Form, and submit it to Human Resources with receipts no later than December 10th of that calendar year. Reimbursed funds will be deposited with your pay check in the pay cycle following receipt of your form. This is a taxable benefit.

Wellness on Wheels

Sitting for a long period of time and staring at a computer screen is not ideal for your body or brain. Kick off your next department meeting with a 10-minute wellness session that will energize your team and emphasize how to take small breaks to boost productivity and focus. Options include stretching, deskfit or relaxation techniques. For more information about how to support a healthier meeting or to book a session, click here.

Hubbub Health

Hubbub is an online and mobile challenge platform that can help you accomplish the following:
  • Start healthy habits by engaging in friendly competition.
  • Help you feel good by maintaining these healthy habits. Also, look out for occasional prizes and get rewarded just for working on your personal goals!
  • Connect with other players to multiply the fun! For more information on how to register and play, visit our Challenge webpage.

Anthem Blue Cross

If you are an Anthem Blue Cross member, you have access to a variety of support resources. Log into anthem.com/ca or register if you haven’t already, and select Health & Wellness. For example:

  • Under 360° health there is guidance available from MyHealth Coach, staffed by registered nurses to assist with both health and healthy lifestyle support.
  • Virtual coaching is offered through a partnership with WebMD HealthAssistant. Click here for additional information.


Kaiser has more wellness resources than we can possibly list. They have online articles, widgets, health coaches, recipes, classes, online education, a personal health assessment and much more. Go to KP.org, and then explore the opportunities under the “Health & Wellness” tab.

Employee Assistance Program

Our health is often impacted by stressful events and pressures. Being a new parent, dealing with an aging parent, work/life balance challenges and legal complications are just some of the common issues that can affect our lives in a very significant way. When these issues become overwhelming, it can be difficult to maintain healthy behaviors. The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help you with guidance and resources to help you work through your challenge. You can access this service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by calling 1-800-344-4222 or visiting the EAP website (company code: usf).

Ergonomics Assessment

Many of us spend a majority of the work day sitting at a desk in front of a computer. However, much of the strain caused by this situation can be relieved by taking short mini-breaks throughout the day. Take a 2 minute break a few times a day to stretching our hands, wrists, shoulders, stand up and walk in place to get those glutes firing. For more information, review the Ergonomics Assessment webpage.

Smoking Cessation

People who receive support when attempting to quit smoking are five times more likely to succeed permanently. When you’re ready to quit, contact your medical plan provider to find out about the smoking cessation resources available to you, such as counseling and nicotine replacement therapy.

Lunch & Learn Archive

Every third Wednesday of the month, GoUSF hosts a "lunch and learn" where you bring your lunch to a previously disclosed meeting location and learn about an important health topic. When there are handout materials available, they will be posted on the News in Review page for a few months. Look on the Events calendar for upcoming topics!