Wellness Resources



FitBod App

FitBod app is offering free body weight workouts for you to do at home. Download on the app store or visit their website

Down Dog App

Due to the current outbreak, many people are avoiding gathering in large groups, including at yoga studios and other fitness spaces. So that anyone who wants to practice at home can do so, we are making all of our apps - Down Dog, Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, and 7 Minute Workout - completely free until May 1st. We are also extending free access until July 1 for all healthcare professionals so we can help those who are helping us. Please visit downdogapp.com/healthcare to register your work healthcare domain.

Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center

DAHLC may be temporarily closed...but your well-being is still important to us! Disconnect, grab your gear, and tag your friends! It's time to workout.

Les Mills

For those of you who are members of Avera McKennan Fitness Center, you can workout at home with Les Mills workouts. Check your email for more updates!


Now a free 90 day trial! No Peloton equipment needed. As daily routines continue to change, we want you to have access to our full library of classes from the comfort of home. Take a mix of yoga, meditation, strength, cycling, running and more. We'll remind you three days before your trial ends so you won't be accidentally billed, and you can cancel anytime.


Mental Health

USD Counseling

The USD Counseling Center is providing telehealth sessions and would be able to provide this service to any USD SSOM students as long as they are in South Dakota. They can schedule a session by calling our main number (605) 658-3580.

Confidential 24/7 Stress Release Line
Dedicated to Medical Students Only

The SSOM seeks to provide students with early intervention when mental health or substance use concerns arise with the goals of assuring students’ well-being and providing support and referral to services if requested. Students may call or text this dedicated confidential line at any time. A licensed mental health professional dual credentialed licensed professional will respond, listen, and provide support, and referrals to resources and services available at/near the student’s campus /clinical site,
regardless of where the student is located within the state. Call 605-777-9482.

Medical Student Well-Being Coach

Craig Uthe, MD, provides oversight and direction to the Student Wellness Program, group programing, and one on one sessions to assist students in proactively caring for themselves. Call 605-312-4142 or email Craig.Uthe@sanfordhealth.org.

HeadSpace App

AMA offers a 1 year membership for AMA members. There are a lot of unknowns in the world right now. But one thing is certain — Headspace is here for you. To help support you through this time of crisis, we’re offering some meditations you can listen to anytime. These are part of a larger collection in the Headspace app — free for everyone — called Weathering the storm. It includes meditations, sleep, and movement exercises to help you out, however you’re feeling. It’s our small way of helping you find some space and kindness for yourself and those around you.


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