VCU RamStrong Well-being blog

Giving VCU employees the wellness resources they need to be healthy both on and off campus

Open to all VCU employees at no cost.  All programs begin at 12 noon. Details and registration information can be found at  or

August 1

Wellness Seminar on the RVA Housing Market (VCU HR and Long & Foster)

Join us to learn about the current housing market in RVA and the importance of making a sound plan  and how Moving with the RAMS program can help you! Feel free to bring your lunch with you! There will be healthy snacks, desserts, and drinks provided. Attendees will be eligible to win a 3 month membership to VCU Rec Sports and a 60 minute massage!

Location – VCU Basketball Development Center, 1300 W. Marshall Street, Long & Foster Conference Room

Register at: Talent@VCU

August 6

CPR Anytime! (VCU HR and American Heart Association)

CPR Anytime® allows you to learn basic lifesaving skills in about 20 minutes. (Lunch provided)

Location – MCV Campus, CHEC (Community Health Education Center), Gateway Building 1200 E Marshall St, 1st Floor

Register at: VCU Libraries Workshops

August 7

Tai Chi (VCU HR and Jo Robins, VCU School of Nursing)

You’ll discover why tai chi has proven to be one of the most powerful ways to improve both your physical and mental health

Location – Monroe Park (outside in the park, meet by the fountain)

Rain or heat back up location: Cabell Library 901 Park Avenue, Room 250 Monroe Park

Register at: Talent@VCU

August 8

Care Giving – Elder Care (Anthem EAP)

Are you caring for an older adult? Learn about resources and services that can help!

Location – MCV Campus, Smith Building, 410 North 12th Street, Room 225

Register at: Talent@VCU

August 14

Chair Yoga (VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Join us for the perfect relaxing exercise to improve posture, increase flexibility, reduce stress and improve balance

Location – Cary Street Gym – Group Exercise Room

Register at: Talent@VCU

August 21

Chair Yoga (VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Join us on the MCV Campus as we ground our mind and body with this perfect chair flow yoga

Location – MCV Campus – Larrick Center, Jackson Ward A

Register at: Talent@VCU

August 22

Stay Safe Online (VCU HR and VACU)

Get the tools you need to protect your personal information, and learn who to avoid online

Location – Monroe Park, Cabell Library 901 Park Avenue, Room 250

Register at: Talent@VCU

AUGUST SPECIAL – Have a colleague register and come with you and you’ll both get a surprise! Interested in learning more about wellness?

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