February 2020 Employee Well-Being Programs

Open to all VCU employees at no cost.  All programs begin at 12 noon.


February 4

Strength Training

(Presented
by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Strength Training is the key to flexibility, mobility,
improved performance & lower injury risk. Join us to learn the basics &
get ready to feel strong!

Location –
Monroe Park Campus, Cary St Gym – Mind Body Studio

Register
at: Talent@VCU


February
6

Build a Better Meal

(Presented
by VCU HR and CommonHealth)

Learn
guiding principles to help you plan, shop & prepare meals that fuel your
body with the nutrients necessary to be your best.  Each participant will
also receive a divided plate with cover–great
for packing a healthy lunch!

Location –
Monroe Park, Cabell Library 901 Park Avenue, Room 311

Register at: Talent@VCU


February
10

Meditation

(Presented
by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Meditation is a simple practice available to all,
which can reduce stress, increase calmness & clarity & promote
happiness. Join us as we learn together.

Location – MCV
Campus, Sanger Hall, Room 1-038

Register
at: Talent@VCU


February
12

Renting vs. Buying a Home

(Presented
by VCU HR, VACU, Joyner Properties)

Renting vs. buying a home is a big decision, &
there are pros and cons to each option. Join us in this informative session to
learn what works best for you. Lunch
will be provided
.

Location – MCV
Campus, Kontos Med Sciences Bldg, Rm 104/105

Register
at: Talent@VCU


February
13

CPR Anytime and Defibrillator Training

(Presented
by VCU HR and Health & Wellness Library)

This session is for anyone who wants to learn basic lifesaving resuscitation skills and how to use a defibrillator.

Location – MCV
Campus, Gateway Bldg, Health & Wellness Library

Register at:
https://vcu.libcal.com/event/6418916


February
18

Budgeting and Saving

(Presented
by VCU HR and Wells Fargo)

Find out how to make the money you have by saving
more, creating a spending plan, and being a smart shopper.

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

Register at:
Talent@VCU


February
19

Yoga for EVERY Body

(Presented
by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Yoga isn’t an activity that’s reserved for
women who look a certain way, or drink only coconut water, or who wear
perfectly coordinated yoga outfits. Yoga is for EVERY body.

Location –
Monroe Park Campus, Cary St Gym – Group Exercise Rm

Register
at: Talent@VCU


February
20

Organizing Your Financial Records

(Presented
by VCU HR and VACU)

Save time by getting & keeping your financial
records organized. Learn what records to keep, what to keep handy in case of a
natural disaster, & how to take a home inventory.

Location – MCV
Campus, Main Hospital, The Learning Center

Register
at: Talent@VCU


February
25

The Importance of Posture

(Presented
by VCU HR and RVA Physical Therapy)

Positioning our body in a slouched position can
reduce flexibility, compromise muscles and create back and joint pain. Join
expert physical therapist, Dr. Ramky Kavaserry for tips and ways to improve
your overall well-being.

Location – MCV
Campus, Sanger Hall, Rm 6-032

Register
at: Talent@VCU


February
27

Practicing Body Positivity in the Workplace

(Presented
by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

In this workshop, we’ll discuss how to navigate body positive conversations with your colleagues, and how you can create a positive environment around weight and body image. Topics around food, exercise, and our bodies in general may be triggering to those with current and past issues with body and self acceptance. You’ll not only learn how to support those around you, but also how you can create a positive narrative of your own body image.

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

Register
at: Talent@VCU

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