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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