Upcoming virtual well-being programs

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Below is the current virtual well-being programs schedule. Sessions are constantly being added so keep an eye on the RamStrong and HR Work*Life*Well-Being webpages or in Talent@VCU


Wednesday, May 6 – 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Yoga with Sydney

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Take a break from your work day to explore some basic and foundational yoga postures that are practiced to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body. Participants will be encouraged to move mindfully, connecting their movement to their breath. Participants can expect an emphasis on simplicity, repetition, and ease of movement.

Register at: Talent@VCU


Thursday, May 7 – 12 pm to 1 pm

Budgeting in a Recession

(Presented by VCU HR and VACU Financial Success Center at VCU)

Join Carolyn McCrea, Director of the VACU Financial Success Center at VCU to learn ways to find balance during these unprecedented times. This interactive webinar will provide ideas and best practices for keeping financially well even when times are tough. During the session, participants will work on their own personal finances to help maintain stability during this crisis and through economic recovery.

Register at: Talent@VCU


Tuesday, May 12 – 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Strength Training with Hannah

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Strengthen all of the major muscle groups in your body by participating in this Strength Training fitness class led by Hannah, VCU Rec Sports’ Group Exercise Coordinator! With a focus on high repetitions and lightweight, through the use of bodyweight, dumbbells, and resistance bands, participants will be guided through a series of exercises targeting the chest, back, arms, legs, glutes, and core.

Register at: Talent@VCU


Thursday, May 14 – 12 pm to 1 pm

Healthy Habits for Your Brain and Body

(Presented by VCU HR and Alzheimer’s Association)

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Register at: Talent@VCU


Tuesday, May 19 – 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Re-Learn to Relax

(Presented by VCU HR and CommonHealth)

Join Mike King, CommonHealth Wellness Consultant, as we learn about the physical and mental benefits of meditation and mindfulness.

Register at: Talent@VCU

Thursday, May 21 – 1 pm to 1:30 pm


Full Body Chair Workout with Ashley

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Looking to get a full body workout done without having to leave your home or the office? Join Ashley Shepherd, VCU Rec Sports’ Athletic Trainer, to find out how to stay energized and alert through the work day while incorporating equipment found easily around you.

Register at: Talent@VCU

Tuesday, May 26 – 1 pm to 1:30 pm


Guided Meditation with Chelsea

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Take a break from email notifications, meetings, and your to-do list to find a moment of quiet reflection in the middle of your day with our mindfulness meditation. Open to all and no previous meditation experience necessary, our mindfulness meditation will provide a sense of calm, peace, and balance, while improving attention, focus, and ability to work through stressful circumstances. Participating in mindfulness meditation is the perfect way to take a moment for yourself and recharge for the rest of your workday!

Register at: Talent@VCU


Friday, May 29 – 2 pm to 3 pm

Navigating Market Volatility

 (Presented by VCU HR and Fidelity Investments)

Concerned about the markets? Join Fidelity’s webinar for answers to your most important financial questions. We’re here to help you navigate through the uncertainty. With the market’s recent downturns, you may be concerned about the retirement savings you’ve worked so hard to build potentially being in jeopardy. Join our Navigating Market Volatility webinar and get answers to questions like these:

  • Should I change how I’m invested to something less risky?
  • Should I move to cash right now?
  • How do I pull my money out of the market?
  • Why should I put more into my retirement savings plan?

Register at: Talent@VCU

Tuesday, June 2nd – 12 pm to 12:45 pm


Capitol Square Healthcare Clinic and Onsite Coaching

(Presented by VCU HR and Capitol Square Health Care)

Did you know state employees have access to a clinic with a discounted co-payment? Did you know you also have access to onsite health coaching? Join Dr. Latrina Lemon, Medical Director and Louann Winterling, Onsite Wellness Coach as they give a brief intro about the services they offer, followed by Q&A.

Register at: Talent@VCU


Thursday, June 4 – 12 pm to 1 pm

Understanding Public Service Loan Forgiveness

(Presented by VCU HR and VACU Financial Success Center at VCU)

Join Carolyn McCrea, M.Ed., Director of the the VACU Financial Success Center at VCU as she answers your questions about Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Together, we’ll review the details of PSLF, including qualifying repayment plans, employer certification, and implications of the CARES Act. Through this webinar, you’ll make sure you’re on track to have your student loans forgiven.

Register at: Talent@VCU


June 9– 11 am to 12 pm

Estate Planning Workshop

(Presented by VCU HR and Association of Financial Educators)

Proper estate planning is important for practically anyone and requires serious decisions and strategies. This workshop helps you cover all the basics, including planning for incapacity (health care and property management) and planning for death (wills and probate, tax consequences, lifetime gifting, trusts and life insurance)

Register at: Talent@VCU (Pending – awaiting final confirmation)


Thursday, June 11 – 12 pm to 1 pm

Healthy Habits for Your Brain and Body

(Presented by VCU HR and Alzheimer’s Association)

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Register at: Talent@VCU (Pending – awaiting final confirmation)


Wednesday, July 22 – 1 pm to 2 pm

Virginia 529

(Presented by VCU HR and VA 529)

Watch this webinar to learn about saving for future higher education expenses for your children, grandchildren or yourself. During this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Save for tuition and other college costs, such as housing and textbooks
  • Take advantage of tax-free earnings
  • And most importantly meet your savings goals

Register at: Talent@VCU


Continue to check out RamStrong for updated resources during COVID-19. Also the HR Work*Life*Well-being webpage has updated discounts and other information.

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