VCU HR Well-Being blog

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

August 2020 – Employee Well-Being Programs

All programs are now virtual

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Monday, August 3 – 12 noon

Pilates with Sydney

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

This popular class incorporates core strengthening exercises coupled with breathing techniques that allow for a stronger and more functional body. All levels welcome! 

Register: Talent@VCU

Tuesday, August 11 – 12 pm

Mindfulness 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, this meditation will provide a sense of calm, peace, and balance.

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Wednesday, August 12 – 12 pm

The New American Plate: Eating for Better Health

(Presented by VCU HR and Massey Cancer Center)

Join us as Massey Cancer Center registered dietician, Allie Farley, discusses the history, benefits and key components of the American Institute for Cancer Research Innovative, The New American Plate. This program gets you eating smarter, moving more and managing your weight.

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Friday, August 14 – 12 pm

Living in Uncertain Times during COVID-19

(Presented by VCU HR and Anthem EAP)

We are all living in unprecedented times, which fosters worry and anxiety. Heightened worry and fear can only make trigger events worse than they already are. Controlling the way that we process the events is the goal of this seminar.

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Wednesday, August 19 – 12 pm

Yoga with Hannah

(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. 

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Tuesday, August 25 – 11 am

Taxes in Retirement – Learn about the new tax cuts and jobs act and how to become tax diversified

(Presented by VCU HR and Assoc of Financial Educators))

Join us as we discuss new tax law changes and how they affect taxes you pay during your retirement.

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Thursday, August 27 – 12 pm

Bodyweight Strength with Jess

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Strengthen all of the major muscle groups in your body by participating in this Bodyweight Strength fitness class! With a focus on utilizing your bodyweight with high repetitions, participants will be guided through a series of exercises targeting the chest, back, arms, legs, glutes, and core. 

Register: Talent@VCU


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October 26 – Flu Immunization Clinic – MCV Campus

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