VCU HR Well-Being blog

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

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We are celebrating National Nutrition Month with a lot of great nutrition talks – join us!

Wednesday, March 3rd – 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.

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Thursday, March 4th – 11 am

Challenging Emotional Eating

(Presented by VCU HR and Massey Cancer Center)

Join a VCU Health registered dietitian for a discussion on healthy eating habits and how to manage emotional eating during times of stress.

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Tuesday, March 9th – 11 am

Eat Smart for your Heart

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Health Dietary)

Learn how to implement a heart healthy lifestyle. With a VCU Registered Dietitian, participants will be educated on decreasing salt intake, fats and cholesterol, how to include more plant-based meals and more!

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Wednesday, March 10th – 11 am

Metabolism Makeover

(Presented by VCU HR & CommonHealth)

Ever wondered why it seems one person can eat anything they want and not gain a pound, while another person’s every indulgence shows up on the scale?

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Thursday, March 11th – 11:15 am

Core Exercises with Jasmine

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Strength starts with the core. This class will help you build a more stable, powerful abdomen and lower back to improve fitness, straighten posture and provide a foundation for an active daily life.

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Monday, March 15th – 12:15 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.

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Wednesday, March 17th – 2 pm

Managing Fear and Anxiety around COVID-19

(Presented by VCU HR and Anthem EAP)

Fears and anxieties are made up of thoughts that are based upon either personal experiences or beliefs of the world today. In this class, we will learn how to talk through our thoughts to realize that our fears and anxieties are manageable and controllable to get you through these challenging times.

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Thursday, March 18th – 12 pm

Manage your checking account with confidence

(Presented by VCU HR, VCUHS HR, and Virginia Credit Union)

Learn helpful tips on how to manage your checking account. Topics include: expense tracking, online services, ATM rebates and how to avoid ATM fees.

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Wednesday, March 24th – 11 am

Eating Healthy on a Budget

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU School of Business)

Eating healthy is important, especially during these times where we are all trying to stay well. In this informative session we will learn that you can still eat healthy on a budget.

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Friday, March 26th – 12 pm

Deep Stretch with Jess

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

A slower 30-minute practice focused on active stretching of muscles and opening of connective tissue. Release built up tension, prevent injury, increase blood flow to muscles, and increase long-term flexibility.

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Monday, March 29th – 10 am to 10:30 am

Money Mondays with Bill

 (Presented by VCU HR and Fidelity)

Join Bill Giesen for this quick and educational Ask Fidelity session.

Topic: Is a Roth IRA appropriate for me?

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Tuesday, March 30th – 12 pm

Ergonomics working from home

 (Presented by VCU HR and Risk Management)

Helpful tips from Barbara Back, safety specialist, to make working from home more comfortable and less stressful on the body.

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Wednesday March 31st – 3 pm

Estate Planning

(Presented by VCU HR and TIAA)

Create a lasting legacy with an effective estate plan. An estate plan can help improve your overall financial well-being. In this webinar you will learn which documents you should have and how to minimize taxes and streamline your estate.

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