VCU HR Well-Being blog

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

All programs are now virtual

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Benefits and Wellness Fair

May 3 – May 7

Learn about benefits and wellness resources that make VCU a great place to work! During the virtual fair you can join live sessions, get additional information from many vendors that provide resources for VCU employees!

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Monday, May 3rd – 10 am

Money Mondays with Bill – How to invest beyond TDA plans?

 (Presented by VCU HR and Fidelity)

Join Bill Giesen for this quick and educational Ask Fidelity session where we will look at ways to invest besides workplace plans including IRA accounts, brokerage accounts and other non-retirement vehicles.

Register: Talent@VCU

Tuesday, May 4th – 12 pm

Slow Flow Yoga with Hannah

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

In this Slow Flow class, you will practice about half the number of poses you might practice in a regular Flow class. The pace is meditative, emphasizing peace and calm in body and mind.

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Wednesday, May 5th – 1 pm

Start to Finish: The early career woman’s guide to financial wisdom

 (Presented by VCU HR and TIAA)

Start caring for your financial well-being now. It’s never too early to begin saving and the sooner you do, the more prepared you may be down the road.

Register: Talent@VCU

Thursday, May 6th – 12 pm

Strength and Cardio Training with Jess

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

In this full-body workout you’ll perform cardiovascular exercises and bodyweight strength exercises to help you reach your fitness goals! A perfect mix for those looking to increase their strength and endurance.

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Wednesday, May 12th – 11 am

A Pandemic and Your Pantry

(Presented by VCU HR and Stony Point Women’s Health)

Join VCU Health registered dietitian, Dana Henderson, and learn how eating healthy and ways to handle stress help you live your best life through a pandemic.

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Friday, May 14th – 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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Tuesday, May 18th – 12 pm

Vinyasa Yoga with Casey

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Move through a variety of yoga poses in a balanced and systemic way connecting the breath with movement. This class will improve body awareness, mental focus, muscular tension, range of motion at the joints, and an overall sensation of a more balanced life.

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Thursday, May 20th – 12 pm

Money’s Not Free

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

This workshop addresses the basics of how credit and loans works.

Register: Talent@VCU

Thursday, May 27th – 12 pm

High Intensity Interval Training with Rachel

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a training technique in which you give all-out, quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, sometimes active, recovery periods. Workouts are scalable to any fitness level with a focus on cardio and muscular strength/endurance.

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