VCU HR Well-Being blog

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

May 2022 – Employee Well-Being Programs

Most programs continue to be virtual unless specified below! Register in Talent to receive webinar links


Monday, May 2nd – 1 pm

Guided Meditation with Brittany

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreation & Well-Being)

Take a break from the news, social media, or telework responsibilities to find a moment of quiet reflection in the middle of your day with meditation.

Register: Talent@VCU


Tuesday, May 3rd – 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm

Spring WW Open House

 (Presented by VCU HR and WW Weight Watchers Reimagined)

Learn about WW’s most personalized program ever that can help you drop the pounds you want while eating what you love and living your life fully. It’s based on your body, your goals, and the foods you love, meaning that no two plans are the same. Participate in a live virtual WW workshop lead by a WW coach and submit questions over chat for a live wellness Q&A.

Register: Talent@VCU


Wednesday, May 4th – 1 pm

Income Diversification

(Presented by VCU HR and TIAA)

A diversified income plan can improve retirement outcomes. This presentation explores income diversification in retirement, and introduces how deploying a mixture of fixed and variable lifetime income can help address the unique risks in retirement while generating monthly payments you can’t outlive.

Register: Talent@VCU


Monday, May 9th – 10 am

Navigating Market Volatility

(Presented by VCU HR and Fidelity)

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 question 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: Talent@VCU


Tuesday, May 10th – 1 pm

Virginia 529 – Saving for Future Education Expenses

(Presented by VCU HR and Virginia 529)

Learn about saving for future education expenses for children, grandchildren or yourself. During the 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. VCU employees will receive an exclusive offer – a $25 gift code to open a new Invest529 account.

Register: Talent@VCU


Wednesday, May 11th – 12:15 pm

Pilates with Yelin

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreation & Well-Being)

Strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility while doing these low impact exercises. No experience necessary!

Register: Talent@VCU


Tuesday, May 17th – 12:30 pm

Deep Stretch with Jess

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreation & Well-Being)

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. No equipment requirements, though a yoga mat is recommended.

Register: Talent@VCU


Thursday, May 19th – 12:00 pm

How to Read Your Credit Report

(Presented by VCU HR and VACU Virginia Credit Union)

Your credit is part of your financial power. Learn to read your credit report so you can make sure it is correct because it impacts many parts of your life.

Register: Talent@VCU


Tuesday, May 24th – 11:00 am

Creating Work-Life Balance

(Presented by VCU HR and Anthem EAP)

Creating work-life balance is a continuous process as your family, interests and work life change. Join in this timely session from Anthem EAP to learn tips for better work-life balance.

Register: Talent@VCU


Wednesday, May 25th – 11:00 am

10 Steps to Financial Fitness

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Financial Wellness)

Ready to get fiscally fit? Join us for a hands-on workshop to get started taking control of your personal financial situation. Topics will include cash flow, loans, credit, and investing to make sure you are on the right track for your financial wellness goals.

Register: Talent@VCU


Thursday, May 26th – 12:00 pm

Kickboxing Circuits with Tanika

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreation & Well-Being)

This full-body circuit training takes the basics of martial arts and adds the fun of circuits. You’ll be punching and kicking your way through 30 minutes of strength and cardio exercises. At the end of it all, you’ll walk away ready to tackle the day!

Register: Talent@VCU


On Demand Webinars

Watch at your convenience – any time, any place

The Ultimate Spending Plan – Virginia Credit Union

Chair Yoga Videos

VCU Work Life Playlist in Talent@VCU

In Talent@VCU, click on Learning, drop down to Learning Search and search:

Work Life On Demand Videos

Here are few to choose from:

De-stress: Meditation and Movement for Stress

Professional Writing and Email Etiquette

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