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

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Monday, October 3rd – 9 am to 4 pm

Flu Immunization Clinic

MCV Campus, School of Pharmacy Building

410 N. 12th Street, Room 129

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Tuesday, October 4th – 12 pm

Run, Hide, Fight – Active Shooter Protocol

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Police Department)

Join Officer Murray and learn the steps of protecting yourself and others if there is an emergency in and/or around our school or work place. This session is being offered in person on the MCV Campus and also virtually.

Register: Talent@VCU (In-person)

Register: Talent@VCU (Virtual)

Thursday, October 6th – 11 am

Yogic Breathing

(Presented by VCU HR)

Join Stephanie Lee in this beginner class where we will begin to unpack how the science of yogic breathing trains the mind while radically improving our ability to collect, store, regular and use the energy we receive through the air we breathe. Exploring Pranayama breathing is a tool for self-regulation that can slow the heart rate, decrease cardiopulmonary stress, slow metabolic activity, and much more!

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Thursday, October 6th – 12:15 pm

Kickboxing Circuits

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

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

Register: Talent@VCU

Monday, October 10th– 10 am

Money Mondays with Bill – Topic: Navigating Market Volatility

(Presented by VCU HR and Fidelity)

Learn about the importance of having a plan and staying the course, investing best practices and common pitfalls to avoid during volatile markets.

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Tuesday, October 11th – 11 am

Wise Eyes

(Presented by VCU HR and CommonHealth)

The presentation includes information on good vision that is often underappreciated and taken for granted – until it changes. Discussing many proactive things we can do to preserve our vision.

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Wednesday, October 12th – 12 pm

Positive Posture

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

Join us for this interactive session that will guide you through various exercises and stretches to help you maintain good posture, strengthen weak muscles, and to lengthen tight muscles.

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Tuesday, October 18th – 12 pm

Mindfulness Meditation

(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.

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Wednesday, October 19th – 9 am to 3 pm

Flu Immunization Clinic

Monroe Park Campus, HR Training Room

922 W. Grace Street, Room 115

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Thursday, October 20th – 11 am

Taxes and Income Planning in Retirement

(Presented by VCU HR and Association of Financial Educators)

It’s tough to stay ahead in an ever-changing financial world. We will address the many aspects of income planning and how tax changes will affect your retirement.

Register: Talent@VCU

Friday, October 21st – 11 am

VRS Optional Life Benefit Information Session

 (Presented by VCU HR and VRS/Securian)

Join NaTosha Palmer, Account Executive for Securian Financial Group to learn about the one-time special enrollment period for optional life insurance that is being offered October 1 to November 30.

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Monday, October 24th – 12 pm

Core and More

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

This 30-minute class will not only give you an excellent abdominal and low back workout, but will also challenge your other major muscle groups.

Register: Talent@VCU

Wednesday, October 26th – 9 am to 3 pm

Flu Immunization Clinic

MCV Campus, School of Pharmacy Building

410 N. 12th Street, Room 129

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Thursday, October 27th – 12 pm

Power of Positive Thinking

(Presented by VCU HR Anthem EAP)

Positivity can help your body, mind and spirit. And you can actually teach yourself how to feel this well! Join us for this session and make a positive change!

Register: Talent@VCU

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