Upcoming Employee Well-Being Programs

All Well-Being Programs are now virtual - Join in from anywhere! Open to everyone!


 

March 2021 - Employee Well-Being Programs

All programs are now virtual

Register in Talent to receive webinar links

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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.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Thursday, March 4th – 11 am

Challenging Emotional Eating

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

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

Register: Talent@VCU

 

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!

Register: Talent@VCU

 

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?

Register: Talent@VCU

 

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.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

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.

Register: Talent@VCU

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.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

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.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

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.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

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.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

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 session

Register: Talent@VCU (pending)

 

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.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

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.

Register: Talent@VCU


 Additional webinars and virtual sessions

Here are some other virtual well-being classes: In Talent – Thriving@Work: Leveraging the Connection between Well-Being and Productivity, Managing Your Personal Investments, Arianna Huffington’s Thrive 02: Learning How to Unplug and Recharge, Mindfulness, Meditation, Life Mastery: Achieving Happiness and Success, De-stress: Meditation and Movement for Stress Management and many other online classes (in Talent – under Learning in the search box type keyword: Well-Being, finances, happiness, or any other topic you may be interested in)

 VRS (Virginia Retirement System) offers numerous financial wellness courses. These can be found at: https://enrich.varetire.org/courses

 Also, Fidelity and TIAA offer numerous webinars and information. You can find more information at: https://www.fidelity.com/learning-center/overview or https://shared.tiaa.org/public/publictools/campaign/login/webinar?resume=/idp/WW50q/resumeSAML20/idp/SSO.ping

 VCU Recreational Sports

VCU Recreational Sports – offers a diversity of virtual programs including fitness, wellness, outdoor programs, parent and child programs fun and games, and more!

 Virginia Credit Union

Navigating through an Economic Crisis

During this webinar, we'll provide strategies to help you and your family find your way through an economic crisis—including a plan for reduced income and effectively managing debt.

 


 

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