Upcoming Employee Well-Being Programs

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


April 2021 - Employee Well-Being Programs

All programs are now virtual

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Friday, April 30th – 12 pm

Exercise with Heart

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Join Jess Norman, Assistant Director for Fitness & Wellness, for an educational session about the basics and benefits of cardiovascular exercise. During our time together we'll review the current exercise guidelines and discuss tips on how to meet them.

Register: Talent@VCU


May 2021 - Employee Well-Being Programs


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!

Get more information at: https://hr.vcu.edu/benefits-fair/



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.

Register: Talent@VCU



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.

Register: Talent@VCU


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, for tips and tricks for a safe and nutritious quarantine.

Register: Talent@VCU



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.

Register: Talent@VCU



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.

Register: Talent@VCU



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.

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.



Interested in learning more about wellness? Subscribe to the HR Wellness blog at:  https://blogs.vcu.edu/hr-worklife/

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