‌As a proud member of the College and University Work/Family Association, Work/Life offers faculty and staff a multitude of resources — at no charge — to help balance work and home responsibilities throughout the life cycle.











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Work/Life and Wellness Workshops
See the full list of Spring 2017 Work/Life and Wellness Workshops below. Or view, print and share the flyer. 

‌VCU Health April Seminar Series at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

April 12: Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk, Change Your History
April 26: The Biological Clock: It it for Real
All sessions are free and open to the public.  For more information and to register, visit www.vcuhealth.org/events/.


Work/Life Workshops

Join Work/Life resources for some interesting course offerings this semester. Feel free to bring your lunch. To register, visit https://training.vcu.edu/.  All sessions begin at 12 noon (unless indicated).

Interested in Financial Fitness sessions? Click here for more information on the 2017 Financial Fitness series presented by TIAA and VCU Benefits.

To celebrate Employee Health and Fitness Month in May

Move into Fitness: May 2
Need some fresh ideas on how to incorporate fitness into your busy schedule? Learn how to make exercise for health a part of your daily routine and how to overcome barriers to fitness.
Cary Street Gym
Carrie Baines, VCU Recreational Sports

Chair Yoga: May 16
Learn gentle yoga poses that you can practice at your desk to minimize discomfort throughout your day. This class will make it easier to focus on work, increase your circulation, and energize the body.  All levels are welcomed to attend.
Cary Street Gym
Carrie Baines, VCU Recreational Sports

Walk for Health: May 24
Meet at the Student Commons Plaza for an opportunity to walk with a group. This is a great way to get moving with the support of others and maybe even pick up your pace.  All are welcomed to attend. One lucky participant will win a Fitbit Alta donated by RamTech.
Meet at the Student Commons Plaza (please note new location)
Carrie Baines, VCU Recreational Sports

Zumba for Beginners: May 31
This class will give you an opportunity to learn more about Zumba, a dance inspired workout that fuses traditional Latin rhythms such as Salsa and Merengue with hip hop. Learn simple, yet incredibly fun routines that help strengthen your body and get your heart rate up. Dance experience is not required. It will be so much fun, you'll forget you are working out. Tennis shoes recommended.
Cary Street Gym
Carrie Baines, VCU Recreational Sports

Five Buckets Principle: June 6
In this fun, interactive seminar, learn the Five Buckets Principle of work-life balance to get the tools to prioritize what is and should be important to you. Learn how to think about the big picture without ignoring the little things that matter. Learn how to find the time to take care of it all--including time for yourself and for fun--by identifying priorities, making choices and managing expectations.
Snead Hall, Room B2165
Jennifer Holloway, Anthem Employee Assistance Program