Health and Fitness

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Exercise your mind and body with classes at Trident Technical College.

For all classes except those in the Personal Health category, dress code is tennis shoes and athletic wear (midriff must be covered); also helpful to have water and a towel.

 

Location Key: BC=Berkeley Campus; MP=Mount Pleasant Campus; OS=Offsite; PC=Palmer Campus; TC=Thornley Campus

Days of the Week Key: M=Monday; Tu=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; Th=Thursday; F=Friday; Sa=Saturday; Su=Sunday

Fitness Professionals

Nutrition Coaching
This course teaches fitness professionals nutritional guidelines for macro and micronutrients; how to determine body fat percentages, lean body mass and body fat weight; how to calculate protein needs based on lean body mass and read nutrition labels properly; and nutrition timing based on training times. Supplementation and hydration also are covered. Book included

XSFT-522 11008 Nutrition Coaching Sept. 18 W 6-9 p.m. $99 TC
XSFT-522 11009 Nutrition Coaching Nov. 6 W 6-9 p.m. $99 TC

 


Personal Trainer Certification
Get all the important information needed to start an exciting, successful fitness career and become a W.I.T.S. certified personal trainer, which is NCCA-accredited. Our personal trainer course is a great way to prepare and become successful in the field you love. W.I.T.S. has an option to complete an employer internship that can walk you into jobs! This challenging course is for candidates wanting live instruction with in-depth, hands-on practical labs to master the career skills and knowledge. The course consists of 15 hours of classroom lecture on key topics like biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessments to game plan a solid program for your client. The best part is the 15 hours of hands-on practical training labs with role playing drills on assessing clients, programming, performing proper exercises, presentation skills and more. This course prepares you to take the exam and get your certification. This course has a hybrid option at the same tuition in which the lectures are online and the labs are still offered live so you can master the skills; ask us for details. Included in this course is a complete 200-page color student workbook, access to online student study tools and free test vouchers to take the certified personal trainer exams. You can work right after passing the exams with proof of CPR/AED to obtain your Level 1 certified personal trainer credential. As a special bonus, you can take advantage of our 30-hour employer internship to get our advanced Level 2 certified personal trainer credential at no additional cost. Book and lab fee not included

XSFT-501 11006 Personal Trainer Certification Oct. 5-Nov. 9 Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $799 TC

 

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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

Personal Fitness

Aikido – Soft Martial Arts
This Japanese self-defense training emphasizes relaxation of the mind and body, even under stress. It is based on a philosophy of non-resistance. Practicing Aikido leads to enhanced self-confidence in a variety of situations.

XSFT-532 9555 Aikido – Soft Martial Arts July 9-Aug. 15 TuTh 6:30-8 p.m. $40 MP
XSFT-532 9556 Aikido – Soft Martial Arts Aug. 19-Sept. 25 MW 6:30-8 p.m. $40 MP
XSFT-532 9557 Aikido – Soft Martial Arts Sept. 30-Nov. 6 MW 6:30-8 p.m. $40 MP
XSFT-532 9558 Aikido – Soft Martial Arts Nov. 11-Dec. 18 MW 6:30-8 p.m. $40 MP

 

Barre
Enjoy the tone and stretch of this ballet-inspired class!

XSFT-529 10989 Barre Aug. 28-Dec. 11 W 12:15-1 p.m. $125 TC

 

Beginner Fitness

Introductory fitness class with a concentration on low impact exercises, learning proper technique and form while adding exercise into your life.

XSFT-510 12132 Beginner Fitness Aug. 27-Dec. 10 Tu 6:15-7 p.m. $125 TC

 

Dance Fitness
Experience a high energy fun-filled dance class using all styles such as pop, hip hop, salsa and funk while improving your fitness and burning calories.

XSFT-502 10995 Dance Fitness Aug. 28-Dec. 11 W 5:30-6:15 p.m. $125 TC

 

Resistance Training
Tone and strengthen your muscles using a variety of resistance training equipment such as exercise bands, dumbbells, body bars and much more.

XSFT-526 10994 Resistance Training Aug. 28-Dec. 11 W 7:15-8 a.m. $125 TC

XSFT-526 12130 Resistance Training Aug. 29-Dec. 12 Th 6:15-7 p.m. $125 TC

 

Total Body Conditioning
Try these high intensity interval training drills for strength, power, endurance, core and flexibility. It’s total body conditioning at its best!

XSFT-524 10983 Total Body Conditioning Aug. 27-Dec. 10 Tu 12:15-1 p.m. $125 TC
XSFT-524 10936 Total Body Conditioning Aug. 27-Dec. 12 TuTh 5-6 p.m. $250 TC

 

Yoga
This class brings you the basic elements of yoga. Experience stretching and release of tension while building strength from popular yoga poses.

XSFT-503 10932 Yoga Aug. 26-Dec. 9 M 4:45-5:45 p.m. $125 TC

 

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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

Wellness

CBD Oil Explained NEW!
Recent publicity has created an important need for education about CBD oil. Learn what CBD oil is and isn’t, as well as how some are using it as a natural herbal remedy to address anxiety, pain and sleep issues.

XHTH-502 11108 CBD Oil Explained Oct. 19 Sa 9-11 a.m. $49 TC

 

Eat Right, Move More

All-encompassing wellness class with an emphasis on reading labels, mindful food shopping and nutritional recipes.

XSFT-509 12131 Eat Right, Move More Aug. 30-Dec. 13 F 12:15-1 p.m. $125 TC

 

Essential Oils – Fitness Support NEW!
Learn the specific properties and benefits of oils so you can work them into your wellness and exercise routines.

XHTH-501 11004 Essential Oils – Fitness Support Sept. 17 Tu 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $59 TC

 

Essential Oils – Green Cleaning NEW!
Discover natural alternatives to traditional home cleaning products. Essential oils are safe, versatile and effective.

XHTH-501 11022 Essential Oils – Green Cleaning Oct. 5 Sa 9-11 a.m. $59 BC

 

Infant Massage for Parents NEW!
Infant massage promotes bonding, relaxation and motor development. Dr. Elizabeth Harvey has more than 16 years of experience as a pediatric physical therapist and her relaxed, guided sessions follow the Infant Massage USA® curriculum.

XMTH-510 11011 Infant Massage for Parents Sept. 19-26 TuTh 6:30-7:30 p.m. $139 TC

 

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention NEW!
Experience health benefits and improved balance through regular Tai Chi practice. Learn Tai Chi principles, breathing techniques and movements, which can be done from a standing or seated position. Training is evidence-based, safe and endorsed by the Arthritis Foundation.

XSFT-534 10680 Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Aug. 20-Sept. 26 TuTh 9:30-10:30 a.m. $119 TC
XSFT-534 10681 Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Oct. 1-Nov. 7 TuTh 9:30-10:30 a.m. $119 TC

 

 

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Programs for Kids

NOTE: Visit the summer camps page for youth summer camps.

 

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Programs for Teens

NOTE: Visit the summer camps page for youth summer camps.

 

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