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 13078 Feb. 12 W 6-9 p.m. $99 TC

XSFT-522 13079 April 15 W 6-9 p.m. $99 TC

XSFT-522 13080 June 10 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 not included

XSFT-501 13075 Feb. 8-March 21 Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $899 TC

XSFT-501 13077 May 16-June 27 Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $899 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.

Fitness

Aikido – Soft Martial Arts

This Japanese self-defense training emphasizing relaxation of the mind and body, even under stress, is based on a philosophy of non-resistance. Training is mental as well as physical, so practicing Aikido leads to enhanced self-confidence in various situations.

XSFT-532 12925 Jan. 13-March 4 MW 6:30-8 p.m. $40 MP

XSFT-532 12926 March 9-April 29 MW 6:30-8 p.m. $40 MP

XSFT-532 12927 May 4-June 24 MW 6:30-8 p.m. $40 MP

 

Barre

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

XSFT-529 13373 Jan. 15-April 22 W 12:15-1 p.m. $125 TC

XSFT-529 13895 May 27-July 29 W 12:15-1 p.m. $80 TC

 

Beginner Fitness

This introductory fitness class concentrates on low impact exercises, proper technique and form.

XSFT-510 13379 Jan. 14-April 21 Tu 6:15-7 p.m. $125 TC

XSFT-510 13896 May 26-July 28 Tu 6:15-7 p.m. $80 TC

 

Dance Fitness

This fun-filled dance class uses pop, hip hop, salsa and funk while burning calories.

XSFT-502 13376 Jan. 15-April 22 W 5:30-6:15 p.m. $125 TC

XSFT-502 13897 May 27-July 29 W 5:30-6:15 p.m. $80 TC

 

Resistance Training

Tone and strengthen your muscles using a variety of equipment.

XSFT-526 13374 Jan. 16-April 23 Th 6:15-7 p.m. $125 TC

XSFT-526 13375 Jan. 15-April 22 W 7:15-8 a.m. $125 TC

XSFT-526 13898 May 27-July 29 W 7:15-8 a.m. $80 TC

XSFT-526 13899 May 28-July 30 Th 6:15-7 p.m. $80 TC

 

Total Body Conditioning

Train your entire body through these high intensity interval training drills for strength, power and endurance.

XSFT-524 13371 Jan. 14-April 21 Tu 12:15-1 p.m. $125 TC

XSFT-524 13372 Jan. 14-April 23 TuTh 5-6 p.m. $250 TC

XSFT-524 13900 May 26-July 28 Tu 12:15-1 p.m. $80 TC

XSFT-524 13901 May 26-July 30 TuTh 5-6 p.m. $160 TC

 

Yoga

Experience stretching and release of tension while building strength from popular yoga poses.

XSFT-503 13370 Jan. 13-April 20 M 4:45-5:45 p.m. $125 TC

XSFT-503 13902 June 1-Aug. 3 M 4:45-5:45 p.m. $80 TC

 

Yomassage: Restorative Yoga and Massage – NEW!

Restorative yoga positions are heavily supported while focusing on mindfulness and breath. Therapeutic massage is provided in each pose by licensed massage therapists.

XSFT-511 13382 Jan. 13 M 5-6:30 p.m. $60 TC

XSFT-511 13383 Feb. 3 M 5-6:30 p.m. $60 TC

XSFT-511 13384 March 2 M 5-6:30 p.m. $60 TC

XSFT-511 13385 April 6 M 5-6:30 p.m. $60 TC

XSFT-511 13386 May 4 M 5-6:30 p.m. $60 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.

Health and Wellness

 

CBD Oil Explained

Learn what CBD oil is and isn’t, as well as how some use it as a natural herbal remedy to address anxiety, pain and sleep issues.

XHTH-502 12940 Feb. 22 Sa 9-11 a.m. $49 BC

 

Eat Right, Move More

This all-encompassing wellness class places an emphasis on reading labels, mindful food shopping and nutritional recipes.

XSFT-509 13377 Jan. 17-April 24 F 12:15-1 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.

Programs for Kids

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

 

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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.

Programs for Teens

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

 

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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.

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