Health and Sports

Caregiver Basics
This 16 hour course will give you, the caregiver, the basic knowledge to learn how to be a better caregiver for a loved one in the home.  The goal of Caregiver Basics is to provide basic training skills to build confidence and proficiency as a caregiver.  Learn tips and techniques for bathing, feeding, safely administering medications and you'll also discover ways to take care of yourself as you care for that special someone.  As part of this class you will earn an American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR certification.  Registration fee includes a $5.00 American Heart Association card.  Space is limited.
Section #28322     9am-5pm   Saturday   July 22 & 29    Fee:  $50   16 hours    BCCC12 1212  

We are pleased to offer this healthful activity on our campus.  Sharon Owens is a Kripalu Yoga Certified Instructor, and she will lead you to practice movement, breathing work, and meditation to become present in the moment and fully alive.  The stretching is gentle and the benefits are immeasurable.  Students will need to bring their own mat.  Other equipment will be supplied.
Section #26917    5:30pm-6:45pm    Thursday    May 18-June 22    Fee:  $36    7.5 hours     BCCC10B 101

Tai Chi
Wake up and stretch using this ancient Chinese exercise art.  This class meets two mornings each week to give you sessions of gentle stretching.  Tai Chi improves strength, flexibility, balance and bone density, and it maintains muscle mass.  Folks who participate often report that they just feel better.  Please join Eric Humphries and learn the "8 Essential Pieces of Brocade" which constitute Tai Chi.
Section #28421   9am-10am   Mon & Wed   May 22-June 28    Fee:  $40    11 hours   BCCC10 31

For more information, please contact:
Clay Carter
Director of Personal Enrichment Initiatives
Beaufort County Community College, Building 8, Room 806
Phone: 252-940-6357