Originally created 04/16/04

Health and fitness calendar



The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403 and send e-mail to feature@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

SEMINARS, CLASSES

BALLET WORKOUT CLASSES: 6-7 p.m., 7-8 p.m. Mondays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. (beginner/intermediate) Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. (beginner/intermediate) Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays; Evans School of Ballet, 4274 Washington Road, Suite 3-B, Evans; combines stretching for flexibility, modified pilates, ballet exercises for core body strength, stability, toning; $10 per class; 210-5678.

MORNING FITNESS CLASS: 8:45-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; members only; Doctors Hospital, Building III, 1305 Interstate Parkway; 651-6716.WATER AEROBICS: 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; Walton Rehabilitation Hospital's Outpatient Building; $32 a month; 823-5294.

ARTHRITIS AQUATICS: 9-9:45 a.m., 10-10:45 a.m. and 12:15-1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; Walton Rehabilitation Hospital's Outpatient Building; $37.50 a month; 823-5294.

AMPUTEE CLINIC: 1-3 p.m. Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, 1355 Independence Drive; for new and experienced prosthetics users; 722-1244.

WHEELCHAIR AND EQUIPMENT CLINIC: 1-3:30 p.m. third Mondays and second Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m. fourth Thursdays, Augusta Rehabilitation Associates Building; serves children and adults; 722-1244.

AUGUSTA BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m. second Thursdays; Walton West, 2501 Center West Parkway; for brain injury survivors, family and caregivers; 737-9300.

FOCUS ON HEALING:6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital Outpatient Building; an exercise class for breast cancer survivors of all ages and fitness levels; 823-5294.

HEADACHE SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30-7:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital Outpatient Classroom, 1355 Independence Drive; provides guidance in headache management; 823-5252.

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: 1-2 p.m. last Wednesdays of the month, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, 1355 Independence Drive; open to all stroke survivors in the area; 823-5213.

JAZZERCISE CLASSES: 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays; Advent Lutheran Church, 3232 Washington Road; 9 a.m. Monday-Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, North Augusta Activities Center, 101 Riverview Drive; $32 a month; 722-2605.

MENINGITIS VACCINATIONS: Centers for Disease Control recommends vaccination against meningitis for all first-year college students living in dormitories; contact University Medical Associates Travel Clinic for information and appointment; 774-7400.

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Transitions Centers Inc., 1835 Wrightsboro Road; 737-3393.

FREE DIET COUNSELING: For diabetics or those with high cholesterol; CSRA Partners in Health, Augusta West Parkway; class times to be announced; 860-3001.

VOLUNTEERS FOR UNITED HOSPICE OF AUGUSTA: Need volunteers to lend support to terminally ill patients; training done at convenience of volunteers; Kathy Gerstein, 650-1522.

ALZHEIMER'S CARE:7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday -Friday , Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer's Care; adult day center and home care available; 738-5039.

HEPATITIS SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 6-7 p.m. third Mondays, Dining Room B, Aiken Regional Medical Centers, 302 University Parkway, Aiken; Jeff Maxey, (803) 593-5461, 339-7822 .

TRANSPLANT SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 7-8 p.m. third Mondays, Dining Room C, Aiken Regional Medical Centers, 302 University Parkway, Aiken; (803) 593-5461 or 339-7822.