Carbondale / Roaring Fork Continuing Education Calendar

Sep
3
Wed
Computer Series Package Deal @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Class Description

Enroll in all 4 courses in the Carbondale Computer Series (9/10-11/19) and receive this special discount.

Faculty: Ricardo Torres
Meets: W • September 3, 2014 – November 19, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014
Cost: $250
Syn# 85471

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PC 1: Basic Computers @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Class Description

Just beginning to join the technology age? Never, or rarely, use a computer? Feeling left out when people talk about computers? Come learn the basics of PC operations in a safe, supportive environment.(Explicacion en espanol tambien-Spanish explanation by request). Questions can be directed to ricotorres7@gmail.com

Faculty: Ricardo Torres
Meets: W • September 3, 2014 – September 17, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014
Cost: $75
Syn# 85472

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Backcountry Cooking @ CMC in Spring Valley
Sep 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:50 pm
Class Description

Focuses on menu planning, nutritional requirements, for wilderness camping and meal preparations. Includes cooking a backcountry meal.

This class consists of practical cooking sessions at each class meeting. Learn to make gourmet backcountry meals from scratch such as quiche, pizza, cakes, and cinnamon rolls. This class will cover cookware, nutrition, planning, preparing and packing for tasty expedition-type foods. Group cookware is provided. Class meets at the Outdoor Ed equipment building. The supplemental course charge covers food and is nonrefundable.

Faculty: Kearstin S. Cameron
Meets: W • September 3, 2014 – October 15, 2014
Refund Date: September 9, 2014
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn# 83778

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Finding Your Best Diet @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm
Class Description

Taught by Dr. Jody Powell, ND, an expert in natural health and clinical nutrition, this course is a semester-long study of diet. Students will learn about the pros and cons of popular (and not-so-popular) diet plans in current use, including those recommended for specific health conditions, and will explore how appropriate those diets may or may not be for different people. Other topics include food allergy, genetically modified organisms, food addiction, and eating disorders. This class is appropriate for health professionals as well as those who have no prior education in diet and nutrition. Go to JodyPowell ND.com for more information and syllabus.

Faculty: Jody Powell
Meets: W • September 3, 2014 – December 3, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014
Cost: $190
Syn# 85264

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Mixed Level Yoga @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
Class Description

This class is a form of Hatha Yoga that utilizes bio mechanical principles of alignment together with breath and a celebration of the heart. Each class is focused on a heart-related theme that brings awareness of how yoga brings us off the mat and into the world. The class is influenced by the principles of Anusara Yoga, which empowers the student to find a sense of ease, and move into challenging poses. Please bring a yoga mat and blanket to class.

Faculty: Laurren B. Whistler
Meets: M, W • September 3, 2014 – October 15, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014
Cost: $91
Syn# 85336

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English as a Second Language Registration (Inscripcion para Clases de Ingles) @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:50 pm

Adults who would like to improve their English can learn about ESL classes and take a diagnostic test to determine their level.  ESL classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-8:50 PM, from September 3 to December 3.

Sep
4
Thu
English as a Second Language Registration (Inscripcion para Clases de Ingles) @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:20 am

Adults who would like to improve their English can learn about ESL classes and take a diagnostic test to determine their level.  ESL classes take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11:20 AM, from September 4 to December 4.

Sensory & Psychological Explorations of Food @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
photo of instructor Darrell MacAulay

Transformative Food Educator Darrell MacAulay has a passion for helping heal our culture’s current disconnection from food. In this bountiful harvest season, join her workshop series that will help you recreate your relationship with food.

Class Description

Exploring Food Part I: Sensory and Psychological Explorations of Food. For those interested in deepening their relationship with themselves, each other and the earth, through creative engagement with food-related activities. The course provides participants with a chance to heighten their own sensory awareness of food and the wisdom of the body. In discussions and activities, the course will examine the deep role food plays as a metaphor in our lives. (Sign up for both workshops in the series – Syn. 86179 – for a discounted price of $106).

Faculty:
Meets: TH • September 4, 2014 – September 25, 2014
Refund Date: September 2, 2014
Cost: $60
Syn# 86180

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Spreadsheets I: Excel I 2013 @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm
Class Description

Introduces the student to concepts and applications of an electronic spreadsheet. Topics include creating a worksheet, developing a professional looking worksheet and creating charts.

Faculty: Larry Eggers
Meets: TH • September 4, 2014 – October 2, 2014
Refund Date: September 8, 2014
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn# 85245

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Sep
5
Fri
River Orientation @ CMC in Spring Valley
Sep 5 @ 8:00 am – Sep 5 @ 6:30 pm
Class Description

Provides whitewater boat handling and water reading skills through experience on selected rivers. Students will learn river trip planning, river safety procedures, equipment, logistics, camp management, hazard evaluation, the natural history and archeology of river environments and minimum environmental impact on river environments. You must be at least 17 years old on the first day of class to take this course.

This class will explore the Colorado River in the Glenwood Springs and Grand Junctions areas. This class includes one classroom and two field day trips 9/5, 9/6 and 9/7, and a three-day overnight field trip 9/19-9/21, on the Colorado River through Ruby-Horsethief Canyons. Students will receive partial credit hours toward Colorado River Guide certification. Instructors are guide instructors in Colorado and Utah. The supplemental course charge includes rafts, life jackets, personal dry bags and related equipment, transportation, shuttle fees, access fees, breakfasts, lunches, and dinners on the overnight trip. The supplemental course charge is nonrefundable. Minimum age 18.

Faculty: Dr. Bruce Kime
Meets: F,S,SU, F,S,SU • September 5, 2014 – September 21, 2014
Refund Date: September 8, 2014
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn# 83762

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