Carbondale / Roaring Fork Continuing Education Calendar

August – September 2014

Aug
28
Thu
Intro to Tarot Cards @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm – Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm
Class Description

Learn the meaning and interpretation of the cards (78 total) and the subconscious message that they reveal. Tarot cards can guide your daily decisions such as whether to change jobs, which car to buy or when to book a holiday. Learn to create, explore and experiment at designing many different spreads of cards in a group setting. Share and discuss your answers and grow from it. Examples of tarot spells will be demonstrated. This class is for students who have a basic understanding of the meanings and the 78 cards. You will practice asking the cards questions and comprehend the answers from small to large spreads. Students must bring their own Tarot System. (Tarot Total: Rider Waite Tarot Cards.)

Faculty: Virginia M. Reynolds
Meets: TH • August 28, 2014 – October 30, 2014
Refund Date: August 26, 2014
Cost: $210
Syn# 85485

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Computer Technician I: A+ @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:50 pm
Class Description

Provides students with an in-depth look at personal computer hardware, introduces networking concepts and covers operational procedures and troubleshooting, all of which are necessary for a successful entry-level computer service technician position. Provides extensive hands-on work with computer systems, PC setup and configuration, and basic maintenance and troubleshooting. This course helps prepare you for the first CompTIA A+ Exam.

Text required.

Faculty: Martin J. Hagen
Meets: TH • August 28, 2014 – December 11, 2014
Refund Date: September 12, 2014
Credit Hours: 4.0
Syn# 83621

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Conversational Spanish I @ CMC in Spring Valley
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm
Class Description

Offers beginning students the skills necessary to understand and speak Spanish. The material includes basic vocabulary, grammar and expressions that are used in daily situations and in travel.

Text required.

Faculty: Meredith A. Kasper
Meets: TH • August 28, 2014 – December 11, 2014
Refund Date: September 12, 2014
Credit Hours: 3.0
Syn# 82901

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Conversational Spanish III @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm
Class Description

Provides students with the skills necessary to continue their study of understanding and speaking Spanish. The material includes intermediate-level, vocabulary, grammar and expressions.

Text required.

Faculty: Dr. Sara A. Smith
Meets: TH • August 28, 2014 – December 11, 2014
Refund Date: September 12, 2014
Credit Hours: 3.0
Syn# 82907

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Music Appreciation @ CMC in Carbondale
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm
image of music noteClass Description

Susan Nicholson, a Juilliard-trained instructor and local composer, will cover the basic materials of music, musical forms, media, genres and musical periods. Emphasizes the development of tools for intelligent listening and appreciation.

Text required.

Faculty: Susan E. Nicholson
Meets: TH • August 28, 2014 – December 11, 2014
Refund Date: September 12, 2014
Credit Hours: 3.0
Syn# 84449

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Somatic Yoga @ CMC in Carbondale
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Class Description

Integrates the contemporary schools of body work such as Alexander and Feldenkrais, kinetic awareness and polarity balancing to provide a gentle approach to strengthening the core, increasing range of motion, quieting the mind and balancing emotions. Wear warm, layered clothing to class. No class 11/27 and one other TBA.

Faculty: Fran Page
Meets: TH • August 28, 2014 – December 11, 2014
Refund Date: August 26, 2014
Cost: $163
Syn# 85545

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Aug
29
Fri
Canyon Orientation @ CMC in Spring Valley
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:50 am
Class Description

A concentrated field experience in canyon environments is provided in this course where students develop proficiency in canyon travel, group camping, and will explore the geology, geography and ecology of the canyon country.

Text required. This is a 5-day, car camping based, overnight field trip to Comb Ridge and Butler Wash, Utah. Students are expected to participate in long day hikes each day. Class will meet for 4 Fridays before the field trip, including 8/29, 9/12, 9/26 & 10/10. Field trip is Wednesday-Sunday, 10/15-10/19. Final exam is on 10/24. Food is not provided. Backpack, sleeping bag, and tent rentals available. The supplemental course charge includes transportation, group equipment, showers, and access fees. The supplemental course charge is nonrefundable. Minimum age 18.

Faculty: Dr. Bruce Kime
Meets: F, W,TH,F,S,SU • August 29, 2014 – October 24, 2014
Refund Date: September 8, 2014
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn# 83759

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Aug
30
Sat
CPR for Professionals @ CMC in Carbondale
Aug 30 @ 8:00 am – 4:50 pm
Class Description

Meets the requirements for American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer CPR or American Heart Association Basic Life Support for those who work in emergency services, health care and other professional areas. Material presented in the course is basic patient assessment, basic airway management, rescue breathing and CPR for infant, child and adult patients.

American Heart Association materials are used. Text required and must be purchased.

Faculty: Jacqueline E. Stadick
Meets: S, S • August 30, 2014 – August 30, 2014
Refund Date: August 28, 2014
Credit Hours: 0.5
Syn# 83076

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Aug
31
Sun
Massage for Couples @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm – Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm
Class Description

This 10-week workshop will consist of instruction, demonstration and lots of hands-on practice. Learn how to give your loved ones or friends a massage that will make them love you forever. This class is to help spouses reconnect with one another. Massage is not only a way for us to reconnect with ourselves through receiving, but can also be a way to reconnect with our loved ones. This class will cover simple 60 min. massage routines that focus on treatment of specific common aches and pains, effortless massage techniques that are easy to learn and feel good to give, how to increase range of motion throughout the body and lengthen tight muscles. This workshop is for recreational purposes only. You will not receive any certificate, degree, or license. Please bring a water bottle, oil and lotion, hair ties, and wear loose comfortable clothing. Cost is $275/Couple

Faculty: Virginia M. Reynolds
Meets: SU • August 31, 2014 – November 2, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014
Cost: $275
Syn# 85483

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Sep
2
Tue
Tai Chi @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 2 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Class Description

In this class you experience the vast and mysterious universe of Tai Chi. This is an outstanding fitness regimen for senior citizens, but excellent for all ages. The myriad of health benefits include, but are not limited to: improved balance, strength, flexibility and peace of mind. You learn the Yang 24 short form of Tai Chi (and are introduced to Yang 108 long form) as well as practice Chi Kung relaxation and healing movements.

Faculty: John S. Norton
Meets: T, TH • September 2, 2014 – October 16, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014
Cost: $85
Syn# 85343

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