Carbondale / Roaring Fork Continuing Education Calendar

Oct
20
Mon
Mixed Level Yoga @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 20 @ 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 • October 20, 2014 – December 10, 2014
Refund Date: October 17, 2014
Cost: $105
Syn# 85337

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Oct
21
Tue
Tai Chi @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 21 @ 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 • October 21, 2014 – December 11, 2014
Refund Date: October 17, 2014
Cost: $85
Syn# 85344

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Karate @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 21 @ 6:20 pm
Class Description

Shotokan Karate is an effective form of self-defense and a great form of exercise. Shotokan Karate can improve strength, flexibility and cardio fitness. The philosophical framework for karate trains the body, mind and spirit. All levels are encouraged to join certified third degree teacher and practitioner David Light in exploring this karate art form. You need to wear comfortable athletic clothing (no short pants); an optional karate uniform is available from the instructor.

Faculty: David W. Light
Meets: T, TH • October 21, 2014 – December 11, 2014
Refund Date: October 17, 2014
Cost: $100
Syn# 85329

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Martial Arts I: Aikido @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:20 pm
Class Description

Introduces basic martial arts techniques and forms designed to improve the physical and mental capacity of an individual. Enables the student to gain an understanding of the basic philosophies and concepts around the martial arts and the approach to ethics. Provides a clear-cut guide for developing a powerful sense of character and will.

Faculty: Mansel B. Oglesby
Meets: T, TH • October 21, 2014 – December 11, 2014
Refund Date: October 28, 2014
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn# 82827

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Oct
22
Wed
What’s the Deal with Gluten @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Class Description

Gluten-free is all the rage right now, but do you really know what that means? In this class we’ll explore gluten – what it is, what it isn’t and why it matters. If you’ve ever found yourself wondering why everyone is so obsessed with gluten or if gluten-free is right for you then this class is for you! Heather Pratt is a Master Nutrition Therapist and has been helping individuals and groups make healthy eating a way of life for the past seven years. She taught for the Nutrition Therapy Institute’s Natural Food Chef Program for the past five years and has worked with 100s of clients over the years teaching healthy eating habits. She currently is the Nutrition Writer for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage and sees clients in her office in Carbondale. Food and healthy living are her passions and she loves sharing them with others.

Faculty: Heather E. Pratt
Meets: W • October 22, 2014 – October 22, 2014
Refund Date: October 20, 2014
Cost: $20
Syn# 85368

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Oct
24
Fri
Creating YouTube Videos @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

Gain basic skills for shooting and editing videos. Introduction to YouTube and creating video content for your business.Students must bring their own device: laptops are required, tablets may be used, but are not recommended. Smartphones (in additions to laptops or tablets) are helpful, but not required.

Faculty: Stefanie K. Kilts
Meets: F • October 24, 2014 – October 24, 2014
Refund Date: October 22, 2014
Cost: $75
Syn# 85469

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Oct
25
Sat
CPR for Professionals @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 25 @ 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 • October 25, 2014 – October 25, 2014
Refund Date: October 23, 2014
Credit Hours: 0.5
Syn# 83111

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Increase Your Creativity @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

A daylong workshop that can benefit anyone who want to be more creative. This includes those who don’t consider themselves creative, as well as creative professionals, like artists, photographers, and musicians. A fast-paced, fun experience with hands-on activities. (1 hr. break for lunch)

Faculty: Brian K. Tinker
Meets: S • October 25, 2014 – October 25, 2014
Refund Date: October 23, 2014
Cost: $30
Syn# 85487

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Oct
28
Tue
An Artist’s Color Exploration @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description

Would-be, new or experienced artists – all are invited to explore the world of color possibilities in this fun, hands-on three-hour workshop where participants learn the fundamentals and principals of color theory and mixing. Discover the differences in watercolor and oil paint behavior, while learning simple and effective blending, layering, shadow and highlight techniques. No prior understanding of color or painting is required, but please bring the required materials for the most robust experience possible. Materials list available at the Glenwood Center. An irrepressible advocate of the arts and an artist, herself, Lisa Bracken celebrates inspiration and individuality together with artistic expression in all its forms. Within the realm of graphic art, she is proficient in a number of common mediums including pencil sketch, pen and ink, watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, charcoal, and digital.

Faculty: Lisa A. Bracken
Meets: T • October 28, 2014 – October 28, 2014
Refund Date: October 24, 2014
Cost: $30
Syn# 85454

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Creating & Maintaining Websites with WordPress @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Class Description

If you ever wanted to design and maintain your own web site, but thought it was too hard, think again. WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time. Best of all, WordPress is easy to use. This class is a hybrid class with some online instruction and lab available via Canvas in between classes.

Faculty: Trent J. Blizzard
Meets: T • October 28, 2014 – December 2, 2014
Refund Date: October 24, 2014
Cost: $125
Syn# 85373

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