Carbondale / Roaring Fork Continuing Education Calendar

August – September 2014

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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Health & Fitness @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Studies health and fitness in the U.S. today. The course will look at personal health issues, managing stress, nutrition and healthy lifestyles.

Text required.

Faculty: Dr. Stephanie D. Stanfiel
Meets: T • September 2, 2014 – December 9, 2014
Refund Date: September 16, 2014
Credit Hours: 3.0
Syn# 82809

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Aerobic Circuit Weight Training @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:20 pm
Class Description

Personal Trainer and Human Performance Specialist Tom Moher guides you through a series of exercise stations designed to improve cardiovascular fitness and muscle tone. Each station is set up to recruit different muscles while moving through strength and endurance exercises. This class is ideal for those with busy lifestyles. Please bring a water bottle and small towel to class.

Faculty: Tom F. Moher
Meets: T, TH • September 2, 2014 – December 11, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014
Cost: $185
Syn# 85259

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Karate @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 2 @ 5:30 pm – Sep 2 @ 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 • September 2, 2014 – October 16, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014
Cost: $95
Syn# 85328

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Culinary Bootcamp Series @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Class Description

Buy all three courses in the culinary bootcamp series and receive this discounted rate. This group of classes used to be rolled into one beginning cooking class. Now, we’re breaking them apart and adding 30 minutes to explore each area in more depth. Mix and match-take them all, or take a few – taste and see the difference in your cooking!

Faculty: Louis S. Girardot
Meets: T • September 2, 2014 – September 16, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014
Cost: $122
Syn# 85369

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Knife Skills Workshop @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Class Description

You will learn to wield a knife like a pro! You learn about different types of cutlery, proper grip and technique. You’ll get at least one hour of live practice while chefs Tammy and Louie Girardot guide you through the construction of a simple,easy-to-make, Thai dinner, which, of course, you eat!

Faculty: Louis S. Girardot
Meets: T • September 2, 2014 – September 2, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014
Cost: $45
Syn# 85370

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English as a Second Language Registration (Inscripcion para Clases de Ingles) @ Roaring Fork High School
Sep 2 @ 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-8:50 PM, from September 2 to November 20.