Carbondale / Roaring Fork Continuing Education Calendar

Oct
18
Wed
Cardio Kickboxing @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Class Description:

This is a high-intensity, full body, strength and cardio workout! Combining punches, kicks, and choreography, this is the perfect class to gain strength while still raising your heart rate. All fitness levels welcome. No equipment necessary.

Faculty: Erica Neuman
Meets: W • October 18, 2017 – December 6, 2017
Refund Date: October 16, 2017
Cost: $48
Syn: #07831

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Rock Climbing II @ CMC in Spring Valley
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Introduces lead climbing skills and techniques, problem-solving skills, and physical fitness. Emphasizes the general principles of lead climbing, proper usage of equipment, development of lead climbing skills and techniques, climbing ethics and safety, and terminology. Students must be at least 18 years of age on the first day of class to take this course.

This course attempts to summit the Colorado National Monument, a multi-pitch spire in Grand Junction. Course topics focus on intermediate rock climbing skills, including multi-pitch climbing technique, repelling, building anchors, and leading traditional lines. There are two mandatory pre-trip meetings on 10/18 and 11/1 from 6-9PM at the Spring Valley Climbing Wall. The first field weekend (10/21-10/22) will be day trips from 8AM-6:30PM to local climbing areas. The second field weekend will be an overnight trip to climb in the Grand Junction Area on 11/3-11/5. A nonrefundable, supplemental course fee of $81.01 paid to CMC includes $10 in supplies, $10 for access and permit fees, $60.62 in travel fees, and $0.39 in tax.

Faculty: Michael Schneiter
Meets: W, W • October 18, 2017 – November 5, 2017
Refund Date: October 20, 2017
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn: #06579

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Plant-Based Cooking @ Glenwood Springs High School
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Class Description:

Changing how you have been cooking food can be a challenge. Come learn how to adjust your current cooking habits to this healthier way of creating yummy meals that prevent disease. This “diet” is particularly great for people with heart disease, diabetes, inflammation – and general “aging” issues. This will be a fun, hands-on class. This first session will focus on Winter Soups, Stews and Salads. There is a $20 food supplies cost payable to the instructor at the class session. Bring your apron and “to go” containers for leftovers!

Faculty: Ardis Hoffman
Meets: W, W • October 18, 2017 – November 1, 2017
Refund Date: October 16, 2017
Cost: $55
Syn: #08268

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Oct
19
Thu
Hand Woven Baskets @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Class Description:

This beginning class will teach the basics of basket weaving: constructing a base, weaving the sides, and lashing on the rims for a completed functional basket. Learn the techniques of this age-old craft that everyone’s ancestors practiced. Instructor Karen Alldredge has been studying and teaching basket weaving for almost 30 years, and you can see her work in galleries throughout the Roaring Fork Valley. Students bring a plastic dish tub, approximately 14″x13″ to soak the reeds. A $35-40 materials fee will be collected at the first class depending on the students choice of basket to be woven.

Faculty: Karen Alldredge
Meets: TH • October 19, 2017 – November 2, 2017
Refund Date: October 17, 2017
Cost: $45
Syn: #08161

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Long Term Care and Medicare @ Glenwood Springs High School
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Class Description:

Medicare and Long Term Care Planning options can be confusing. In this course, you will learn the basics on how Medicare works and how Medicare Supplemental products supplement your coverage. Long Term Care Planning, in the event of an extended illness or other possible physical or mental limitations, is essential to a successful and secure retirement. It is also critical regarding the potential impact needing care will have on your family. Come learn from someone who has practiced helping folks with this type of planning for over 30 years.

Faculty: Elizabeth Fulton
Meets: TH • October 19, 2017 – October 19, 2017
Refund Date: October 17, 2017
Cost: $10
Syn: #08223

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Oct
21
Sat
Long Term Care and Medicare @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Class Description:

Medicare and Long Term Care Planning options can be confusing. In this course, you will learn the basics on how Medicare works and how Medicare Supplemental products supplement your coverage. Long Term Care Planning, in the event of an extended illness or other possible physical or mental limitations, is essential to a successful and secure retirement. It is also critical regarding the potential impact needing care will have on your family. Come learn from someone who has practiced helping folks with this type of planning for over 30 years.

Faculty: Elizabeth Fulton
Meets: S • October 21, 2017 – October 21, 2017
Refund Date: October 19, 2017
Cost: $10
Syn: #08224

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Oct
23
Mon
Mixed-Level Yoga @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 23 @ 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. 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 Whistler
Meets: M, W • October 23, 2017 – November 29, 2017
Refund Date: October 20, 2017
Cost: $96
Syn: #08211

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Places, Paths, Patterns: Exploring Maps @ OTCMC in Spring Valley
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Class Description:

Maps store an expanding horizon of possibilities. Maps allow us to hold space in our hands. Explore how patterns in geography move the world, locations show the positions of places, humans and the environment influence each other, places have unique personalities, and regions united diversity of places. Using relief, topographic, historical, ESRI Story Maps, Avenzo map app, along with GPS and Google Maps, students will explore our collective love of maps and cartography. Bring: your favorite map (print or electronic) and a notebook to the first class. Later, you will need: smart phone, laptop, and Gmail account. Classes held at the Third Street Center in Carbondale. The instructor will collect $15-$20 from students to cover additional materials. Classes held at the Third Street Center in Carbondale.

Faculty: Sarah Johnson
Meets: M • October 23, 2017 – November 20, 2017
Refund Date: October 20, 2017
Cost: $86
Syn: #07861

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Oct
24
Tue
Tai Chi Level I @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Class Description:

This class is for absolute first-timers. Learn basic Yang style tai chi movements without complex choreography. Practice meditative and relaxing qigong (chi gung) exercises. Improve balance, strength, posture, and peace of mind – flow in harmony with nature. Students will be prepared for advancement into the Yang style short and long forms.

Faculty: John Norton
Meets: T, TH • October 24, 2017 – December 14, 2017
Refund Date: October 20, 2017
Cost: $110
Syn: #08199

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Tai Chi Level II @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Class Description:

This class is for students who have familiarity and competence in basic Yang Style Tai Chi postures and movement. Students will practice the 24 and 108 forms and explore Wu Style Tai Chi.

Faculty: John Norton
Meets: T, TH • October 24, 2017 – December 14, 2017
Refund Date: October 20, 2017
Cost: $110
Syn: #08200

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