Expand Your Horizons with Continuing Education, Non-Credit Classes

Your local campus has a wide variety of Continuing Education Classes to improve your health, mind and spirit

From learning Adobe Photoshop to Zumba workouts, Colorado Mountain College has over 300 classes to choose from.

Delve into an area of personal interest, such as history, geology or economics. Get in shape with yoga, fitball or Hoop dancing. Learn to play guitar or cook ethnic dishes. Improve jobs skills including Social Media Marketing or mastering Quickbooks. Or just have fun with acting or crochet.

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Upcoming Continuing Education Classes

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May
26
Tue
How to Be a Savvy Grocery Shopper @ OFLE
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Class Description:

In this class, Clark’s Market manager, Vinnie Tomasulo, will provide you with an explanation of the structure and inner workings of Clark’s Market, the role it plays in the community, pricing structures, and a few tips and tricks on how to maximize your spending when shopping. Thanks to Clark’s Market, each participant will receive a $10.00 gift card to the Clark’s Market! Must be 16 to attend.

Faculty:
Meets: T • May 26, 2015 – May 26, 2015
Refund Date: May 22, 2015
Cost: $10
Syn# 91647

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How to Learn Another Language from a Native Speaker or Friend @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

Ever take a language class and not learn to speak? You aren’t alone. The goal of this class is to provide tools to enable you to work productively with a speaker of a language outside the classroom. The first three weeks you will join with other students in the Lakota class to experience this approach first-hand. The final two weeks a Spanish speaker will be available so you can practice guiding the speaker to help you speak his or her language. You may also invite a friend or other language speaker to the class for the final two weeks so you can practice the approach together. Students may try out the first session (May 26) for free – it is necessary to register for the free session as room capacity is limited.

Faculty: Berneice Catches
Meets: T • May 26, 2015
Cost: Free trial session
Syn# 92513

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Faculty: Berneice Catches
Meets: T, TH • May 28, 2015 – June 25, 2015
Refund Date: May 26, 2015
Cost: $90
Syn# 92390

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Kayaking @ Basalt Pool
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:50 pm
Class Description

Advanced/Beginning Kayaking. Class consists of 3 all-day river trips and 2 evenings. Students must have kayaking experience and be comfortable with moves in class II water. Solid Pool roll and some Combat roll experience is necessary. $20 pool fee due on first night of class. Students are responsible for their own equipment which may be rented (approx. $130). Please pick up equipment list upon registration. Call Denise at (970-927-2328) for more information.

Faculty: Denise A. Handrich
Meets: T • May 26, 2015 – June 12, 2015
Refund Date: May 28, 2015
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn# 91712

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Learn to Speak Lakota @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Lakota Star EmblemClass Description

Want to learn a Native American language? This short course will give you a chance to begin speaking Lakota. Since you already speak one language, this new language will be considerably easier…if you are willing to speak the new language rather than learn about it. English translations will not be used in the teaching. Bernice Catches, native Lakota speaker, has taught Lakota for many years and participated in training Native speakers around the country in this active language teaching approach. Students may try out the first session (May 26) for free – it is necessary to register for the free session as room capacity is limited.

Faculty: Bernice Catches
Meets: T • May 26, 2015
Cost: Free trial session
Syn# 92512

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Faculty: Berneice Catches
Meets: T, TH • May 28, 2015 – June 25, 2015
Refund Date: May 26, 2015
Cost: $85
Syn# 92388

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Pan Sauce @ CMC in Breckenridge
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Pan sauces are the basis for many popular restaurant dishes. Learn the secrets of a professional Saucier as we prepare a variety of both classical and contemporary dishes such as Steak au Poivre, Chicken Chasseur, Veal Piccata, Sauteed Lamb Medallions with Rosemary Zinfandel Reduction, Pan Seared Salmon with Chives, Lemon and White Wine and many more. Syn#89140 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • May 26, 2015 – May 26, 2015
Refund Date: May 22, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89140

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So What Should I Eat? @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
photo of instructor Heather PrattClass Description

You know all the things that you shouldn’t be eating, but it might leave you wondering what’s left. In this class Master Nutritionist, Heather Pratt, shows you a basic template for how to build a healthy, balanced meal. You learn how to determine your own personal needs and alter your meals accordingly. You’ll leave class with the tools to make changes and lots of delicious meal ideas.

Faculty: Heather E. Pratt
Meets: T • May 26, 2015 – May 26, 2015
Refund Date: May 22, 2015
Cost: $30
Syn# 91508

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Intermediate Tennis (2.5-3.0) @ Aspen Meadows Tennis Courts
May 26 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

Get drills and tips for your tennis game. Those not rated 2.5-3.0 must get instructor permission to register. These are group lessons and organized play. Please call Karen (970-618-8674) with any questions. Students MUST sign up for appropriate level or they will be dropped from class. Pick up FAQ sheet at CMC-Aspen. Court rental fee ($25) for these classes is due at first class. Class meets at Aspen Meadows. In case of rain, call CMC (970-925-7740) for updates.

Faculty: Karen D. Lutz
Meets: T • May 26, 2015 – August 4, 2015
Refund Date: May 22, 2015
Cost: $65
Syn# 91596

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Yoga Blend (Basalt) @ Basalt Health & Fitness
May 26 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Class Description

Yoga basics with a little more! Hatha poses from various traditional styles with proanayama breathing techniques. All levels welcome.

Faculty: Fatma F. Levine
Meets: T • May 26, 2015 – August 4, 2015
Refund Date: May 22, 2015
Cost: $50
Syn# 91768

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How to Use Your iPhone I @ Off Campus Field Location
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Class Description:

This entry level class will teach you how to power on your phone, basic settings and icons. You will learn how to answer your phone, make calls, set up contacts and send e-mails. We’ll also explore voicemail and some basic apps including the calculator, calendar and basic Internet access. Thank you Radio Shack in Parachute for sponsoring this class. Each participant will receive 20% off all iPhone accessories and the option of upgrading their phone (if eligible) for 5 days after class. If the purchase of a phone is desired prior to class, call Xavier at Radio Shack: (970) 285-2111. Bring your iPhone and any accessories to class. Must be 16 or older to attend.

Faculty:
Meets: T • May 26, 2015 – May 26, 2015
Refund Date: May 22, 2015
Cost: $10
Syn# 91395

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May
27
Wed
Group Tennis Lessons (3.5) Basalt @ OCMT
May 27 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Class Description

Classes meet at Crown Mountain park. Students must sign up for appropriate level or they will be dropped from class. Call Nancy at (970-948-1759) if you are not rated with USTA. Please pick up a FAQ sheet at CMC Aspen for information. In case of rain, call CMC at (970-925-7740) for updates. Level 3.5 or Instructor approval.

Faculty: Nancy Simpson
Meets: W • May 27, 2015 – August 5, 2015
Refund Date: May 22, 2015
Cost: $70
Syn# 91641

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