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2008 Conference for Practitioners and Trainees

Frequently Asked Questions

In this section you’ll find answers to common questions.

FAQ

Questions

Boulder Information

  1. What attractions are in/near Boulder?
  2. My family is travelling with me. Can you recommend fun things for the children to do?

Campus Information

  1. Will I have to walk far between workshop rooms?
  2. Where can I find directions to the campus?
  3. Where can I find a campus map?
  4. I'm bringing my laptop. Does the campus have WIFI?

Housing On-Campus

  1. What is the cost of on-campus lodging, and how do I register for this lodging?
  2. I'm lodging on-campus, what time is check-in, and where is the lodging located?
  3. What amenities are provided with on-campus housing?
  4. I'm driving and lodging on-site. Where can I park, and how much will it cost?
  5. Can you tell me more information about the dormitory bathroom facilities?
  6. I'm staying on campus. How much walking will I do on campus?
  7. I'm bringing my laptop. Does the campus have WIFI?

Housing Off-Campus

  1. Are there hotels within walking distance of the campus?
  2. I'm driving. Are there hotels within a short driving distance of the campus?
  3. Where can I park when I drive to the Conference from my off-site lodging?

Meals On-Campus

  1. I'm commuting from off-campus. What are the meal possibilities on-site?
  2. I'm staying on campus. How much walking will I do on campus?

Meals Off-Campus

  1. What restaurants are nearby?

Transportation

  1. Which airport shuttle has service to Boulder, and what's the cost?

Workshop Equipment

  1. What equipment will I need for my workshop?

Answers

Boulder Information

  1. What attractions are in/near Boulder?

    Boulder, Colorado offers a variety of interesting and entertaining attractions year-round, and many are free or almost-free. There is something for everyone in Boulder, and after spending some time here, it’s easy to see why Boulder sets itself apart from most cities its size.

  2. My family is travelling with me. Can you recommend fun things for the children to do?

    Check out ‘Just 4 kids’.

Campus Information

  1. Will I have to walk far between workshop rooms?

    All of the workshops are held in the same building.  If eating on campus, you will have a short walk between the University Memorial Center, where workshops are held, and either the dining hall or CU Food Court.

  2. Where can I find directions to the campus?

    See link to directions from the University of Colorado at Boulder website

  3. Where can I find a campus map?

    We recommend printing the map below.

  4. I'm bringing my laptop. Does the campus have WIFI?

    Yes, a wifi login info will be provided upon registration check in.

Housing On-Campus

  1. What is the cost of on-campus lodging, and how do I register for this lodging?

    CU is offering 3 packages for on-site housing that includes meals.  Check-in/out is at Cheyenne-Arapaho Hall.  See below for times.

    Pre-Conference Only - Room and Board Package
    * Check-in Thursday, July 24 (after 12:00 noon)
    * Check-out Sunday, July 27 (by 1:00 pm)
    * 3 Nights lodging with one fan per person
    * 3 Breakfasts (Friday - Sunday, 7:00 am - 8:30 am)
    * 3 Lunches (Friday - Saturday, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)
    * 3 Dinners (Thursday - Saturday, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

    Single per person (including tax) :  $313.78
    Double per person (including tax) : $225.14
    Pre-Conference and Conference - Room and Board Package
    * Check-in Thursday, July 24 (after 12:00 noon)
    * Check-out Friday, August 1 (by 1:00 pm)
    * 8 Nights lodging with one fan per person
    * 8 Breakfasts (Friday - Friday, 7:00 am - 8:30 am)
    * 7 Lunches (Friday - Thursday, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm*)(boxed lunch on Tuesday July 29, for Lunch with your Region free with registration)
    * 8 Dinners (Thursday - Thursday, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

    Single per person (including tax):  $793.55
    Double per person (including tax): $557.17

    Conference Only Package
    * Check-in Sunday, July 27 (after 12:00 noon)
    * Check-out Friday, August 1 (by 1:00 pm)
    * 5 Nights lodging with one fan per person
    * 5 Breakfasts (Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 8:30 am)
    * 4 Lunches (Monday - Friday, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)(boxed lunch on Tuesday July 29 for Lunch with your Region free with registration)
    * 5 Dinners (Monday - Thursday, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

    Single per person (including tax): $498.18
    Double per person (including tax): $350.45

    To register for either of these packages, you can download and print out the form below under Link.  Fill it in and email, fax or mail it to University of Colorado.  No payment required until check-in.

    Fax form to: (303) 492-5959 or
    Mail form to: CU Conference Services
                500 30th Street
                Boulder, CO 80310 USA
    E-mail form to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

  2. I'm lodging on-campus, what time is check-in, and where is the lodging located?

    You are lodging at Cheyenne-Arapaho Hall # 110 on the University of Colorado main campus map, Campus Map. The front desk at Cheyenne-Arapaho is open for check-in 24 hours/day starting at noon on Thurs 7/24.

    Your meals will be in Farrand Hall, #116 on the Campus Map, about a 2-minute walk from your dorm.  We recommend that you download and print the map.  The building numbers are difficult to read on the computer screen, much easier after printing. 

  3. What amenities are provided with on-campus housing?

    Created with adult preferences in mind, the CU premium lodging package includes a premium meal menu (pdf), bedroom pre-sets, and weekday housekeeping service.  The CU premium lodging package provides adult guests with everything they will need for their housing stay. For the Feldenkrais Method Conference, guests will be housed at Cheyenne-Arapaho Hall.  The CU premium lodging package includes a electric fan, a bedspread, blanket, sheets, pillow, towel and washcloth, as well as soap.  Each room has two twin beds, a microwave and mini refrigerator for those with special dietary or medical needs.  To make their guest’s stay a pleasant one, the CU housekeeping staff will exchange towels daily (except weekends/holidays) and will place an ice bucket, cups, and mints in each room before their arrival.  All of the rooms offer free local telephone service (you must bring or rent a phone) and dial up internet access. Someone is at the Cheyenne-Arapaho front desk 24 hours per day.

  4. I'm driving and lodging on-site. Where can I park, and how much will it cost?

    The current parking rate is $20 per week for Lot 308, represented by a big P on the Campus Map just opposite to Kittridge Loop Dr, and near Building #76.  Permits can be purchased at the Cheyenne-Arapaho front Desk #110 on the Campus Map when you check-in, or in the Parking Services Office near the corner of Regent Drive and Colorado Ave, # 71 on the Campus Map.

  5. Can you tell me more information about the dormitory bathroom facilities?

    Community bathrooms (by gender) are provided per hallway serving approximately 8-10 rooms.

  6. I'm staying on campus. How much walking will I do on campus?

    You are lodging at Cheyenne-Arapaho Hall, building #110 on the campus map.

    Meals will be in Farrand Hall, #116 on the campus map, approximately 2-minutes walk from your dorm. 

    Workshops will be held in the University Memorial Center, #95 on the campus map, approximately 5-minutes walk from either dorm or dining hall.

  7. I'm bringing my laptop. Does the campus have WIFI?

    Yes, a wifi login info will be provided upon registration check in.

Housing Off-Campus

  1. Are there hotels within walking distance of the campus?

    The following are on the right side of Highway 36, a four lane divided highway.  These have free parking, and access the campus via a tunnel under the highway at Arapaho Street, which is used by all the students coming from the dorms on this side. It’s about a 15-20 minute walk to the Memorial Center.

    1.Boulder Outlook(See Map) 
          800 28th Street 303-443-3322   162 rooms, around $99,  Pool. 

    2.Best Western Boulder Inn
          770 28th Street 303.449.3800   Newly remodeled,  $145/night with cont. breakfast

    3.Boulder Broker Inn   
    555 30th Street 800.338.5407 or 303.444.6444   115 rooms Double/double $99-139, outdoor pool/hot tub, breakfast buffet. 

    This hotel is on the left side of Highway 36, which becomes 28th Street.
    4. Millennium Hotel
    1345 28th Street, 303.443.3850 269 rooms(Pioneer décor), 2 double beds $139(AAA $125), Outdoor pool/restaurant on site

  2. I'm driving. Are there hotels within a short driving distance of the campus?

    With a car or using bus:
    1.Boulder Inn
    4710 Pearl East Circle,  303-440-4700 (See Map) Scroll down, and left to see where you are wrt the University.  2 Queen $239/night plus $6/night parking charge.  Placed in the middle of the parking lot surrounded by all kinds of shops/restaurants
    2.Best Western Golden Buff Lodge 
    1725 28th Street   800-999-2833 or 303.442.7450 112 rooms about $90/night Busy street; surrounded by shops/restaurants
    Closer to downtown/further from CU:
    3.Boulder University Inn
        1632 Broadway 303.417.1700 about $99/night    
    4.Quality Inn Boulder
        2020 Arapahoe Avenue 888.449.7550 or 303.449.7550 about $99/night
    5.Hilton Homewood Suites 
        4950 Baseline Road, 303.499.9922 with free parking and kitchen.  From $134/night.

    The downtown hotels like the St. Julien, the B&B The Bradley Boulder Inn all run $225 and up a night.

    The city of Louisville is 5 miles from Boulder, and offers cheaper lodging and many choices. Louisville Hotels  About 9 miles, and 15-20 mins. drive.

  3. Where can I park when I drive to the Conference from my off-site lodging?

    We are researching this answer.

Meals On-Campus

  1. I'm commuting from off-campus. What are the meal possibilities on-site?

    Here are your choices for meals on-site:

    1. At the Farrand Hall Dining room:
    You can sign up for Lunch each day of the Conference (July 25-August 1, 2008). The total cost is: $10.35 plus tax.  The Lunch meal cards will be sold in the UMC building at the FGNA desk in the FEFNA Bookstore, Room 245.  For directions to Ferrant Hall Dining room, about a 10 minute walk from CU, ask at the Concierge Desk.
    2. At the CU Food Court:
    At CU, various meal choices are available at the first floor food court. Most vendors are open on weekdays.  All are closed on Saturday and Sunday. Please note that The Subway and Wok Grill will not be open.  The Alfred Packer Grill area which contains areas for burgers and sandwiches, Mexican (taco and quesadillas), a salad bar and panini made to order, Baby Doe’s, which latte/coffee, snacks, Rayborns which has Dominoes pizza, jamba juice, Celestial Seasonings tea and coffee, and the Sweet Spot for ice cream and frozen yoghurt will all be open.  They are open for breakfast and lunch, by 5pm they all close.

  2. I'm staying on campus. How much walking will I do on campus?

    You are lodging at Cheyenne-Arapaho Hall, building #110 on the campus map.

    Meals will be in Farrand Hall, #116 on the campus map, approximately 2-minutes walk from your dorm. 

    Workshops will be held in the University Memorial Center, #95 on the campus map, approximately 5-minutes walk from either dorm or dining hall.

Meals Off-Campus

  1. What restaurants are nearby?

    Boulder is filled with fine Restaurants.  Here is a sampling of some of the restaurants “on the hill”. This is the area across Broadway from the Memorial Student Union and 2 blocks northwest.  As you can see, there are plenty of low-cost choices. 

    Buchanan’s Coffee Pub:  1301 Pennsylvania Ave. off Broadway, 303-440-0222 expresso, sandwiches

    Johnny Johns: premium Subs

    Qdoba; 1119 13th Street; 303-404-1006 Mexican Grill

    Dots Diner on the Hill, 1333 Broadway St 303- 447- 9184 8am – 2pm Breakfast and lunch

    Hapa on the Hill 1135 13th Street, Sushi

    University Hill Market and Deli,1134 13th Street   basic convenience store

    Half Fast Subs on the Hill,1215 13th Street, 10:30am – 11pm sandwiches/salads

    Abo’s Pizza on the Hill, 1110 13th Street, 303-443-3199   local favorite

    The Sink 165 13th Street

    Café Play with comfy couches 7:30 – midnight

    Rush(13th Street)Smoothies, bowls and speciality coffees

Transportation

  1. Which airport shuttle has service to Boulder, and what's the cost?

    The SuperShuttle has regular stops at the Boulder Broker Inn, the Millenium, the Marriott, and Hotel Boulderado(downtown), and can drop you at Cheyenne-Arapaho Hall where you’ll be staying if you signed up for on-site housing.  Roundtrip cost to Boulder is listed as $46; $25 one way from Denver International Airport.  No reservations required when boarding at DIA; must reserve from Boulder to DIA.

Workshop Equipment

  1. What equipment will I need for my workshop?

    This year especially, all Feldenkrais equipment will be in short supply.  Since the majority of workshop rooms have wooden floors, please consider at the very least, bringing your mat.  If you live close to the University of Colorado campus, and have signed up for a workshop involving Functional Integration, please consider bringing your own equipment to use in your workshop. If you plan to bring any equipment, please notify the Conference Coordinator at: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)