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5-Day Silent Mindfulness Retreat, Dec 2021, Singapore Time(Online) 5日正念止语静修

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A silent mindfulness retreat via ZOOM online. Guided by qualified MBSR mindfulness teacher. The timing suits people in Asia.

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- 5-Day silent mindfulness retreat to immerse yourself in the practice of mindfulness.

- This is a non-religious retreat. It is guided by MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction), the most established and popular mindfulness program in the world. MBSR was created by Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979 at the University Of Massachusetts, Center For Mindfulness.

- This is an opportunity to be with yourself, deepen your practice, and yet practise in a group.

- There will be mindfulness talks and instructional sessions every day.

- There will be periods of guided practices and self-directed practice. The guided practices include sitting meditation, mindful walking, mindful movement and loving-kindness.

- This retreat is practice-centred and intensive. Participants are encouraged to maintain moment to moment awareness during formal practices and daily activities.

- Participants will observe noble silence. To refrain from unnecessary reading, writing or using digital devices so that the energy is channelled toward the practice. Communicating with others is only to supports the mindfulness practice. At the start of the retreat, participants will talk and get to know each other. Participants will break the silence on the last evening and share their experiences if they wish to.

- There will be daily small group interviews with the teacher to talk about how is the retreat going.

- Participants are required to attend the entire retreat.

- This retreat is suitable for both beginner and experienced practitioners.

- This retreat is designed to fulfil the retreat requirement for mindfulness teachers in training.

Fee & Registration process

- The fee is SGD $100

- We will review your registration to ensure that the retreat is suitable for you.

- Please make payment after you are offered a place. When your payment is received, we will email you the joining instructions for the online retreat.

Dates

26th (Sun) to 30th (Thur) Dec 2021

Time

0900 hr to 2100 hr (SGT) – 12 hrs Daily

Location

Live Online via ZOOM

Language

The retreat will be conducted in English. The teacher can speak English and Chinese. The participants may speak Chinese if they wish to.

Teacher

Ong Pee Eng – Qualified MBSR Mindfulness Teacher

Daily Schedule

0900 – 1200 hr: Morning session

1200 – 1330 hr: Lunch break

1330 – 1730 hr: Afternoon session

1730 – 1900 hr: Dinner break

1900 – 2100 hr: Evening session

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Organizer Ong Pee Eng

Organizer of 5-Day Silent Mindfulness Retreat, Dec 2021, Singapore Time(Online) 5日正念止语静修

Ong Pee Eng is a qualified mindfulness trainer. He teaches mindfulness meditation to reduce stress and improve well-being.

He started practising mindfulness while studying in NUS, more than 25 years ago. After graduating, he went to work in the IT industry. He was a software project manager for 20 years. More than a decade ago, he hit midlife crisis due to a reorganisation within the company. He ramped up his mindfulness practice and it tided him over that stressful period. Now he trains people in mindfulness practice full-time.

He conducts mindfulness workshop, 4 to 8 weeks mindfulness course, 6 to 10 weeks mindfulness class for students in schools, and 1-on-1 meditation session.

His interest in evidence-based teaching led him to pursue further training and become

• Qualified Teacher of the 8-week MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) program from the University of Massachusetts (UMASS), Center for Mindfulness in the US

• Certified Teacher of the mindfulness for student program, Paws b (7-11yrs) and .b (11-18yrs) from the Mindfulness in School Project (MiSP) in the UK

• Certified ACTA (Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment) trainer under WSQ (Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications)

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