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MacPherson: Mindfulness Foundation Course - Apr 8 - 29 (Wed)

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Brahm Centre@MacPherson

Blk 55 Pipit Road


Singapore, Singapore 370055


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Date: 8/04/2020, 15/04/2020, 22/04/2020, 29/04/2020 (Wednesday) | Time: 3pm-5pm | Venue: Brahm Centre @ MacPherson | Trainer: Lilly Gan

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(^SkillsFuture Credit can be applied and *Seniors enjoy a National Silver Academy subsidy)

In this 4-session course, you will learn and practise mind-body skills to help you cope with stress to bring about:

  • Balance
  • Stability
  • Well-being

Some expected outcomes include:

  • Reduced stress level
  • Improved sleep quality
  • Happier interpersonal relationships
  • More positive outlook on life

“Mindfulness is a conscious effort to be completely present – to set aside worry, expectations and other thoughts and emotions to be fully aware of the current moment. Mindfulness can be used to enrich your life, calm your mind and even improve your health.”

- Source: Special Report Oct 2013, Mayo Clinic

This course is taught by Ms Lily Gan. She graduated with a Masters of Social Science (Counselling & Psychotherapy) from Edith Cowen University, Australia in 2011.  She provided pro-bono counselling services in the local community such as THK Family Service Centre and Brahm Centre before joining Brahm Centre as a Counsellor.

Lily has been practicing Mindfulness since 2015 having attended various Mindfulness curriculum in Brahm Centre. She applies Mindfulness as an important modality in her Counselling Sessions. After being certified as Brahm Centre Mindfulness Trainer in 2018, she has since been teaching Mindfulness Foundation Course in both English and Mandarin. 

You will be meditating while sitting on a chair.

Suitable for adults and teenagers 16 and above.

Registration Process:

- If you wish to use your SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) towards this course, please first register and pay a deposit online on Brahm Centre’s Eventbrite page. You will receive an Eventbrite Order Confirmation PDF, which you can then use to upload on the SFC website to make your claim submission. Your course deposit will be returned to your credit card (online payment) or by cheque (cash/nets payment) when Brahm Centre receives the funds from SFC, subject to the amount successfully claimed.

Research Opportunity

- All participants in the MFC course are invited to take part in a collaborative research study between Brahm Centre and Duke-NUS Medical School. We will send you an e-mail within a week with more details of this study, which is questionnaire-based. It will take about 1 hour in your own time and you will be compensated $15.

^ SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) Use:

- Log in to the SkillsFuture website http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to submit your claim using your Singpass, and upload the Eventbrite Order Confirmation PDF as supporting document. You may submit your claim up to 60 days before start of course till day of course commencement.

- A step-by-step guide for your SFC claim: https://www.skillsfuture.sg/-/media/SkillsFuture/Initiatives/Files/SFC_UserGuide.pdf?la=en

- You are responsible for making your claim submission within the eligible time frame stipulated by SkillsFuture.

- For more help on making SFC claim:

• Please call the SkillsFuture Hotline: +65 6785 5785

• Or get help in person at the following Career Connect Centres:

@ Paya Lebar: 11 Eunos Road 8, #02-02 Lifelong Learning Institute, Singapore 408601

@ Tampines: 1 Tampines Walk, #01-21 Tampines Hub Public Service Centre, Singapore 528523

@ Woodlands: 900 South Woodlands Drive, #04-07 Woodlands Civic Centre, Singapore 730900

@ e2i Central: 490 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh, #07-11 (Life Lobby 1), HDB Hub Bizthree, Singapore 310490

@ e2i West: 80 Jurong East St 21, Level 2, Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability, Singapore 609607

Career Connect Centres Operating Hours:

Mondays to Fridays: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturdays: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Closed on Sundays & Public Holidays

* National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy

- The NSA subsidy is for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents aged 50 and above.

- Arrive 30 minutes before class starts to complete the application process.

- Sighting of NRIC is required on the first day of class for verification

- Participants who do not fulfill the above criteria will not be eligible for NSA funding and will be required to pay the course fee in full; no refunds will be provided.

Please Note:

- All course registrations are NON-refundable. Transfer of selected mindfulness courses is subject to a $30 transfer fee and a $10 admin fee for a mindfulness make-up class. There are NO transfers or make-up classes available for all other courses.

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