$110 – $550

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Apr 18 (8 sessions via Zoom online)

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MBSR is a gold standard 8-week mindfulness course

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program, developed by Dr Jon Kabat Zinn at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School in 1979, consists of eight classes and one all-day class. There are 31 hours of learning and practice hours.

It is a well-defined and systematic patient-centered educational approach which uses relatively intensive training in mindfulness meditation as the core of a program to teach people how to take better care of themselves and live healthier and more adaptive lives. The outcomes are:

  • Approach your life with more composure, energy, understanding and enthusiasm
  • Develop the ability to cope more effectively with both short-term and long-term stressful situations
  • Enhance your ability to manage and reduce pain levels in many instances
  • Improve your focus, resilience and capacity to recover more quickly from challenging events

Online Video Conference

Upon successful payment, you shall receive an email to register for the online course.

Dates: Apr 18 - Jun 13 (No class on May 30) 8 Sessions (Sat)

Time: 2pm-4.30pm

Full day retreat: To be advised by the trainer

Please ensure that you are able to attend the first session of the mindfulness course. You will not be allowed to continue with the course should you miss the first session. A $30 admin charge will be applied for the transfer to the next run of the course.


  • Registration for retreat starts at 9am and retreat begins at 9:30am; latecomers will not be allowed entry.
  • If you are unable to attend the retreat on this date, please attend the next available MBSR retreat offered by Brahm Centre.

Trainer: Mr Eric Lim

Trainer Profile

This MBSR course is taught by Eric Lim, a qualified MBSR Teacher and Mindfulness Psychologist at Brahm Centre. He spearheads the curriculum development and research efforts of the mindfulness programmes. He has taught over 3000 individuals through delivery of courses, talks and workshops including Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore, National Institute of Education, Hwa Chong Institution and more. Eric has also been awarded the merit award for being a young model caregiver at the 2017 Model Caregiver Awards organised by AWWA.

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 MBSR 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:

  1. Please call the SkillsFuture Hotline: +65 6785 5785
  2. Or get help in person at the following Career Connect Centres:

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

  1. The NSA subsidy is for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents aged 50 and above.
  2. Arrive 30 minutes before class starts to complete the application process.
  3. Sighting of NRIC is required on the first day of class for verification
  4. 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:

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

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