Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction by Christina Liew - TP20230420MBSR

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction by Christina Liew - TP20230420MBSR

An evidence-based course to reduce stress, explore the effects of perception on our experiences & life choices & enhancing communications

When and where

Date and time

Location

Brahm Centre @ Tampines Blk 473 Tampines St 43 #01-94 Singapore, Singapore 520473 Singapore

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

WHAT?

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 lessons and a one all-day retreat. There are 31 hours of learning and practice hours in total.

MBSR is a well-defined and systematic mindfulness approach to teach people how to take better care of themselves and live healthier and more adaptive lives.

What are some expected outcomes of the course?

  • 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

In this course, we will investigate the following themes:

Session 1: Introduction to Mindfulness

Session 2 : Perception Matters

Session 3: Power of Being Present

Session 4 : Stress Reactivity

Session 5 : Choosing a Response

Session 6 : Mindful Communications

Session 7 : Integrating Mindfulness in Daily Lives

Session 8 : Maintaining Momentum in Mindfulness

WHEN?

Thursday, 20 April - 7pm-9.30pm

Thursday, 27 April - 7pm-9.30pm

Thursday, 4 May - 7pm-9.30pm

Thursday, 11 May - 7pm-9.30pm

Thursday, 18 May - 7pm-9.30pm

Thursday, 25 May - 7pm-9.30pm

Thursday, 1 June - 7pm-9.30pm

Thursday, 8 June - 7pm-9.30pm

Total of 8 sessions.

WHERE?

Brahm Centre @ Tampines

1 DAY RETREAT

Sunday, 28 May - 9am-5pm at Brahm Centre @ Tampines

Total

  • 8 Weekly Sessions at Brahm Centre @ Tampines
  • 1 Full-day retreat at Brahm Centre @ Tampines

All sessions and retreat must be attended to receive a completion certificate

Course fee:

$550 | $110 for seniors eligible for National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy*

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

In addition to the NSA subsidy, course fee may be offset by SkillsFuture Credit (SFC).

Payment Procedure:

1) Upon registration, course participants are to make payment for the course through Brahm Centre’s Eventbrite page.

2) Participants have to claim with SFC before the course start date through the SkillsFuture portal, https://www.myskillsfuture.gov.sg/content/portal/en/index.html

3) Brahm Centre will reimburse the amount that is successfully claimed upon receipt of the funds from SFC. This procedure can take up to 8 weeks from the course start date.

Notes:

· Please take note that payments for courses are non-refundable.

· Do ensure that you are able to attend the first session of the course before registering for the course as you will not be allowed to continue with the course should you miss the first session.

· Request for transfers or make up-classes for selected mindfulness courses are subjected to availability and fees of $30 for the transfer of the whole course and $10 for every request to make-up classes are applicable.

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Trainer Bio:

Christina Liew is a qualified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher, trained by the Brown University School of Public Health and a certified mindfulness course trainer of Brahm Centre. Christina is also trained to deliver the Dot-breathe program by the Mindfulness in Schools Project (UK). Besides being a Mindfulness trainer, she is currently the Mindfulness Program Manager at Brahm Centre, organizing Mindfulness programs for both the public and private sectors.

Having struggled in her relationships with her sons during their formative years, and applying Mindfulness to heal the relationships, Christina’s interests are in youth mental health and applying mindfulness in parenting to enhance the relationships in the family.

Christina graduated with a degree in Accountancy from the Nanyang Technological University. Prior to joining Brahm Centre, she was an Associate Lecturer with a local Polytechnic.