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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course starts Nov 2 (8 sessions)-Newton

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Brahm Centre @ Newton

47 Scotts Road

Goldbell Towers #04-02A

Singapore, 228233

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

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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 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 client-centred 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.

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

Who is this for?

People who are interested in an in-depth exploration of mindfulness with an emphasis on stress reduction. Suitable for adults and teenagers 16 and above. To reap the full benefits of MBSR, please complete the Mindfulness Foundation Course (MFC) before you attend the course.

Date: Every Tuesday, Nov 2- Dec 21

Time: 6:30-9:00pm

Schedule: 8 weekly Sessions and 1-day retreat on Dec 5. The Retreat will be conducted at Brahm Centre Tampines from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Nearest MRT: Newton MRT - one min walk

Carpark: Per Entry flat fee

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

Teacher: Adj. A/Prof Angie Chew, CEO & Mindfulness Principal of Brahm Centre.

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.

  1. In addition to NSA subsidy, course fee may be offset by SkillsFuture Credit (SFC).
  2. First, course participants are to make payment for the course through Brahm Centre Eventbrite page.
  3. They should claim with SFC before the course start date through the SkillsFuture portal. Click for steps to submit SFC claim.
  4. Brahm Centre will reimburse the amount that is successfully claimed upon receipt of the funds from SFC.

Notes:

  • Please 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 transfers and $10 for make-up are applicable.

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 within 3 months of completing your course.


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Teacher Bio

Adj. A/Prof Chew is the Founder and CEO of Brahm Centre, a charity with over 50 staff, dedicated to promoting healthier and happier living. In recognition of her contributions in the mental health space, she was named the Straits Times Singaporean of Year 2019.

She is the first certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher in Singapore by Brown University-University of Massachusetts, a certified Dot-b and Paws b mindfulness teacher and a Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Course teacher under Oxford University Mindfulness Centre's training.

She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of mindfulness at the National University of Singapore. She has taught mindfulness courses, workshops and retreats to more than 10,000 people across all ages.

Her corporate clients extend across various industry sectors - from healthcare (Ministry of Health, National Health Group, SingHealth, Institute of Mental Health, Agency for Integrated Health, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Community Psychology Hub), education institutions (Ministry of Education, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Hwa Chong Institution, Raffles Institution, Nanyang Girls Secondary, St Anthony's Canossian Secondary School ) to finance (DBS Bank, OCBC Bank, Bank of Singapore and Goldman Sachs) just to name a few.

Prior to her founding of the Brahm Centre in 2012, she served in senior positions at Singapore Airlines, Visa International, Accenture, Hewlett Packard and government agencies.


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Brahm Centre @ Newton

47 Scotts Road

Goldbell Towers #04-02A

Singapore, 228233

Singapore

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Refund policy

No Refunds

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Brahm Centre is a leading course provider of a wide range of science-based mindfulness programs to reduce stress and enhance well-being in today's fast paced world. We have worked with healthcare agencies, schools and corporations to equip employees, parents and students with mindfulness tools to help them stay physically and mentally well. 

 

Course graduates may enhance their practice by joining our weekly mindfulness clubs. Furthermore there are free regular health talks conducted by healthcare professionals and qualified speakers open to the public.

 

Launched in 2012 as a charity that aims to promote happier and healthier living, Brahm Centre is a full member of the National Council of Social Services and an Institution of Public Character.

 

Come begin your mindfulness journey with us. 

 

Please note that 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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