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Mindfulness Foundation Course - Oct 6, 13, 20, 27 (Fri)

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Do you want to be calmer, more focused and have a more enriching life?

Learn these skills in our Mindfulness Foundation Course.

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

NOTE for SkillsFuture use:
- To be able to use your SkillsFuture credit to offset the course fee, you are required to register for this course by 29 September 2017.
- If you choose to participate in the Duke/NUS Study (details below), you will not be able to use your SkillsFuture credit for this course.




Date: Oct 6, 13, 20, 27 (Fri)
Time: 7:15pm-9:15pm





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 conducted by experienced mindfulness trainers.

You will be meditating while sitting on a chair.

Suitable for adults and teenagers 16 and above.



Join the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Mindfulness Study and receive up to $60!


Brahm Centre is honoured to be selected by Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School to be their mindfulness research partner. You can be part of it and receive up to $60!

All you need to do is to sign up and you must be willing to attend the Mindfulness Foundation Course in either October or November, as well as, the other dates for the study sessions listed below!

Limited to 20 per course. National Silver Academy subsidy can still be applied. Please note that you will not be able to use your SkillsFuture credit for this course if you choose to participate in the study. Sign-up for this study closes on 20 Sept 2017.


Who can participate in this study?

  • Between 16 and 75 years of age
  • Have no history of sleep disorders or alcohol abuse
  • Must not be using long-term medication for sleeping
  • Must not currently be engaged in shift work
  • Must not have crossed more than 2 international time zones in the past 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the study to the end of the study period


What will I be asked to do?

  • You will be randomised into either the October or November intake of the Mindfulness Foundation Course.
  • Regardless of the intake, you will have to attend the first study session at Duke-NUS Medical School (8 College Road).
    • In the first study session, you will perform a computerised task and complete a set of questionnaires.
    • You will receive the Actiwatch to wear for a week till the start of the Mindfulness Foundation Course, for the purposes of monitoring your sleep quality.
    • Choice of Dates for First Study Session
      • Either 27 Sept / 28 Sept
      • Choice of 3pm or 7pm for both days (approximately 1-hour long)
  • If you are assigned to the Oct intake of the Mindfulness Foundation Course:
    • You will attend the 4 sessions of the Mindfulness Foundation Course at Brahm Centre, where you will return the Actiwatch on the 1st session (6 Oct 2017), and collect the Actiwatch on the 4th session (27 Oct 2017) to wear for a week.
    • You will attend the second study session at Duke-NUS Medical School one week after the course and return the Actiwatch, as well as, to perform a computerised task and complete a set of questionnaires.
    • Choice of Dates for Second Study Session
      • Either 6 Nov / 7 Nov
      • Choice of 3pm or 7pm for both days (approximately 1-hour long)
  • If you are assigned to the Nov intake of the Mindfulness Foundation Course:
    • You will need to return the Actiwatch at Duke-NUS Medical School on either 4 Oct / 5 Oct
    • You will attend the second study session at Duke-NUS Medical School to collect the Actiwatch to wear for a week, as well as, to perform a computerised task and complete a set of questionnaires.
      • Choice of Dates for Second Study Session
        • 30 Oct / 31 Oct
        • Choice of 3pm or 7pm for both days (approximately 1-hour long)
    • Lastly, you will return the Actiwatch on the first session (7 Nov 2017) of the Mindfulness Foundation Course at Brahm Centre.


Please email necl.dukenus@gmail.com or eric@brahmcentre.com if you have any questions regarding the above study and its requirements.




^ SkillsFuture
- If you’d like to use your SkillsFuture credit to offset the course fee, please register at least 7 days before the course start date so that you can be emailed a supporting document, which you will need for making your claim submission on the SkillsFuture website. (We will NOT be able to issue the supporting document for SkillsFuture claim if you register less than 7 days before the course start date.)

- Log in to the SkillsFuture website http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to submit your claim using your Singpass, and upload the supporting document provided. The last day for submitting your claim is 1 day before the course starts, after which your claim will not be accepted by SkillsFuture.

- To use your SkillsFuture credit for this course, you are responsible for registering for this course at least 7 days before the course starts AND for making your claim submission within the eligible time frame stipulated by SkillsFuture.


* National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
- The NSA subsidy is for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents aged 50 and above on 31 December 2017
- Arrive 30 minutes before class starts to complete the application process.
- Produce proof of NRIC (a copy will be retained for our records) on first day of class.
- Sign the consent of use of personal data by C3A and relevant partners on the first day of class.
- 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 PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE








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