Novena: Mindfulness Foundation Course - Feb 1 - Feb 22 (Sat)

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Brahm Centre@Novena

71 Irrawaddy Rd Ren Ci Hospital

Novena M2

#03-09, Singapore 329562


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Date: 1/02/2020, 8/02/2020, 15/02/2020, 22/02/2020(Sat) | Time: 10.30am-12.30pm | Venue: Brahm Centre @ Novena| Trainer: Angie Chew

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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 Angie Chew.

A/Prof Angie Chew is the founder and CEO of Brahm Centre - a registered charity dedicated to promoting happier and healthier living. She is a qualified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher and is certified to teach mindfulness to teens and children. She teaches the "An Undefeated Mind" course for students at the National University of Singapore and is also a Ministry of Education registered mindfulness teacher. Angie has conducted mindfulness courses for more than 10,000 people including corporate clients from the financial, healthcare and education sectors. Prior to her joining Brahm Centre, she served in senior positions at Singapore Airlines, Visa International, Accenture, Hewlett-Packard and government agencies.

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 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:

- 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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