$32 – $160

Simei: Mindfulness Foundation Course - Apr 3-24 (Tue)

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time



Brahm Centre @ Simei

Blk 227, Simei Street 4, #01-50

Singapore, 520227


View Map

Event description


Simei: Mindfulness Foundation Course - Apr 3-24 (Tue)

Learn how to be calmer, more focused and have a more enriching life in our Mindfulness Foundation Course.

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

Date: Apr 3, 10, 17, 24 (Tue)
Time: 3pm-5pm
(Sign up early to enjoy Early Bird Discount)

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 for the study, as well as be available for the other dates for the study sessions listed below!

Limited to 20 per course. Sign-up for this study closes on 25 Mar 2018.

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 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 26 Mar / 27 Mar
      • Choice of 3pm or 7pm for both days (approximately 1-hour long)
  • You will attend the Mindfulness Foundation Course on 3, 10, 17, 24 April 2018:
    • You will attend the 4 sessions of the Mindfulness Foundation Course at Brahm Centre, where you will return the Actiwatch on the 1st session (3 April 2018), and collect the Actiwatch on the 4th session (24 April 2018) 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 2 May 2018 / 3 May 2018
      • Choice of 3pm or 7pm for both days (approximately 1-hour long)

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

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.

^ 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: http://www.skillsfuture.sg/-/media/Initiatives/Files/SFC_UserGuide.pdf

- 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

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.
- Each senior is eligible to receive subsidies for no more than three short courses per institution per calendar year.
- Arrive 30 minutes before class starts to complete the application process.
- Submit a front and back photocopy of your NRIC.
- Sign the form for consent of use of personal data by C3A and relevant partners.
- 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:
- Any deferment of course will require a top up to full rate for early bird registrations.

Share with friends

Date and Time


Brahm Centre @ Simei

Blk 227, Simei Street 4, #01-50

Singapore, 520227


View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved