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?
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
Friday, 8 December - 3pm-5.30pm
Friday, 15 December - 3pm-5.30pm
Friday, 22 December - 3pm-5.30pm
Friday, 5 January- 3pm-5.30pm
Friday, 12 January- 3pm-5.30pm
Friday, 19 January- 3pm-5.30pm
Friday, 26 January- 3pm-5.30pm
Friday, 2 February- 3pm-5.30pm
Brahm Centre @ Newton
1 DAY RETREAT
Sunday, 21 January - 9am-5pm
Brahm Centre @ Tampines
All sessions and retreat must be attended to receive a completion certificate
$550 | $110 for seniors eligible for National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy*
*NSA subsidy is for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents aged 50 and above.
Adj. A/Prof Angie 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 the Year 2019”.
She is the first certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher in Singapore conferred by the Mindfulness Center at Brown University School of Public Health, in collaboration with UMASS Memorial Health Care’s Center for Mindfulness. Angie is also a certified Dot-b and Paws-b Mindfulness teacher from the Mindfulness in Schools Project (UK). In addition, she is a Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Course teacher trained by Oxford University Mindfulness Centre.
Angie is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Mindfulness at the National University of Singapore. She has conducted 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 Care, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Community Psychology Hub), education institutions (Ministry of Education, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Hwa Chong Institution, Raffles Institution, NUS High School, Dunman Secondary, Nanyang Girls’ High School, St Anthony's Canossian Secondary) to finance (DBS, OCBC, BOS 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.