Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction by Adj.A/P Angie Chew-NT20231208CorpMBSR

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction by Adj.A/P Angie Chew-NT20231208CorpMBSR


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?

  • 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

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


Sunday, 21 January - 9am-5pm

Brahm Centre @ Tampines


  • 8 weekly Sessions at Brahm Centre @ Newton
  • 1Full-day retreat at Brahm Centre @ Tampines

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

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. Participants have to claim with SFC before the course start date through the SkillsFuture portal, https://www.myskillsfuture.gov.sg/content/portal/en/index.html
  4. Brahm Centre will reimburse the amount that is successfully claimed upon receipt of the funds from SFC.


  • 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.

Trainer Bio:

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.

Price SGD 110.00 - 550.00
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