mindfulness foundation course

Target audience:
• People who have little or no knowledge of mindfulness and wish to learn more to enjoy a happier life
• Attendance at all 4 sessions is expected, with a recommended duration of at least 15 minutes of daily practice

Duration: 2 hours per session x 4 sessions

You will learn how to train the mind to purposefully pay attention to the present moment, without judging the experience. You will be introduced to the connection between the mind and the body, explore the habits of the mind, investigate stress triggers and one’s reactivity, understand anxiety and its impact. You will also learn how to cultivate kindness towards yourself and others.

• Greater awareness of the body and mind
• Improved sleep quality
• Reduction of stress and anxiety
• A more positive mindset
• Enhancement of relationships

What will you learn?
Session 1: Introduction to Mindfulness
Session 2: Be Right Where You Are
Session 3: Our Storytelling Minds
Session 4: Cultivating Kindness

What is included?
• Guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices (choice of sitting on a chair or cushion)
• Group dialogue and discussions
• Daily mindfulness assignments
• Downloadable daily practice audio files

Course fee:
• $160
($32 for eligible seniors under the National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy)
* NSA subsidy eligibility: Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident 50 years and above (in year of conducted course)

SkillsFuture Credit may be applied towards this course.