9 Meditation Classes in S’pore to ‘Unthink’ Your Stresses Away

March is a pretty hectic month, all things considered – we’re all just settling properly in to the year, it’s almost time to wrap up the first quarter, and there aren’t even any public holidays!

If you’re just about to crumble under the weight of it all, don’t forget to indulge in some self care. First up on your to-do list? Mindfulness and meditation. Look no further than BeScene for a wide selection of meditation classes, so you can effortlessly get back in the zone.

1) Forest Bathing Wellness

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Forest bathing is the act of intentionally wandering through lush greenery in order to immerse yourself in nature and form a deeper connection with yourself, others, and everything around you. Did you know that forest bathing has been found to improve mental clarity, increase body immune functions, and lower stress levels? There are plenty more health benefits to it, so register yourself for a day of being one with Mother Nature and discover them for yourself!

Forest Bathing Wellness
Date: 30 March 2019
Time: 4:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Venue: Botanic Gardens
Price: $65

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2) Mindfulness Meditation

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If you would like to achieve a true zen state, but don’t know where to begin, start with mindfulness meditation. This guided session held at Singapore’s first urban zen sanctuary tailors each round of meditation to the participants’ energy. Simply attend even a single session and reap the benefits of relaxation and emotional freedom!

Mindfulness Meditation
Date: 13 March 2019
Time: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: The Hermitage – Zen In The City, 19a Joo Chiat Pl Geylang
Price: $22

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3) Medicine Buddha Ultimate Healing Retreat in Penang

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Fancy going on a short holiday and improving your wellness at the same time? This retreat is held at a rich green sanctuary that offers five days of courses based on Tibetan Medical Text. Spiritual, ‘magical’, and rational healing practices meet to achieve a harmonious balance, where you can be sure to feel refreshed, relaxed, and healthier – both mentally and physically.

Medicine Buddha Ultimate Healing Retreat In Penang
Date: 27 Apr 2019 – 01 May 2019
Time: All day
Venue: Penang Bodhi Heart Sanctuary
Price: $411.99 – $821.99

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4) Chakra Balancing with Crystal Singing Bowls

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Yogis everywhere have used singing bowls for decades due to their vibrational sound healing, and they have the power to work directly with vibrational energy in order to heal the body at a deeper level. In this session, have your chakras cleansed and balanced by host Jaslyn, using her collection of alchemy singing bowls.

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Chakra Balancing with Crystal Singing Bowls
Date: 16 March 2019
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
Venue: 37 Tembeling Rd Geylang
Price: $30

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5) Lunchtime Reiki Share

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Great for beginners of reiki healing, this lunchtime session is perfect when you’re feeling burned out in the middle of the work day. You can expect to get into small groups of 3 in an experiential session and a casual atmosphere of friendship and positive energy. When reiki is shared, you’ll get to feel deeper healing as well as create new bonds!

Lunchtime Reiki Share
Date: 12 March 2019
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Venue: 37 Tembeling Rd Geylang
Price: $10

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6) Tackling the “3-Highs” with TCM

A significant part of our wellness in Asian culture lies in the belief of Traditional Chinese Medicine, which encompasses the medical forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage, exercise, and dietary therapy. Learn how to tackle the 3-highs of heart disease, stroke, and cancer with TCM practices in this 2-hour interactive workshop. Psst – first 30 signups enjoy an exclusive wellness goodie bag!

Tackling the “3-Highs” with TCM
Date: 16 March 2019
Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: Mahota Commune
Price: $18

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7) Japanese Pastel Nagomi Art Lunchtime Workshop

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A painting session during lunchtime? Sign us right up! Explore the use of Japanese pastels in this 1-hour lunchtime workshop to find some calm and relaxation in between toiling over spreadsheets. All materials are provided, so you simply have to turn up with ounces of creativity, and then leave with a centered mind – and your masterpiece!

Japanese Pastel Nagomi Art Lunchtime Workshop
Date: 21 March 2019
Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Venue: Somewhere Up There, 30A Seah St
Price: $25

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8) Sunday Morning Walk (Architecture, Riverside and Heritage)

 

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What’s better than a tranquil walk on a quiet Sunday morning to recenter yourself? Actually getting to learn something new about your surroundings and the place you call home! Sign up for a meditative guided tour to discover the hidden gems of Jalan Besar, Kallang Riverside Park, or olden-day Singapore buildings. Best of all? It’s completely free, and you get a small snack and juice after the tour.

Sunday Morning Walk (Architecture, Riverside and Heritage)
Date: 17 March 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Venue: Mahota Commune
Price: Free

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9) True Nature: Forest Bathing X Women’s Circle

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It won’t be too late to celebrate International Women’s Day! Another forest bathing event hosted by Xiu Nature Connections brings you with fellow empowered women so you can feel the enchanting effects of nature. Experienced facilitators Youmin and Desiree will guide you to contemplation and reflection as you reconnect with the world around you.

True Nature: Forest Bathing X Women’s Circle
Date: 31 March 2019
Time: 4:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens
Price: $88.12 – $154.74

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Now, that wasn’t so hard, was it? You’re ready to conquer the week with a clear mind and positive thoughts, taking April on like the champ that you are!

This article originally appeared on BeScene SG.