SMU Mindfulness Talk " Mindfulness as a Foundation for Health"
From Ching Chen CHANG on April 2nd, 2018
In this session, Vidyamala Burch, co-founder of Breathworks and
leading international expert on mindfulness for health and well-being, will
introduce key ways mindfulness can help build a foundation for health,
well-being and resilience. She will cover:
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Originally from New Zealand, Vidyamala sustained life-changing spinal injuries in her teens. Over 30 years ago she started exploring mindfulness and meditation to help her manage her pain and disability and she has been a dedicated practitioner since that time. In 2001 she co-founded Breathworks, an internationally successful organisation dedicated to offering mindfulness and compassion to people suffering from pain, illness and stress.
Sona has practised and taught mindfulness, meditation and related disciplines around the world for over thirty years in a number of roles. In 2001 he co-founded Breathworks, an internationally successful organisation dedicated to offering mindfulness and compassion to people suffering from pain, illness and stress.
Professor Christopher Cheng graduated from Singapore University in 1982 and obtained his FRCS(Surg) in 1986, and FAMS (Urology) in 1993. He was the first urologist from Singapore to be fellowship certified in Uro-oncology at the Mayo Clinic in 1992. He is currently Senior Consultant, Department of Urology, Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Chief Executive Officer of Sengkang Health.
Jochen is the Director of the Mindfulness Initiative @ SMU and an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University. His research focuses on judgement and decision making in organisations, and the role of mindfulness in organisational contexts such as leadership.
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