Venue: #02-13 Cluny Court
Zoe MacDonald from The Fishwives
Zoe is a trained chef with experience in schools, restaurants and catering events. She has recently gained a Masters in Personalised Nutrition from CNELM (Centre of Nutrition Education & Lifestyle Management accredited by Middlesex University, UK), and is currently completing a Nutritional Therapy Practice Diploma and Dietary Educator accreditation.
25 Aug 2017 (Friday) 1.45 pm – 2.30 pm
"Gut-repair and Foods to Heal"
Short talk explaining leaky gut syndrome; how to recognise the symptoms, foods that can aggravate the condition and how to 'heal'. There will also be recipe examples and we explore the benefits of bone broth.
Senior Physiotherapist Calvin Goh from MyPhysio
Calvin currently serves as the Clinical Director at MyPhysio and has worked in outpatient orthopaedics in Los Angeles and SIngapore for the last 17 years. He has been involved in treating professional level athletes from the NBA, ATP Tour, AFL, and Asian Golf Tour. Calvin’s special interest is in sports biomechanics correction and movement deficiencies for repetitive injuries.
25 Aug 2017 (Friday) 2.45 pm – 3.30 pm
"Exercise Exactly – Leg Injury Prevention: Precise & Efficient Stretching"
Stretching before a workout is crucial for improving performance as well as preventing injury. With his extensive experience in the field, Calvin will address the right way to stretch for us to stay away from unnecessary injury.
Dr Cheryl Kam from Mint Medical Centre
Dr Cheryl Kam is a London trained medical doctor with postgraduate training in functional and integrative medicine. She has over 10 years of experience in the UK and in Singapore. She has a focus on fatigue related conditions, and works with patients who are looking to restore mood and hormones naturally.
25 Aug 2017 (Friday) 3.45 pm – 4.30 pm
"How to protect ourselves against stress and fatigue"
Fatigue is known as the 21st century epidemic. Dr Cheryl will be sharing what important nutrient deficiencies and hormone imbalances you need to look for, and how to avoid chronic disease before it hits.
Gwendolyn Thornhill from Yoga Therapy
Gwendolyn Thornhill is a qualified yoga instructor who trained in India, and experienced in studio, group and private classes. She is also certified in coaching prenatal and postnatal students. Gwen's approach centres on the meditative and energy body (chakras), providing clients with long-term physical, mental and emotional benefits.
26 Aug 2017 (Saturday) 10.00 am – 10.45 am
"Basics of meditation and body awareness in yoga"
Yoga is not about twisting and contorting into various poses reserved only for the young and supple. Yoga is a life-long practice for anyone who wishes to enhance their state of being, be it physical (balance & flexibility, injury, aging, weight), mental (cope with stress, anxiety, depression), emotional (fear, anger, frustration) or spiritual (introspection, compassion, purpose). The foundation to this starts with a mindful awareness, from which sparks acceptance, inspiration and change.
Dr Ratheesh CT from EGA Juice Clinic
Dr. Ratheesh is a young and inspired physician who has dedicated his craft to the ancient and traditional medicinal science of Ayurveda. He completed his Masters in Ayurvedic Medicine ( MD ) from SDM College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, and did his Bachelor's ( BAMS ) from Sushrutha Ayurvedic Medical College, Bangalore. He also obtained his Masters ( MSc ) in Nutrition and Food Technology from Madurai Kamraj University, Salem , Master degree ( MSc ) in Yoga and Naturopathy from Vinayaka Mission University, Salem and is a certified Yoga Instructor ( YIC ) from SVYASA deemed University, Bangalore. After 10 years of clinical experience, Dr Ratheesh intends to further his work in bringing about a consciousness to physical as well as mental wellbeing. His expertise in healing from the root cause enables his patients to overcome their lifestyle disorders through positive lifestyle changes. He is associated with several nutrition awareness programs, and is an active participant of various Ayurveda workshops and Seminars including Global Ayurveda Festival and World Ayurveda Congress.
26 Aug 2017 (Saturday) 11.00 am – 11.45 am
"Food as medicine."
How to live long without any disease and medicine.
Dr Sara Delia Menon and Cristina Gonzalez from Alliance Counselling
Sara is a clinical psychologist who is passionate about integrating psychological theory with practice. Her professional background includes over a decade of experience as a psychologist working with children and youth, adult individuals and couples. As a scientist-practitioner, she seeks to maintain a strong research interest and contributes to psychology journals and conferences. Sara is registered with Singapore Psychological Society's Registry of Psychologists and Supervisors (SPS, SRP), and provides assessment and therapy services for adolescents, adults and couples addressing a range of clinical issues. She also works to assist individuals, couples and families who are experiencing interpersonal crises.
Cristina, a member of the Spanish Association of Psychologist, is a psychologist and counsellor that blends her corporate experience with psychological theory and practice. She provides psychotherapy and counselling to individual adults, teenagers, families and couples on a broad range of issues such as behavioural problems, depression, anxiety, trauma, or relationship challenges.
26 Aug 2017 (Saturday) 2.00 pm – 2.45 pm
"Social Anxiety – Myths, Facts and Helpful Tips for Teenagers and Adults"
Learn about some myths and facts surrounding social anxiety, and pick up some tips along the way on how to manage social anxiety in teenagers and adults.
Jacqueline Yu from Basic Essence
Jacqueline is a traditional Tibetan medicine practitioner as well as a yoga teacher. She leads groups on yoga & spiritual retreats around Asia. The co-founder of Basic Essence holistic wellness centre, founded in 1999, currently also sits as president of the Association of Traditional Tibetan Medicine (ATTM), Singapore. The ATTM was founded in 2008 to preserve and promote the ancient healing arts of traditional Tibetan medicine. She is also Sorig Khang International (SKI)’s Ku Nye teacher, conducting training in traditional Tibetan massage and other Tibetan traditional medicine external therapies. A student of Dr. Nida Chenatsang and a practitioner of Yuthok Nyingthig, the spiritual practice of Tibetan medicine, Jacqueline is a guide for Medicine Buddha Healing, Mantra Healing, Nejang and Yuthok Nyingthig retreats.
26 Aug 2017 (Saturday) 3.00 pm – 3.45 pm
"Introduction to Sowa Rigpa, the Tibetan Science of Health & Healing"
Join Jacqueline Yu, Sowa Rigpa practitioner, yoga teacher and the editor of ‘Tibetan Book of Health for an introduction on how to heal body, energy and mind from the perspective of the ancient Himalayan medical tradition. Sowa Rigpa, the Tibetan term for Traditional Tibetan medicine, is one of the oldest healing traditions alive today. It is a holistic system of medicine that approaches the health of an individual at the levels of the body, energy and mind. It aims to prevent illness, cure illness, extend life and cultivate happiness.
In this talk, Jacqueline will give you a short overview of the theory and practice of Sowa Rigpa and guide you on a simple but effective breathing exercise to maintain health and wellness.
Paint your own plates! @ Cluny Court
Center Pottery works with psychologists to combine the science of modern psychology with clay art to create a structured therapeutic curriculum for the general public and mental health patients. Join in the "Paint Your Own Plates"sessions at Cluny Court's Wellness Weekend.
Your plates will be glazed, fired, and food safe! Fee including all materials, so you can just come by with just your creativity!
$45 if you RSVP online.
$50 for walk-ins on the event dates!
Fee including delivery :)