OTHER PROGRAMMES

Interest Group: Sudoku

A “brain” puzzle that requires cognitive skills, spotting patterns, quick decision making and logical reasoning. Join regular sessions to keep your mind active

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 2-3 PM
Price: $12 (per month); $4 (per session)

Support Group: Menopause Personal Counselling

Menopause is part of a woman’s natural ageing process. Rather than creating a wall of silence around it and trying to cope on your own, it is important to talk about it & find support.

Date: Every Tuesday (By appointment)
Time: 7.00pm – 8.00pm
Price: $12 (client); $18 (Non-client)
T&C To book 1 week in advance

Tour: #futuretogether + Floral Fantasy @ Gardens by the Bay

Take a peek into the #futuretogether – an immersive art exhibition jointly presented by Gardens by the Bay and GIC, art by teamLab, in support of the Singapore Bicentennial. Enjoy a special preview of the indoor exhibits before it opens to the public.

Includes Floral Fantasy (worth $12/-)

It is the latest thematic attraction where flowers, artistry and technology come together to create a dream-like, fantastical experience for visitors. It comprises four diverse garden
landscapes, each showcasing a different concept, as well as a 4D ride. 

Date: 18 December 2019, Wednesday
Time: 8.15am – 1.00pm
Price: $10 (client); $12(Non-client)
T&C Limited Seats (max 44 seats)

*Male family members and children are welcome

Workshop: Vocal Coaching Intro Class
— By Peter Tan (陈彼得)

Aspire to be a songstress? Get your vocal analysis from a veteran singer in this one-day trial class. Learn aspects of your singing that can be improved upon and get a deeper understanding of pitch in the art of singing. For the class, you are to prepare a song to sing for the coach (with or without music).

Stand a chance to be one of the lucky three who will receive a free CD of his to take home.

About the trainer: Peter Tan

A celebrity judge, vocal instructor and founder of The Music Clinic Private Limited, has more than 12 years of teaching experience and a singing career that spans over 20 years. Local and regional artistes who have come under his wing include celebrities such as Stefanie Sun, Yong Er, Kelly Poon, Jocie Kok, Jones Ong, Felicia Chin and Fiona Xie. Besides being a celebrity vocal coach and a renowned performing artist, Peter is heavily involved in music production works. He has sung numerous commercial jingles, cover albums and has also been a back-up singer for prominent regional artists’ album production and live concerts includes David Tao.

Date: 16 December 2019, Monday
Time: 7.00—8.30pm
Venue: Bishan Junction 8,
Office Tower, #05-01 WINGS office
Price: $48 (Client); $60 (Non-Client)

Workshop: Intro to Creative Writing — By Writing Through

Join us for a 1.5 hour session where you will experience the unique techniques of Writing Through, the award-winning program which helps you develop your personal voice through creative writing.
Experience the challenge and fun of writing a poem together with like-minded peers. Unlock your creativity. Find the best words to express your personal thoughts. This is a precursor to a full 5-session course to be run in January 2020.

About the trainer: By Writing Through

Lead by a specially trained Facilitator and supported by multiple trained Shadows. Using a Tell-Show-Do-Apply approach, the Facilitator tells about knowledge/skill, demonstrates activity, leads the group through a practice, and then has class apply skills to create poem or story. This is an experiential learning methodology which includes instruction, group work – including group discussions, individual work, and one-on-one coaching. Shadows support Facilitator and assist with one-on-one coaching.

Minimum Qualifications for a Writing Through Facilitator of this course:
– Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science
– Successful completion of Writing Through Orientation Training
– Experience having previously facilitated at least one Writing Through Workshop
– Mastery of Writing Through instructional materials
– Mastery of Writing Through methodology and techniques

Date: 19 December 2019, Thursday
Time: 2.00 – 5.00pm
Venue: Bishan Junction 8,
Office Tower, #05-01 WINGS office
Price: $15(Client); $25 (Non-Client)

CANCELLED

Workshop: Google Photos — By Ming Yang

Love taking photos? Not enough storage? Google Photos have got you covered. Sign up for this course and learn how to do the following:
– Taking photos
– Simple editing with filters
– Use of popular messaging platforms to share photos
– Saving photos automatically with Google Photos

Pre-requisites:
• Knowledge in connecting to Wi-Fi
• Possess an existing Gmail account
Please bring your own smart phone device to the workshop.

About the trainer: Ming Yang

Ming Yang is the Director of V-Campus, an education services company that works with Stanford University to organize summer camps in Singapore and other countries in the region. As a technology enthusiast, he has led the automation of many work processes in the company.

Though smartphones have become increasingly popular in recent years, Ming Yang picked up his first, a HTC Windows smartphone, in 2006 and has never looked back since.

Date: 16 January 2020, Thursday
Time: 2.00pm- 3.00pm
Venue: Bishan Junction 8,
Office Tower, #05-01 WINGS office
Price: $10(Client); $14 (Non-Client)

Workshop: Bone Building Clinic — By ProAge

Based on the World Health Organization (WHO), the approximate worldwide prevalence of osteoporosis in women between 50-59 years of age is 4%. The incidence increases with age to 8% between 60 and 69 years, increases further to 25% between 70-79 years and up to 48% at 80 years and above. Studies have shown that multi-modal exercise is beneficial in maintaining bone density in post-menopausal women.

In this impactful bone building clinic, one will learn about:
1. Osteoporosis and how it is related to menopause
2. One’s bone health from using a Bone Assessment Tool
3. Risks assessments using the OSTA (Osteoporosis Self-Assessment Tool) and Weight measurements
4. Weight bearing exercises and Resistance exercises to improve bone health
5. Basic Nutritional advise for building stronger bones

About the trainer: Luke Manimaran Degarajoo

Luke Manimaran (Physiotherapist)
Masters in Gerontology, Grad Dip in Gerontology, BSc Physiotherapy, Dip in Physiotherapy, ACSM Health Fitness Instructor

With more than 19 years of experience of clinical practice, Luke has trained and taught students as well as helping many of his clients manage and reduce pain. His passion is in making a difference to the lives of his clients through impartation of his knowledge and skills to them. Luke has worked in Tan Tock Seng Hospital as a senior physiotherapist and was involved in medical, orthopaedic, rehabilitation and intensive care units.

In his current job, he has been actively involved in designing senior-friendly exercise programs and also conducting the classes to promote fitness for seniors in a safe way to reverse frailty.

Date: 17 January 2020, Friday
Time: 2.30pm – 4.00pm
Venue: Bishan Junction 8,
Office Tower, #05-01 WINGS office
Price: $30(Client); $42 (Non-Client)

Workshop: Proneurobics Brain Enhancement Workshop
— By ProAge

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the estimated proportion of the general population aged 60 and over with dementia at a given time is between 5-8%. While biological factors are harder to control, there are many other powerful lifestyle changes that one can adopt to reverse cognitive decline. In this workshop, participants will explore the below 6 powerful pillars of brain health that can help sustain good cognitive function into old age:
1. Regular exercise,
2. Healthy diet,
3. Mental stimulation,
4. Quality sleep,
5. Stress management,
6. An active social life

Learn to maximize and integrate good brain enhancement techniques into your daily lifestyle to strengthen neural connections for a healthier, hardier brain!

About the trainer: Darwina Azmi

Darwina Binte Azmi (Psychologist)
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Certified Mental Health Aider (Seniors)
Certified Facilitator for ACP and PPC

Darwina is a Psychologist who believes in the importance of having a healthy and balanced state of mind. She has clinical experience with seniors facing Schizophrenia, Depression and Anxiety in a Nursing Home and has designed Rehabilitation Programmes based on Symptom(s) Prevention & Management, frequent Social Exposure and Community Re-integration.

As part of the multi-disciplinary team in ProAge, Darwina is dedicated in developing and facilitating mental wellness programmes for seniors and the community. She has a special interest in Mindfulness and hope to include elements of Self Love and Self-Acceptance in all her programmes.

Date: 21 February 2020, Friday
Time: 2.00pm – 5.30pm
Venue: Bishan Junction 8,
Office Tower, #05-01 WINGS office
Price: $60(Client); $78 (Non-Client)

Arts & Crafts: Balloon Sculpting

Date: Every 2nd Wednesday of the month
Time: 2.00 pm—4.00 pm
Venue: WINGS
Cost: $5 (Client); $8 (Non-client)

Note: the programme is not available in December 2019 and January 2020 

Arts & Crafts: Dried Flowers Bouquet Arrangement Workshop — By Yulliana

Don’t you love to have colourful flowers to brighten your living or work space but feels sad when they wither and die? Dried flowers are a perfect alternative because they allow you to enjoy a beautiful arrangement of flowers for many years into the future. They offer the versatility to be displayed anywhere you wish, and make for timeless gifts to loved ones! All materials provided.

About the trainer: Yulliana

Yulliana is a certified florist under Yamano Florist & Ikebana School with 3 years of experience in retail and floral arrangements. She’s currently running her own online Instagram floral business.

Date: 10 February 2020, Monday
Time: 2.00 – 3.00pm
Venue: Bishan Junction 8,
Office Tower, #05-01 WINGS office
Price: $30(Client); $42 (Non-Client)

Arts & Crafts: DIY Eternal Rose Bag Charm — By Yulliana

Fancy an exquisite accessory to add personality to your bags? Our classic rainbow flower charms in an acrylic ball are the perfect fit to give your bag a chic makeover! With minimal care, you can enjoy the preserved flower for a long time. Sign up now to create your own bag charm featuring rainbow preserved rose

About the trainer: Yulliana

Yulliana is a certified florist under Yamano Florist & Ikebana School with 3 years of experience in retail and floral arrangements. She’s currently running her own online Instagram floral business.

Date: TBC 2020
Time: TBC
Venue: Bishan Junction 8,
Office Tower, #05-01 WINGS office
Price: $28(Client); $35 (Non-Client)