Susan Tan

Mindfulness Teacher

Research InterestsEfficacy of mindfulness on dementia prevention and management, Efficacy of mindfulness on volition and life choices and the impact on chronic disease prevention and management


Susan Tan founded ECI Consulting Holdings Pte Ltd to promote happiness and health to individuals and corporations by incorporating mindfulness principles in her health coaching and wellness promotion workshop. She has been a mindfulness practitioner for over 25 years.
She conducts mindfulness-based wellness promotion programs and motivational interviewing skills for lifestyle change conversations between healthcare providers and patients for corporate clients, schools, and community organisations. Clients include NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Ministry of Health Holdings, Singapore Health Services, National Healthcare Group, Alexandra Health System, Jurong Health Services, National University Health Services, and Centre for Seniors, just to name a few.

Erin Lee

Mindfulness Teacher

Research Interests: Applications and efficacy of MBSR, Mindfulness for ageing population, Mindfulness for caregivers, Mindfulness for educators, Mindfulness for youths and emerging adults, Mindfulness in tertiary education, Informal Mindfulness


Founder and Mindfulness Coach of Mindful Moments Singapore, Erin is a mindfulness practitioner and advocate of mindfulness as a way of life. It is her personal vision to help more and more people acquire mindfulness skills and incorporate mindfulness practice into their daily lives to improve their well-being. She runs the 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program, and has conducted mindfulness training for institutions and organizations such as ITE College West, National University of Singapore, KK Hospital, Economic Development Board, Clarins, Duke-NUS Medical School, Autodesk, Ministry of Communications and Information, Chinese Development Assistance Council, and Sentosa Development Corporation.

Erin is a Certified MBSR Teacher as recognized by the Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute (MBPTI) at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) Center for Mindfulness. Erin has completed the UCSD School of Medicine’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Training Intensive as well as Advanced Teacher Training Intensive for MBSR and MBCT Teachers in California. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Science degree in Studies in Mindfulness with University of Aberdeen, UK. Erin is trained to teach the .b mindfulness program to teenagers and young adults as recognized by the Mindfulness in Schools Project. Erin is also an experienced polytechnic lecturer, and has a background in public relations and communications.

Kathirasan K

Mindfulness Teacher, Researcher

Research Interests
Happiness, Performance & Productivity, Self-Awareness, Stress Reduction

Kathirasan K (Kathir) is the Author of the book, Mindfulness in 8 Days. He is currently the Director of the Centre for Mindfulness (Singapore). An established mindfulness teacher and practitioner, with a background in Yoga, Philosophy, Organizational Development, Leadership and Education. Kathir has been teaching contemplative practices and philosophy for more than a decade..

Kathir has the unique ability to integrate psychology, mindfulness and Yoga to provide a holistic experience for learners. He has the ability to contextualise Mindfulness in the areas of education, teaching, learning, personal development, leadership, coaching, counselling, career development and stress management.


Lim Chun Jie, Eric

Mindfulness Teacher, Psychologist

Research Interests
Perceived Stress Levels, Mental Well-being, Sleep Quality, Mindfulness for working adults, parents, youth and children

Eric is a Mindfulness Psychologist at Brahm Centre. He spearheads the curriculum development and research efforts of the mindfulness programmes. He is a certified .b and Paws b teacher from the Mindfulness in Schools Project (UK), and conducts both courses for children and youths at Brahm Centre and in schools. He has most recently completed the practicum in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) from the Centre For Mindfulness (CFM) University of Massachusetts Medical School. He has worked with children, youths, parents, young adults and caregivers in conducting mindfulness talks and workshops. Organisations include Singapore Management University, School of the Arts, Hwa Chong Institution, Nanyang Girls High School, Nanyang Polytechnic, Asian Civilization Museum.

Shirley Tan

Mindfulness Teacher

Research Interests: Social Emotional Learning and Literacy, Student Agency, Student Development, Teacher efficacy


In the education field for 39 years prior to retiring in October 2015. I was a member of the senior management team of a top girls’ school for 15 of the 39 years. As a teacher and head of department I was responsible for the disciplines of English Language, Literature and Philosophy. As a deputy principal I had oversight of academic matters of the school as well as strategic partnership. I have written and presented papers at various conferences in Singapore and overseas on philosophy for children, critical thinking, school reform. I have recently been certified as a .b Mindfulness in School curriculum trainer.

The Mindful Revolution – The film


The film, “The Mindful Revolution”, will be screened at the upcoming THIS (Thus Have I Seen) Buddhist Film Festival.

The international trailer for the film “Walk With Me” has just been released. “‘Walk With Me’ is a meditative and intimate insight into a community of Buddhist monks and nuns who have given up all their possessions, left their homes and parted with their life savings for one common purpose – to practice of the art of mindfulness and the teachings of the world-renowned Zen Buddhist Master, Thich Nhat Hanh.” Watch the trailer on YouTube  and visit the film website:

Click here for more details about the film festival.