Upcoming events

    • 07 Jan 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 23 Dec 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • Wellbeing Innovation Lab, ASPIRE55, #08-34 One Commonwealth, 1 Commonwealth Lane, Singapore 149544
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    Bring your friends and family to our Open House. Observe our strength training workout session or participate in our fitness assessment. Let's makan makan and chit chat :) 

    Programme Highlights

    9am - 10am: Informal introduction to ASPIRE55 and chit chat with our members session I

    10am - 11am: Observe a workout session I

    11:30 - 12:30pm: Observe a workout session II

    12:30pm - 2pm: Complimentary Body Composition Test to find out your key health stats (BMI, Water, Health Age, Fats, Muscles) - Valued at S$150

    2pm - 3pm: Observe a workout session III

    3pm - 4pm: Informal introduction to ASPIRE55 and chit chat with our members session II

    *Come along with friends, family, or on your own. All are welcome. Its just a friendly chat, and a good opportunity for you to let us introduce what we do to your parents or grandparents too. Its an open house, we are more about the conversations and rapport. The exercise will come naturally after. Many of our members never used to exercise or step into a gym before.





    • 20 Oct 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 51 Waterloo Street, #02-04, S187969
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    INTRODUCTION TO ACAPPELLA

    By The A Cappella Society

    20 OCT 2017, FRIDAY @ 1030AM | 51 Waterloo St, #02-04 


    Singapore's leading resource centre for acappella happenings! They view A cappella singing as an art form which cosmopolitan Singaporeans would ultimately find both whetting and fulfilling.

    Apart from being extremely portable and economical, it also encourages each individual to explore a variety of performance techniques which include Singing techniques (pop and contemporary together with classical and musical theatre), Stage Performance, Solo Delivery, Group Ensemble, Arrangement Writing, Composition, Choreography, Vocal Instrumentation, Vocal Percussion, Staging, Sound, Lighting Techniques, Group Management and Concert Management.

    it will be a fun program where we sing together as a group guided by instructor in the basics of A cappella singing.

    Note: Minimum 10 pax to commence

    • 24 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • FOREST ADVENTURE. Bedok Reservoir Park, Bedok Reservoir Rd, 479244
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    Come and join us for an fun thrilling tree high element obstacle course!


    Ready for an adrenaline fueled adventure not to be missed!

    With 44 different obstacles for you to tackle, they are divided into 3 individual loops that include higher platforms, longer crossings, and lots of new challenges such as the pretty gutsy big Tarzan swing. Each loop ends with a great big long zipline that flies over the reservoir!

    The proposed agenda is as follow:

    9.00am  Meet at Bedok Water Venture
    9:30am  Reach Bedok Adventure Forest
    11.00am  Done with the tree top course
    11.30am   Leave Bedok Adventure Forest for lunch
    12.00pm   Lunch at Simpang Bedok


    Minimum 10 pax required for the event.

    Note: Each participant is required to sign the Release of Liability form, which would be provided before the trip or on the day itself.

    • 25 Oct 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Singapore Botanic Gardens
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    SINGAPORE BOTANIC GARDEN

    TYERSALL LEARNING FOREST

    25 Oct 2017 | 0830am - 1100am


    Walking is easy, but finding the motivation to walk regularly can be challenging for some. ASPIRE55 has decided to make walking fun, incorporate exploring a new place, and add the joy of fantastic companionship and led by our trainer. 

    The Learning Forest is located in the new Tyersall-Gallop Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens. It is designed to integrate with the existing 6-hectare Rain Forest to form an enlarged forest habitat.

    The Learning Forest features a network of boardwalks and elevated walkways that allow visitors to explore habitats ranging from a freshwater forest wetland to a lowland rainforest. Visitors can learn about freshwater forest wetland ecosystems at the Keppel Discovery Wetlands and walk amongst a collection of some of the tallest tree species in Southeast Asia at the SPH Walk of Giants. Listen out to the sounds of wildlife such as kingfishers, and see if your eagle eyes are able to spot these magnificent creatures! 

    Walk with ASPIRE55 and walk your way to better health, possibility lower your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. Plus, you can strengthen your bones and muscles and help maintain a healthy weight. 

    Keep moving, stay happy! 

    Difficulty: 1/5 (1 being the easiest, equivalent to walking on flat surface)

    Mandatory gear for the activity:

    • Water bottle
    • Poncho
    • Comfortable walking shoes

    A WhatsApp group chat would be set up to disseminate necessary information about the activity:

    • Meeting point
    • Directions (foot/ car) to meeting point
    • Invitation to join Team ASPIRE55 for breakfast/  lunch/ dinner after the activity

    Minimum 15 pax required for the walk to commence and maximum 20 pax.


    Note: Each participant is required to sign the Release of Liability form, which would be provided before the trip or on the day itself.

    • 01 Nov 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • 22 Keong Saik Road Singapore 089129
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    INTRODUCTION TO SELF-DEFENSE
    By KAPAP ACADEMY SINGAPORE

    Protect yourself wherever you go from the Personal Protect Programme. This event is running for a second time after a great and fruitful session by those who had attended for the first time.



    Ms Qin Yunquan, co-founder of KAPAP Academy, she is KAPAP level 1 instructor, as well as a certified Executive Bodyguard by both Colonel Chaim and Major Avi Nardia. Specializing in ladies and children self defense, Yunquan teaches the use of specially selected bio-mechanics and principles of engagement that are critical for a smaller person to defend against a much larger opponent. In 2016, she became the first lady in Asia to be certified as a Counter Terror Shooting Instructor by the world renowned, Israeli Tactical School (US).

    Kapap is a modern day, street wise, personal protection system originally developed in the 1940s for the Israeli Special Forces and subsequently adapted to the current 'Mordern Kapap'. 

    You will learn how to identify signs of an imminent attack, de-escalate , and resort to non-physical strategies to create opportunities to escape as a first option. Physical strategies that involve simple, easy to learn self defense techniques are only used as last resort.

    You may wish to use your Skillsfuture funds to signup for the programme if you are keen.

    Note: Minimum 15 required to commence.

    • 06 Nov 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • 97L Lor Tawas, Singapore 639824
    • 17
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    Ever wondered how your clay pots are produced? 



    Clay pots (or functional vessels) are made by hand, out of clay that must be fired. The art of pottery making is not as easy as it sounds - it requires the right combination of water and clay in order for it to become and glass-like upon heating to high temperatures. Nonetheless, pottery making is said to be fun and therapeutic!

    Join us for this fun activity and bring home a specially crafted designer piece for yourself.


    Itinerary:

    • Meeting time: 245pm @ Jalan Bahar Clay Studios
    • Introduction to the Dragon Kiln and pottery
    • Walk-through of the Dragon Kiln (if there is no firing taking place)
    • Introduction of the basic techniques of hand-building, followed by a live demonstration by professional instructors.
    • Live demonstration of hand-building an art-piece
    • Hands-on session
    • Glazing session
    • Live demonstration of the potter’s wheel
    • End of session – free & easy shopping!

    Getting to Jalan Bahar Clay Studios, 97L lor Tawas:

    1. Nearest access by public transport is by bus #172 or #199 from Boon Lay Interchange - alight near CleanTech Loop
    2. Those driving can park for free at the vicinity
    We can also arrange for a return transfer service from ASPIRE55 to Jalan Bahar Clay Studios for $12.
    • 07 Nov 2017
    • 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
    • ASPIRE55 Commonwealth - 1 Commonwealth Lane, #08-34, S149544
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    "WHAT IS ADVANCE CARE PLANNING?"

    By Mr Mansor, Singapore General Hospital

    31 Oct 2017, Wednesday | 1245pm | ASPIRE55 Commonwealth

    Mansor entered the social work and counselling sector in 2006 and worked with low-income families with young children.  In 2008, he transited to the school system and became a school counselor, specializing in assisting students with emotional and behavioral issues.  After more than 6 years of service, he decided to join Singapore General Hospital (SGH) in 2015 as a Programme Coordinator for Advance Care Planning (ACP).  He works alongside multi-professional healthcare providers to facilitate advance care planning conversations for patients and their loved ones.  Mansor also sits in the SGH ACP Communication committee to coordinate outreach efforts within and outside of the hospital.  Mansor has provided numerous talks and training on Advance Care Planning for patients and healthcare providers in SGH and external organisations.

    Content includes:

    • What is Advance Care Planning (ACP)?
    • Benefits of ACP
    • Understanding ACP as an complementary process to other legal forms such as Advance Medical Directive, Lasting Power of Attorney and Will.
    • How to start your own ACP?
    • Short sharing about Human Organ Transplant Act (HOTA) and The Medical (Therapy, Education and Research) Act (MTERA)

    RSVP soon to avoid disappointment!
    • 08 Nov 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • 30 Venus Drive, Singapore 573858
    • 10
    Register

    JOIN US FOR THE WINDSOR NATURE WALK!

    Walking is easy, but finding the motivation to walk regularly can be challenging for some. ASPIRE55 has decided to make walking fun, incorporate exploring a new place, and add the joy of fantastic companionship and led by our trainer. 


    Walk with ASPIRE55 and walk your way to better health, possibility lower your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. Plus, you can strengthen your bones and muscles and help maintain a healthy weight. 

    Keep moving, stay happy! 

    Difficulty: 1.5/5 Boardwalks and off road trails 

    Mandatory gear for the activity:

    • Water bottle
    • Poncho
    • Hiking shoes/ good sturdy walking shoes

    A WhatsApp group chat would be set up to disseminate necessary information about the activity:

    • Meeting point
    • Directions (foot/ car) to meeting point
    • Invitation to join Team ASPIRE55 for breakfast after the walk

    Minimum 10 pax required for the walk.


    Note: Each participant is required to sign the Release of Liability form, which would be provided before the trip or on the day itself.


    • 10 Nov 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 261 Waterloo Street, #01-12, Waterloo Centre, Singapore 180261
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    JOIN US FOR A HEART PUMPING INDOOR CARDIO WORKOUT! 

    POUND!

    Pound is a group fitness workout that uses lightly weighted drumsticks and music to turn exercising into a high-octane, super-fun activity. You won’t be just chilling to music – you’ll actively be part of the bass, rhythm, and snare in this exciting total-body fitness programme.

    The 45 minutes workout combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates inspired movements to give you an effective and functional shredding session.

    And it’s not just about getting fit. POUND® is all about letting loose, getting your vibe on, and riding on the high energy wave – the philosophy is all about having fun and rocking out while getting sweaty and keeping fit.

    POUND® is suitable for all fitness levels, all music levels, and all energy levels. Just join in and have fun!

    Benefits include:

    • Burn up to 900 calories per hour!
    • Tone and strengthen muscles through the entire body, and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer physique – all while rocking out to your favourite music!
    • Improve your coordination, rhythm, and timing.
    • Increase your agility, endurance, and speed.
    • Get more musical!
    • Cinch the waistline, slim the thighs, and strengthen connective tissue and core muscles
    • Numerous studies have proven the powerful brain boosting, stress-relieving effects of drumming. The rhythm of drumming permeates the entire brain to improve focus, increase higher-level thinking and decision-making skills, boost the immune system, lower blood pressure, decrease chronic pain, anxiety, and fatigue.

    Meeting point: ASPIRE55 STERLING - 51 Waterloo Street, #01-06, S187969
    Meeting time: 10am
    Attire: Anything you are most comfortable in (ie. sports/ gym attire), with sneakers or sports shoes
    Things to bring: water, change of clothes (changing rooms available)

    Note: Minimum 10 pax to commence.
    • 15 Nov 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Kallang River @ Bishan - Ang Mo Kio Park
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    ASPIRE55 GUIDED WALK

    By Public Utilities Board

    Join us to learn about Singapore Water Story and appreciate Singapore's water management.


    Programme outline as follows:

    • Learn about water sustainability and the Four National Taps including the water cycle and water treatment processes
    • Learn about the concept of ABC Waters Programme and ABC Waters design features
    • Gain insights into the unique bioengineering techniques put in place to transform a concrete canal into a naturalised river at Bishan - Ang Mo Kio Park
    • Get your feet wet as you explore aquatic life in the water, by the water and around the water
    • "7 Good Water Saving Habits" Workout


    Difficulty: 1/5 (1 being the easiest, equivalent to walking on flat surface)

    Mandatory gear for the activity:

    • Water bottle
    • Poncho
    • Good sturdy walking shoes

    A WhatsApp group chat would be set up to disseminate necessary information about the activity:

    • Meeting point
    • Directions (foot/ car) to meeting point
    • Invitation to join Team ASPIRE55 for breakfast after the walk

    Minimum 30 pax required for the walk to commence.

    Note: Each participant is required to sign the Release of Liability form, which would be provided before the trip or on the day itself.

    • 23 Nov 2017
    • 28 Nov 2017
    • Okinawa, Japan
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    6 Days 5 Nights: Okinawa Japan Longevity Experience Tour 2016

    Programme Highlights: Engage in a unique tour of lifestyle experiences of the people of Okinawa. Eat and live like the locals and learn valuable knowledge on longevity. 

    You might already be familiar with Blue Zones: five specific places in the world where people are living considerably longer, healthier and happier lives. In 2004 National Geographic Fellow and New York Times bestselling author Dan Buettner teamed up with National Geographic and some of the world's top longevity researchers to identify the parts of the world where people are living significantly longer lives. (Source: http://longevity.about.com/od/healthyagingandlongevity/a/okinawan_aging.htm)

    This tour is limited to 12 Pax and will be conducted in English. One ASPIRE55 Staff will accompany every 10 pax. Guests of Gold Members welcome. Min 10 pax to commence.

     
     
    For those frequent tour travellers, we pledge the following benefits of joining us instead:

    1) We will not switch hotels daily and be on an endless bus hop on and hop off crusade. 

    2) Our programme starts at 9am daily. What's a holiday if you have to wake up at 6am daily to hop on a bus.

    3) When we provide you with a free and easy day, we will also provide you with recommended food, sights and shopping options.

    4) Accomodation will be 3.5 star to 4.5 star. We strive for affordable luxury.

    5) We will plan for adequate rest stops along the way for toliet and medication breaks.

    6) Health, wellbeing and learning opportunities to learn local culture, participate in local health activities and also to learn local cuisine and make new friends

    Click here for the programme brochure.


    For more information, email janice@aspire55.com

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