Upcoming events

    • 05 Dec 2016
    • 30 Sep 2017
    • Please indicate your preferred location

    Register your Interest for 4 weeks programme on Strength and Balance Training for Older Adults (above 50 years old) 


    Special Rate for PAssion Silver cardholders: S$50 per pax (U.P. S$100)

    Register your interest and choose your preferred park location: Pasir Ris, Punggol, Serangoon, Katong, Siglap, Bukit Timah, Marine Parade, West Coast etc.   

    Terms and Condition:

    • Once a week 1 hour per session
    • Minimum 15 pax per session to start a session
    • ASPIRE55 team will contact you once we have sufficient participants to start the programme, per location.
    • Please quote the PAssion promo code to enjoy the discounted rate

    • 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

    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.





    • 31 Jul 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • ASPIRE55 Sterling, 51 Waterloo St, #01-06, Singapore 187969
    • 12

    Bringing Pilates to the People

    An Introductory


    Ai Lin graduated with a Degree in Exercise and Sports Science from Edith Cowan University. She is also a certified Pilates Instructor with over 18 years of experience teaching exercise to people from all walks of fitness. In addition she is a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a Senior Fitness Specialist with international organizations. 

    She is a passionate advocate for the Pilates Method of exercise and integrates this method into many of her exercise programs, having seen it benefit and improve core strength, movement quality and function. She is a strong advocate for exercising into one’s silver years and has been involved in falls prevention and strength conditioning for seniors, and hopes to be able to share and touch lives through her work.

    Workshop objective: to introduce and share information on the Pilates Method, and its central principles. The workshop will utilise small props for feedback, balance enhancement and to increase connectivity in the body. In addition, the workshop will teach good breathing mechanics, all through a fun and interactive experiential class. At the end of the workshop, you would have learnt more about how to sit, stand and move in a more efficient manner, and appreciate the benefits of Pilates for connecting breath and core.

    The 60-mins workshop will be broken into a 10-mins presentation to introduce to Pilates and 45-mins practical session (5-mins buffer for Q&A inbetween). Hence, come in your comfortable attire for the practical session.


    Please note that this workshop requires 10 pax to commence.

    • 03 Aug 2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • Labrador Nature Reserve
    • 9

    JOIN US THE LABRADOR 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: TBC (1 being the easiest, equivalent to walking on flat surface)

    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/  lunch/ dinner after the activity

    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.



    • 08 Aug 2017
    • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • ASPIRE55 Commonwealth - 1 Commonwealth Lane, #08-34, One Commonwealth, S149544

    ASPIRE55 Signature Potluck: National Day

    8 Aug 2017 (Tue), 1230pm - 230pm


    Mark your calendar, we are celebrating National Day!

    Who would miss the chance of having home cooked food or even Live Kitchen Demo by Janice Chia (Chilled Crabs)? We love our family makan sessions!

    Everyone is welcomed to bring a small dish to share. Home chefs are strongly encouraged.

    Dresscode: Colors of Singapore Flag

    Free for all Gold Members & family / friends

    • 11 Aug 2017
    • 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
    • ASPIRE55 Commonwealth, 1 Commonwealth Lane. #08-34, S149544

    ASPIRE55 Lunch Hour Talk

    Advantages of Deploying Internal and External Therapies in Pain Management among the Elderly Population (中医老年痛症的内外合治疗法优势)

    Ju Ying is a graduate of Liaoning Academy of TCM in China and a visiting scholar to University of Tsukuba in Tokyo, Ju Ying has 38 years of experience in TCM practice and owns his private practice in Dandong, Liaoning. Prior to private practice, he worked as a TCM doctor at the TCM Hospital of Dandong and studied under the renowned TCM scholar, Doctor Jiao Shu De of China-Japan Friendship Hospital in Beijing.

    Ju Ying will cover the following contents:

    1. The Pathogenesis of Geriatric Aches and Pain
    2. Types of Geriatric Aches and Pain
    3. Internal and external therapies for treating Geriatric Aches and Pain
    4. Sample Cases of TCM’s Advantages in Treating Geriatric Aches and Pain
    1. 老年痛症的发病原理
    2. 老年痛症的分类
    3. 老年痛症的内治与外治
    4. 鞠颖中医对于老年痛症的优势疗法举隅
    • 14 Aug 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • 97L Lor Tawas, Singapore 639824
    • 12

    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.
    • 16 Aug 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • 30 Venus Drive, Singapore 573858
    • 9

    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.


    • 18 Aug 2017
    • 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
    • ASPIRE55 STERLING 51 Waterloo St #01-06 S187969

    ASPIRE55 Lunch-hour Talk

    "The Fascinating World of Gems"

    Date: 18 August 2017

    Time: 1245pm - 130pm

    Venue: 51 Waterloo St #01-06 S187969

    Tanja is an award winning jewellery designer with more than 3 decades of experience educating the jewellery industry across 4 continents. Dean and founder of JDMIS, Tanja works with aspiring artisans as well as top jewellery brand team members to help them achieve brilliance in their careers. Tanja is responsible for all academic matters at the school, including curriculum development and academic staff management.

    Contents for this talk as follow:

    • Learn about a variety of beautiful natural minerals and how gemologists analyze and classify them
    • The differences between natural and synthetic diamonds
    • Identify the different quality factors of pearls and how they affect price

    More details of the talk can be found here.

    • 23 Aug 2017
    • 3:30 PM
    • 22 Keong Saik Road Singapore 089129

    PERSONAL PROTECT PROGRAMME

    Learn to protect yourself wherever you go from the Personal Protect Programme by KAPAP Singapore.



    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'. 

    A combination of the Kapap principles such as balance displacement, push-pull, 2 points of contact, upper and lowr body control with Gracie/Brazillian Jiu-jitsu that allows smaller individual to controal a stronger and bigger opponent by harnessing the force of leverage.

    A 45 minutes talk regarding personal protect will be held, followed by an hour of practical programme.

    Minimum 15 required to commence.

    • 26 Aug 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Free Commune @ One Commonwealth 1 Commonwealth Lane, #02-01

    Seminar: Reconnecting Your Senses 2017

    Reconnecting Your Senses 2017 is a half-day programme that aims to bring together people from all walks of life to share and gain a new perspective on improving their quality of life by reconnecting their five senses.

    As sensory impairments in particular, hearing, could cause barriers in their social life, with the main impact being losing the ability to communicate with others. Which could then bring about social isolation and and be be a significant driver of diseases and mortality in older adults.

    People with heart disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and/or Alzheimer's disease may have an increased risk of hearing loss.

    The programme includes otoscopy/ear check for participants and educational talks to understand how hearing works. You will also hear from healthcare specialist  on chronic disease in older adults that will lead to hearing impairment, managing the signs and symptoms, holistic health management and more. 

    Speakers consist of Dr Ng Wai Chong, Chief of Clinical Affairs of Tsao Foundation, Singapore. Mr Helder Araujo, COO of Nessa, Singapore and Ms Paula Pinheiro, Audiologist of Nessa, Singapore.


    Event Schedule in detail:



    In partnership with  Nessa Hearing Pte Ltd

    Reconnecting Your Senses 2017 is Proudly produced and organized by Ageing Asia Pte Ltd 



    • 06 Sep 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Lor Tawas
    • 13

    Ever attempted to hit the bullseye with a bow and arrow? 



    Since the dawn of mankind, bow and arrows are used as one of their methods to hunt for food. Today, hunting skills are put to the test in a sport known as Archery - which involves shooting arrows at a target for accuracy.


    Things to bring:

    • Cap
    • Sunblock
    • Sunglasses
    • Plenty of water
    • Your thirst for fun and new adventure/ experience

    Logistics details on the meeting point and attendance roll-call will be provided nearer to the event date.  The archery instructors take over the programme once all attendees have arrived.


    Activity fee:

    1. Gold Members: $45/pax
    2. Silver Members: $50/pax
    3. Friends of Village/Public: $55/pax

    Note: 

    1. Participants should be free from upper body injuries to be able to participate in this activity.
    2. Each participant is required to sign the Release of Liability form, which would be provided before the event or on the event day itself.
    3. This activity requires a minimum of 8 pax to proceed.
    • 12 Sep 2017
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • ASPIRE55 CLUBHOUSE - 1 Commonwealth Lane, #08-34 One Commonwealth, Singapore 149544
    • 5

    Myofascial Release Technique: Foam Rolling (2nd Run)


    Foam rolling is one of the many massage methods which you can perform by yourself using a foam roller (of varying densities). It is a self-massage that releases muscle tightness or trigger points. 

    Other benefits include: 

    1. increasing blood flow throughout the body;
    2. improving mobility and flexibility; 
    3. decrease risk of injury; and
    4. breaks up scar tissue, etc.

    RSVP now to understand and learn more about such myofascial release technique conducted by the instructor!

    Note: You are required to bring your own (or buy from the instructor) foam roller in order to get the most out of the workshop.

    • 20 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Meet at Changi Point Ferry Terminal

    PULAU UBIN CYCLING 

    SPECIAL ADVENTURE

    By popular demand, we are organising our 3rd cycling adventure to Pulau Ubin. We have introduced a special programme for those of you who are not so confident about cycling on your own. ASPIRE55 will organise tandem riders to be your cycling buddy. If you would like to cycle on your own, we have that option too.

    Gold Members - Tandem Bike: S$75
    Silver Members - Tandem Bike: S$85
    Friends of Village / Public - Tandem Bike: S$90
    Regular rates apply for single cyclists as per poster


    Join us for a half-day cycling adventure, Chek Jawa (wetlands) walk and seafood lunch at Pulau Ubin. 

    Register now! Limited spaces, limited to a maximum of 15 members only. Only 2 tandem slots available. Hurry.

    The proposed agenda is as follow:

    9.00am Meet at Changi Point Ferry Terminal, and take bum boat to Pulau Ubin
    9.30am Gear up and select your bike
    9.45am Cardio Workout - Cycling adventure & Wetlands walk
    12.30pm Seafood Lunch
    2.00pm  Head back to Changi Point Ferry Terminal

    Optional - To join ASPIRE55 team for breakfast at Changi Village food court, at 8.30am

    Transportation Option: Let us know if you would like us to coordinate to share a taxi ride for you from Tampines MRT to Changi with fellow participants. 

    What to wear -

    • Comfortable workout clothes
    • Sports Shoes (not advisable to cycle with slippers/ sandals)
    • Sunnies 

    Things to bring along -

    • Sunblock
    • Insect Repellent
    • Water and snacks
    • Small towel and change of clothes  (Optional)
    • Readiness for some fun enjoyable workout

    Please note that each participant is required to sign the Release of Liability form, which would be provided before the trip or on the day itself.


    • 27 Sep 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • MacRitchie Reservoir Park
    • 9

    JOIN US FOR MACRITCHIE RESERVOIR BROAD 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: 2/5 (1 being the easiest, equivalent to walking on flat surface)

    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/ dinner after the activity
    Minimum 10 pax required for the walk.

    Please note that each participant is required to sign the Release of Liability form, which would be provided before the trip or on the day itself.




    • 11 Oct 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Climb Central, #B1-01, Kallang Wave Mall, 1 Stadium Place
    • 15

    EVER WANTED TO BE A SPIDERMAN AND SCALE A WALL?

    Get a comprehensive introduction to the vertical world. Instructors will explain the Climb Central safety systems and get you started with some basic climbing techniques. 

    We need a group of min. 8 for this class. Participants are encouraged to wear 3/4 or long pants, bring own socks and water.


    Climb Central is the tallest indoor air-conditioned sport climbing venue in Singapore. Climb Central has approximately 1,000 square meters of climbing wall space and is conveniently located within the Singapore Sports Hub! Advanced climbing safety systems make it easy for beginners to pick up climbing, while veteran climbers will enjoy the 16 meter lead wall and super inclines on the boulder area!

    All participants are required to sign the Release of Liability form of both ASPIRE55 and Climb Central on the day of the event.

    • 23 Nov 2017
    • 28 Nov 2017
    • Okinawa, Japan


    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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