Centre of Joy | Phoenix Century Pte. Ltd.

540 Sims Avenue, #02-06 Sims Avenue Centre Singapore 387603

(6-min walk from Paya Lebar MRT Stn Exit D)

www.centre-of-joy.com

info.centreofjoy@gmail.com

(65) 8-1-2-6-6-8-0-3 (text messages preferred)

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Zentangle® Classes at Centre of Joy

No prior art background needed. All are welcome to attend any of the classes listed below (except for the Black Tile and Renaissance Tile classes).
Anyone who can hold a pen and sit through the session can join a Zentangle class. Age is never an issue with creativity.
If you think you can't draw, Zentangle® is for you, be amazed by your own potential and creativity!!
Have more questions? please scroll down to the FAQ section at the bottom of this page
 

Tangling Essentials
For people who would like to focus on learning the Zentangle method in a systematic way; 
Please note that the following schedule may be subject to change

  • Register for any 3 courses and enjoy 15% off course fees

  • Register for any 4 courses and enjoy 20% off course fees

Zentangle® Beginner's

Multiple dates | choose one from below:

  1. 02 Feb | 2 - 5 pm (by Wai Fong)
  2. 06 Mar | 7 - 10 pm (by Wai Fong)
  3. 14 & 21 Apr | 7.30 - 9 pm (by Agnes)
  4. 27 Jun | 2 - 5 pm (by Agnes)

Learn about the Zentangle method, basic tangling techniques, experience mindfulness, learn at least 8 tangles 

Course Fee:

$75

Fragment & Reticula

14 Mar | 9.30 am - 12.30 pm  

(by Wai Fong)

Using a simple tangle to create complex meta-pattern, be amazed! It trains us to see the world from different perspectives and appreciate the beauty of each.

Course Fee

$75

禅绕画®初阶课程

不同日期开班,请选择其中一个::

  1. 22 Feb | 10.30 am - 1.30 pm(华莉)
  2. 18 Mar & 1 Apr | 7.30 - 9 pm(惠芳)
  3. 02 Msy |10.30 am - 1.30 pm(惠芳)

了解禅绕画理念,学习基本禅绕技巧,基本解构画法,实作体验禅绕画的静心效用。学习至少 8 个禅绕图样 

​课程费

$75

Renaissance Tile

Multiple dates | choose one from below:

  1. 07 Mar | 10.30 am - 1.30 pm  (by WF)
  2. 26 Jul | 2.30 - 5.30 pm  (by WF)
Participants must have completed the Beginner's course

In this advance course, we use three colours (black, white, tan) on this delicate tile. It exudes a nostalgic effect.

Course Fee

$80

Essential Black Tile

Multiple dates | choose one from below:

  1. 4 Mar | 7 - 10 pm  (by Wai Fong)
  2. 28 Jun | 2.30 - 5.30 pm  (by Wai Fong)
Participants must have completed the Beginner's course

Using white on black, let light into life.

Learn "glow in dark" technique, as well as more complex tangles

Course Fee

$80

Zendala Mandala

24 & 31 Mar  | 7.30 pm - 10 pm  

(by Wai Fong)

Create mandalas using the Zentangle method. Learn to make a mandala template so you can create mandala on the go. Other Zendala Mandala courses available here. 

Course Fee

$95 for both sessions

A Tangle A Day
Keeps the Troubles Away
 

Mindfulness Tangling Series

For people who would like to experience tangling, and for tanglers to enhance mindfulness through tangling in their daily living; 
Please note that the following schedule may be subject to change

  • Register for any 3 courses and enjoy 15% off course fees

  • Register for any 4 courses and enjoy 20% off course fees

04 Feb 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Pyramids &Triangle by Lindsay

11 Feb 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Flower of Life by Wai Fong

18 Feb 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Awesome Nature by Wai Fong

Art in Nature (Sacred Geometry) Series

Get inspired by things in nature. Represent sacred geometry found in nature using the Zentangle method.

Individual session at $55 each, register all 3 courses for $140  

Register here

Lindsay Lim

Wai Fong

05 May 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Life Spirals

12 May 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Cycle with Me

05 May 7.30 - 9.30 pm | There is No Mistakes

05 May 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Follow Your Heart

05 May 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Connection  with Self

There is No Mistakes Series

Cultivating mindfulness in our everyday life. Get help from tangling to keep the mind on the present, connect with the various life tangles we have encountered so far, and see how we can way pass them.

Each week we will work with a different theme to explore the unknown. Come with an open mind.

Individual session at $55 each; register for all 5 courses at  $220

Register here

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Wai Fong

09 Jun 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Abundance

16 Jun 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Focus

23 Jun 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Calm

AromaTangle Series

In the hustle and bustle of our modern lifestyles, isn't it awesome to just relax in some soothing scents and create a beautiful small piece of art? 

Combining aromatherapy and tangling helps to unlock the potential for greatness that lies within each of us. In each session, we will explore different patterns and essential oils to remind us of nature's bountiful resources. Participants will receive free essential oil samples.

Individual session at $55 each; register for all 3 courses at $140  Register here

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Agnes Khew

05 Jul 10.30 am - 12.30 pm | 根轮

12 Jul 10.30 am - 12.30 pm |

19 Jul 10.30 am - 12.30 pm | 脐轮

26 Jul 10.30 am - 12.30 pm | 心轮

02 Aug 10.30 am - 12.30 pm | 喉轮

16 Aug 10.30 am - 12.30 pm | 眉心轮

23 Aug 10.30 am - 12.30 pm | 顶轮

30 Aug 10.30 am - 12.30 pm | 中脉

​七轮禅绕

介绍七个人体能量中心——轮脉;介绍对应轮脉状态的禅绕图样;借由禅绕画更深地看见/看懂自己。课上也会介绍适合个别脉轮的瑜伽和静心体验。

课程费:$256 

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惠芳

10 Mar 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Secret Garden by Wai Fong

17 Mar 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Zenbutton  by Lindsay Lim

24 Mar7.30 - 9.30 pm | Mandala Template by Wai Fong

31 Mar 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Creating Mandala by Wai Fong

Zendala Mandala Series

Using the Zentangle method, we explore ways to work within circles. Let you heart lead you to design your own mandala. We will also use more complex tangles and more advance tangling techniques. 

Individual session at $55 each; register for all 4 courses at $176  

Register here

Wai Fong

Lindsay Lim

15 May 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Creating a Spiritual Path 

22 May 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Fragments and Reticula 

Meditative Labyrinth Series

“You enter a maze to lose yourself, whereas, you enter a labyrinth to find yourself.” A labyrinth is a path of meaning to be experienced. Trust that the path will lead you to where you need to be. In this class, we will create a labyrinth string and tangle our way along the path. While tangling, stop to reflect, and journey to your deepest self and come out with a better understanding of who you are.

Full course at $99

 Register here

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Lindsay Lim

30 Jun 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Root

07 Jul 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Sacral

14 Jul 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Navel

21 Jul 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Heart

28 Jul 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Throat

04 Jul 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Third Eye

11 Jul 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Crown

18 Jul 7.30 - 9.30 pm | Central Meridian

Chakra and Tangle

The course will introduce the 7 chakras and the central meridian. Through different activities in each session, we aim to mindfully reconnect our-self with the help of tangling and other techniques. Yoga postures for the different chakras will be incorporated too.

 

Full course at $256

Register here

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Wai Fong

08 Sep 7.30 - 9.30 pm 

15 Sep 7.30 - 9.30 pm 

22 Sep 7.30 - 9.30 pm 

29 Sep 7.30 - 9.30 pm 

Tree of Life Series

​Invitation to all who wish to explore how his/her Tree of Life looks like, in areas of identity formation, life aspirations, life meanings, and life challenges. We will be using OH cards and narrative techniques to facilitate insights, and the Zentangle method to connect and communicate with our inner-self.

Full course at $148

Register here

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Wai Fong

 

Zentangle Inspired Art and Craft 

For people who would like to integrate the Zentangle method with other art forms, or are more hands-on and like to produce handmade crafts 
Please note that the following schedule may be subject to change

  • Register for any 3 courses and enjoy 15% off course fees

  • Register for any 4 courses and enjoy 20% off course fees

Make and Tangle Notebook

22 Feb (Sat) 3 - 5 pm | $65 | by Lindsay Lim

In this workshop, you will first hand make a 20-page notebook using basic stitching techniques. Then, decorate your new notebook cover with unique tangle patterns. 
Register here

GiftTangle Series 1 of 3: Linked by Love (Bracelets)

05 Feb (Wed) 7.30 - 9.30 pm | $55 or $165 for all three sessions in the series | by Wai Fong

Gifting from the heart. Stay connected while tangling and send your love in a handmade gift to someone you treasure.

Valentine's Day is a day to show your care and love. Make something special for someone special, connect and link through making a unique bracelet for each other. Come as a couple to enjoy another 5% off course fee.

Register here

GiftTangle Series 2 of 3: Absorbent Coasters

19 Feb (Sat) 7 - 9.30 pm | $65 or $165 for all three sessions in the series | by Lindsay Lim

Gifting from the heart. Stay connected while tangling and send your love in a handmade gift to someone you treasure.

What's better than to gift something that will be used everyday? Make a coaster and be reminded every time he/she drinks water.  Learn how to work on different materials and tangling suitable design on them.

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GiftTangle Series 3 of 3: ReSyle Old Clothings

04 Apr (Sat) 3.00 - 5.30 pm | $65 or $165 for all three sessions in the series | by Wai Fong

Gifting from the heart. Stay connected while tangling and send your love in a handmade gift to someone you treasure.

Recycle, restyle and reuse. Do you have old clothes or clothes that you regretted buying at home? Why not give them a new life by adding unique tangle patterns to them? Create you own design and wear them proudly! 

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Precious Zenstone Series 1of 3: Cartouches

3 Apr (Fri) 7:30 – 9:30 pm | $65 or $165 for all three sessions in the series | by Lindsay Lim

Traditionally, cartouche is an ornate frame around a design or inscription. The intention is to use a treasured item, such as an old photo, and draw a frame around the item.

 

In the first session of the Precious Zenstone series, we will start off with learning how to frame a precious stone with tangles. Be amazed by how you could play with auras, tangle enhancers and use shading techniques to bring special focus to a precious item.

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Precious Zenstone Series 2 of 3: Gemstone Drawing

4 Apr (Sat) 10:30am – 12:30pm | $65 or $165 for all three sessions in the series | by Wai Fong

Be a gem and uncover the lustre in you. Using colours in a vibrant way, create a gemstone that you like and apply your cartouches skill to frame the stone. 

Register here

Precious Zenstone Series 3 of 3: Pearl Drawing

4 Apr (Sat) 10:30am – 12:30pm | $65 or $165 for all three sessions in the series | by Samantha

A first ever class in using Zentangle method with pearl drawing! Design your dream pearl jewelry. In this workshop, we will use colour pencils and unique shading and blending techniques to create the soft lustre of pearls.

Register here

Tangling Tote Bag

2 May (Sat) 2:30pm – 5pm | $65 | Wai Fong

Want to create your own tote bag with your favourite quote or wordings on it? In this workshop, we will be using the Zentangle method to decorate the tote bag. Learn various ways of working with fabric using the Zentangle method.

Register here

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Frequently Asked Questions

 
Which class(es) should I choose to attend? 

I have not attended any Zentangle courses before

If you would like to learn the Zentangle method in a systematic manner and master the different techniques for drawing on different tiles, then you may want to start with the Zentangle Beginner's course. You can then decide whether to continue with the other technique courses under Tangling Essentials, or you may select other courses to attend. All Zentangle courses will allow you to experience the mindfulness and clam during the session, including the technique courses.

I have attended Zentangle courses before

If you have previous tangling experiences, then you may select any course to attend. You may choose to attend any session within a series, or sign up for the full series to gain better experience and to save on course fees.
What are the different categories of courses? 

Tangling Essentials

The Tangling Essentials courses take you through the full training of the Zentangle method, including techniques to work on white, black and tan surfaces, introducing you to the use of the different materials recommended by Zentangle HQ, and the techniques developed by the founders and the teaching team. 

Mindfulness Tangling

If you are looking for me-time or activities that can help you destress, or to take a breather from your daily work routine, then you may want to consider taking courses under the Mindfulness Tangling category. Courses here are designed to help you wind down, be mindful of the moment, and to connect better with your inner-self. There are also thematic courses that draw on the unique benefits of the Zentangle method to help us un-tangle specific areas of our lives

Zentangle Inspired

Art and Craft

You will bring back amazing artwork that you create when you attend any of the Zentangle courses. If you would like to go a step further to create craft pieces, then the courses under the Zentangle Inspired Art and Craft  category are designed specifically for you. In these courses, you will get to apply tangling techniques to produce meaningful hand-crafted items, or integrate the Zentangle method with other art forms to create amazing artwork.
Regarding language of instruction

What is the main language of instruction

While English is the main language of instruction (except for those classes listed in Chinese), all Certified Zentangle Teachers at the Centre of Joy are effectively bilingual. Depending the the needs of participants, the classes can be conducted bilingual in English and Mandarin.
In a typical Zentangle class, most time will be spent on drawing, course contents are relatively simple. Our past experiences are that keeping flexibility in the language of instruction serves participants well. 
Do let us know if you have specific requirement(s) when you register for the courses.
If there is enough demand for a separate class for specific request, we will make our best effort to make it happen. 
Are the materials provided?

What are the essential materials for a basic Zentangle class?

Below are the recommended materials by the Zentangle HQ for a Zentangle class:
Sakura Micron Pen 01 Black 
2B pencil
Tortillion (a rolled up paper for shading/blending)
100% cotton art paper 
For most Zentangle courses  offered at the Centre of Joy, we use the recommended materials so that participants can have a more complete and wholesome experience, as developed by the founders. After the course, you may use any paper or pen to tangle. 
During class, you will be advised on how to go about daily tangling and build up a routine for quality tangling-me-time.

Will materials be provided for the courses?

For Zentangle Beginner's course (both English and Mandarin courses), a basic material  kit will be provided.
For all other courses, as participants may already have the basic kit, we ask participants to bring your own 
  1. Sakura Micron Pen 01 Black
  2. 2B pencil
  3. Tortillion
All other materials required for the courses will be provided. Participants may also purchase the above three basic  items in class (costs range from $0.60 - $2.20). 
How can I arrange for private classes? 

Personal or Corporate Private session

If you or your company would like to organize private classes or events, do contact us direct with your requirement and we will design a program for you. 

What is the cost for private session

For beginners private session, the fee for 1-hour session is $65 for 1-2 pax, inclusive of all materials.
 
For more than 2 pax or for customized sessions, please contact us for more details.
For corporate events, please contact us for more details.