The Oasis

An Experiential Wellness Retreat

Discover an enclave of serenity with The Oasis - running from 19-24 December 2023.

From 19-24 December 2023, we are inviting you to a serene escapade called 'The Oasis'—a sanctuary of reflection amidst the city's noise.

Happening at the Visual Arts Center (Dhoby Ghaut), The Oasis combines various tranquil spaces with interactive activities, aimed to inspire inner calm and reflective tranquility.

It’s an oasis of calm, in the metaphorical desert of high-pressure urban life, echoing our philosophy: to feel good, live fully, and to enhance inner wellbeing through stress-free living.

Phase I: An Invitation to Serenity

Stepping away from the urban bustle, uncover a serene sanctuary within The Oasis—a wellness installation aiming to explore the interconnection of stress and our wellbeing.

Oasis MatchaBar (Crafti x Oatside)

Discover the calming properties of Matcha at our Matchabar, with free handcrafted Matcha drinks from Crafti and Oatside.

Calm Corridor

Begin your journey by stepping into our Calm Corridor — exploring sources of stress and how to mitigate them.

Gratitude Tree

Write a gift of gratitude to yourself — a reflective space to express gratitude for the past year's growth.

The Heart of the Oasis: Floral Installation

Journey into the Oasis with a floral installation meant to evoke natural tranquility amidst a city rupture.

Phase II: The Matcha Connection

Deeply explore traditional Matcha preparation, and its role in regulating stress and elevating wellbeing through our 40-minute Matcha appreciation workshops.

Please note that the workshops require advance bookings and a fee of $10 per participant.

Each 40-minute workshop will cover the following:

Matcha Tasting and Appreciation

Learn to appreciate the differences in taste, texture and more, among different Matcha grades. 

Craft of Matcha Preparation

Learn to prepare Matcha using traditional tea tools, and learn basic Matcha whisking technique.

Daily Matcha Routine

Craft your daily Matcha routine. Discover how this routine can anchor your day for stress-relief and enhance focus and relaxation. 

Please note that reservations are required due to limited availability.ᅠ

Phase III: Wholesome Harmony (Partner Highlights)

Engage in uplifting self-care rituals and nutritious indulgence, activities which articulate our wellness philosophy, with our esteemed event partners.

Tranquility Toning: by Isora Health

Our partner Isora Health believes in beauty through holistic health, with products that help relieve stress and improve how you look and feel.

At the Isora booth, enjoy a 10-minute facial lifting treatment using the TriTone Lifting Wand: an award-winning skincare technology that irons out wrinkles and fine lines.

Prior reservations required.

Inside and Oatside by OATSIDE Singapore

Our partner OATSIDE combines nourishment with indulgence, with delicious, dairy-free oat milk the perfect accompaniment to your Matcha creations.

At the OATSIDE booth, discover OATSIDE’s oat milk selections and their newest innovation - delectable vegan ice cream. Additional charges apply.

Venue Information

The Oasis will be held at the Visual Arts Centre Exhibition Gallery, a 1-minute walk from Dhoby Ghaut MRT and Plaza Singapura.

Opening hours: 12 - 9pm

10 Penang Road

#01-02 Dhoby Ghaut Green

Singapore 238469


By Car

Parking is available at nearby shopping malls and buildings within a few minutes walk away: 9 Penang Road, Plaza Singapura, Singapore Shopping Centre, and Haw Par Centre.


From Dhoby Ghaut MRT, take Exit A or Exit B. Turn left and walk towards the park. In less than 40 metres, you’ll arrive at the Visual Arts Centre.

By Bus

Take a bus to Bus Stop 08031 (Penang Road) or Bus Stop 08057 (Orchard Road). From either bus stop, the Visual Arts Centre is a 2-minute walk away.

Step Into The Oasis