Abbe Blum, Ph.D.

Abbe Blum, Ph.D., teaches Tibetan yoga, contemplation, and mind courses at the Nyingma Institute and Dharma College in Berkeley, California, and has helped to edit some of Tarthang Tulku’s books for Westerners. She is also a faculty member in the Psychology program at Saybrook University. She is part of a team that will be offering Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga teacher training for the first time through the Nyingma Institute, based in Berkeley, CA, and offered online in August 2020. 

Events with Abbe Blum, Ph.D.

Intermediate / Mixed Level Kum Nye: Joy of Being, Easing Practices
April 22, 2021

Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM “For our health and happiness, it is essential that we learn ways of relaxing and bringing ease to the mind and communicate directly with body and senses.” Joy of Being,144. This ongoing Joy of Being series features practice that promotes deep relaxation, giving mind space to be, while energizing the senses. This class also develops awareness that lessens the grasping quality that comes with perceiving and narrating experience. We explore redirecting energy that…

Dharma College Annual Practice Retreat: A Master Key to Being Human
July 19, 2021

A Nyingma Mandala Retreat at Ratna Ling We are happy to announce the first of a series of special retreats this year – the Nyingma Mandala Retreats, in person at Ratna Ling.  We are excited to be opening to groups as state coronavirus restrictions ease: Dharma College Annual Practice Retreat: A Master-Key to Being Human by Dharma College in Berkeley. What a year we have had to face the Corona pandemic. Each of us has…