Kum Nye



KNR114 Beginning Kum Nye: Balancing and Healing Through the Energy Centers

June 10 – July 1, break in July, then July 29 – Aug 12

"Each center of the body is capable of vibrating with positive energy such as kindness, love, and compassion. Each center is also capable of a very depressing and confusing restlessness or dullness." Gesture of Balance

When we bring our attention to our energy centers and learn about basic patterns of our physical and subtle body functioning, we can balance and help to heal ourselves. This course introduces Kum Nye paths to encourage emotional balance, positive living, and the free flow of healing and sustaining energy. This is an essential course for those who would like to teach Kum Nye. Watch for information about the training programs that are starting at the Nyingma Institute.

Open to all levels of students.



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KNR207 Intermediate Kum Nye: The Joy of Being: How do You Practice Kum Nye?

June 20 - June 27, break in July, Aug 1 – Aug 15

"The three pillars of spiritual practice are relaxation, meditation, and concentration. Each pillar has skillful methods for transforming the quality of our lives, energizing body and mind, dissolving obstacles to understanding, and awakening the full capacities of human being. Anyone who wishes to focus on Kum Nye can benefit from the inner and outer massage of its postures and movement." Joy of Being

The Kum Nye of Joy of Being can be practiced 1) as a way to relieve tension and agitation 2) in order to sharpen sensory perceptions and bring more beauty and joy into life 3) to calm body and mind and bring ease gently into meditation 4) as a gateway to sublime states of bliss. Students this summer will get in touch with their own relationship to these three spiritual pillars, exploring what sustains, delights, challenges and eases.

Prerequisites: This course is intended for those with some experience of Kum Nye through Sunday Kum Nye programs, and/ or beginning Kum Nye courses. Or admission through consent of instructor.




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KNR307 Advanced Kum Nye: Massaging Mind

“Kum Nye exercises teach us how to smooth the jagged energies of body and mind. . . . we can awaken blissful feelings within body and senses that can open our energy centers (cakras) and relieve the pressure of conflicting meanings and interpretations.”

This course works with material from Joy of Being, particularly the more subtle practices that entail almost no movement on the outer level.

The Kum Nye experience can be cultivated and deepened into an internal understanding that unfolds and expands far beyond our conceptual frame of reference.

This course is a un-course, in the sense that it is a space of exploration best entered without expectations.

Prerequisites: two years of Kum Nye practice.



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Philip 6/11 - 8/13 Tu 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM $180.00 View