Tina Abraham studied her teacher training as a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher at the internationally acclaimed Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Oasis Institute. She completed professional training with teachings from Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and Dr. Saki Santorelli.
Trained by Mindful Schools Org. to teach the Mindfulness in Schools Project course for children 7-10 years old and adolescents ages 11-17 years old, considered the gold standard curriculum for young people and is endorsed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Other credentials include a Degree in Communication, certified aromatherapist and working towards a Masters in Social Work. She offers a unique holistic perspective for integrative and preventative wellness. By learning to take better care of ourselves, harmonizing body and mind, and realizing our strength and resilience- we can lead healthier more adaptive lives. The best possible medical care begins with self-care.
Tina is a multi-faceted senior business executive with a career spanning over two decades, two continents and multiple roles as a senior executive, HR consultant, Realtor & board member. She is the founder of PUR Mindful which offers training to leaders from corporations, schools, non profits and other institutions.
Her interest in the dharma and meditation began more than 18+ years ago. She is a student of Vipassana (Insight) meditation. She has continued to deepen her practice, broaden her experience, and sharpen her skills by attending the Mindfulness Leadership Summits in Washington DC and participating in mindfulness meditation retreats and teacher trainings with auspicious meditation masters from both the East and the West such as Thich Nhat Hanh, Joseph Goldstein, Jack Kornfield, Ram Dass, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Christina Feldman, Sharon Salzberg, Dr. Dan Siegal, Judson Brewer, Tara Brach and with Rev. Wong Gong- Won Buddhism, NC.
Tina has been a long-time fitness-minded individual and understands the importance of a healthy mind and body. She has practiced yoga and meditation for years in addition to being a competitive triathlete. She has also had the opportunity to travel and educate herself on other cultures of the world and living in London,England, Madrid Spain and Dominican Republic.
Tina has a broad background and has actively participated in many endeavors benefiting her community and has been a contemplative artist (oil painting) for 27+ years and enjoys sharing with the community the process of contemplation while creating. Her artwork can be seen here at www.artbytinaabraham.com