About Ryan Oelke

Executive + Leadership Coach, Meditation and Dharma Teacher

Ryan is an Executive Coach at Stagen, an Integral Leadership Academy based in Dallas, Texas; co-founder and teacher at Buddhist Geeks; and a Senior Teacher in Judith Blackstone’s Realization Process. Ryan also has an MSEd in counseling psychology and 20+ years experience in meditation, particularly in the Tibetan Buddhist and Dzogchen lineages.


  • Executive + Leadership Coach, Stagen
  • Co-Founder and Teacher at Buddhist Geeks
  • Senior Teacher in Judith Blackstone’s The Realization Process
    • Nondual Meditation, Healing Ground, Embodiment
    • Certified in Advanced Trauma Repair
  • MSEd Counseling Psychology
  • 25 years of meditation practice and study
  • Founder, Teacher at Awakening in Life
  • Speaks Spanish – Certified Advanced in ACTFL
  • Former: Founder, CEO of PowerUp Productions
  • 8 Years in Residence Life at multiple universities
  • BA Spanish, Music Performance, Sound Engineering
  • MA Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, Tibetan Language (partial)
  • 80/20 Endurance Certified Coach

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