About Ryan Oelke

Meditation & Dharma Teacher

Ryan is a co-founder of Buddhist Geeks, founder of Awakening in Life, a Buddhist Geeks teacher, and a Senior Teacher in Judith Blackstone’s Realization Process (Meditation, Embodiment, Healing Ground, Trauma Repair). Ryan also has an MSEd in counseling psychology and 20+ years experience in meditation, particularly in the Tibetan Buddhist and Dzogchen lineages.


  • Co-Founder and Teacher at Buddhist Geeks
  • Senior Teacher in Judith Blackstone’s The Realization Process
    • All three areas of RP: Nondual Meditation, Healing Ground, Embodiment
    • Certified in Advanced Trauma Repair
  • Founder, Teacher at Awakening in Life
  • MSEd Counseling Psychology
  • 20+ years of meditation practice and study
  • Speaks Spanish – Certified Advanced in ACTFL
  • Former: Founder, CEO of PowerUp Productions
  • BA Spanish, Music Performance, Sound Engineering
  • MA Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, Tibetan Language (partial)

Approaches and practices I use:

 That being said, here are the general approaches and techniques I incorporate as needed: