Kum Nye Dancing Book Launch and Retreat

Posted on May 14, 2012 by Dharma Publishing | 2 Comments

Dharma Publishing is excited to announce 
the launching of Tarthang Tulku's new book:

Kum Nye Dancing: Introducing Mind to the Treasures the Body Offers

When: June 14, 2012 from 7:00-9:00 pm  
Dharma Publishing and Tibetan Aid Project Building
2210 Harold Way, Berkeley 
See Map For Directions

Kum Nye Dancing presents seventy-five new Tibetan Yoga postures and movements, woven into series of dances.

As described by Tarthang Tulku,

 "The exercises in this book are new. These are not traditional Kum Nye postures, but instead are based on temple practices I had learned as a young man in Tibet. I drew upon my recollections of exercises that prepare lamas for the sacred ritual movement colloquially known as lama dancing. Traditional lama dancing uses physical choreography to open up the self and liberate energy for Dharma activity; these exercises, intensifying feeling in similar ways, can tame resistance, resentment, and lack of cooperation. The practices in this book are invigorating rather than soothing, designed to energize the body and to wake up consciousness." - Kum Nye Dancing, Introduction

Kum Nye Dancing was introduced earlier this year during retreats in South America, Europe, and the United States. The body of knowledge has gained momentum due to its profound and quick results.

The Book Launch will Include:


  • a lecture on the theory and esoteric practice of Kum Nye Dancing with international lecturer, director of Dharma Publishing and student of Tarthang Tulku for over 30 years, Arnaud Maitland. Learn how to become a teacher, where to go for classes, and how you can deepen your Kum Nye practice with Kum Nye Dancing. 
  • a performance of the Kum Nye Dancing series "Opening the Nucleus of Self" - a transformative experience for both the audience and the dancer, gradually leading both to greater openness, calmness, clarity, and joy.
  • training in Kum Nye Dancing with Arnaud Maitland and John Lozano! Experience for yourself how a few postures can connect you to the openness of being.

**During the book launch, Dharma Publishing and Ratna Ling Retreat Center will be raffling off one scholarship for the Kum Nye Dancing Retreat Weekend!! 


Kum Nye Dancing Retreat Weekend

June 15-17, 2012 Ratna Ling Retreat Center

Learn the elements of the "Opening the Nucleus of Self" series from authorized teacher, Arnaud Maitland!


Arnaud Maitland, JD and MA Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy & Psychology, is a senior student of Tarthang Tulku since 1976. Arnaud is the author of two books MasterWork (published in three languages) and Living without Regret (published in six languages) and is currently director of Dharma Publishing/Press and Center for Skillful Means

Come tap into the deepest forms of creative expression and begin to plant seeds for the opening and blossoming of your being.

The Retreat Weekend has Limited Availability so sign up fast!


To RSVP for the book launch, enroll in the retreat weekend or learn more about Kum Nye Dancing,

 please contact us by email or call us at 707-847-3717

Posted in Book Launch, Kum Nye Dancing, Product Launch, Retreat



2 Responses

Jaz Kam
Jaz Kam

June 11, 2012

Looking forward to attending…

vicki chung
vicki chung

May 15, 2012

what is the cost of the retreat?
books would be available for purchase there?

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