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Viviane Ephraimson-Abt

Viviane Ephraimson-Abt,, MS, M.Ed, LPC (she, her)  has practiced with the Plum Village Community since 1998. In 2002 she co-founded a local and a regional OI sangha. Viviane, True Mountain of Peace, ordained in 2005 and received the lamp transmission in Plum Village in 2018. As a Dharma Teacher she teaches with the Lotus Institute, the Mindful Educators Network, with diversity and inclusion efforts, and days of mindfulness and retreats with various sanghas. She has been on the planning team of many retreats in Colorado, including 6 monastic retreats with Thay, as part of the Colorado Community for Mindful Living.  Viviane is a co-founder of the ARISE sangha( 2015-17) and has served on the Dharma Teachers Nourishment and Life Committee of the Dharma Teachers Council since 2020.  For the past 25 years Viviane has developed initiatives and taught for faculty, staff and students at Colorado State University.  Currently, she is the Manager of Wellbeing Initiatives and serves on the leadership team of CSU’s Center for Mindfulness.”

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