Tere Abdala


Tere is second generation Mexican, with a Lebanese family background. She was born and lived in Mexico City almost all her life. There she became fascinated by Tibetan Buddhism. She moved to Los Angeles in 2002 with her now late husband and three young daughters.

Once in LA, she met Trudy Goodman at InsightLA and decided to leave behind her Business career and interest in Geography to devote herself to her family, her personal growth, and the study and practice of Buddhism to enhance her life and the lives of others around her.

In LA, Tere became a passionate painter. Her mindfulness journey has strengthened her creativity as a visual artist.

She is currently the president of a large growing and successful multinational company in Mexico City and a firm believer of the enormous benefits of mindfulness everywhere.

Her heart calls her to share the Dharma with Spanish Speaking communities.

She is privileged to be part of the current Spirit Rock Teacher Training program.

She facilitates mindfulness groups in both Spanish and English