Teresa Mai is a Vietnamese American trained opera singer, mantra artist and practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism and Kundalini Yoga. She is a sound artist who is inspired to bring healing and awakening through music. Teresa Mai was musically trained at California State University of Long Beach Music School and also at The Boston Conservatory of Music, with focuses in Opera and Voice. She has performed many different operatic roles throughout the US and Europe.
Teresa Mai began her spiritual journey while living in New York. She met her spiritual teachers who then guided her toward her practice and studies in Tibetan Buddhism, Kundalini Yoga, Yoga of Lady Niguma and the Yoga of Sound and Mantra. Teresa Mai feels her journey has opened her heart to divine love inspiring her to live her life with the intention to bring light and joy into the lives of others through her voice and her love for music. She released her first mantra album “Yoga is Love” during Summer Solstice 2012 and collaborated on several other albums with teachers and artists Amanbir Singh and Sajah Singh. She is currently working on her second solo spiritual album, scheduled to be released in 2014. She is a featured artist on Ra Ma Record’s first compilation album released in December 2013.
Teresa Mai also teaches Kundalini yoga and voice throughout southern California. She is the co-founder of Awakening the Heart Productions, where she and her partner Peter Oppermann produce an array of events promoting awakening and self-healing.