My Journey

I have an abiding faith that each person is first and foremost a spiritual being.


Welcome! I’m Roma Hammel. 

As a nondual embodiment teacher and mentor, I share powerful practices that illuminate our true nature. Whether you seek to awaken into a rich and vivid sense of living, dissolve obstacles to intimacy, or explore profound states of consciousness, I’m thrilled to share this journey with you. 

I teach the path that I have been traveling. A physician taught me to access deep meditative states after a rare but catastrophic spinal injury. A Taoist revealed how to transmute suffering intoto peace after a devastating mid-life crisis. Judith Blackstone, founder of the Realization Process, helped me release unresolved traumas from the root so that I could live within my whole body, substantive and secure, alive and responsive to the world around me. 

A Senior Realization Process teacher and teacher trainer, I studied integral philosophers, cultural anthropologists, spiritual, teachers, and leading educators’ views on the nature of reality and on being human. I earned a PhD at the California Institute of Integral Studies in Integral Philosophy, which emphasizes embodying consciousness in service to individuals, communities, and the Earth. My dissertation documented that liberating oneself from distorted perceptions and unconscious beliefs in personal and social realms can irrevocably restructure one’s psyche and radically transform one’s experience of self, other, and the universe.

Sensitive to subtle aspects of energy and consciousness, I developed the