About Us

About The Mindfulness Tree

A Veteran-owned business:  The Mindfulness Tree is our company. Our purpose is to provide mindfulness meditation education, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) classes, mindfulness groups and private/small group instruction locally and online. Our mission is to make mindfulness education accessible to everyone regardless of socioeconomic status.

Dr. Blice-Baum is available to speak to groups. Contact us for more information.

About Christine

Dr. Christine L. Blice-Baum, DMA

Dr. Christine Blice-Baum is a qualified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher and mindfulness educator. She received her training through the University of Massachusetts Medical School Oasis Institute for Mindfulness-Based Professional Education and Teacher Training. An experienced leader, teacher, public speaker and writer, Christine brings her passion for mindfulness to all in an accessible and engaging way.

Christine is an ordained Lutheran pastor with over 35 years of ministry. She proudly served in the United States Air Force for over 20 years as an active duty chaplain, serving bases throughout the world and deploying in support of Operation ALLIED FORCE (Kosovo War) and twice in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. In addition to being a Lutheran pastor, Christine was a church organist for many years.

Christine finished a Master of Arts Degree in Buddhist Studies at the University of the West in Rosemead, CA. She is now a PhD candidate in Buddhist Studies at the University of the West and spent last Fall in-residence in California.

She is married to Mark Blice-Baum and they have two adult children and a grandson, Nolan.

Mark and Christine
Mark and Christine Blice-Baum

See Dr. Claire Cole Curcio’s interview when she interviewed Christine for her book, Voices of Women of the Cloth (Bloomington, IN: Archway Publishing, 2017).  Used by permission of the author. christinechapter 19archway.doc