Policing: the “Green Light” of Openness Protects Us Better

Policing: the “Green Light” of Openness Protects Us Better

By honoring the Green Light of innate human communication, we gain an intimacy with ourselves and others in our community, leading to a greater ability to provide protection when necessary. Police Officer Tommy Norman takes this approach in Little Rock, Arkansas. He’s been interviewed by CNN, Business Insider and many other media outlets for his innovative, heart-first approach, and endorse by the well known black activist Killer Mike for his mentoring young people in black communities.

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Senior Mindful Communication Instructor Gregory Heffron MFA owns and manages Green Zone Institute. He was the first certified teacher of Mindful Communication authorized by Susan Gillis Chapman. He has been teaching Mindful Communication workshops since 2009, and has been a mindfulness meditation teacher since 2005. In 2005, he apprenticed with senior Mudra Space Awareness teacher Craig Smith, and became authorized to teach this unique mind-body meditation technique — included in nearly every workshop. In 2007, Greg co-taught with Smith to fourth year students in the Dance Division at the Julliard School in New York. Greg teaches Mindful Communication and Mudra Space Awareness primarily in North America and Europe. In 2003 Greg graduated with an MFA in Nonfiction Creative Writing from the University of Iowa. He coaches individuals, teaches workshops, and consults with businesses and organizations like Shambhala Mountain Center, Dechen Choling Buddhist Retreat Center and others.