(April 6-12 Vermont) Relational Meditation: Discovering Peace in a Conflicted World

(April 6-12 Vermont) Relational Meditation: Discovering Peace in a Conflicted World

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Greg Heffron will lead this five day “Deep Retreat” facilitating participants to sink fully into the experience of making peace in the midst of challenging communication.

This program will include:

  • ten lectures on Susan Gillis Chapman’s unique Mindful Communication teachings, and how to apply them in complex situations in daily life.
  • unique forms of mindfulness meditation focused on gaining familiarity with our communication patterns
  • interactive and group exercises
  • group discussions
  • journaling exercises
  • storytelling
  • and other methods to bring Mindful Communication to life


Registration hasn’t begun yet, but this link will be updated as soon as the program is listed on Karme Choling’s website.


Greg Heffron owns and manages Green Zone Institute (greenzonetalk.com). He was the first certified teacher of Mindful Communication authorized by Susan Gillis Chapman, author of The Five Keys to Mindful Communication. He has been teaching Mindful Communication workshops since 2009, and has been a mindfulness meditation teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition 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 the fourth year students in the Dance Division at the Julliard School in New York. Greg teaches 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.

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