Deaf Percussionist Evelyn Glennie: “Using the Body as a Giant Ear”

Published by Greg Heffron on

This deaf professional percussionist shows us that “Awake Body” can go far beyond our conventional ideas of perception.

About going deaf at age 12: “This was the start of an exploration that really allowed me to take the hearing aids off and use the body as a giant ear.”

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Greg Heffron

Greg Heffron directs 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. Greg has taught Mindful Communication and Mudra Space Awareness workshops in Holland, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Ukraine and across North America.