Five Keys (wk1) – Creating a Personal Green Zone

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communicating with ourselves

Sitting MeditationFor 10 minutes per day throughout the course — try the “Awake Body, Tender Heart, Open Mind” meditation introduced by Greg Heffron in the first video (at 44:58 in the video). If it’s helpful, you can replay this part of the video, or you can just take ten minutes to check in with and appreciate your body, heart and mind. Hint: If you have to skip a day, you might just go a little longer the next day.


Greg Heffron

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. In 2007, Greg co-taught with Smith to fourth year students in the Dance Division at the Julliard School in New York. Greg has taught Mindful Communication and Mudra Space Awareness workshops in Holland, France, Belgium, Poland, Ukraine and across North America. 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.