Effective Communication Through Mindfulness (60 min)
Mindfulness and communications expert Vanessa Guild will demystify the practice of mindful communication. Participants will learn how to observe the responses and styles of others and adjust their own communication methods for maximum effectiveness. This interactive workshop will include group activities as well as individual stillness practices. Join us to dive deep into the art and science of mindful communication, just in time for the holidays!
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Taught By: Vanessa Guild
Vanessa Guild is a Certified Mindfulness Instructor, Certified Yoga Teacher, and Certified Reiki Master. She began her meditation training in 2000 with Zen Master & Episcopal Priest Ben Wren at Loyola University in New Orleans. Vanessa also trained and worked extensively with Azim Khamisa, whose work has been hailed by The Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat Hahn. Vanessa acknowledges that her greatest teacher on impermanence was losing everything in Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Since rebuilding her life in Dallas, Vanessa has completed three 10-day silent meditation retreats and spent several years living in a meditation center with just a bed, books, and clothes. As a communications expert, Vanessa presents mindfulness in an accessible, interactive format that has been well received by CEOs, prisoners, students, and those in 12-step recovery.