Meg Gawler began practicing Buddhism in 1968 as disciple of the Zen Master, Shunryu Suzuki Roshi. After nine years of Zen training, Meg earned a Masters in Applied Ecology, and embarked on an international career in nature conservation and human development. She raised a family in France, where she lived for over 30 years. Meg has been practicing in the Theravada tradition, training with Jack Kornfield, Gil Fronsdal, and Joseph Goldstein. In 2011 Jack Kornfield authorized Meg as a Buddhist teacher. Since then she has been teaching meditation and leading retreats in both English and French in Switzerland, and also serves as a guest teacher at IMC. In addition Meg has been teaching Radiant Heart Qigong since 2012, in the tradition of Teja Bell.