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 Master’s in Applied Ecology and pursued an international career in nature conservation and human development. Meg now practices in the Theravāda tradition, and has trained with Gil Fronsdal and others. 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 the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California. In 2017 Meg completed a Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies, specializing in the early Theravāda tradition. In addition, Meg has been teaching Radiant Heart Qigong since 2012 in the tradition of Teja Bell.