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About Joann Greig, MA
Active dreaming teacher, reality transurfing® coach, shamanic facilitator
BIO and qualifications
After a successful career in international law and policy spanning over three decades in Europe and the US, I have returned to my native New Zealand to focus on my passion - sharing these transformative and life enhancing approaches and techniques.
A certified Active Dreaming Teacher, I completed Robert Moss’s Active Dream Teacher training, levels I, II and II, as well prerequisite workshops in active dreaming over the years. I have also studied with Denise Linn’s Gateway Dreaming programme.
I’m a certified Coach in Reality Transurfing® (R) having completed the certified instructor’s intensive programme in person through ITI, the International Transurfing Institute.
I trained with Ai Gvhdi Waya, an Eastern Cherokee metis shaman in the art of Soul Recovery and Extraction (SRE), which has been used in many ancient cultures for healing, and have been practicing for over 15 years.
A certified Crystal Reader, I completed Judith Lukomski’s Certified Crystal Reader’s Course; as well as Judy Hall’s Crystals course.
I have Bachelor’s degrees in social sciences (Waikato University) and law (Auckland University); and Masters degrees in international relations (Webster University) and arts (MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology from the University of Wales).
A Short History of Heaven, by Joann Greig
This book is based on the research I did for my MA dissertation with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. It's available on amazon.com and other book sellers.
Heaven has played a central, although often unacknowledged, role in Western culture. This book explores the origins of concepts about heaven and how these may be found in Christianity.
Early writings from Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, Greece, and Rome are explored, with elements of shamanism, as well as the Hebrew and Christian Bibles and gnostic texts. The nature of the soul, the soul’s journey, and the role of morality are also considered. The book shows how age-old beliefs about life on earth and about heaven are important today.
Activities are included to encourage readers to explore their own thoughts and feelings about heaven.