Gil Corral is an Artist, Meditation Practitioner, Meditation Facilitator and Certifiable Human Being.
Born and raised in the Southwest United States he now lives with his wife and daughter (and dog and rabbit) in southern Maine. He received his BFA from the University of New Mexico and Mindfulness Meditation Guide Certification from the Engaged Mindfulness Institute.
Currently Gil offers one on one and group mindfulness meditation guidance in his studio, online and in community meeting venues. He is experienced in education, working with at risk youth populations. After spending many years deepening his personal practice and witness to the transformative properties of mindful meditation, he is inspired to offer meditation guidance and be of service in the cause of reducing suffering for anyone interested in exploring their path.
Gil is the director and founder of Hogfarm Studios in Biddeford, Maine, where he works, teaches and guides. Additionally, the Hogfarm is an active gallery space and hosts community and music events. His art work is in private collections nationally and internationally.
Certified Mindfulness Meditation Facilitator, Engaged Mindfulness Institute.
Fleet Maull, founder Prison Mindfulness Institute and director Engaged Mindfulness Institute.
-Bhikkhu Analayo and Jon Kabat Zinn -- Mindfully Facing Disease, Death, Stress, and Illness Retreat
-Sharon Salsburg, Loving Kindness/Meta Retreat
-George Mumford . Meditation for People of Color
-Jon Kabat Zinn . Cambridge weekend retreat
-Ajahn Punnadhammo -Ayyā Medhānandī Bhikkhunī - Monastic Retreat
-Fleet Maull/Engaged Mindfulness retreats
extensive reading, actively studying:
Thich Nhat Hanh
John Kabbat Zinn