Chris Griscom is an internationally acclaimed Spiritual Leader and Healer. She is a world recognized visionary, the author of thirteen books which have been translated into fourteen languages, and the founder of The Light Institute of Galisteo and The Nizhoni School For Global Consciousness, both of which are located in Galisteo, New Mexico.
Chris Griscomís work has inspired and touched people across the globe. Ms. Griscom was instrumental in the passing of the Peace Memorial for the State of New Mexico in 2003. In July of 2002, Chris Griscom was nominated for the prestigious Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion Award by a United States Congressman. Her humanitarian services and contributions in holistic health and education have been twice recognized by The Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, based in Calcutta, India. The Board awarded Ms. Griscom with the Sewa Chakra Award on December 2, 1996. Past recipients of the award include the late Mother Teresa and the Dalai Lama. Ms. Griscom again traveled to Calcutta, India on December 1, 1999 to receive the Lifetime Achievement award from the Board.
Chris Griscom has devoted her life to the expansion of consciousness and the evolution of the Soul. Asked when her spiritual work began, Ms. Griscom replies, "It is impossible to say. It has always been a part of my life." As a child, she traveled extensively with her father, an agricultural entomologist. She feels that this early immersion in nature gave her a deeper awareness of the interconnectedness of life, and the expansion of the Souló setting the stage for her lifeís work.
Ms. Griscom founded The Light Institute of Galisteo in the magical hills of New Mexico in 1985. It is now a world-renowned spiritual center for multi-incarnational exploration and light healing.
Seeing a need for Soul Centered education, Ms. Griscom founded the Nizhoni School in 1988. The school offers a standard academic curriculum combined with applied spirituality. In this unparalleled curriculum individuals of all ages, from all over the world, are taught to discover and access their inner wisdom and strength. With the clarity of the Soul, they use their gifts to teach, heal, and lead. In May of 2004, the Nizhoni School will move from on-sight education to education through media programs with the purpose of reaching a greater global audience.
Ms. Griscom travels the world giving talks and seminars, while continuing to write, teach and consult at The Light Institute.