Introductory Programs


Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Jude Robison

January 26th—January 27th

Shambhala Training Level I is the beginning of the Way of Shambhala path - a series of weekend retreats and weekly companion courses that are an effective way for students of any tradition to learn to meditate. Continue »

Bagels and Dharma: The Power of Stories

with Shastri Thomas Berthoff

January 27th

Bagels & Dharma is a program that reflects Shambhala's vision of enlightened community. For this session, Tom Berthoff will be sharing his favorite stories about the Buddha. Continue »

Monthly Contemplative Dance Practice

February 3rd

Contemplative Dance Practice is training for personal and group awareness of body/mind through a simple form that alternates sitting meditation with self-directed body movement in space. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

February 4th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is one of the mind-treasures of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche that is recited regularly at all Shambhala Centers as a means of overcoming obstacles in one's practice and life. Continue »

Shambhala Art - Part One: Coming to Your Senses

with Alexander deVaron

February 23rd

Shambhala Art is art that wakes us up. Meditation inspires creativity by clarifying our perceptions and relaxing habitual mind. In Shambhala Art we explore the creative process, cultivating awareness that leads to pure expression. Continue »