Introductory Programs


Contemplative Dance Practice - 2017

January 8th—December 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 »

People of Color Group

January 25th—December 27th

The People of Color Group is a biweekly public meditation, reading and discussion group at the Philadelphia Shambhala Center for folks who identify as people of color. Continue »

Inclusivity Group

January 26th—June 22nd

The Inclusivity Group is open to all as a monthly gathering. You can start up at any time. Here we explore and discuss readings on mindful, inclusive communication and practice. We consider themes of inclusivity, diversity and intersectionality in the Sha Continue »

BAGELS & DHARMA: Right Now, It's Like This -- Checking in with Reality

with Jude Robison

May 28th

Bagels & Dharma is a program that reflects the Sakyong's vision of enlightened community. It combines meditation practice with a dharma talk, food, and conversation. Continue »

Open House

June 7th

The Philadelphia Shambhala Center hosts an evening where newcomers can learn what the Center has to offer. The evening includes guided instruction in meditation and a short presentation. Light refreshments are served. Continue »