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—December 15th

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 Motivation: Small, Big, Great

with Shastri Tom Berthoff

August 27th

What is our motivation to practice mindfulness and awareness both in meditation and in daily life? The Buddhist teachings speak about small, big, and great motivation. We'll look at those levels and how to work with our motivation on the path. Continue »

Open House

September 6th

Join us for an introduction to the Philadelphia Shambhala Center and all it has to offer. This evening program includes guided meditation practice and snacks. Continue »