Introductory

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 »

Monthly Contemplative Dance Practice

March 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 »

Shambhala Art - Part Two: Seeing Things As They Are

with Alexander deVaron

March 16th

Through meditation we come to see things as they are as opposed to how we think or imagine they are. We discover that everything has a felt presence to it as well as a thought sense that we bring to it. Continue »

Monthly Contemplative Dance Practice

April 7th

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 »

How to Meditate - April

with Alison Driscoll

April 10th

This program is a thorough introduction to meditation practice. This simple and effective course introduces 2500 year-old wisdom that is fresh and applicable in today's world. Continue »

Monthly Contemplative Dance Practice

May 5th

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 »

How to Meditate - May

with Michael Carroll

May 9th

This program is a thorough introduction to meditation practice. This simple and effective course introduces 2500 year-old wisdom that is fresh and applicable in today's world. Continue »

Monthly Contemplative Dance Practice

June 2nd

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 »

How to Meditate - June

with Barry Buchy

June 12th

This program is a thorough introduction to meditation practice. This simple and effective course introduces 2500 year-old wisdom that is fresh and applicable in today's world. Continue »

Hard Times: Simple Courage & Natural Bravery

with Jude Robison

June 22nd—June 28th

In this week-long retreat, you will explore the sitting practice of meditation, along with contemplative practice and embodied exercises,You can work with the retreat leader to customize your sitting time and practice days. Continue »