For over 40 years, the Shambhala Meditation Center has offered Chicagoans the opportunity to work with their minds and hearts through meditation. Our mission is to inspire an awake and compassionate society through personal and collective transformation.
We offer public meditation classes, mindfulness training workshops, and a wide range of teachings from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition.
with Jean Marie Robbins & Gretchen Neve
January 22nd - Date postponed or cancelled
With our shared humanity as basis, we resume our on-going conversation by reflecting on who we are now and from where we each have come. Join us for body-centered contemplation, small groups and discussion of our individual and shared cultural heritage. Continue »
Conceptual Artist Jason Brammer will creating an atmospheric soundscape with the use of the synthesizer and vocal arrangements to accompany the spoken word teachings of Pema Chodron. Continue »
with Ben Durchslag
Social Meditation provides a vivid, experiential answer to the question "Why meditate?" This is what it means to "bring meditation into daily life." Integrating meditation with conversation about important topics in our lives, Continue »
Open to all. Born from the Sunday Morning Ecstatic Dance in Oakland, California, we focus on nurturing a space where you can play and interact authentically. Saturday, November 19, 7-10PM. Continue »
with Shastri David Stone
Cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through the healing Taoist practice of QiGong. This review class is suited for anyone who has taken at least levels 1 and 2. Continue »