All Programs

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Tuesday Evening Meditation ONLINE

with Barbara Wolkowitz & Ann Shillinglaw

February 16th—May 11th

Looking for a virtual meditation group where you can drop in when you like or attend regularly and get to know other meditators? Instruction in meditation and mindfulness skills. Continue »

EVAM: Six Talks by Chöygam Trungpa Rinpoche

with Barbara Wolkowitz

February 21st—May 30th

Six Video Talks by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche on EVAM, What the Buddha Taught Study Group, Alternate Sundays, starting Feb 21, 2021, 1-3pm, This is an exciting opportunity to view and discuss Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s 1976 talks on EVAM. Continue »

Heart of Recovery

February 28th—June 13th

The Heart of Recovery is a group meeting at the Shambhala Center focused on sharing support while bringing together contemplative practice and a commitment to sobriety. Continue »

Community Conversations

March 5th—March 6th

We miss our friends! Please join us for personal updates and conversation about community concerns. Welcome to attend one or both sessions. Continue »

Sunday Meditation and Discussion ONLINE

with Alice Dan

March 7th—April 25th

Sitting Meditation Practice will begin with a brief opening chant, a short guided introduction to meditation, and 2 sessions with a break for movement. Discussion follows, questions welcome. Please register to receive the zoom link for participation. Continue »

Stroke of Ashe Group Practice

with Shastri David Stone

March 13th

A gathering of warriors who have received stroke practice transmission--will include guided practice and commentary. Please register to receive zoom link. Continue »

Introduction to Mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) ONLINE

with Ann Shillinglaw

March 13th

Please join us for this free info session, Introduction to Mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Continue »

Learn to Meditate ONLINE

with Barbara Wolkowitz

March 13th

Have you been trying to start a meditation practice on your own or with an app? This program helps beginners overcome common obstacles and establish a consistent practice. It is also appropriate for struggling meditators looking for a refresher. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra ONLINE

with Alice Dan

March 14th—June 11th

All are welcome to this new moon Vajrayana practice. Please join us! Continue »

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program ONLINE

with Ann Shillinglaw

March 24th—May 12th

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program is an eight-week course designed to teach participants how to improve the quality of their lives as they work with various types of stress. Continue »

Way of Shambhala: Joy in Everyday Life

with Barbara Wolkowitz & Margaret James

March 25th—April 22nd

This is the 3rd class in the Everyday Life series; all are welcome. This class emphasizes awareness of the environment and expanding the heart. It introduces the contemplation of the Four Immeasurables for arousing and strengthening compassion for self. Continue »

Gender Dynamics in Buddhism

with Holly Gayley

March 26th—May 28th

In order to create a community that strives to foster safety for all its members, we learn what Buddhism says about gender and sexuality and what contemporary conversations can contribute. This will allow us to have more informed discussions about gender Continue »

Warriorship & Whiteness

with Jean Robbins & Laura Bondy

March 27th—April 10th

Warriorship and Whiteness: Exploring Identity as a Practice of Basic Goodness “The key to warriorship and the first principle of Shambhala vision is not being afraid of who you are.” Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Sacred Path of the Warrior, p. 4 Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II ONLINE: The Warrior Awakes!

with Alice Dan & Jill Spielfogel

April 3rd—April 11th

This is the 2nd course in the Shambhala Training series. Now that we have a taste of basic goodness, we go further into our experience, finding courage to work with our fears and waking up to our lives. Continue »