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Introductory

Sexual Harm, Trauma and the Healing Journey

January 11th—February 29th

A series of talks to promote understanding of sexual trauma and healing in our community. Open to all; Shambhala Educators are especially encouraged to attend. Continue »

Sexual Harm, Trauma and Healing

February 29th

The third in a series of talks to promote understanding of sexual trauma and healing in our community. Open to all; Shambhala Educators are especially encouraged to attend. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Alice Dan

March 7th

Ideal for beginners as well as students who want to work on stabilizing their meditation, this half day program gives you the essential techniques and reasons for meditation practice in everyday life. Continue »

Mahayana Retreat Day: The Mind is Workable

with Shastri David Stone & Shastri Marita McLaughlin

March 8th

Continuing our study of classic Buddhist teachings, we enter the Mahayana path, using the Mind Training slogans to awaken compassion and wisdom. Continue »

Performative Arts: Mudra Space Awareness

with Shastri David Stone

March 14th

The workshop provides an introduction to Mudra Space Awareness, which is an intensive, physical method for synchronizing body and mind. When body and mind are synchronized, we are present and each mudra, i.e. gesture, we make is real and thorough. Continue »

Performative Arts: Meditation in Acting

March 14th

In this workshop, taught by Uchè Elueze, we'll explore meditation in action.Through acting exercises and organic dialogue, this workshop will focus on the body and the use of physical language to tell a story on stage. Continue »

When Bad Lands: How Not to Numb Out, Freak Out, or Bottom Out—Buddhist Style

with Alan Anderson

March 15th

In this half-day program, Alan Anderson will guide us in rewiring our approach to meditation practice in order to develop the strength and creativity we need to become fearless, self-aware individuals who embrace the hard joy of overcoming self-delusion. Continue »

Nyinthun / Daylong Meditation Retreat

March 22nd

All are welcome to join this day of meditation practice; morning and afternoon evening sessions; partial attendance is fine. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: Feel Human Again

with Shastri David Stone & Jill Spielfogel

March 28th

Level I opens the Heart of Warriorship Series, a path of developing courage and compassion. Focusing on the profound technique of mindfulness meditation is a gateway to discovering intrinsic human potential and goodness. Open to all. Continue »

Kado: Rigden School of Ikebana

with Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata

April 3rd—April 5th

This will be a very special and unique weekend program on the ancient art of Kado. Discover and cultivate the source of creativity, and learn how to express that in flower arranging. Kado is a meditative, contemplative understanding of self, nature, space Continue »

Demonstration & Talk - Kado: Rigden School of Ikebana

with Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata

April 3rd

Join us for a public demonstration and talk by Marcia Wang Shibata, master Kado/Ikebana instructor from the Shambhala Rigden School of Ikebana, who will share how to discover and cultivate the source of creativity and how to express that in flower arrangi Continue »

Nyinthun / Daylong Meditation Retreat

April 12th

All are welcome to join this day of meditation practice; morning and afternoon sessions; partial attendance is fine. Continue »

Mudra Space Awareness: Synchronizing Body and Mind

with Shastri David Stone

April 25th

The full-day workshop provides an introduction to Mudra Space Awareness, which is an intensive, physical method for synchronizing body and mind. When body and mind are synchronized, we are present and each mudra, i.e. gesture, we make is real and thorough Continue »

Qigong Levels 1 & 2

with Shastri David Stone

May 16th—May 17th

In the Chinese arts of health and longevity, qigong simultaneously cultivates a peaceful body and a peaceful mind. Physical health and mental well-being are closely aligned. Begin your journey of health and well-being in Qigong Levels 1+2. Continue »