Community Events

Meridian Touch Japanese Qigong

with Jennifer O'Hara

August 5th—August 26th

Based on ancient Qigong exercises and Japanese Shiatsu exercises, Meridian Touch Japanese Qigong is a restorative series of movements that anyone can do. Continue »

New Meditators Group

with Barbara Wolkowitz

September 20th

Looking to connect with other meditators? Join us for New Meditators Group on Friday evening. We will explore issues related to meditation practice, especially for people of all ages who are newer to meditation. Continue »

“Radical Responsibility” Book Talk & Signing

with Acharya Fleet Maull

September 20th

Please join us for a book talk and signing, celebrating the publication of Fleet Maull's "Radical Responsibility: How to Move Beyond Blame, Fearlessly Live Your Highest Purpose, and Become an Unstoppable Force for Good." Continue »

What are You Harvesting this Fall? - A Harvest of Peace Community Gathering

September 21st

All are invited to join the Chicago community in a Harvest of Peace gathering for open conversation and good food to mark the changing of the seasons, at a time of challenge and uncertainty. Continue »

Nyinthun / Daylong Meditation Retreat

September 22nd

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

Feast of the Four Actions

with Rebekah Younger & Miriam Hall

September 29th

An evening celebration for the entire community to honor the graduates of the Shambhala Art Program and experience their final project an environmental installation of the Four Actions (Karmas) Pacifying, Enriching, Magnetizing and Destroying Continue »

The Compassionate Path of Embracing Vulnerability and Disappointment

with Acharya Melissa Moore

October 18th

This evening will experientially explore the potency of working with difficult emotions. How are we protecting our mind? How do we hold to the seed syllable of sanity we all innately possess? Continue »

New Meditators Group

with Barbara Wolkowitz

October 25th

Looking to connect with other meditators? Join us for New Meditators Group on Friday evening. We will explore issues related to meditation practice, especially for people of all ages who are newer to meditation. Continue »

Nyinthun / Daylong Meditation Retreat

with Shastri David Stone

December 22nd

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