Programs

 

Joy in Everyday Life

with Christian Gregory & Tamara Bouret

October 16th—November 13th

How can we find a genuine source of energy and inspiration? In this class we’ll explore the meaning of joy, the discovery of inspiration, and learn practical methods for developing kindness toward ourselves and others. Open to everyone. Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

with Yeshe Clarke

October 20th—October 21st

This urban retreat will introduce and deepen instruction on basic mindfulness meditation practice, and help new and experienced meditators alike incorporate practice into their daily lives. Childcare provided. Continue »

Parenting as a Path & Children's Program

October 21st

The Center is please to offer a Parenting as Path Study Group along with a program for children. Please join us! Continue »

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion: Opening to Others

with Shastri Jerry Webster

October 25th

Thursday Open House: Seasoned practitioners and newcomers come together and explore what it takes to live genuinely, bravely and compassionately. Come & engage in inspiring conversations, share experiences and insights and meet new people. Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Gathering

October 27th

Members, their families, and friends are welcomed and encouraged to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra Workshop

with Christian Gregory

October 28th

Joins us for a tutorial of the Sadhana of Mahamudra, the terma practice discovered by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche while on retreat in 1968 in Bhutan at the cave of Taktsang. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

November 1st

On the first Thursday of each month, receive guided instruction in the fundamentals of meditation. First-time visitors as well as anyone seeking a refresher are welcome. Continue »

The Four Dignities of Investigating Whiteness and Racism

with Jonathan Kirkendall & Gabe Dayley

November 3rd—December 3rd

A class for people who identify as white to investigate how white Shambhalians can show up with fearlessness and gentleness to address racism in our community and society. Prerequisite: Wisdom in Everyday Life Continue »

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion

November 8th

Thursday Open House: Seasoned practitioners and newcomers come together and explore what it takes to live genuinely, bravely and compassionately. Come & engage in inspiring conversations, share experiences and insights and meet new people. Continue »

Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training Level II

with Christian Gregory

November 9th—November 11th

Examine your fears and defense mechanisms by training the mind to meet challenging moments with courage and confidence. Prerequisite: The Art of Being Human – Shambhala Training Level I Continue »

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion: We Have What We Need

November 15th

Thursday Open House: Seasoned practitioners and newcomers come together and explore what it takes to live genuinely, bravely and compassionately. Come & engage in inspiring conversations, share experiences and insights and meet new people. Continue »

Werma Feast

November 17th

Werma practitioners are invited to this month's Werma Feast. Continue »

Parenting as a Path & Children's Program

November 18th

The Center is please to offer a Parenting as Path Study Group along with a program for children. Please join us! Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Chris Montone

November 20th—December 18th

This introductory course is an experiential training in mindfulness and appreciation. By opening to our natural state of being, we begin to feel a simple worthiness that makes life less forced and more enjoyable. Open to everyone. Continue »

Thanksgiving (Center is Closed)

November 22nd

Out celebrating the holiday! Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Gathering

November 24th

Members, their families, and friends are welcomed and encouraged to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana, contemplative conversation, and community dinner. Continue »

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion

November 29th

Thursday Open House: Seasoned practitioners and newcomers come together and explore what it takes to live genuinely, bravely and compassionately. Come & engage in inspiring conversations, share experiences and insights and meet new people. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

December 6th

On the first Thursday of each month, receive guided instruction in the fundamentals of meditation. First-time visitors as well as anyone seeking a refresher are welcome. Continue »

Great Eastern Sun

with Scott Perkins

December 8th—December 9th

Great Eastern Sun marks the beginning of the Sacred Path, introducing advanced warriorship practices that extend the meditation training of Shambhala Training Levels I-V. Continue »

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion: Health and Balance Through Meditation

with Tamara Bouret

December 13th

Thursday Open House: Seasoned practitioners and newcomers come together and explore what it takes to live genuinely, bravely and compassionately. Come & engage in inspiring conversations, share experiences and insights and meet new people. Continue »

Werma Feast

December 15th

Werma practitioners are invited to this month's Werma Feast. Continue »

Children's Day

December 16th

At the Winter Solstice, we celebrate Children's Day to honor our children and to bring warmth, light and cheerfulness into the dark time of the year. The entire community is invited, and encouraged to participate in this celebration. Continue »

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion

December 20th

Thursday Open House: Seasoned practitioners and newcomers come together and explore what it takes to live genuinely, bravely and compassionately. Come & engage in inspiring conversations, share experiences and insights and meet new people. Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Gathering

December 22nd

Members, their families, and friends are welcomed and encouraged to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana, contemplative conversation, and community dinner. Continue »

Christmas (Center is Closed)

December 25th

Out celebrating the holiday! Continue »

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion

December 27th

Thursday Open House: Seasoned practitioners and newcomers come together and explore what it takes to live genuinely, bravely and compassionately. Come & engage in inspiring conversations, share experiences and insights and meet new people. Continue »