Way of Shambhala

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Ciprian Iancu & Jayne Sutton

January 22nd—February 26th

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 »

Sacred Path: Great Eastern Sun & Windhorse

with Shastri Jerry Webster, Jonathan Kirkendall, Scott Perkins

February 9th—March 5th

Great Eastern Sun & Windhorse marks the beginning of a new Sacred Path pilot, a community study of the living Shambhala Terma. Continue »

Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training Level II

February 22nd—February 24th

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 »

Joy in Everyday Life

March 12th—April 9th

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 »

Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training Level III

March 22nd—March 24th

Having learned not to turn away from fear, we can extend this insight into everyday life. We learn to apply our practice to whatever arises, developing confidence throughout our life. Prerequisite: Birth of the Warrior – Shambhala Training Level II Continue »

Sacred Path: Drala

with Shastri Jerry Webster

March 31st—April 23rd

Drala is the second program in a new Sacred Path pilot, a community study of the living Shambhala Terma. Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

with Shastri Jerry Webster

April 13th—April 14th

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. Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

April 23rd—May 21st

This course presents practical tools for understanding and transforming fear, and shares the view that fear can serve as an opportunity to develop unconditional confidence. Prerequisite: Joy in Everyday Life Continue »

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV

May 10th—May 12th

In Awakened Heart, our natural curiosity takes us deeper as our hearts open and we learn to communicate with our world, allowing ourselves to be touched without closing down in fear. Prerequisite: Warrior in the World – Shambhala Training Level III Continue »