Introductory Programs

Introductory

Sunday Community Practice

September 1st—August 30th

New Sunday morning format! Sunday Community Practice is the opportunity for our whole community to come together for meditation, food, and conversation. Continue »

Mindful Handwork Social Gathering

November 7th—March 19th

Join this weekly, relaxed, creative social gathering, and bring your handiwork! We will share tea, informal conversation, and the opportunity to practice handiwork—such as knitting, crocheting, beading, and other creative arts. Continue »

Dharmic Warriors

January 17th—May 22nd

Teens! Join our biweekly gathering for socializing and mindfulness. Being a teen can be rough, especially in these challenging and confusing times... Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Dhi Good

January 24th—January 26th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to this original nature with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine, dignified, caring human beings. Continue »

The Fearless Garuda—Emptiness & Absolute Bodhicitta: A Year of Deepening in Compassion Part III

January 28th—February 25th

Open to all! The Shambhala acharyas have offered to lead the community in a year long series of talks, contemplative and meditation practices from the Buddhist Mahayana teachings of our lineage. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

February 9th

This practice is offers a means to connect more deeply and personally with our basic goodness, the basic goodness of others, and of society. Open to all! Continue »

Introduction to Mamos and Protector Practice

February 13th

Learn about mamos and protector practice at this introductory talk on our first day of mamo chants. Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Calryn Aston

February 28th—March 1st

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to this original nature with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine, dignified, caring human beings. Continue »

Bodhisattva Vow Class

with Acharya Holly Gayley

March 19th—April 9th

Bodhisattvas take a vow to work for the benefit of others until all sentient beings have attained enlightenment. This course is based on the Bodhisattva vow sourcebook and is open to all, whether or not you intend to take the Bodhisattva vow. Continue »

Balancing Body, Awakening Mind: A Meditation and Yoga Workshop

with Gary Allen

March 28th

In this workshop, through sitting instruction and yoga practice, we'll look carefully at how to get into an ideal meditation posture, helping people to work with their individual stuckness and knots to find a balanced, relaxed sitting form. This foundatio Continue »