Programs

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

with Gregory Wolk

September 24th—October 22nd

Learning to work with our anxiety, we are not blocked by fear. Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings on mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly. Prerequisite: Joy in Everyday Life. Continue »

Buddhist Psychology: The Wheel of Life

with Alan Ness & Alison Davies

October 18th—November 15th

This class will study the buddhist analysis of ego and how we get entangled in samsara and suffering. The good news is that through our understanding, we can develop personal liberation from our psychological hang-ups and confusion. Continue »

Kalapa Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging

with Shelley Pierce

October 20th

Kalapa Ikebana is a contemplative practice in the Japanese art form of flower arranging. These unique teachings combine the traditional forms from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, with the teachings of Shambhala. Open to everyone. Continue »

Listening from the Heart Circle

October 28th

All are invited to be together and to be with what’s coming up for each of us. This will be an opportunity to speak your truth as it arises in the present moment. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky

with Shastri Matthew Lyon & Rachel Demotts

November 2nd—November 4th

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind--a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy, We trust our nature enough to let go into the present moment. Continue »

Power, Privilege & Difference: Applying Buddhist practice to social restoration

November 10th

Receive explicit training in how to use the Buddhist practices of tonglen, metta/maitri, and arousing bodhichitta to explore power, privilege and difference, and engage in uncomfortable conversations. We invite anyone to participate, whether you are famil Continue »

Listening from the Heart Circle

November 11th

All are invited to be together and to be with what’s coming up for each of us. This will be an opportunity to speak your truth as it arises in the present moment. Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life

November 12th—December 10th

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. Participants will receive practical instructions for discovering trust and magic, even in the midst of challenge. Prerequisite: Fearlessness in Everyday Life. Continue »

Kalapa Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging

with Shelley Pierce

November 17th

Kalapa Ikebana is a contemplative practice in the Japanese art form of flower arranging. These unique teachings combine the traditional forms from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, with the teachings of Shambhala. Open to everyone. Continue »

Listening from the Heart Circle

December 2nd

All are invited to be together and to be with what’s coming up for each of us. This will be an opportunity to speak your truth as it arises in the present moment. Continue »

Kalapa Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging

with Shelley Pierce

December 15th

Kalapa Ikebana is a contemplative practice in the Japanese art form of flower arranging. These unique teachings combine the traditional forms from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, with the teachings of Shambhala. Open to everyone. Continue »