Programs

Bodhi Group Winter Session

with Robin Willett

October 7th—February 24th (2019)

Come explore Shambhala culture, studies, and children's community. Held on Sundays through February 2019 at the Seattle Shambhala Center. (for youngsters between 8-12 years of age.) Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life

with Janet Bass & Rachel DeMotts

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 »

Holiday Potluck and Gathering sponsored by the Ziji Young Meditators' Group

December 13th

Come together with the Ziji Young Meditators' to celebrate the year with a warm holiday meal! Continue »

Awake in Action (AiA) Holiday Party at the Union Hotel

December 19th

Please join us for our Annual Holiday Party at the Union Hotel! Continue »

Kalapa Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging

with Shelley Pierce

December 22nd

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 »

End-of-Year Intensive with Special Guest Kilung Rinpoche (Bellingham Shambhala)

December 26th—December 31st

Prepare for the new year with six days of deep training in meditation including an afternoon of guided meditations and talks by Kilung Rinpoche on December 30. Continue »

Weekend Warrior Training I: for People of Color

with Dr. Claudelle Glasgow

January 12th—January 13th (2019)

The Art of Being Human is the first weekend retreat of the Way of Shambhala path of training. This two-day warrior training for People of Color introduces the practice of meditation and the basic principles of the Shambhala teachings. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: the Art of Being Human

with Rachel DeMotts & Shelley Pierce

January 18th—January 19th (2019)

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

Meditation in Everyday Life

January 21st—February 18th (2019)

This course is designed to provide participants with the introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in daily life. Mindfulness meditation practice can bring greater stability, strength, and clarity. Open to everyone. Continue »

Qigong 1 & 2

with Michael Busby

January 26th—January 27th (2019)

Qigong is designed to cultivate strength of body and calmness and clarity of mind through Taoist practices that integrate movement, breath, and qi (internal energy). This two part class explores various techniques of inner and outer qigong, self massage, Continue »

The Power of Peacemaking: Transmuting Aggression in a Challenging World

with Greg Heffron

February 16th—February 17th (2019)

This weekend program will explore the four ways that patterns of aggressive speech escalates into artificial conflict. Using the teachings and training of Mindful Communication we can interrupt and shut down patterns at each step to bring greater openness Continue »