Way of Shambhala

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Dan Peterson & Katie Derthick

March 11th—April 15th

This course is part of the "Everyday Life" series of the Way of Shambhala path of training. The course includes guided meditation, talks, and open discussion of the challenges that meditators face in their practice. Continue »

Basic Goodness I: Who Am I?

with Janet Bass & Rachel DeMotts

March 18th—April 29th

This course asks the question, "Who am I?" and explores the sense of self. It includes teachings on basic goodness, selflessness, the arising of ego and cocoon, the five skandhas (form, feeling, perception, formation and consciousness), buddha-nature, and Continue »


May 3rd—May 5th - Date postponed or cancelled

The practice of raising windhorse opens the heart and refreshes one's confidence by learning to harness the energy of vast mind. Thus, one can bring about skillful and heartfelt social engagement. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World

with Rachel DeMotts & Robert Salskov

May 10th—May 12th

In this weekend, we will be developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, and are increasingly willing to experience our lives without relying on the cocoon. We begin to develop direct sense perceptions and an openness to the world. We al Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life

with Sarah Addison & Keith Hitchcock

May 13th—June 17th

The third class of the In Everyday Life Series. As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic goodness, we can begin to discover the confidence and personal energy to go forward on the journey. Continue »


June 14th—June 16th - Date postponed or cancelled

Through exploring the depth of perception, one engages the elemental and magical strength inherent in the world. The principle of drala refers to the sacred energy and power that exists when we step beyond aggression. Continue »

Meek and Perky

September 20th—September 22nd - Date postponed or cancelled

Meek is a study of the grounded, humble and gentle beginning stages of a warrior's journey. Perky focuses on cultivating sharp, vibrant and uplifted energy through natural discipline. Continue »

Outrageous and Inscrutable

November 15th—November 17th - Date postponed or cancelled

The third and fourth dignities, Outrageous and Inscrutable, emphasize fruition and refer to the extraordinary skill of a practiced warrior. Continue »