Meditation Programs

All programs currently offered online via Zoom.

Introductory Meditation Programs

STABILIZE Your Practice or LEARN TO MEDITATE

Saturday, April 24th, 10 AM – 12 PM

This introductory meditation program gives practical instructions for living in an awakened way, which connects us with our mind’s inherent stability, clarity, and strength. Ideal for beginners as well as those who would like to stabilize and deepen their meditation experience. Learn more »

Recurring Community Meditation Offerings

Weekday Morning Meditation

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 8 – 9 AM

Weekday Morning Meditation provides an opportunity to begin the new day with practice. You are welcome to come for whatever part of this practice you can. Learn more »

 

Sunday Community Meditation

Sundays, 9 – 10 AM

Sunday Community Practice Online is open for members, friends and anyone interested in mindfulness – no previous meditation experience necessary. Join us via Zoom! Learn more »

 

Tuesday Evening Meditation

2nd, 4th & Last Tuesdays, 7 – 8 PM

All are welcome for open meditation practice with the Shambhala community on Zoom, followed by discussion Q&A for anyone interested in talking about their practice. Learn more »

 

Kitchen Sink Dharma

1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 7 – 8:30 PM

How can our teachings and meditation practice enable us to meet the challenges of everyday life with open minds and hearts? Join us 1st and 3rd Tuesdays for guided meditation and an interactive dharma talk and discussion. Learn more »

 

Upcoming Meditation Practice Events & Programs

Practice Events

Compassion Meditation & Contemplation

January 16th—July 3rd

This session of meditation, contemplation, and discussion supports our Deepening in Compassion online class. Although our focus is on learnings and reflections arising from the Deepening In Compassion class, this gathering is open to all. Continue »

Heart of Warriorship I-III

with Ginny Evans & Mark Hazell

January 29th—May 1st

The Heart of Warriorship is a series of contemplative Shambhala workshops, suited for both beginning and experienced meditators. This program encompasses the first three of five programs in the full Heart of Warriorship curriculum. Continue »

Book Study: Lojong Slogans

February 28th—August 1st

This is a free drop-in book study group for all students, practiced and new alike. Please join us! Continue »

Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training Level III

with Anne Fraser & Robert Lehmann

April 9th—May 1st

Taking the gentleness, fearlessness and clarity of meditation practice into our daily lives. Prerequisites: Level I & Level II Continue »

KSD: Getting Unstuck – Dissolving the Stories We’ve Created w Ron Schultz

April 20th

How can our teachings and meditation practice enable us to meet the challenges of everyday life with open minds and hearts? Join us 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 7 to 8:30 pm for guided meditation and an interactive dharma talk and discussion. Continue »

 


Other regular online practice and study groups at our center include:

 


Our regular community practice opportunities for authorized students include:

 


Regular online practice and study groups currently on hiatus:

 

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