The Way of Shambhala Programs

Shambhala offers an extensive structured path of training in authentic meditation practices and teachings for people who are interested in pursuing such a path. The name of this path is The Way of Shambhala. If you would like a simple introduction, you may choose to sample a workshop, a course or a weekend—or several, at any time.  For more information, see the overview page.

Way of Shambhala

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level One for Youth (Ages 12-18)

with Acharya Alan Schwartz

October 28th—October 29th

The instruction and practices will be offered in a relevant way specifically geared toward youth ages 12 to 18. This weekend-long program includes meditation instruction with periods of sitting and walking practice, talks, group discussion and personal me Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life: A Five-Week Course

with Kathryn Rile & Susan Arnesen

January 9th—February 6th (2018)

Give yourself the gift of meditation and infuse your life and the lives of those around you with compassion, caring, and kindness. Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

February 9th—February 11th (2018)

New meditators, or those looking to reconnect with meditation practice, learn the basic foundations of the Shambhala teachings on universal human wisdom. Continue »

Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training Level II

April 6th—April 8th (2018)

Cultivating the willingness to observe our cocoon of habitual fear and defense mechanisms. Continue »