• Camping on Sky Lake grounds – $265.00
  • No Lodging - Commuter – $225.00
  • Shared Room – $309.00
  • Shrine room – $265.00
  • Single room- please check availability before paying in full. – $445.00
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Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

With John Ankele

September 15 - 17, 2017

Establish or deepen your meditation practice in this powerful introductory retreat. This program explores the basic technique of mindfulness meditation. By settling our minds we begin to see the magic of the world beyond our habitual filters. We experience the power and fulfillment of resting in the present.

In addition to meditation practice, the workshop includes talks by one or more of our senior instructors, one-on-one and group meditation instruction and discussions, and opportunities to socialize with fellow participants. By developing more intimacy with the present moment, you can re-emerge with a fresh outlook on your life and your world.

Friday Program – 7:30 – 9:00 pm

Saturday Program – 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday Program – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


John Ankele
John Ankele is a long time Shambhala practioner. He is a documentary film maker who divides his time between NYC and Accord, NY.  His company, Old Dog Documentaries has produced and directed documentary films about the subtleties of individual human experience and the complexities of our collective challenges.
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