Shambhala

Awaken Your Inner Warrior: Shambhala Training Level II

With Deputy Minister Cynthia MacKay

March 8 - 10, 2019
This 2nd Shambhala Training Weekend presents the view that when we open up to our own genuineness, we can begin to work directly with our fears.

Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training Level III

With Alex Vlasic

May 3 - 5, 2019
Shambhala Training Weekend III provides a meditation practice to further awaken the mind and heart. With gentle fearlessness, we learn to step beyond our conditioning and open to the freshness of each new moment.

Shambhala Guide Training

June 26 - July 1, 2019
Train to give initial meditation instruction, as well as be a resource, friend, and host to newcomers within the context of Shambhala Center educational programs and events.

Awakened Heart & Open Sky: Shambhala Training Levels IV & V

July 18 - 21, 2019
Levels IV and V are the concluding levels of the Heart of Warriorship program. These two levels provide a strong foundation in mindfulness-awareness meditation practice, emphasizing the development of genuine confidence, humor, and personal dignity within the complexity of daily life.

Awakening through Mindfulness-Awareness: A Buddhist Meditation Retreat

With Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

August 10 - 17, 2019
A summer week of practice at beautiful Sky Lake. Weekthun is an intensive, week-long meditation retreat for new and experienced meditators interested in deepening their mindfulness-awareness. The program will be full of practices carefully designed to cultivate mindfulness-awareness including: One-on-one meditation instruction Guided meditations Movement exercises Dharma talks from the teacher Walks through the beautiful Sky Lake woods Through the week of practice, meditation goes beyond the cushion, with every aspect of daily life becoming a practice of wakefulness and an opportunity to make better friends with ourselves and our world. Fulfills Shambhala weekthun requirements.