Ongoing Offerings

Our center offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome.

Open House

If it’s your first time to visit the center, you are highly encouraged to attend one of our monthly Open Houses, held the first Tuesday of the month, 7-9 PM. You will get a tour of the center, receive initial meditation instruction from one of our senior meditation instructors, and have any of your questions answered. There is no need to bring or wear anything in particular. All are welcome!

Open Public Sitting Hours

 

TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS
7:00 to 8:00 PM

The doors open at 6:30 PM. Meditation instruction for new visitors is offered at 7 PM on Tuesdays and 10:00 AM on Sundays only.

SUNDAYS
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join us each Sunday for practice and a social gathering.
The doors will open at 8:30 AM for coffee, you may bring a snack to share, if you would like.
Chants will begin at 9 AM and the practice session ends at 12 PM.
Meditation instruction is offered to new visitors from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Find how to get to our Shambhala Center here.

Introductory

Learn to Meditate: Turning the Mind Into an Ally

with Kevin Moore

July 1st

Learn to train and calm the mind through the practice of meditation. Ideal for beginners as well as those who would like to stabilize and deepen their meditation experience. This afternoon workshop is based on Turning the Mind into an Ally, the best-selli Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge & Kevin Moore

July 6th—July 27th

This program provides an opportunity to deepen the experience and understanding of meditation for new students, with special attention on practical suggestions for establishing a sitting practice in the midst of our speedy society. Continue »

Understanding the Shambhala Sadhana

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge

July 9th

Explore the visualizations and teachings invoked in the Shambhala Sadhana. The actual practice will be after this one-hour class. Continue »

Exploring Buddhism: The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

with Philip Castillo

July 22nd

This meditation workshop will explore the Buddha's most fundamental teachings and the foundation of all mindfulness practice, the Satipatthana Sutta (the Sutra on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness). Continue »

Shambhala Training Level One: The Art of Being Human

with Doria Cross

September 16th—September 17th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Continue »