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


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.

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.


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 »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Shastri Betsy Pond

September 28th—October 5th

Mindful appreciation and gentleness to oneself. Foundational Buddhist teachings. Continue »

Deepening Into Our Humanity: A Shambhala Meditation Retreat on the Richness and Simplicity of Being Human

with Shastri Betsy Pond & Shastri Larry Higgins

October 8th—October 15th

Please join us for a week-long retreat of deep practice, dharma discussions and a culture of kindness and community - at our annual South Central Regional Weekthün. Continue »

Social Meditation: Community Awake on the Spot!

with Shastri Nick Kranz

October 20th—October 22nd

Social Meditation is a group practice that facilitates creating a culture of nowness, by bringing the wisdom of meditation into the vibrancy of social interaction. Continue »