Programs for SoCal & Southwest USA Region

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Qigong 1 & 2

with Kate Summers

January 25th—January 26th

Qigong is designed to cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through Taoist practices that integrate movement, breath, and qi (or internal energy) to promote health and longevity. Open to all, no prior experience required. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

All Day Meditation Retreat (Eagle Rock)

with Laura Landau

February 1st

For new and experienced practitioners alike, this all-day community meditation retreat is a rare opportunity to take a real break from our usual routines to truly relax with ourselves and refresh our sense of wellbeing, goodness, and sanity. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Guide Training

with Shastri Marcia Henry-Fink, Shastri Marilyn Moore, Shastri Joel Wachbrit

February 6th—February 9th

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Introduction to Meditation in Eagle Rock

February 6th

These evenings are appropriate for anyone wishing to learn the basics of mindfulness/awareness meditation or to refresh their existing meditation practice. Continue »

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center

A Visit from Acharya Adam Lobel

February 10th

The Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center is delighted to welcome Acharya Adam Lobel. Continue »

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Muffie Noble-Power & Jane Ferguson

February 12th—March 11th

The five week Contentment in Everyday Life course is the second in a series of five weekday In Everyday Life courses to be offered in the Way of Shambhala series. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

White Awake Study Group (Westside)

February 16th

The Los Angeles Shambhala White Awake Study Group is a group for anyone who identifies as white who wants to learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege so that they can consciously contribute to racial justice r Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Karuna Training Certificate in Contemplative Psychology

February 20th—October 7th (2021)

Two-year comprehensive training and Certificate in Contemplative Psychology. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Training Sacred Path: WINDHORSE (Westside)

with Gregory Lubkin

February 22nd—February 23rd

This Sacred Path program is an introduction to meditation practices that help the practitioner develop and "ride" internal energy or "windhorse." Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Meditation and the Path of Contentment: A 5-Week Course (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit & Jenny Hannah

February 25th—March 24th

Contentment is hard to find. We usually think contentment is found in things, achievements or experiences. With meditation practice, we learn to appreciate ourselves and simple human experiences. Continue »

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center

Winter Residential Retreat in Yarnell

with Shastri Kim Kelso

February 28th—March 1st

Join us for a retreat in the beautiful high desert environment of Yarnell, AZ. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Kado Ikebana: Introduction to the Path of Flowers (Eagle Rock)

with Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata & Anjie Cho

February 29th

Kado is a path that incorporates Buddhist principals into the arrangement of flowers. Marcia Shibata will lead a one day workshop for first time participants. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Kado Ikebana: The Way of Flowers (Eagle Rock)

with Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata & Anjie Cho

March 1st

This is a one-day workshop for participants that have completed the introductory workshop. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Introduction to Meditation in Eagle Rock

March 5th

These evenings are appropriate for anyone wishing to learn the basics of mindfulness/awareness meditation or to refresh their existing meditation practice. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

The Art of Being Human: A Shambhala Weekend Meditation Retreat (Westside)

with Cynthia Mackay

March 7th—March 8th

This meditation retreat explores how to reawaken our hearts and minds to our own fundamental goodness and the sacredness of life. OPEN TO ALL! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Qigong Level 5 (Eagle Rock)

with Eva Wong

March 7th—March 8th

If you¹ve completed Qigong Levels 1 - 4, please join us for Qigong Level 5 with Eva Wong! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Qigong Levels 1 & 2 (Westside)

with Kate Summers

March 14th—March 15th

Qigong is a centuries-old art that integrates movement, breath and intention. Don't miss this opportunity to train in one ancient, one modern lineage that have rarely been transmitted in the West. Continue »

Tucson Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit

March 27th—March 29th

Build on the foundation of meditation practice that was introduced in Shambhala Level I, and explore how habitual ways of thinking, termed cocoon in Shambhala Training, obscure the raw brilliance of ourselves and the world we live in. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Introduction to Meditation in Eagle Rock

April 2nd

These evenings are appropriate for anyone wishing to learn the basics of mindfulness/awareness meditation or to refresh their existing meditation practice. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Training Sacred Path: DRALA (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Marcia Henry-Fink

April 18th—April 19th

Through exploring the depth of perception, we engage the elemental and magical strength inherent in the world. The principle of drala refers to the sacred energy and power that exist when we step beyond aggression. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Introduction to Meditation in Eagle Rock

May 7th

These evenings are appropriate for anyone wishing to learn the basics of mindfulness/awareness meditation or to refresh their existing meditation practice. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Training SACRED PATH: Meek and Perky (Westside)

May 30th—May 31st

The four dignities are introduced as both path and process which describe a warrior's maturing and widening sphere of benevolent engagement in the world. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Introduction to Meditation in Eagle Rock

June 4th

These evenings are appropriate for anyone wishing to learn the basics of mindfulness/awareness meditation or to refresh their existing meditation practice. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Training SACRED PATH: Outrageous and Inscrutable (Eagle Rock)

June 27th—June 28th

The final two Dignities of Shambhala refer to the extraordinary skill of a practiced warrior who is no longer afraid of making mistakes. These dignities present an unconventional and visionary perspective to benefit all beings. Continue »