Programs for SoCal & Southwest USA Region

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

A Year of Deepening in Compassion Part I - The Four Limitless Ones, (Orange County)

with Shastri Marilyn Moore

August 25th—December 8th

The path of the Bodhisattva Warrior begins with developing loving-kindness for ourselves and expands this to others, dissolving the barriers that divide us. T Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Kalapa Ikebana: Late Autumn Series

with Donna West

November 9th—December 7th

The basic purpose of ikebana is opening to and expressing the sacredness, natural harmony and order of the world. By arranging greenery, flowers, container and water, we can express this connection beautifully and simply with a sense of elegance. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

How to Meditate: The Path of Friendliness to Yourself and Others (Eagle Rock)

with Debra Dysart & Jenny Hannah

November 19th—December 10th

This exploration of meditation practice is open to all, both new and experienced meditators alike! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

All Day Meditation Retreat (Eagle Rock)

with Debra Dysart

November 30th

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

Introduction to Meditation on the Westside

December 4th

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

Lojong Weekend

with Shastri Kim Kelso

December 6th—December 8th

Join us for a deep dive into the Lojong mind training slogans. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Movie Night: THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM (Eagle Rock)

December 7th

A documentary film about the journey of Apricot Lane Farm's journey from arid wasteland to biodiverse paradise . . . in Moorpark, CA. Everyone is welcome! Continue »

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center

Birth of the Warrior (Shambhala Training Level II)

with Muffie Noble-Power

December 13th—December 15th

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior builds on the foundation of the meditation practice that was introduced in Level I and explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world we live in. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Introductory Meditation Retreat - Shambhala Teachings Weekend I (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit

December 14th—December 15th

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

Winter Meditation Retreat: A Shambhala Weekthün (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Marcia Henry-Fink

December 26th—January 1st (2020)

This retreat is an intensive, week-long meditation program for new and experienced meditators interested in deepening their mindfulness-awareness. Join us for the whole week or sign up for a day or two. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Art Intensive 2020: All Five Parts

with Debra Dysart, Anne Saitzyk, Steve Saitzyk

January 3rd—January 8th (2020)

Shambhala Art is about how we create and view each moment, our environments, and the artistry of life itself. Seeing through our own projections, biases, strategies and conditioning, it is possible to see clearly and directly. We call that “Square One,” a Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Art Parts 4 and 5 Teacher Training

with Steve Saitzyk

January 5th—January 8th (2020)

Vajrayana students currently authorized as Parts 1 - 3 teachers or assistants (and existing 4 - 5 teachers) are warmly welcomed to this training. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

GREAT EASTERN SUN: Shambhala Sacred Path (Eagle Rock)

January 11th—January 12th (2020)

This weekend program teaches how to see the Great Eastern Sun, the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists. It is also an introduction to membership in Shambhala - a living context for building a sane society. Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Qigong 1 & 2

with Kate Summers

January 25th—January 26th (2020)

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

Shambhala Guide Training

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

February 6th—February 9th (2020)

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

Qigong Level 5 (Eagle Rock)

with Eva Wong

March 7th—March 8th (2020)

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