Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.

Learn to meditate. Connect with community, grow confidence, mindful-awareness, and compassion. Meditation instruction is available free of charge.

Latest Newsletter (January 2015)



New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

Katie Baingbridge

Ongoing Offerings

Our center offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →

Featured Programs

American Sign Language

January 6th—February 10th

An introduction to American Sign Language (ASL). Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Rebekka Martorano

January 8th—February 5th

This five-week class provides an opportunity to deepen the experience and understanding of meditation. Offers practical suggestions for establishing a sitting practice in the midst of our speedy lives and discussion of the practice challenges students fac Continue »

Traditional Chinese Qigong Levels 1 & 2

with Eric Wilson

February 7th—February 8th

This weekend program presents the first two levels of Qigong practice in the tradition of Eva Wong. Continue »

Dorje Kasung Regimental Dön Season Program

February 15th

As the Shambhala year comes to an end, we enter the period known as the dön season, the ten days before Shambhala Day when the accumulated negativity, underlying habitual patterns and latent obstacles of the past year are heightened. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level 2

with Lyle Larson & Patti Larson

March 7th—March 8th

Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Continue »