Programs

COVID-19 - Update on Shambhala Centre Closure

January 1st—April 30th

To help with public health efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Shambhala Centre will be closed for at least three weeks, starting Monday March 16th. Continue »

Online Meditation Session - Tuesday Evenings

March 17th—April 28th

Join us for an online guided meditation session offered on three Tuesdays while the Shambhala Centre is closed due to the virus pandemic. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Online Meditation Session - Wednesday Evenings

March 18th—April 29th

Join us for an online guided meditation session offered for three Wednesdays while the Shambhala Centre is closed due to the virus pandemic. All welcome. Continue »

Social Meditation - Online Fridays

March 20th—April 3rd

Social Meditation resumes on Friday evenings starting March 20 at 7:00pm. For now we will practice online until the Shambhala Centre re-opens. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Millennial Practice Group - Online

March 23rd—May 25th

Come and join a group of millennial practitioners committed to incorporating the path of meditation into the challenges of daily life. Now online... Continue »

Online - Saturday Morning Dharma Study and Practice

with Shastri Jil Amadio

March 28th

A Saturday morning of meditation and dharma study -- online with Shastri Jil Amadio. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Online Meditation Session - Sunday Morning

March 29th

Join us for an online guided meditation session offered while the Shambhala Centre is closed due to the virus pandemic. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Online Wisdom in Everyday Life: Tuesday Mornings

April 7th—May 5th

The final course in the Way of Shambhala series will be offered online. This Tuesday morning course looks at the qualities of a master warrior whose vastness of mind and skills in enriching the world are fully manifested. Prerequisites apply Continue »

Online - Comfortable with Uncertainty - Pema Chödron Reading Circle

April 8th—May 13th

Join us on all or any of these Wednesday evenings at 8:15pm for a reading circle on "Comfortable With Uncertainty," by Pema Chödron. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Online - The Six Realms - A Buddhist Perspective on Personal Psychology

with Margaret May

April 11th

Details to be announced soon. Continue »

One Day Silent Meditation Retreat: Alone/Together

with Donald Eckler

April 19th - Date postponed or cancelled

Join us for a silent day of sitting and walking meditation. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Discovering Your Authentic Being: An LGBTQ Gathering

with Acharya Eve Rosenthal

April 23rd - Date postponed or cancelled

Join us for a gathering of the LGBTQ community for meditation and conversation. Continue »

Engaged Compassion: Living as a Bodhisattva-Warrior

with Acharya Eve Rosenthal

April 25th—April 26th - Date postponed or cancelled

In this weekend program, led by Acharya Eve Rosenthal, we will engage Shambhala Buddhist methods and teachings to gently increase our capacity for compassion. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

May 2nd

This half-day program introduces beginners, and those wanting a refresher, to the practice of meditation. Everyone welcome Continue »

The Way of Bodhisattva Workshop - Demystifying the Vajrayana

with Shastri Jil Amadio

May 9th

Join us for an exploration of the vajrayana path and it’s skillful methods for bringing us in contact with our true nature. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Vulnerable Power

with Amanda Hester

May 16th—May 17th

Join us for this weekend meditation program exploring the role mindfulness can play in understanding and combating oppression. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life: Sunday Evenings

May 24th—June 21st

In this five-week, Sunday evening course, we deepen our meditation experience through the cultivation of contentment and simplicity. Open to all. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

June 6th

This half-day program introduces beginners, and those wanting a refresher, to the practice of meditation. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Taoist Qigong, Level 3

with Sophie Leger

July 11th—July 12th

Taoist qigong is a spiritual discipline that cultivates body and mind simultaneously. Prerequisite: Qigong Levels 1 & 2. Continue »

Taoist Qigong, Levels 1 & 2

with Michael Busby

September 12th—September 13th

Learn how to energetically strengthen both body and mind through Qigong. Open to all. Continue »

Taoist Qigong, Level 4

with Sophie Leger

November 28th—November 29th

Taoist qigong is a spiritual discipline that cultivates body and mind simultaneously. Prerequisite: Level 3 Continue »