Welcome to the Shambhala Center of Albany

A Fresh Start with SMCA

If you feel you need a fresh start, please join us as we dedicate ourselves to living in the present moment with open, gentle and courageous hearts. Let’s reconnect to the joy, beauty and magic within and around us. Ki Ki So So!!!

Where to Begin?

We offer a wealth of classes and retreats. Here are a few to start with:

Learn to Meditate: 1st Wednesday of the month from 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Public Sitting Meditation: Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Heart of Recovery: Mondays 7:00-8:00 pm.

Sunday Healing Service:  Sundays, 10 – 11:30 am
For details, click here to see  our calendar.  Then click on the date you wish to attend.


Featured Programs

July Ikebana

with Ellen White Rook

July 13th

Enjoy summer flowers! Explore ikebana--Japanese flower arranging. Monthly class for new and returning students. All welcome. Continue »