Introductory

Sit, Walk, Write: Half-Day Contemplative Writing Retreat

with Ellen Rook

June 23rd

Inspired by Natalia Goldberg's 'The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language,' join us for a morning meditation, movement and writing retreat. All welcome, Instruction will be provided. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - Weekend Edition

with Mr. Ryu Yoshida

July 21st

Weekend version of Learn to Meditate class. Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

September 13th—September 15th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Continue »

The Bodhisattva Warrior: The Six Paramitas

with Ellen Rook

November 5th—December 3rd

The bodhisattva—the renowned ideal of Mahayana Buddhism—is not a god or deity but a way of being we can all aspire to. As Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche explains, those who take the bodhisattva vow make one simple commitment: to put others first, holding nothin Continue »

Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training Level III

with Ellen Rook

November 22nd—November 24th

In level III, we make an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated during our meditation practice into all aspects of our daily life. Continue »