Classes & Retreats

Live online mindfulness meditation classes and retreats in Tibetan Buddhism & Shambhala teachings. Join our meditation community via Zoom from anywhere in the world.

Our meditation centers in Los Angeles are homes to a vibrant, diverse community of members and friends who provide ongoing volunteer and financial support – creating a warm, genuine basis for the realizing the full potential of our authentic wisdom traditions.


Meditation Introductory Programs in Los Angeles
Shambhala Programs and Curriculum

 

Sadhana of Mahamudra: Monthly Community Practice [Online]

with Darryl Burnham

May 11th—December 4th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is both a practice and a teaching on overcoming obstacles and degraded spiritual practices. Open to all! Continue »

Slow Handwriting - A Contemplative Practice (Online)

with Barbara Bash

June 12th

Our handwriting is a form of artistic expression that is accessible, unique and reflective of who we are in this moment. Drop in to this close at hand visual voice and discover the creative self. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

June 13th

All are welcome! Group meditation instruction is given at 9 am. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

June 16th

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Before I Die: The Three Regrets with Tenzin Kiyosaki [Online]

June 19th

Interfaith Chaplain and Author Tenzin Kiyosaki will lead us in a discussion about three common regrets in dying from her book, The Three Regrets. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

June 20th

All are welcome! Group meditation instruction is given at 9 am. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

White Awake Study Group [Online]

June 20th

The LA Shambhala White Awake Study Group is a group for anyone who identifies as white who wants to learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege so that they can consciously contribute to racial justice. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

June 23rd

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

June 27th

All are welcome! Group meditation instruction is given at 9 am. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

June 30th

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

July 4th

All are welcome! Group meditation instruction is given at 9 am. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

July 7th

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Contemplative Creativity Lab - The Summer of Love Returns (Online)

with Joshua Northcutt

July 10th

In Meditation, the connection to the breath connects us to the present moment. Each time we make a mark we connect with the moment of now. In this Contemplative Mark Making Lab, we will practice sitting meditation followed by by experiential exercises. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

July 11th

All are welcome! Group meditation instruction is given at 9 am. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

July 14th

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Before I Die: Monthly Discussion [Online]

July 17th

Each month we explore our relationship to various aspects of death and dying through discussions of specific topics presented by guest speakers. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

July 18th

All are welcome! Group meditation instruction is given at 9 am. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

July 21st

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

July 25th

All are welcome! Group meditation instruction is given at 9 am. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

July 28th

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Traveling Light: In and Out the Lines of a Poem (Online)

with Angela Lloyd

August 14th

This month's Creativity Lab features an exploration of poetry led by Angela Lloyd. All are welcome! Continue »

Before I Die: Monthly Discussion [Online]

August 21st

Each month we explore our relationship to various aspects of death and dying through discussions of specific topics presented by guest speakers. Continue »

Write Where You Are: Contemplative Writing Practice (Online)

with Debra Dysart

September 11th

A Contemplative Creativity Lab writing workshop. All are welcome! Continue »

Before I Die: Monthly Discussion [Online]

September 18th

Each month we explore our relationship to various aspects of death and dying through discussions of specific topics presented by guest speakers. Continue »

White Awake Study Group [Online]

September 19th

The LA Shambhala White Awake Study Group is a group for anyone who identifies as white who wants to learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege so that they can consciously contribute to racial justice. Continue »

Before I Die: Monthly Discussion [Online]

October 16th

Each month we explore our relationship to various aspects of death and dying through discussions of specific topics presented by guest speakers. Continue »

White Awake Study Group [Online]

October 17th

The LA Shambhala White Awake Study Group is a group for anyone who identifies as white who wants to learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege so that they can consciously contribute to racial justice. Continue »

Before I Die: Monthly Discussion [Online]

November 20th

Each month we explore our relationship to various aspects of death and dying through discussions of specific topics presented by guest speakers. Continue »

White Awake Study Group [Online]

November 21st

The LA Shambhala White Awake Study Group is a group for anyone who identifies as white who wants to learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege so that they can consciously contribute to racial justice. Continue »

Before I Die: Monthly Discussion [Online]

December 18th

Each month we explore our relationship to various aspects of death and dying through discussions of specific topics presented by guest speakers. Continue »

White Awake Study Group [Online]

December 19th

The LA Shambhala White Awake Study Group is a group for anyone who identifies as white who wants to learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege so that they can consciously contribute to racial justice. Continue »

White Awake Study Group [Online]

January 16th (2022)

The LA Shambhala White Awake Study Group is a group for anyone who identifies as white who wants to learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege so that they can consciously contribute to racial justice. Continue »

White Awake Study Group [Online]

February 20th (2022)

The LA Shambhala White Awake Study Group is a group for anyone who identifies as white who wants to learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege so that they can consciously contribute to racial justice. Continue »