Classes & Programs

We frequently add new classes and programs to the calendar. We strongly recommend subscribing to our email list for the latest information on upcoming programs and offerings. You can also check our calendar for affinity groups and community meditation hours.


UPCOMING SCHEDULE


Learn to Meditate (In-Person)

June 20th

This introduction to mindfulness meditation is ideal for beginners, as well as anyone looking to refresh their understanding of meditation practice. “What It Is, What It Isn’t, How to Do It and Keep Doing It” Continue »

Transforming Difficult Emotions into the Path of Awakening

June 22nd

Shambhala Los Angeles is delighted to welcome Venerable Tulku Damchö Rinpoche! In this special public talk, Rinpoche will discuss how we can work with and transform our difficult emotions into the Path of Awakening. Continue »

Mahamudra and Ordinary Mind

June 22nd

This talk is restricted to Shambhala Members and Friends who have received pointing out instruction from Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, The Vajra Regent, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche or the Dorje Loppon. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra (Online)

July 5th

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of the Shambhala centers, wrote the Sadhana of Mahamudra practice, which is chanted aloud in a group session on the new moon of each month. Continue »

Contemplative Creativity Lab: Unblocking our Pathway

July 13th

In this lab, we’ll explore what we’re hoping to create.  What are our biggest dreams?  What’s holding us back; what’s keeping us from living in balance and joy and creating the life we desire?  Continue »

Learn to Meditate (In-Person)

July 18th

This introduction to mindfulness meditation is ideal for beginners, as well as anyone looking to refresh their understanding of meditation practice. “What It Is, What It Isn’t, How to Do It and Keep Doing It” Continue »

Establishing and Practicing Mindfulness: A One-Day Meditation Retreat (In person)

with Debra Dysart & Laura Landau

July 27th

This retreat will include an exploration of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness drawn from a discourse of the Buddha called the Satipatthana Sutra which is the basis of everything we have come to know as meditation. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra (Online)

August 4th

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of the Shambhala centers, wrote the Sadhana of Mahamudra practice, which is chanted aloud in a group session on the new moon of each month. Continue »

Contemplative Creativity Lab: Open Studio

August 10th

Open Studio is an opportunity to arrive for yourself to explore your own creative process and rejuvenate your mind. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (In-Person)

August 15th

This introduction to mindfulness meditation is ideal for beginners, as well as anyone looking to refresh their understanding of meditation practice. “What It Is, What It Isn’t, How to Do It and Keep Doing It” Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra (Online)

September 2nd

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of the Shambhala centers, wrote the Sadhana of Mahamudra practice, which is chanted aloud in a group session on the new moon of each month. Continue »

Contemplative Creativity Lab: Open Studio

September 14th

Open Studio is an opportunity to arrive for yourself to explore your own creative process and rejuvenate your mind. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (In-Person)

September 19th

This introduction to mindfulness meditation is ideal for beginners, as well as anyone looking to refresh their understanding of meditation practice. “What It Is, What It Isn’t, How to Do It and Keep Doing It” Continue »

Dying & Death: Navigating Bereavement, Loss & Grief

September 21st

We invite you to participate in an ongoing discussion about death and dying. Each month we will have an opportunity to explore our relationship to various aspects of death and dying through explorations of specific topics presented by guest speakers. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra (Online)

October 2nd

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of the Shambhala centers, wrote the Sadhana of Mahamudra practice, which is chanted aloud in a group session on the new moon of each month. Continue »

Contemplative Creativity Lab: Open Studio

October 12th

Open Studio is an opportunity to arrive for yourself to explore your own creative process and rejuvenate your mind. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (In-Person)

October 17th

This introduction to mindfulness meditation is ideal for beginners, as well as anyone looking to refresh their understanding of meditation practice. “What It Is, What It Isn’t, How to Do It and Keep Doing It” Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra (Online)

November 1st

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of the Shambhala centers, wrote the Sadhana of Mahamudra practice, which is chanted aloud in a group session on the new moon of each month. Continue »

Contemplative Creativity Lab: Open Studio

November 9th

Open Studio is an opportunity to arrive for yourself to explore your own creative process and rejuvenate your mind. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (In-Person)

November 21st

This introduction to mindfulness meditation is ideal for beginners, as well as anyone looking to refresh their understanding of meditation practice. “What It Is, What It Isn’t, How to Do It and Keep Doing It” Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra (Online)

November 30th

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of the Shambhala centers, wrote the Sadhana of Mahamudra practice, which is chanted aloud in a group session on the new moon of each month. Continue »

Contemplative Creativity Lab: Open Studio

December 14th

Open Studio is an opportunity to arrive for yourself to explore your own creative process and rejuvenate your mind. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (In-Person)

December 19th

This introduction to mindfulness meditation is ideal for beginners, as well as anyone looking to refresh their understanding of meditation practice. “What It Is, What It Isn’t, How to Do It and Keep Doing It” Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra (Online)

December 30th

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of the Shambhala centers, wrote the Sadhana of Mahamudra practice, which is chanted aloud in a group session on the new moon of each month. Continue »