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

 

Families & Children Fall Semester [In Person]

September 11th—December 11th

One Saturday afternoon a month “Present Parenting” and several children’s groups will meet to experience “Family Groups, Fall Semester, 2021”. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra: Monthly Community Practice [Online]

with Darryl Burnham

October 6th—December 4th

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

Examining Whiteness with the Heart of Warriorship [with Shambhala Online]

December 1st—January 19th (2022)

This class applies the logic and wisdom of Shambhala Training Levels 1-5 ("Heart of Warriorship") as a dharmic support for white Shambhala practitioners to examine whiteness and racism personally and societally. Continue »

Contemplative Creativity Lab Winter Hootenanny [Online]

with Angela Lloyd

December 11th

You’re invited to our 5th Annual Winter Hootenanny, this time via Zoom! Continue »

Community Meditation at the Neighborhood Church [In Person]

December 11th

Join us for a monthly in person sitting at the Neighborhood Church in Pasadena. For those new to meditation, free meditation instruction is available. Continue »

Before I Die: Monthly Discussion [Online]

December 18th - Date postponed or cancelled

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 »

Silence and Celebration: A New Year's Eve Retreat and Party [Online]

with Shastri Marilyn Moore

December 31st

Everyone is welcome to join this online mini-retreat as we transition from the old to the new. Continue »

Meditation: The Way of the Buddha [with Shambhala Online]

January 2nd—February 6th (2022)

Learn or refresh your connection to the practice of meditation as taught by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Establishing and Practicing Mindfulness: A One-Day Meditation Retreat [Online]

with Debra Dysart & Laura Landau

January 8th (2022)

Learn to meditate or reboot your practice in the new year. All are welcome! 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 »

Community Meditation at the Neighborhood Church [In Person]

February 12th (2022)

Join us for a monthly in person sitting at the Neighborhood Church in Pasadena. For those new to meditation, free meditation instruction is available. 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 »

Community Meditation at the Neighborhood Church [In Person]

March 19th (2022)

Join us for a monthly in person sitting at the Neighborhood Church in Pasadena. For those new to meditation, free meditation instruction is available. Continue »

Community Meditation at the Neighborhood Church [In Person]

April 16th (2022)

Join us for a monthly in person sitting at the Neighborhood Church in Pasadena. For those new to meditation, free meditation instruction is available. Continue »

Community Meditation at the Neighborhood Church [In Person]

May 14th (2022)

Join us for a monthly in person sitting at the Neighborhood Church in Pasadena. For those new to meditation, free meditation instruction is available. Continue »

Community Meditation at the Neighborhood Church [In Person]

June 11th (2022)

Join us for a monthly in person sitting at the Neighborhood Church in Pasadena. For those new to meditation, free meditation instruction is available. Continue »