Westside programs

Shambhala Westside Center is located in Mar Vista and is the second meditation center in Los Angeles. Our address i 3877A Grand View Blvd., Mar Vista, CA 90066. View directions here. If new to meditation and Shambhala, we offer two introductory programs; Weekly Dharma Gathering  on Wednesdays (see below on the Dharma Talk topic) and Open Meditation Sitting on Sunday mornings (free meditation instruction available).

Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice (Westside)

September 23rd

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness of ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

The Way of Flowers (Westside)

with Guy Blume

October 13th

Join us in learning about Kado, the "Way of Flowers," and doing a flower arrangement as a form of Meditation in Action. It is not necessary to have knowledge or training in flower arranging to take this class. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice (Westside)

October 23rd

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness of ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

Feel Human Again: Shambhala Training Weekend Retreat I (Westside)

with Cynthia MacKay

December 1st—December 2nd

An exploration of meditation as a way to discover our inherent gentleness, fearlessness and confidence. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice (Westside)

December 22nd

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness of ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training Weekend Retreat II (Westside)

February 9th—February 10th (2019)

Open to those who have taken Feel Human Again: Shambhala Training Weekend Retreat I. Continue »