Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.



New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

Katie Baingbridge

Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →

Featured Programs

Wednesday Yin Yoga 5:00 - 6:15

December 21st—February 22nd

Yin Yoga focuses on supporting the connective tissue of the body. Through gentle postures, yin yoga addresses symptoms of aging, stress and tension Continue »

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

January 10th—March 7th

MBSR can offer a lively and mindful exploration into our relationship between stress, relaxation and our sense of contentment and inner peace. Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Level I--Beginning the Path of Warriorship

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

January 20th—January 21st

The Art of Being Human: A Friday evening - Saturday afternoon retreat. Meditation uncovers our wisdom and sharpens our intelligence, allowing us to live more authentically from the heart. In this workshop the path of Warriorship is introduced along with Continue »

Writing is for Everyone!

with Tunde Nemeth

January 28th—March 25th

Writing, like meditation, is a solitary act that benefits greatly from practice with others. Come join us in exploring what happens when meditation gets involved with writing. Drawing on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones), Continue »

Joy In Everyday Life

with Richard White

February 9th—March 9th

Through study and practice of these teachings on discipline and the traditional Buddhist teachings of the Mahayana, we step out of the trap of our habitual patterns, free ourselves from confusion, and cultivate the noble heart of compassion. Continue »

Recent News

  • MBSR

    Using Mindfulness to Understand Stress

    By Brett Ferrigan It’s interesting that when we encounter stress–whether from our new smart phone not cooperating, difficulty with a relationship or an unexpected and expensive car repair–our first response is usually not curiosity. Oftentimes we’d like to avoid it or push it away as far as possible. But taking an interest in stress can … Continue