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.



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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

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday Yin Yoga 5:00 - 6:15

June 28th—August 2nd

Join us for an hour of mindful exploration, opening and fun! Through gentle postures, yin yoga addresses symptoms of aging, stress and tension Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Level I

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

July 29th—July 30th

The Art of Being Human: A Friday evening - Saturday afternoon workshop. Meditation uncovers our wisdom and sharpens our intelligence. In this workshop, we receive practical instructions and tools for bringing the clarity of mindfulness and awareness int Continue »

Shambhala Meditation for Educators

with Richard White

August 12th—August 13th

Shambhala Guides, Teachers and Meditation Instructors are warmly invited to join us for this broadcast training program in Shambhala Meditation. Register on line to reserve your spot! Continue »

Introductory Class: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction September 20th & 22nd

September 20th—September 22nd

Mindfulness is a lifetime engagement--not to get somewhere else, but to be where and as we actually are in this very moment, whether the experience is pleasant, unpleasant, or neutral. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction is an intensive- Continue »

The Birth of the Warrior: Level II October 21-23

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

October 21st—October 23rd

Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Continue »

Recent News

  • Dharma Group

    Dharma Study

    The Dharma Study Group Needs You! It is the middle of summer and warm breezes have scattered our Sangha  members in many different directions and endeavors. But before we know it Fall will be here with a tempo and energy of its own. This fall we will resume the Dharma Study Group which is still … Continue