Upcoming Programs and Events

To learn about our ongoing weekly events see Public Meditation.
To learn about our approach to program prices see Program Pricing.

Children’s Time at The Shambhala Centre

With Lynn Dragone

Open Dates
Kootenay Shambhala Meditation Centre
We are reviving the Sunday children's time at the Kootenay Shambhala Centre. The idea is to host children with story, arts and a variety of mindfulness practices while providing parents time to practice meditation. We propose that we host young children age 3-6 from 9:30-10:30 going into tea time, and older children  7 and up from 11-12. I would […]

The Art of Self Care

With Ani Boudreau, Trisha Wilson and Shastri Russell Rodgers

March 23 - 25, 2018
Learn the fundamentals of Self Care by engaging in the practices of Meditation, Yoga Therapy, Compassionate Presence, and Healing Rituals. Through the exploration of the themes Returning to Body, Working with Difficult Emotions, and Compassionate Exchange this light-hearted retreat will empower the participant with transformational embodied practices for working through difficult life challenges. Friday evening […]

Rigden Weekend

With Acharya Susan Chapman

April 6 - 8, 2018
Warriorship is a continual journey. To be a warrior is to learn to be genuine in every moment of your life.                                                                        […]

Nine-Day Ashe Mahamudra and Vajrayana Practices Retreat

With Acharya Susan Chapman and Shastri Russell Rodgers

April 9 - 17, 2018
Kootenay Shambhala Meditation Centre
This will be our sixth annual mahamudra retreat, and the fifth featuring the unique combination of the formless investigations of mahamudra vipashyana and the form practices of shambhala ngondro, werma and scorpion seal. As such, it will count towards the practice requirement for an Acharya-led weekthun for werma or ngondro. Mahamudra illuminates and stabilizes the […]

Death and Dying

With Shastri Russell Rodgers

April 25 - May 30, 2018
Details Forthcoming

Open Sky – Shambhala Training Level V

September 8 - 10, 2018
Book now and get 15% off listed prices. Offer valid until Jul 24, 2018.
This program is part of The Way of Shambhala, our core path of training.    "The point of Shambhala Training is to get out of the cocoon, which is the shyness and aggression in which we have wrapped ourselves."  —Chögyam Trungpa Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky […]