Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome to arrive and leave as desired.

Open Public Sitting Hours

“Open Sitting” means that you may come and leave as you choose..

  • Sundays:  10am – noon. Free meditation instruction begins at 10am on Sundays.
  • Mondays: 5pm – 6pm.
  • Tuesdays: noon – 1pm. Free meditation instruction begins at noon on Tuesdays.
  • Wednesdays: 7pm – 8pm. Free meditation instruction begins at 7pm on Wed.


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Ordinary Mindfulness Free Talk Series

with Jonathan Barbieri

December 17th

This week's topic: "Kindness: The Power, Simplicity and Challenge of Being Kind" Free Talks by Jon and Adana Barbieri, long time Shambhala practitioners and teachers. Continue »

Holiday Public Sitting Dec 24th & 31st!

December 24th—December 31st

Our holiday schedule includes free public sitting on the Eves of the 24th & 31st. Please add this alternative venue for a portion of your holiday celebration. We warmly invite you to join us for a celebratory sit. Continue »

The Sadhana of Mahamudra & Community Celebration

December 31st

All are welcome to join us in practicing this distinctive sadhana, written and introduced by Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche in the 70s. Rinpoche began establishing meditation centers all throughout North America in these years, and this sadhana was a group pr Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Adana Barbieri

January 8th—February 5th (2015)

This introductory course to The Way of Shambhala path, is designed to complement Shambhala Training Level I, and is open to all. You will learn and practice shamatha (peaceful abiding) meditation, and explore the teachings of basic goodness.... Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Elaine Yuen

January 16th—January 18th (2015)

This is the first in a series of weekend programs which will help you discover innate dignity, worthiness, and goodness. With shamatha meditation as a foundation, together we'll explore fearlessness, confidence, and gentleness toward ourselves and others. Continue »