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
  • Mondays: 5pm – 6pm
  • Tuesdays: noon – 1pm
  • Wednesdays: 7pm – 8pm


Find how to get to our Shambhala Centre here.



CONTENTMENT in Everyday Life

with Cynthia Drake & Dr. Peter Grossenbacher

July 10th—August 7th

CONTENTMENT, simplicity, and mindfulness are connected with the precision of the hinayana, the teachings that form the foundation of the Buddhist path. And in Shambhala, the meek dignity of the tiger brings alive this simplicity and mindfulness... Continue »

Summer Book Group: The Six Perfections (aka The Six Paramitas)

with Sue Shapiro-Holleman

July 22nd—September 9th

The summer book group will read The Six Perfections: An Oral Teaching by Geshe Sonam Rinchen, teachings from the Buddhist Mahayana path employed by a Bodhisattva... Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Walter Taylor

August 8th—August 10th

This weekend explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world we live in. Continue »

Who Am I: The Basic Goodness of Being Human

with Mary Kubicki & Chris Stockinger

September 9th—October 14th

Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human is the first of three new courses called the BASIC GOODNESS SERIES.... Continue »

Nyinthun: A Day of Practice - 2nd Sunday of Each Month

November 9th

A day-long meditation intensive, or nyinthun, is a great way to deepen and energize your meditation practice. Continue »