Learn to Meditate

The Shambhala Meditation Center of New York offers drop-in, by-donation meditation instruction for beginners, or anyone looking to refresh their understanding of meditation.

This one hour, basic instruction session is taught by a highly practiced Shambhala Meditation Instructor who is available for individual questions or ongoing meditation support for those looking to form a regular practice.

“Learn to Meditate” is an excellent resource for anyone looking to gain a new or further understanding of meditation.

Every Wednesday, 6 – 7 pm
Every Sunday, 12 – 1 pm

Check our Monthly Calendar to confirm a particular date.

Suggested $10 donation. No pre-registration required.


Looking for More?

Shambhala offers a range of classes, workshops and retreats for both new and experienced meditators.

Learn to Live Mindfully: Weekly workshops that offer practical teachings and meditation techniques to help us grow into more mindful and compassionate human beings. View upcoming workshops.

Weekly Dharma Gatherings: An introduction to the Shambhala teachings and mindfulness meditation, as well as an opportunity to connect with other practitioners. It consists of group meditation practice, a talk by one of our senior teachers, discussion, and a light reception. Meditation instruction is also provided. View the current schedule.

Shambhala Training – Weekend I: The first in Shambhala’s renowned series of weekend training programs. This weekend includes meditation instruction, teaching, and is an excellent opportunity to settle into several days of deep practice.  Learn more about Weekend I.