“Meditation practice begins by sitting down and assuming your seat cross-legged on the ground.  You begin to feel that by simply being on the spot, your life can become workable and even wonderful.”  

– Chögyam Trungpa, Founder of the Shambhala Tradition


 

Community Update on COVID-19 and Programs at IYI

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person gatherings at our temporary home, the Integral Yoga Institute, have been cancelled until further notice. Meanwhile, we have a full calendar of events that will continue online. Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for weekly updates if you’re not already.

We look forward to finding new ways to connect with all of you outside of the formal meditation hall. Please stay safe and healthy, and feel free to reach out to us at [email protected].

 


Shambhala NYC’s Dharma Talks

This week’s dharma talk is “Meditation in Action” with Irene Woodard, from our Virtual Dharma Gathering on June 9, 2020.  Click here to access past recordings.

Featured Programs

Race, Racism, and Racial Inequality: BIPOC Gathering

August 15th

Saturday's Race, Racism, and Racial Inequality Gathering is intended for BIPOC. Continue »

Race, Racism, and Racial Inequality: White Identified Group

August 15th

The purpose of these meetings is to create a safe and brave space through meditation and learning for honest conversation about racism. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

August 18th

Led by an experienced instructor, this half-hour basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

with Parlan McGaw

August 18th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

Race, Racism, and Racial Inequality: White Identified Group

August 22nd

The purpose of these meetings is to create a safe and brave space through meditation and learning for honest conversation about racism. Continue »