“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

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

July 7th

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 »

Dharma Gathering: Joining Our Confusion with the Path

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

July 7th

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting, to learn about how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life, and to meet and mingle with fellow New Yorkers interested in mindfulness. Bring your friends! Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with John Sennhauser & Shastri Elizabeth Reid

July 8th—August 5th

This course is an training in mindfulness and appreciation. By opening to our natural state of being, we begin to feel a simple worthiness that makes life less forced and more enjoyable. Continue »

Race, Racism, and Racial Inequality: White Allies Gathering

July 11th

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

Learn to Meditate (Online)

July 14th

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 »