“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


Start Here Now:

Learn to Meditate, Tuesdays at 6:15pm | $10
If you are a beginning meditator or are looking to refresh your understanding of mindfulness meditation practice, join us on Tuesdays nights at the Integral Yoga Institute for our 30-minute Learn to Meditate class.  Learn More & Register

 

Weekly Dharma Gathering, Tuesdays at 7-9pm | $10

The Weekly Dharma Gathering is a perfect introduction to meditation practice and the Shambhala teachings, as well as an opportunity to connect with like-minded New Yorkers. Learn More & Register

In Transition

Shambhala New York is currently in transition without a permanent center, but meditation programs and events are being offered regularly. Visit our Monthly Calendar to view our upcoming programs. Learn more about our transitional home, the Integral Yoga Institute, and the wonderful offerings they provide here.

If you’re a current member of Shambhala New York and wish to meet with an individual meditation instructor, please contact Dan Schriebman, Operations Manager.


 

Featured Programs

Weekly Dharma Gathering: Sadness-Joy: The Warrior’s Heart

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

June 18th

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 »

BIPOC Sitting Group

with Dr. Shanté Smalls, Naoko Kojima, Joy Gutierrez

June 18th

The BIPOC Sitting Group provides a space for black, indigenous, and people of color in our sangha. Continue »

Community Gathering with the Interim Governing Council

June 25th

As part of our ongoing goal of fostering connection, we invite you to a community gathering with the Interim Governing Council. Please come and share with us. Continue »

Race, Racism & Racial Inequality Group

June 29th

The purpose of these meetings is to create a safe and brave space for honest conversations about race. Held monthly, this gathering is an open forum facilitated by the organizers with prompts for reflection, sharing, and discussion on the issues of race Continue »

Weekly Dharma Gathering

July 9th

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 »

Conversations on Patriarchy for Women and Non-Binary Group

with Naoko Kojima & Alison Pepper

July 10th

The purpose of this group is to create a safe and brave space for practitioners who identify as women and non-binary to explore the construct and manifestation of patriarchy and its impact on our lives and community. Continue »

 


Meditation in the City: The Dharma Podcast

Recorded between 2011-2018 at our Weekly Dharma Gathering, the Shambhala New York podcast contains hundreds of hours of rich teachings from the Shambhala tradition. Take your seat and immerse yourself in ancient wisdom made accessible and relevant for modern living.

Listen below or click here to access the entire Meditation in the City archives.