Advanced Programs and Practice

Practice Events

Learn to Live in the Moment

with Maho Kawachi

October 18th

In this class, we'll learn to observe the movement of the busy, discontent mind and discover how to rest in the nowness of the moment. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 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 »

Bystander / Upstander Intervention

with Dr. Shanté Smalls

October 22nd

Open to all - Learn de-escalation skills and basics of self defense to become empowered bystanders. This event is hosted by the NYC Dorje Kasung. Continue »

Learn to Conquer Self-Doubt

with Kevin Bogle

October 25th

This class teaches students that the negative feedback arising from confused emotions is not an indicator we are inherently flawed, but instead an opportunity to relate to our own human dignity. Continue »

Learn to Work with Strong Emotions

November 1st

In this class, students will learn to acknowledge and work directly with the various types of suffering that arise in our day to day life. Continue »

Members' Practice Event with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

November 5th

Join us for a special day of practice with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Open to members of Shambhala New York. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

November 6th

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

Learn to Work with Difficult People (Holiday Edition)

with Dr. Shanté Smalls

November 8th

This class will explore how awakening our own heart can help us extend loving-kindness to others, particularly personalities we find challenging. Continue »

The New York Ashe Society

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

November 12th

All graduates of Warrior Assembly and those who have received its practices are invited. Continue »

Learn To Develop Confidence

with Natalie Baker

November 15th

This class teaches students that the negative feedback arising from confused emotions is not an indicator we are inherently flawed, but instead an opportunity to relate to our own human dignity. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

November 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 »

Learn To Be Nice To Yourself

with Alison Pepper

November 22nd

This class will introduce contentment and emphasize gentleness and friendliness to oneself. Continue »

Learn To Build A Meditation Practice

with Dr. Shanté Smalls

November 29th

This class will introduce and clarify instructions on basic mindfulness-awareness meditation practice, and help students incorporate daily practice into their busy lives. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

December 3rd

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

The New York Ashe Society

with Shastri Sheila Bascetta

December 17th

All graduates of Warrior Assembly and those who have received its practices are invited. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

December 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 »

Desung Training

with Jan Jercinovic & Sara Demetry

January 12th—January 14th (2018)

A weekend workshop for our Kasung and civilian leaders to learn how to practice gentleness and fearlessness in difficult situations. Continue »

Sangha Night: A Gathering for Students Who Have Taken Shambhala, Refuge, or Bodhisattva Vows

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

January 22nd (2018)

This community gathering is open to students who have taken vows within the Shambhala tradition. Practice and strengthen community with peers. Continue »