Shambhala Training: Weekend I

“We already have everything we need.”

– Pema Chödrön

About Shambhala Training Weekend I
This first weekend in the Shambhala Training Series provides an intimate urban retreat setting to not only practice sitting and walking meditation but to arouse our natural confidence and relax into the freshness of the present moment. This weekend is an excellent opportunity for new and seasoned meditators alike to settle into several days of deep practice.

The Weekend includes:

  • Guided meditation practice
  • Mindfulness meditation talks
  • One-on-one meditation instruction
  • Concluding Sunday reception
  • Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior by Chögyam Trungpa


Upcoming Weekend I Programs

Weekend I with Shastri Ethan Nichtern and David Nichtern  
January 20th – January 21st 
Each year, Shastri Ethan Nichtern and his father, long-time Shambhala teacher and author David Nichtern co-teach Shambhala Training Weekend I.  The popular program has become known for its wisdom, humor, and heart.



Weekend I with Natalie Baker 
March 3rd – 5th 

This first Shambhala Training Weekend presents the view that human beings, at the core, are fundamentally awake. By training in meditation, we learn to remember our natural confidence and relax to the freshness of the present moment, no matter what that moment may bring.