Ongoing Offerings

Our center offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Sundays 9:00am – 12:00pm, Tea & Cookies Social 12:00pm – 12:30pm

Meditation Instruction available on Sundays between 10:00am – 12:00pm or by appointment. This is an opportunity to explore any questions about meditation or the center.

Shambhala Cafe

The first Saturday of every month, 9:30am – 11:00am

A warm introduction to the Shambhala Center through a monthly gathering to share food, meditation, discussion and social time.

  • Sitting at 9:30am
  • Social Introduction @ 10:00am
  • Reading – a selection from a contemporary teacher
  • Discussion – reflections on the reading and life
  • Closing by 11:00am


Find how to get to our Shambhala Center here.



Fully Alive In Uncertainty: One Year to Live

with Myra Woodruff

November 7th—October 2nd

Purpose: Fully Alive In Uncertainty creates a forum for community where participants explore living life and meeting death whole-heartedly, having committed themselves to live a year as though it were their last. Continue »

Shambhala Cafe

January 1st—December 3rd

A warm introduction to the Shambhala Center through a monthly gathering to share meditation, selected readings from contemporary Buddhist teachers, and social time. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

January 8th—December 10th

Thinking about getting meditation into your life? Learn to Meditate is for both newcomers and those looking for a refresher. Continue »

Taming the Mind

with Charlotte Brodie & William Barry

January 25th—March 1st

An introduction to the foundational teachings of Buddhism. Continue »

Working with Emotions in Meditation and Everyday Life

with Scott Perry

April 26th—May 31st

Mindfulness in relating with emotions is a fruitful path to deepening friendship with ourselves and openness to others. Continue »