“Meditation Practice in a Troubled World:” A Public Talk

Welcome to founding Milwaukee Shambhala Center member Mary Kubicki and husband Chris Stockinger

kubickistockingerFriday, September 9 at 7:00 pm.

$10 suggested donation

Mary and Chris are senior Shambhala teachers from Loveland Colorado. Mary was a “Milwaukee original” — helping to establish the center in its early days in the late 70’s. A warm welcome to Chris and welcome back to Mary! More about Mary and Chris. Learn more about their presentation: Meditation Practice in a Troubled World.

Shambhala Training Level I – The Art of Being Human

level1_altWith Bill Hebbert and Sarah Osborne

Fri, Sept 30, 7-9pm-Sat, Oct 1, 9am-6pm

Program price $110/patron $130 (Generosity policy applicable)

This course is the weekend companion to Meditation in Everyday Life. It is the first of the five weekend workshops in Shambhala Training called The Heart of Warriorship, that include meditation training and practice, talks by senior instructors, personal interviews and group discussions.

Shambhala Training Levels I-V provide a strong foundation in mindfulness-awareness meditation practice. Completion of Levels I-V can be viewed as a complete path or can serve as the foundation for deeper practice and study of the Shambhala dharma. Click here for more information or to register.


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Learn to Meditate

With Shastri Debbie Zarate

Sunday, Sept. 25, 9:00 am-12:30 pm; $25/$40 Patron. Perfect for beginners.

meditatorrsA half-day workshop offering a systematic introduction to the practice of meditation, as well as practical ways to integrate it into one’s life. While meditation techniques are easily found in print or online, the heart of meditation remains an oral tradition and individual, personal instruction is important. Anyone interested in learning basic meditation techniques is welcome. So if you are new to meditation and would like to try it, this is the class for you. Click here to register.


Windhorse Retreat Center

Located in a beautiful glacial area adjacent to the 15,000-acre Kettle Moraine State Forest, Windhorse is the only Shambhala retreat center in the Midwest and is just 50 minutes north of Milwaukee. It offers an array of programs, solo and group retreats and rental opportunities for outside groups.