Featured Programs

Children's Day

December 17th

Please join us for our annual holiday celebration. For the young and young at heart. Continue »

Learn to Work with Strong Emotions

January 6th (2018)

Life isn't always beautiful, pleasurable or even tolerable. True contentment can never come from ignoring suffering, nor can we always be expected to just "think positively." Bad things still happen. Pain still happens. Loss still happens. But with gent Continue »

LEVEL I, The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Deborah Zarate

January 12th—January 13th (2018)

Learn how to integrate meditation practice into every aspect of your daily life. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

February 3rd (2018)

This is a half day, interactive workshop and introduction to the basics of meditation, including practical ways to integrate it into your life. The heart of meditation remains an oral tradition and individual, personal instruction is important. Continue »


with Shastri Deborah Zarate

February 9th—February 11th (2018)

In Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky our awareness continues to expand. This is likened to the open clear sky of mind, which is a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »

Learn to Conquer Self-Doubt

March 3rd (2018)

Self-doubt can trick us into questioning our own self-worth. Instead, in this class, we explore how the emotions arising from doubt can actually remind us that we are in fact workable people, who are fundamentally sane and good. Instead of buckling in a Continue »

How Can I help? The Basic Goodness of Society

with Shastri Deborah Zarate

March 7th—April 11th (2018)

"How Can I Help" explores our aspirations to help our world: what could it mean to be of benefit to our world? And what are we up against? Continue »

Level II - Birth Of a Warrior

March 17th—March 18th (2018)

Learn how to overcome obstacles to understanding your basic goodness and deepen your practice. Continue »

Milwaukee Shambhala: Teaching and Practicing Meditation for nearly 40 years.

The Milwaukee Shambhala Center, founded in 1979, is part of an international community of meditation centers founded by the Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by his son Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about Shambhala.



Windhorse Retreat Center



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