Featured Programs

Learn to Develop Confidence

with Alan Anderson

June 2nd

Confidence comes from self respect. It starts with contentment and ends with a humble curiosity about life. Continue »

Shambhala Training 1: Being Human: It's Basically Good!

with Shastri Deborah Zarate

June 15th—June 16th

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

Mid Summer Day Celebration

June 16th

Join us for a fun-filled Mid-Summer Day celebration at Windhorse Retreat Center. Continue »

Your Emotions: Your Path to Sanity.

with Shastri Deborah Zarate

July 11th—August 1st

Learn how meditation and the Shambhala Buddhist teachings can help you deal with emotions directly, without suppressing them or acting out, turning emotional turmoil into sanity and wisdom. Continue »

Windhorse Retreat Center, Plymouth WI



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.


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.