Program Details

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Shelley Heinz
February 15 / 7:00 PM - February 17 / 5:00 PM

Connecting with the world, and communicating with it more directly, permits us to experience our heart and the ways we respond to experience. Rather than using those responses as an occasion to re-generate habitual patterns, we can use them as reminders to wake up further. When we allow ourselves to meet the world in this way, without hope and fear, we find resources of steadiness and energy.

When we enter the world in an open and vulnerable way, we let the world touch our heart, and our heart wakes up to the touch. We encounter the world with clear perception, free from our conventional ways of thinking and experiencing. In Shambhala Training Level IV, we learn how to awaken and open our hearts so that we can communicate fully with the world.

The Way of Shambhala and the Shambhala Training programs offer a path of meditation emphasizing the development of genuine confidence. Each workshop includes meditation training and practice, talks by the director, individual meetings with a meditation instructor, and group discussions.

Shambhala Training Level III is a pre-requisite for Level IV.

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To make this program available to as many people as possible, we are pleased to offer tiered pricing. The full price covers all expenses associated with inviting a teacher; if your circumstances allow, please consider contributing the full amount. We also offer a reduced price for those who might benefit from a lower contribution level. Please know that your generosity at any level will help cover the costs of the weekend and be warmly received.

$150 (full price)
$75 (reduced)


Please register for Level IV below and prepay to reserve your spot.

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