Program Details

Shambhala Art Parts 1 and 2

with Lisa Stanley
March 21 / 7:00 PM - March 23 / 5:00 PM


Friday March 21st, 7:00 - 8:15 pm Opening Talk for the Weekend*

  *Talk is also Open to the Public, $10.00 suggested donation 
    (registration not required if only attending the talk)

Saturday, March 22, 9 am - 5:00 pm Part 1 "Coming to your Senses"

Sunday, March 23 , 9 am - 5:00 pm Part 2 "Seeing Things As They Are"            (Part 1 is a prerequisite)

Please Register Below.

50% Repeat program discount | See our Generosity Policy

If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact Abbey Pleviak.

Shambhala Art introduces meditation and awareness exercises as a way to experience the source of every individual's inherent creativity and its genuine expression in all aspects of our lives. This program is not just for artists but is for anyone wanting to experience "art in everyday life".

Part 1: Coming to Your Senses:   Sensory exercises, meditation and awareness practices are introduced as a way to connect more fully with ourselves and our world. Out of this our mind, body, and environment begin to synchronize which leads us to a state of being from which genuine expression may arise.

Part 2: Seeing Things as They Are: Through awareness practices we come to see things as they are as opposed to how we think or imagine they are. Seeing the difference between our concepts and our direct experience empowers and opens our creative and viewing processes.


Lisa Stanley is a Senior Teacher of the Shambhala Art curriculum which she helped to establish.
She was introduced to contemplative art practices as an assistant to Chögyam Trungpa, the founder of Shambhala, during his 1981 “Dharma Art” installation. She has taught Shambhala Art nationally, and co-teaches the Shambhala Art Teacher Training.

Ms. Stanley is also a certified teacher of Sogetsu Ikebana (Japanese flower arranging), and Nalanda Miksang (Tibetan "Good Eye") Contemplative Photography. She has taught media-based fine arts and been a working artist for over thirty years.

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