The GSMG offers a free weekly public meditation session and talks based on Buddhist and Shambhala teachings. (Newcomers welcome!) We meet every Tuesday from 7:00p.m.-9 p.m. (newcomers please come at 6:30 p.m. for instructions) for meditation, discussion and refreshments at our location:  1899 NE 23rd Ave, GainesvilleFL.

Picture above is from the “Level IV” class that was held the weekend of January 20-21, 2018.

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Introductory

Gentle Yoga

with Kim Heiss

August 28th—October 9th

A gentle movement practice to unite mind, body, and breath. Suitable for all levels. Beginners welcome. Continue »

Year of Compassion: The Paramitas

September 26th—October 24th

The Paramitas, is the second course of the four-part series exploring the Shambhala Mahayana teachings. This 5-week course includes Tonglen instruction and an audio talk by Acharya Pema Chodron, recorded talks by Shambhala Acharyas, readings,discussion. Continue »

Gentle Yoga

with Kim Heiss

October 16th—November 20th

A gentle movement practice to unite mind, body, and breath. Suitable for all levels. Beginners welcome. Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

with Mary Sehlinger

October 18th—October 19th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Continue »

Is Enlightened Society Possible?

with Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls

November 1st—November 2nd

Shambhala is committed to manifesting as an enlightened society. What does that mean for the individual? for a community? for our role in the world at large? How do we find basic goodness in a political climate of misogyny, racism, homophobia? Come and Continue »