Special Funding Available

If you identify as a person of color you may be eligible for special financial support to attend our retreats.

* Indicates program with prerequisites


July 27 - September 30

Online Practice Events at Karme Choling

Join the Karme Choling staff for practice sessions online.


September 26 - 27

Way of Shambhala Program

ONLINE: Awakened Heart: Level 4 of the Heart of Warriorship *

with Timothy Quigley
In this pivotal program, we allow our hearts to be touched without closing down, and from this place, we learn that our inner experience and our outer experience are not so different after all.


October 3 - 4

ONLINE: HOW TO LEAD STRATEGICALLY: Relating with Others and the World

with Suzann Duquette and Jane Arthur
Based on a book by Dr. Eva Wong: By cultivating stillness, observation, and virtuous action, we learn to evaluate situations and assess people, leading to clarity in decision making, discrimination in setting priorities and timeliness in executing action.

October 17 - 18

(Online) Teachings on the Heart Sutra

with Khenpo Gawang Rinpoche
Khenpo Gawang Rinpoche will be teaching and giving commentary on the Heart Sutra. It is the most distilled essence of a group of Mahayana sutras concerned with Prajnaparamita; wisdom (prajna) that "reaches the other shore"(paramita).

October 24 - 25

(Online) Mudra Space Awareness: Gesture Practice for Intense Times

with Dr. Craig Warren Smith, Senior Teacher Suzann Duquette and Greg Heffron
Ever wonder about Mudra? Need more Mudra practice? Join this unique mind-body discipline of intensification postures and sensory awareness exercises for these intense times.

October 31 - November 1

Way of Shambhala Program

(ONLINE) Open Sky: Level 5 of the Heart of Warriorship *

with Acharya Dan Hessey
In this culminating program, we learn that communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness sharpens. We find the open clear sky of mind, a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy.


November 7 - 8

ONLINE: HOW TO LEAD STRATEGICALLY: The Art of Leading-Embodied Presence

with Suzann Duquette and Jane Arthur
Based on a book by Eva Wong: Leadership is more about being than doing. Just as by being virtuous, a leader attracts virtue, so trustworthiness attracts commitment and integrity from others.


December 5 - 6

ONLINE: HOW TO LEAD STRATEGICALLY: The Art of Leading - Strategic Wisdom

with Suzann Duquette and Jane Arthur
Based on a book by Dr. Eva Wong: The art of leading has elegance and beauty. It requires subtlety and knowing how to read people, who to trust and not trust, and how to make use of people?s potentials.

December 12 - 13

(Online) Dakini Wisdom: Revealing the Feminine in Tibetan Buddhism

with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown
Through an exploration of feminine principle, symbolized by the dakini, the sky-dancing goddess of Tibetan Buddhism, we may access our own vast wisdom beyond gender--and yet discover new meaning in our embodied, passionate lives as women and men.


May 14 - 16, 2021

Being Strategically Kind

with Dr. Eva Wong
Join Eva Wong, translator, scholar, and strategy consultant for a workshop on how to work with challenging environments in a non-aggressive, kind, and cooperative way.

May 16 - 21, 2021

Qigong Practice and Study Retreat - Immortal Lu Dongbin's Classic on Internal Alchemy *

with Dr. Eva Wong
Lu Dongbin's classic Treatise on Internal Alchemy is now translated for the first time and will be the principal text of this practice and study retreat.

May 21 - 23, 2021

Free and Easy Wandering in the Spirit World

with Dr. Eva Wong
Join Eva Wong, practitioner of the mystical path of Shangqing Taoism, in wandering the realms of the spirit world. Walk the paths of the stars and mountains to probe the


July 16 - 18, 2021

Entering the Magical World of Taoism

with Dr. Eva Wong
Join Eva Wong, a practitioner of the Shanqing and Kunlun systems of Magical Taoism, in exploring a form of Taoism that few in the western world have experienced.

July 18 - 23, 2021

Qigong for Life - Organizing Your Qigong Practice

with Dr. Eva Wong
Join Eva Wong and fellow qigong practitioners in discovering, exploring, and celebrating the richness of qigong.


September 10 - 12, 2021

Creating Strategies for your QiGong Practice *

with Dr. Eva Wong and Acharya Suzann Duquette
Now that you have learned many qigong forms, it is time to strategize your practice to give you an edge in improving, enhancing, and repairing your body, as well as expanding your consciousness.

September 13 - 17, 2021

Stoking the Scholar & Warrior Fire *

with Dr. Eva Wong
For those who have completed Qigong Level 6, Parts 1 and/or Part 2