Jim Tolstrup

Jim Tolstrup

Jim Tolstrup, a director of Shambhala Training, has been a practitioner of indigenous wisdom traditions since 1977. He is president of Cankatola Ti Ospaye, a non-profit that supports Native American elders. As the executive director of the High Plains Environmental Center in Loveland, Colorado, he works with land developers to “restore nature where we live, work and play.”


Upcoming Programs by Jim Tolstrup


Exploring Trees and Wildflowers

Also Laurie Huckaby

June 5–7, 2015

This program has been cancelled. A Four Seasons Program Join us as we explore the native plant communities of Shambhala Mountain Center and learn about the complex relationships between native plants, soil, weather, and wildlife. During this retreat, we will also discover some of the history and cultural uses of native plants. We will visit […]


Big Sky, Big Mind: A Contemplative Astronomy Workshop

Also Andrea Schweitzer

August 13–16, 2015

A Four Seasons Program Come and feel a personal connection with the universe under the shooting stars of the Perseid meteor shower, which is predicted to be especially good this year! Throughout history, human beings have looked to the skies to follow the rhythm of the seasons and to ponder life’s mysteries. This workshop will […]