Stephen Vosper and Melissa Robinson
March 22–24, 2013
Through exploring the depths of perception, one engages the elemental and magical strength inherent in the world. The principle of drala refers to the sacred energy and power that exists when we step beyond aggression. Prerequisite: Windhorse.
Note: Cost of materials is included in the tuition fee.
Stephen Vosper is a student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and his son Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. He has been practicing and studying the Shambhala and Buddhist paths for four decades, and has been teaching in those traditions for nearly 30 years. Mr. Vosper was the first Dean of the Shambhala School of Buddhist Studies in Boulder, and a lead teacher on the pilot teaching team for the entire Way of Shambhala curriculum. He is also a Director for the complete Shambhala Training Heart of Warriorship and Sacred Path programs. Stephen is the chair of the Sakyong’s Advisory Panel on Shambhala Environments, and he has his own design firm, Fresh Space Studio in Boulder, Colorado where he lives with his wife Jane. Their daughter Marissa lives in New York City.
Melissa began practicing in New York City in the early 1970’s. She and her family moved to Boulder, Colorado, in 1978 and she has been teaching in the Buddhist and Shambhala traditions since the 1980s. She and her husband retired to Northern Colorado in 2012 after sixteen years as the Resident Directors of Dorje Khyung Dzong Retreat Center.
Financial aid is available for this program.