Take a Leap into 2019: Establish Your Intention and Commitment

Shastri Jon Barbieri

December 29, 2018–January 1, 2019

Tuition $255 + 3 nights

Join us for this special program and allow your aspirations for the New Year to become clear, as you become confident and committed through reflection and renewal. Our gathering will include guided mindfulness-awareness meditation, contemplative practices, and open time to rest and reflect.

On New Year’s Eve we will celebrate with a delicious full-course dinner.

Note regarding Registration / New Year’s dinner: If you are thinking of attending, you are strongly encouraged to register by December 22nd in order for us to prepare for the incredible meal served for New Year’s.


On the SMC Blog

Watch an interview with Jonathan Barbieri

For the past several years, Shastri Jon Barbierri has come up to Shambhala Mountain Center to lead a group retreat designed to help people enter the new year with strength, intention, and joy.  In this short interview, Jon shares some wisdom related to this process of setting intentions rather than resolutions, as well as what he’s learned from leading this retreat year after year.

Shastri Jon Barbieri

Shastri Jonathan Barbieri is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Lineage who has taught Buddhist and Shambhala trainings extensively throughout North America for over 30 years. Jon has been engaged in several livelihood pursuits including consulting with cities and counties on workforce development, creating contemplative co-housing communities, and, most recently, teaching Mindfulness programs to public agencies and businesses. He was formerly the Executive Director of Shambhala Mountain Center.

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