Jonathan Barbieri

Jonathan Barbieri has taught Buddhist and Shambhala trainings extensively throughout North America for over 30 years. Each year he presents a New Year’s Resolution program at Shambhala Mountain Center that explores how to bring our aspirations into focus by slowing down and seeing more clearly through Mindfulness meditation.  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.


Upcoming Programs by Jonathan Barbieri


Sacred Path: Meek

Also Adana Barbieri

April 22–25, 2016

  Meek is a study of the grounded, humble and gentle beginning stages of a warrior’s journey. Here one trains in overcoming arrogance, the primary obstacle to learning. Prerequisite: Sacred Path: Drala Please note: The tuition for Meek includes a $25 materials fee. The last day is a departure day, there will be no programming […]


Sacred Path: Meek, Perky, Outrageous, and Inscrutable

Also Adana Barbieri

April 22–29, 2016

In this 6-day intensive, The Four Dignities teach warriors to develop the insight and strength that enables us to further shed our cocoons, raise windhorse, and engage fully in the world. Understanding how the dignities unfold can inspire our journey and enable us to discern, with awareness and delight, our progress on the path. They […]


Sacred Path: Perky

Also Adana Barbieri

April 24–27, 2016

The second of the Four Dignities focuses on cultivating sharp, vibrant and uplifted energy through natural discipline. Overcoming the trap of doubt, the warrior of perky is able to accomplish his or her activities with a sense of nobility and ease. Prerequisite: Sacred Path: Meek Please note: The last day is a departure day, there will […]


Sacred Path: Outrageous and Inscrutable

Also Adana Barbieri

April 26–29, 2016

These fruitional dignities refer to the extraordinary skill of a practiced warrior. No longer afraid of making mistakes, the unconventional and visionary perspective of the outrageous warrior combines with the skill of spontaneous inscrutability to create benefit for others on a large scale.  Prerequisite: Sacred Path: Perky Please note: The last day is a departure day, […]


The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

June 3–5, 2016

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. This immersive weekend workshop helps us open to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation and begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. This program is recommended for new and experienced meditators, as well as those looking to […]