Shastri Jon Barbieri

Jonathan Barbieri has taught Buddhist and Shambhala trainings extensively throughout North America for over 30 years, and this year was appointed a Shastri. Shastris are senior teachers in the Shambhala Lineage who help teach and mentor others and ensure the integrity of meditation and study.  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 Shastri Jon Barbieri


Take a Leap into 2017: Establish Your Intention and Commitment

December 29, 2016–January 1, 2017

Join us for this special retreat and allow your aspirations for the New Year to become clear, confident and committed through reflection and renewal. We will go beyond the usual goal focused resolutions and learn how to go deeper and reconnect with our innate insight and wisdom and see renewal as a further step in […]