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.

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 […]

Shambhala Guide Training

Also Shastri Cal Aston

May 3–7, 2017

Shambhala Guide Training is a thorough training for students, with a strong meditation practice, who feel ready to begin to help others on their meditative journeys. The training prepares participants to skillfully host newcomers in our centers by understanding our lineage, cultural forms, practice paths, and by being a resource and friend. Guides are also […]


The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

June 23–25, 2017

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 […]