All-Ages Social Meditation Retreat: Leading With Being

with Shastri Nick Kranz

January 12th—January 14th (2018)

Date details +
  • $150 Contributor Price
  • $185 Program Price
  • Amount after scholarship
Room: Main Shrine Room

How we are changes our world in a wakeful way regardless of what we do.

The foundation of an enlightened society is being unashamed of who you are. Empowering this quality in ourselves and others creates a culture of sanity and well-being.

Join visiting Shambhala teacher Shastri Nicholas Kranz for a special weekend workshop on creating a culture of nowness through the unique practices of social meditation.

Participants will explore how we actively create culture in each moment, and learn ways we can bring authentic communication and leadership into our workplaces, relationships, and communities.

Who should attend?

This program is designed for anyone who would like to bring the view of meditation further into their daily life, as well those wishing to develop leadership skills and learn practices to foster enlightened culture in their communities.

A sleepover from Saturday to Sunday is optional.

Teacher: Shastri Nick Kranz was appointed Shastri by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in 2013. He has developed an approach to cultural transformation in the practice of Social Meditation, and worked with Youth Leadership development in the Shambhala community for the last decade. He is interested in the intersection of social entrepreneurship, awakened intentional community, and collaborative right livelihood.

Program Fee

The Baltimore Shambhala Center relies on program registration fees, as well as on donations, to be able to cover our operating expenses, including the monthly rent. We very much value your paying the registration fee for this program, if you are able to afford this amount.  


If you are unable to pay the full registration fee, you may receive part of the fee from a scholarship fund that has been set up to enable all who are interested to take this Shambhala program. A scholarship up to 60% of the program registration fee is available, without waiting for approval. Larger scholarship requests will be considered upon request.

A 25% deposit is requested now if you can not pay the full program fee or the reduced amount after a scholarship at this time (unless you are requesting a scholarship for >60% of the registration fee). If requesting a scholarship, please go to scholarship page first, before making a deposit.