Teachers

Acharya Melissa Moore

Melissa Moore, PhD., has been a student of Shambhala since 1979. She has an MA in Contemplative Psychotherapy from Naropa University, and she has been teaching internationally since 1994. She was empowered as an Acharya in 2013.  She Co-founded and continues to offer The Karuna Training, a 2-year professional certificate in Contemplative Psychology.  Karuna training is offered now in 7 Countries and in the United States in Berkely, Seattle, Albuquerque, Baltimore, and Las Angeles. Melissa’s teaching is experiential and this brings people to a non-conceptual appreciation of the dharma.

Events with Acharya Melissa Moore

With the Equanimity of Yeshé Tsogyal: Exploring Conflicts and Disappointment on the Path
February 29, 2020

This week will evoke the spirit and life circumstances of Yeshe Tsogyal, who faced insurmountable challenges on the path and defied all odds by attaining Buddhahood. Practicing together and taking a deep dive into our current personal and collective challenges on the path, we will explore holding equanimity in the face of turmoil in our community. Drawing from the tenants of contemplative psychology, we will restore ourselves and renew our commitment to waking up through practice and the tranquil environment of Casa Werma. This program is open to all levels of practitioners; no prerequisites. Pay-It-Forward program tuition not including accommodations: $563 usd  We…