Teachers

Christine Guest

Christine has been involved with the Shambhala community since the 1980’s as a student, teacher, and in various administrative roles at the Montreal Shambhala Centre. Originally from Vancouver Island, she moved to Montreal in 1978 where she had a short career as an ESL teacher and a much longer one as a professional photographer. Recently retired from her job as staff photographer the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, she now spends her time between Montreal and an old farm house in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia with her dog, Suki.

Christine has been teaching Shambhala Training for more than 20 years, and is also a student and teacher in the Sogetsu school of Ikebana.

Events with Christine Guest

(Online) Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training Level III
July 23, 2021

In Warrior in the World, the third of the Shambhala Training retreats, we work to extend the mindfulness and awareness we have cultivated during our meditation practice into all aspects of our daily life. The Warrior in the World leaves the stuffiness of the cocoon to explore the world with direct perception. As we awaken to our sense perceptions, we can venture into the world with confidence and vulnerability that is fearless, gentle, and alive. This can be the beginning of a life-long love affair with the phenomenal world, one not based on the reference points of hope and fear…