Berkeley Schedule (2016 Start)

Northern California Fall 2016–2018 Schedule

Training Days Location Teachers Dates Times
Karuna Training Phase 1

Personal Process

140 Total Training Hours Phase spread over 9 months
Seminar 1 Confidence in Basic Sanity 4 Day Weekend
1 evening and 3 days
26 hours
Berkeley Shambhala Center Sandra Ladley and Sakti Rose October 6 to 9, 2016 Thursday 6:30 PM to 9 PM

Friday 10 AM to 6 PM

Saturday 10 AM to 9 PM

Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM

Seminar 2
Ego from the Perspective of Contemplative Psychology
Weekend
18 hours
Berkeley Shambhala Center Melissa Moore January 27 to 29, 2017 Friday 7 PM to 9 PM

Saturday 10 AM to 9 PM

Sunday 10 AM to PM

Seminar 3
Working with Emotions
Weekend
18 hours
Berkeley Shambhala Center Sandra Ladley and Terry Jaworski March 17 to 19, 2017 Friday 7 PM to 9 PM

Saturday 10 AM to 9 PM

Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM

Seminar 4
Equanimity in Nowness
Weekend
18 hours
Berkeley Shambhala Center Melissa Moore May 5 to 7, 2017 Friday 7 PM to 9 PM

Saturday 10 AM to 9 PM

Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM

Seminar 5 Exploration of Energy in Contemplative Psychology Deepening Week Residential Retreat
7 days and 6 nights
48 hours
Walker Creek Ranch, Petaluma CA Sandra Ladley and Sakti Rose June 17 to 23, 2017 Saturday arrival 3 PM to 6 PM

Friday departure after lunch

12 hours of Continuity Groups (arranged regionally) 12 hours TBD

Cost for Phase 1 is $3000.
Each phase of Karuna Training can be paid for separately.
All 3 phases paid in advance will be discounted $700 off the total cost of $7500 to make it $6800.
The fee for food and lodging for the Seminar 4 Deepening Week Retreat will be paid separately.

 

Training Days Location Teachers Dates Times
Karuna Training Phase 2

Methods in Working Skillfully with Others

96 Total Training Hours   Phase spread over 6 months
Seminar 6
Development of Compassionate Presence
Weekend
18 hours
Berkeley Shambhala Center Melissa Moore and Terry Jaworski September 15 to 17, 2017 Friday 7 PM to 9 PM

Saturday 10 AM to 9 PM

Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM

Seminar 7
Exploration of Energy in Communication
Deepening Week
Non-Residential Retreat
7 days and 6 nights
48 hours
Berkeley Shambhala Center Sandra Ladley and Sakti Rose October 27 to Nov 2, 2017 Friday
6:30 PM

Thursday 1:00PM

Seminar 8
Compassionate Presence 2
Weekend
18 hours
Berkeley Shambhala Center Melissa Moore January 19 to 21, 2018 Friday 7 PM to 9 PM

Saturday 10 AM to 9 PM

Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM

12 hours of Continuity Groups (arranged regionally) 12 hours TBD

Cost for Phase 2 is $2000.
Each phase of Karuna Training can be paid for separately.
All 3 phases paid in advance will be discounted $700 off the total cost of $7500 to make it $6800.

 

Training Days Location Teachers Dates Times
Karuna Training Phase 3

Project with Supervision

One Day 8 hours Berkeley Shambhala Center Sandra Ladley, Sakti Rose and other faculty as available April 14, 2018 Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM
Seminar 10

Exploration of Energy in Working with Others

Deepening Week* Residential Retreat, 7 days, 6 nights

48 hours

Walker Creek Ranch or other Retreat Center Melissa Moore June 16 to 22, 2018 Saturday arrival 3 PM to 6 PM

Friday departure after lunch

Seminar 11

Karuna Project Practicum

Working with someone as a compassionate friend

5 hours

On Own Time
12 Hours Continuity Groups (arranged regionally)
4 Hours Individual Supervision 4 hours Sandra Ladley and Assistants TBD
Seminar 12

Graduation and Certification

4 Day Weekend
1 evening and 3 days26 hours
Berkeley Shambhala Center All Faculty Who Are Able to Attend September 13 to 16, 2018 Thursday 7 PM to 9 PM

Friday 9 AM to 6 PM

Saturday 10 AM to 9 PM

Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM

Cost for phase 3 is $2500.
Each phase of Karuna Training can be paid for separately.
All 3 phases paid in advance will be discounted $700 off the total cost of $7500 to make it $6800.
*Note the food and lodging costs for the residential retreats are an additional expense that will be paid for separately.

Payment plans are an option. Each applicant will have a private interview with faculty and at that time payment plans will be negotiated.

 

In Sum

Karuna Training Phases 1—3  

339 Total Training Hours All weekend seminars
will be held at the
Berkeley Shambhala Center.Deepening Retreats locations
to be announced.
Faculty

Melissa Moore, Sakti Rose, Sandra Ladley, and Terry Jaworski

2 Year Program

October 2016 through September 2018