Daily Drop In Classes
Every day classes
from May 1-September 1
Appointments available for groups and individuals to fit your schedule.
7am yoga in the temple room:
A one hour hatha all levels class is taught by a Yoga Alliance certified yoga instructor each morning. You are very welcome to try yoga for the first time, or to deepen your practice. We will work on strengthening not only our physical bodies, but also our minds through focused asana/ body postures, pranayama/ breathwork and meditation. Instruction will be offered in English and translation will be available. 100RMB
8am meditation in the temple room:
A one hour guided meditation is offered each morning. The instructor will have over 20 years of meditation experience and has been authorized by Garchen Rinpoche to share meditation techniques. From simple mindfulness meditation to deep dives into the heart, we will work with you to decrease your stress and increase your happiness. Instruction will be offered in English and translation will be available. 100RMB
10am philosophy in the temple room:
Tibetan Philosophy is quite complex. Our teachers have masters and doctoral level of study in philosophy. You can listen to their commentary of the Buddhas teachings and also have a question and answer session with them afterwards. Discussion and differing views are ALWAYS WELCOME. 100RMB
1-3pm nomadic handicraft and survival lessons in workshop rooms *all fees include materials and transportation if necessary. Please call ahead to schedule the lesson:
There are millions of skills only nomads have. Some are easier to study in an afternoon than others. Our cultural teachers are experts at skills that the world is losing. But your interest fuels the survival of such knowledge.
Have you ever wondered what plants you can eat when you are walking in the mountains? Come take a walk with a nomad and they will find abundant food for you and show you how to identify and eat it. 200rmb
Clay statue making:
Try making your own tsa tsa, collect earth, pound it into clay and make a beautiful statue that you will dry in the sunshine. 200rmb
Process wool into yarn and learn how to use a traditional loom to weave a small masterpiece! 300rmb
This is one of the skills that was almost lost in this region. Yet through technology we are trying to revive this art and you can help! Learn the skills of a Tibetan carpenter, learn how you can carve your own tools.350rmb
Tibetan cooking may look simple...but those dumplings are to die for. Learn how to make momos, and noodle soup, and tibetan bread among other delicious recipes. 200rmb
Thangka painting is a skill that takes years to master. Yet you can learn to apply color to a pre sketched drawing of a simple mandala. Take classes for a day or weeks to learn these skills from a young, but traditional painter! 300rmb
English Classes will be held daily for free monday through friday for the local community. Dates To Be Announced.
Financial Literacy Course:
There will be a free weekend-long financial literacy course for the local community. Dates To Be Announced.
Women's Soccar & Baseketball Camp:
We will be offering a camp throughout the month of June to teach middle school girls Basketball and Football(Soccer). 30 local girls will be accepted into the program.
There will be a free 10 day long computer course taught for local community members. Basics of typing, word processing in Tibetan and Chinese will be taught as well as how to use software like excel and word.