People of Color Meditation Retreat

with Dr. Shante Smalls

March 3rd

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    This daylong retreat will include talks from Dr. Shanté Smalls, reflection, discussion, food, and community building. All who self-identify as people of color are welcome. All ages, genders, religious affiliations, and levels of meditation experience are welcome. 

    Cost is $20-50 (sliding scale) though nobody will be turned away for lack of funds. Please enter what you feel able to pay in the comments field when you register. There also is a 'patron price' for those who feel able to pay more, to support those who are able to pay less.

    Package Deal: If you're a person of color attending Dr. Smalls' introductory meditation retreat (click here) on Friday evening and Saturday you are invited to attend this Sunday PoC retreat for free!

    About the teacher

    Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls is a Vajrayana Buddhist teacher and student in the Shambhala school of Tibetan Buddhism. Dr. Smalls teaches dharma in a variety of locations including dharma centers, conferences, corporations, and colleges and universities. Shanté is focused on the healing impact of contemplation and meditation in Black communities, People of Color communities, LGBTQ+ communities, and prison and recovery communities. Shanté is an Assistant Professor of Black Literature & Culture at St. John’s University in Queens, NY, and they live in Brooklyn, NY with their two dogs, Tilopa and Drala.