Deborah Bright (Tulsa, OK) became a student of the Druk Sakyong in 1986. In the early 1990’s she began teaching Shambhala Training in the Southwest and in 1995 moved to Shambhala Mountain Center where she served as Associate Director through 2003. She is currently a student of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and has taught Shambhala Training in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Colorado, and Georgia. She lives with her husband in Drumright, Oklahoma where she serves as Mayor for the City. Deborah has had a long career in non-profit management and is one of the founding members of the Tulsa Shambhala Group.
Ben Pressman has been a student of Shambhala since 1978 when he met Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in the Bay area. He began teaching Shambhala Training Levels and classes in 1990 and holds the title of Shambhala Training Director and Shambhala Meditation Instructor. He served as Plant Manager, Comptroller, and Building Contractor at Shambhala Mountain Center in northwest Colorado for a period of ten years. He currently lives in Drumright, Oklahoma where he is the President of the Drumright Garden Club and a member of the International Rotary Club of Drumright. He has recently been donating his time to work four days a week on the renovation of the new Shambhala Tulsa home and in his spare time he is gardening, cooking, reading, and living with his wife Deborah and their two dogs Katrina Hurricane and Spot.
This Program is offered in Three ways:
Level I only, Friday evening and Saturday. 5
Level II only, Saturday 5, Level I is prerequisite for Level II
Levels I and II Friday evning, Saturday and Sunday. 5
Repeaters may attend the whole weekend for
Please specify in the "Coments" box as to which part of the weekend you wish to participate and select the appropriate payment on the registration form.