Contact Us

Director & Executive Council

The following volunteers help to run the Group, although everyone is welcome to chip in.  Please feel free to e-mail kailua.shambhala@gmail.com or call 808-376-8965 if you have any questions.

  • Arleen Garcia-Herbst, Group Coordinator
  • Lila Edwards, Finance Director
  • OPEN, Practice & Education Coordinator
  • Joshua Northcutt, Practice & Education Advisor

Shambhala Guides

The following volunteers are trained to provide initial individual meditation instruction to newcomers.  This consists of free private instruction and one follow-up meeting.

  • Maria Patten, D.O.

Shambhala Path Meditation Instructors

The following senior practitioners are available to provide more advanced and ongoing meditation instruction to sangha members:

  • Jaynine Nelson
  • Lucille Frances

Kailua Beach Location

  • Jaynine Nelson, Meditation on the Beach Coordinator
  • Dean Nelson, Meditation on the Beach Coordinator

Honolulu Satellite Location

  • Arleen Garcia-Herbst, Coordinator