Tara has been dancing up and down the coast of California since the Mandala went on the road in 1988. Currently there are circles in  Pacifica, Berkeley, El Cerrito and Santa Cruz.

We invite you to visit our Events page.


Jade Itiene
Phone: (510) 757- 4735

El Cerrito

Karen Metta Fleischer
Phone: (510) 525-2560

Jacquelyn Sendak
Phone: (510) 525-2343
Jacquelyn and her husband Rigzin
are both members of Tara Dhatu Educational Programs

Jacquelyn and Rigzin activity in Virginia Beach and more information

Tara Dance & Dharma Events 2019 in Virginia Beach, VA

All are welcome to Tara & Dharma dances practice!

Tara is the Tibetan Goddess of Compassion who swiftly comes to the aid of anyone who calls.

This fun, experimental Introduction event can help strengthen your connection to The Divine through prayerful dance, meditation, and song.  The energies generated can be used for holistic healing.

Nov 22(Fri) 7-9pm

Nov 30 (Sat)from 3-5pm

Dec 2(Mon) 7-9pm

Donation.  Fellowship of Inner Light

620-14th Street, Virginia Beach, Va 23451: 757-428-5782

Info: 1-510-526-2343 :

*******Free event Nov 23 (Sat) 3-5 Association for Research and Enlightenment

215 67th Street

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Toll-free: 800-333-4499

Local: 757-428-3588

An interactive art project using universal symbols dealing with one’s current spiritual, physical, emotional and mental aspects. 


Tara dance facilitator Rev

Jacquelyn Sendak-Zavaleta Joined Tara Dhatu student teacher program in 2000, and has danced on pilgrimages in Nepal, India, & Japan. She has danced in Az, Hawaii, Ca, and facilitated Intro to Tara dance programs in New Mexico, Vermont, Virginia, and Ca. She studied and received empowerments of Tara & others from Lama Kunga, Jetsuma of Sakya school, Namkai Norbu RINPOCHE (Dzogchen Master), His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Karmapa, Lama Tenzin Wangyal, etc. Currently she Leads a Community Sacred Dance Circle in Albany, Ca. And has also studied two lineages of Tibetan Yoga.

Rigdzin Zavaleta, her husband, is in Tara Dhatu Student teacher program, and will be leads the meditation. He has received many Tara & other empowerments from various Tibetan Masters from several traditions. He has been a practitioner about 45 years and is able to clearly communicate how to do GuruYoga practice of becoming One with Deity.

He assisted the dancers on the Tara pilgrimage in 2001 to India and Nepal. In 2010 he danced as protector in Japan, Ca., and Tara camp in Hawaii.



Pia Hagan
Phone: (650) 451-2616

Pia travels for her work but holds a meeting in Pacifica/San Fransisco bay area once a month when she is home. She also occasionally offers gatherings while on the road. Contact her to see where is gathering Tara Dancers.  Please contact her if you would like to know about her gathering in the SF California bay area.  Thank you Pia <3

Santa Cruz

Adora Deva
Phone: (831) 566-9678

Raga- Ronda Wiley
Phone: (831) 359-7887