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A Guiding Teacher at the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and co-founder of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute, Jonathan offers talks, guided meditations and inquiries into what it means to be awake in mind and heart.

Oct 8, 2019

This talk explores the power of cultivating wisdom and compassion.


You’ll learn how meditation can dramatically enhance your capacity to see clearly and how, at the same time, you can develop your capacity to hold what you discover with loving presence.

Oct 1, 2019

This talk explores why I’ve maintained an active meditation practice for 47 years.


You’ll learn about the effects of meditation on body, mind and spirit, some tips to keep your practice alive, and the importance of having a “why” for your personal practice.

Sep 24, 2019

This guided heart meditation explores the practice of bringing gratitude and compassion deeply into the felt-sense of your body and systematically offering well-being and best-wishes to others.


This meditation is from the 2019 IMCW Spring Retreat.

Sep 16, 2019

This final evening talk of a weeklong retreat explores mindfulness through the lens of the hero’s journey.


You’ll learn about the call to inner practice, how to work the trials and challenges that arise, the process of opening to insight and the reflection on your return home.


This talk is from the 2019 IMCW...

Sep 12, 2019

This talk explores what happens when you deeply relax and pay attention to your moment-to-moment experience.


You’ll learn about the process of settling attention in the here and now, how to recognize the characteristics of what is changing and the subtlety of how you are relating to change and how to reflect on...