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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.

Dec 20, 2017

This talk explores the potential of being a well-wisher of all.

You’ll learn about our natural negativity bias, how looking for the good in others begins with recognizing the inherent goodness in yourself and ways you can move from tribal thinking to the recognition of our inter-connectedness.

Dec 12, 2017

This meditation explores breath, relaxation and feeling as a doorway to energy and feeling as well as watching and allowing as a doorway to awareness.


Dec 12, 2017

This talk explores the relationship between Happiness and Emptiness.

You’ll learn about the importance of investigating your relationship with two kinds of happiness and how embracing emptiness increases your capacity for feeling happy.

Nov 28, 2017

This meditation starts with some simple stretching and explores a slow motion release of the hands. 

You’ll then move into a guided body scan meditation, a period of self-observation and a final inquiry into effortless awareness.


Nov 28, 2017

This talk explores how you can free yourself from life-depleting habits.

You’ll learn how addiction is about seeing more clearly as to how you try to escape reality, how these habits can be as subtle as your thoughts and how some essential strategies can create more freedom and new possibilities in your life.