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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.

Aug 20, 2019

This talk explores the power of resilience.


You’ll learn why sustained focus is so critical in your practice, how elemental forces can take your attention off your goal, and what happens when you see more clearly into the nature of reality.


Jul 30, 2019

In this first morning of a week-long meditation retreat, you’ll be guided through a centering body scan and directed to an anchor of your choosing. 

You’ll hear occasional reminders to help support your practice of arriving and settling in the here and now.


These instructions are from the 2019 IMCW Spring...

Jul 16, 2019

This talk explores how to work with the realm of feeling tone in your practice.


You’ll learn why the body is so instrumental in liberation practices, what you can learn by deepening attention to sensations, a review of three primary anchors and the kinds of energy experiences that can arise when you relax and pay...

Jun 19, 2019

This talk explores the power of actively contemplating impermanence.


You’ll learn how contemplating death can not only help you remember what is most important and clarify your most cherished values, but to see clearly into the nature of reality.


Jun 11, 2019

This talk explores how to stay present when the going gets tough.


You’ll learn about the inherent drive for wholeness, the nature of attraction and desire, how to stay awake in a relationship and how to navigate things when a relationship is over, especially when it’s not of your choosing.