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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.

Feb 25, 2020

The talk explores the transformative power of the pause.


You’ll learn how pausing is part of all great spiritual traditions, how pausing actually increases your efficiency, what happens if you don’t pause and what happens when you lengthen the times you consciously step back from the busyness of your life.

Feb 11, 2020

This talk explores some of Ram Dass’s teachings and their impact on our culture.


You’ll learn about his awakening, how he personally transformed and taught through his life and how he served as a pioneer and an ice-breaker for westerners wanting to deepen their spirituality.

Feb 4, 2020

This talk explores how you can tap  into the immeasurable qualities of compassion.


You’ll learn where the practice starts and how you can expand your practice in widening circles as well as explore some of the greatest pitfalls and challenges in undertaking this...

Jan 14, 2020

This talk explores how critical self-compassion is to living your life fully.


You’ll learn how you are trained out of self-compassion from an early age, how, when you recognize what’s between you and this wholesome heartspace, you can reclaim your relationship with compassion and apply it to yourself and all those...

Jan 8, 2020

This talk explores mindful aspiration and conscious follow-through.

You’ll learn the importance of knowing your destination, following your star, correcting  your course and tuning in to what is most important in your life.