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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 12, 2019

This talk explores how you can develop your capacity for resilience.


You’ll learn the consequences of losing your focus, the benefits of cultivating concentration and some suggestions on how to more skillfully increase your capacity for beginning again, again and again.


Feb 5, 2019

This talk explores how, when you are lost, confused and unsure, you can take refuge in Awareness, Truth and Love.


You’ll learn about the power of reflecting on the Outer, Inner and Innermost Refuge of each of these timeless qualities of presence.

Jan 14, 2019

This talk explores how you can more consciously respond to suffering within and around you.


You’ll learn how non-judging awareness awakens not only wisdom but your capacity to sense suffering and respond not just with empathy, but with wisdom and skill.


This is the final evening talk of the 2018 IMCW New...

Jan 8, 2019

This talk explores the importance of knowing what truly calls you.


You’ll learn how you might refine your sense of what most enlivens you and cultivate the balance of allowing your life to unfold and living your life on purpose.

Dec 18, 2018

This talk explores how you might meet the inevitability of aging with grace.


You’ll learn how remembering what is true can be a refuge and how you can embrace reality in a way that cultivates ease, grace, wisdom and compassion.