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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.

Jun 13, 2018

This talk explores how you can make a difference in the world knowing you are still a work in progress.

You’ll learn about the archetype of the wounded healer, how you unconsciously respond to stress and suffering and what it means to embrace your imperfections as a way of waking up to the fullness of your life and in...

Jun 10, 2018

This talk explores how you can tap into the intimate power of devotion.

You’ll learn how devotion can be a ‘direct path,’ what the Buddha taught about devotion, the shadow-side of the practice and how to develop devotion when you’re not wired that way.


May 24, 2018

This talk explores the transformational power  of awareness.

You’ll learn what happens when you bring awareness to the body and to the formation of thoughts and beliefs, what happens when you suspend effort yet remain aware, and some key practices that help you cultivate the practice of being aware of awareness...

May 17, 2018

This talk explores how to help yourself and others transform your experience of the fear and helplessness associated with trauma.

You’ll learn the triggers, how to recognize the signs and reactionary patterns as well as explore some techniques for working with challenging life situations.

May 8, 2018

The talk explores ways you can remember to pause in the middle of activity and reinforce non-judging awareness.

You’ll learn some strategies to help you remember to call your attention back to the moment, the Minimum Effective Dose for practices and the power of building in rituals that help you slow down and remember...