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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 3, 2019

This talk explores how you can be more fully present to experiences as they spontaneously arise.


You’ll learn how energy is intelligent and evolutionary, how you instinctively shut down the flow of things, how to fully embrace what is arising and how to open to a presence beyond the waves themselves.

Nov 26, 2019

This talk explores how practicing generosity can lead to awakening.


You’ll learn how we are inflicted with the desire for self-preservation and how attuning to the genuine experience of others not only draws you out of contraction, but points toward integrating the reality of who you are with no boundaries.

Nov 19, 2019

This talk explores how you can find your personal balance between willful and surrendered practice.


You’ll learn the benefits of developing concentration and resilience, the benefits of letting go and surrender as well as the “shadow side” of each each and the importance of finding your own balance and your own...

Oct 29, 2019

This talk explores how to navigate the internal experience of pleasant, unpleasant and neutral feelings.


You’ll learn the importance of embracing non-judging awareness as you pay attention to the flow of the always-changing ‘feeling tone’ inside and how your embedded reactive patterns can be transformed, opening...

Oct 24, 2019

This talk explores what you might notice when you look closely at what arises in your experience of the moment.


You’ll learn how to identify and explore the primal qualities of the life force, the ‘feeling tone’ of energy in the body, the subsequent variations and formations of thoughts and how you can see more...