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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 14, 2018

This talk explores how you can see more clearly into qualities of the heart and mind that may feel real but aren’t true.

You’ll learn how the states of love, kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity, on examination, can have a shadow and as you get clearer in these distinctions you can dramatically enhance...

Aug 7, 2018

This talk explores how associating with like-minded people can change your life.


You’ll learn how intimacy and relationships are hard-wired into your nervous system, how you may tend to sacrifice something important in order to belong, how you can fully be yourself and at the same time, contribute at a high level...

Jul 31, 2018

This meditation begins by attuning to who you are as the one who is aware. 

You’ll explore a few minutes of concentration on breath, move into deep relaxation, select an anchor and observe what changes.  Toward the end of this meditation you’ll refresh the practice and explore non-doing, non-fixing and spacious,...

Jul 31, 2018

This talk explores how the practice  of ‘non-fixing’ can open new possibilities in your life.

You’ll learn how life is generally built on a wrong assumption and how, despite your skill in getting things done and getting better and better at fixing what you perceive to be wrong, pausing and exploring an alternative...

Jul 17, 2018

This talk explores how you can convert anger into wise action.

You’ll learn what happens inside when you are angry, the consequences of not addressing this challenging emotion, how to work with anger when it arises and some thoughts as to how to navigate these challenging times without your head exploding.