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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 27, 2019

After a short introduction on techniques for amplifying wholesome states, you’ll be guided into a meditation reflecting on sympathetic joy - cultivating your capacity to find pleasure in the joy, well-being and success of those around you.


You’ll then explore a particular practice including a body scan where...

Jan 21, 2019

In this 45-minute meditation you’ll be guided into deep, relaxed awareness of sensations and explore the use of an anchor or focal point for your attention. 

From time to time you’ll be gently reminded of skillful ways to cultivate non-judging presence.

This meditation provides the the first morning instructions...

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...