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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 14, 2018

This meditation begins with a few minutes of movement.  You should feel no strain.  Be sure to release the posture if it feels at all uncomfortable.

As you continue, you’ll be guided to relax and feel deeply inside and settle your attention on a focal point of breath, sound or feeling.  Occasional reminders will call...

Feb 14, 2018

This talk explores how you can transform your relationship with your inner critic.

You’ll learn the origins of negativity bias, how that critical voice forms in your early development and how the miracle of self-awareness can lead to a life guided by wise discrimination.

Feb 6, 2018

This talk explores more on the essential techniques that make up a mindfulness meditation practice.

You’ll learn ways you can use breath and sound, variations of the body-scan technique and the practice of ‘noting,’ which can sharpen attention and develop a sense of non-judging awareness of change.


Jan 30, 2018

This meditation guides you through concentration on willful breathing, selection of a physical anchor, conscious relaxation and the cultivation of non-judging awareness of change.

Jan 30, 2018

This talk explores the core techniques that make up a mindfulness meditation  practice.

You’ll learn how the most fundamental aspect of meditation practice is sincerity, what makes mindfulness meditation unique, important elements of breath-based meditation and one way to enter in to the heart practices.