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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.

Nov 13, 2018

This talk explores how the more intimately you are aware of your experience in your body right now, the more clearly you can see into the nature of realty.


You’ll learn why in this practice your body is your ‘home base,’ how your ‘issues are in your tissues,’ how to work with challenging issues when they...

Nov 6, 2018

This talk explores how a strong sense of faith can dramatically support you in your personal practice and in your life.


You’ll learn how your unique doorway to faith is intimately personal and how you can develop and cultivate “mature faith” built on a dynamic balance of rigorous skepticism  and an open mind...

Oct 30, 2018

This talk explores a classic story as to how you can sidestep unnecessary suffering.


You’ll learn how unconsciously you exacerbate the pain that happens in life by adding an unnecessary narrative and ceaseless speculation rather than attending to and addressing the initial wound itself. 

Oct 23, 2018

This talk explores how you can get clarity in times of internal discord.


You’ll learn how clarifying the competing desires inside can provide insight as well as how drawing on both the heart and body can open you to new possibilities in your life. 

Oct 16, 2018

This talk explores the nature of “self” and the transformational teachings on “not self.”

You’ll learn how helpful it is to be intimately acquainted the conditioned self, the transcendent experience  of ‘forgetting the self’ and how to cultivate a selfless self in a world of selfish...