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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.

May 22, 2015

This talk explores the balance of effort and effortlessness in meditation practice.
You’ll learn about the role of willful practice, how to cultivate the practice of self observation without judgement and the role of non-doing.   We’ll also take time for practice questions.

May 12, 2015

This talk explores the power of inquiry as a transformational practice.

You’ll learn about the questions that cultivate wisdom and compassion, the questions that can help you reframe you experience, the questions that help you solve problems and the questions that help you turn your attention to awareness...

May 5, 2015

This talk explores what can happen when you turn your attention to rest in awareness itself.


You’ll learn about the practices that help you arrive in the here and now, how to set optimal conditions for your practice, techniques for turning your attention to awareness itself and how awakened awareness cultivates...

Apr 28, 2015

This meditation guides you into an inquiry into the internal and external perception of space.  
Based on the principles of Open Focus, the technique uses questions to cultivate a sense of effortless attention.



Apr 28, 2015

This talk explores how you can bring non-judging awareness to challenging relationships.
You’ll learn the importance of both knowing yourself and the other, four questions that can bring clarity into your communications and what it means to undertake the practice of ‘seeing yourself in others and others...