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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.

Mar 29, 2017

This talk explores ways you can more mindfully be with physical stress and suffering.
You’ll learn about the inevitability of sickness and pain in your life and some fundamental teachings and strategies for being fully present in difficult times.

Mar 21, 2017

This talk explores the relationship between desire and liberation.
You’ll learn how your desires can be informed by fear as well as by compassion, kindness and love and how liberation may simply be the absence of any and all desires.

Mar 7, 2017

This talk explores some elemental teachings on desire and it’s relationship to addition.
You’ll learn how stress is part of the human condition, how you tend to get caught in reactive patterns to stress, the key to finding inner peace and some thoughts about the practices that lead you to greater freedom.

Feb 28, 2017

This talk explores the reality of change and how you can shift your relationship to what is happening in your life.
You’ll learn how change is an essential fact of reality, how you can learn to embrace change and what it means to live in a world that seems to be changing faster and faster.

Feb 21, 2017

This talk explores how to find freedom in relationship to sickness, old age, death and embracing ‘reality-based’ practices.
You’ll learn how deeply investigating these phenomena helps you to savor and celebrate this life and to re-dedicate yourself to live your life fully.