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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.

Oct 25, 2016

This talk explores ways you can stay more present (and sane) in your heart during this election cycle.
You’ll learn how ‘the shadow’ in our psyche expresses itself because of unmet needs and how, as we evolve as a species you can meet the shadow with empathy, befriend that which you have declared the enemy, and...

Oct 18, 2016

This talk explores the essential practices that develop your capacity to see clearly.
You’ll learn the fundamental importance of concentration and willful effort, how you can cultivate your capacity for non-judging awareness and the conditions that support your ability to 'accept what is and let it be.'

Oct 4, 2016

This talk explores how, once you know what you want, how to sustain focus on your goals.  You’re also invited to take on a practice for thirty days of ‘one observation and one restraint.'
You’ll learn the importance of knowing what is most important, how to discern the best practices to help you get there, how...

Sep 27, 2016

This talk explores how generosity can not only free up your heart, but can reveal your true nature.
You’ll learn how you create a false sense of a separate self and how to recognize and heal that sense of separation by cultivating altruism as a spiritual practice.

Aug 30, 2016

This talk explores how you can find freedom and peace in the midst of patterns of addictive actions and thoughts.
You’ll learn how transforming addiction is all about seeing clearly, recognizing pain, the 'unmet need' and learning how to open to compassion and kindness.