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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.

Jan 26, 2016

This meditation is from the IMCW New Year’s Retreat.
After a short introduction, you’ll explore a modified body scan meditation, feeling or imagining space in the body imbued with a quality of gratitude, appreciation and love.

Jan 20, 2016

This talk explores how you can increase your capacity for self-compassion.

You’ll learn what gets in the way of coming home to yourself, a comparison of strategies, techniques for accessing self-compassion as well as what it means to embrace the awakening of heart and mind. (Apologies to Lou Reed.)

Jan 20, 2016

This talk continues the exploration of inquiry.
You’ll learn some pragmatic approaches that  use inquiry to deconstruct beliefs, to make decisions, to solve problems and to point beyond the rational mind to an experience of presence.

Jan 12, 2016

This talk explores the power of inquiry.
You’ll learn about the ‘technology’ of inquiry, how inquiry can shape your intentions, dramatically change your perspective and shift your awareness toward a direct experience of your true nature.

Jan 5, 2016

This talk explores the power of intention and aspiration.
You’ll learn how an intention can dramatically alter your life, how with a clear intention you are selecting a distinct new set of challenges and how offering the fruit of your intention can open your heart.