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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.

Dec 25, 2018

In this guided heart meditation from the fall IMCW retreat, you’ll explore two separate practices:

1. Investigating ‘wholesome states’ when they arise can be a powerful way to increase your capacity for kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity.  You’ll be guided into the ‘felt sense’ of a positive state to...

Dec 18, 2018

This talk explores how you might meet the inevitability of aging with grace.


You’ll learn how remembering what is true can be a refuge and how you can embrace reality in a way that cultivates ease, grace, wisdom and compassion.

Dec 11, 2018

This talk explores the what can happen when you embrace your greatest challenges.


You’ll learn how even though welcoming an obstacle may clash with your primal instincts for self-preservation, it can not only change your life, but the lives of those around you and open up unexpected possibilities in your...

Dec 1, 2018

This talk explores how tapping into gratitude and appreciation can change your life.


You’ll learn how you can overcome your innate instinct toward self-centeredness and how you can change your state in a way that will build a greater sense of connectedness, resourcefulness and if nothing else, seriously stimulate...

Nov 20, 2018

This talk explores the power of skillful effort and skillful surrender.


You’ll learn how focus, resilience and effort can lead to transformation, how of surrender and release can lead to insight and liberation and how, in the midst of your fully engaged life, you can cultivate balance.