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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.

Sep 21, 2022

This talk explores the factors that go into not only waking up, but working with the most profound challenges in your life.


You’ll learn how recognizing the filters through which you perceive is truly a key to liberation and how some specific techniques can sharpen your awareness of when mindfulness is slipping...

Sep 17, 2022

This talk explores the nature of the wanting the mind.


You’ll learn about the qualities of desire, the nature of reality, what can happen when you suspend the wanting mind and the challenges that arise when you cultivate a more radiance through your practice.

Sep 3, 2022

This talk explores how to embrace impermanence.


You’ll learn about the inevitability of change and how understanding your reactivity and biases can help you access a quality of awareness that can help you move from reactivity to wisdom, compassion, creativity and enthusiasm.

Aug 23, 2022

This talk explores how you can be more fully present to experiences as they spontaneously arise.

You’ll learn how energy is intelligent and evolutionary, how you instinctively shut down the flow of things, how to fully embrace what is arising and how to open to a presence beyond the waves themselves.

Aug 23, 2022

In this twelve minute meditation, you'll be guided to focus on particular somatic points while relaxing with progressive exhalations, softening, feeling and moving into deeper, spacious states of awareness and presence.