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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 6, 2023

Please note there are a few graphic examples animal suffering from my experience working on farms that might make you uncomfortable. 

This talk reflects on my journey with different diets and food philosophies.

You’ll learn why and how I landed on a plant-based lifestyle to dramatically cultivate my health and...

Nov 28, 2023

This talk explores how to go with the flow.


You’ll learn how life is filled with constant challenge and how, when you learn to let go and bring full attention to the here and now, you can open to new possibilities in your life.

Nov 21, 2023

This talk explores to transformative power of generosity.

You’ll learn how giving as a spiritual practice reveals what is between you and a truly generous heart, how generosity requires you learn how to fully receive … and the Buddha’s teachings on how fundamental generosity is to the experience of liberation.

Nov 15, 2023

This talk explores the art of engaging and disengaging.

You’ll learn about stimulus / response and how your practice of meditation can open up more space for you to be more skillful as to how you respond to the moment — and to the challenges that arise in your life.

Nov 8, 2023

This talk explores moving from conceptual to non-conceptual awareness.


You’ll learn what gets in the way of feeling the mystery, how ‘the five aggregates’ make up each moment, the doorway into non-conceptual perception as well as the doorway of gratitude.

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