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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.

Mar 30, 2023

This talk explores how to draw on compassion when in pain.


You’ll learn how compassion must be balanced with wisdom (tough love) and a powerful technique for opening the frame of compassion that can dramatically shift your personal experience of pain. 

Finally, we’ll explore the impact of opening the heart to...

Mar 15, 2023

This talk explores strategies for working with physical pain and beyond.


You’ll learn about your primary and secondary response to pain, how to discern your ‘pain recipe,’ the cost of ignoring the messages of pain and a practice where you’ll change the frame of awareness when working with challenging...

Mar 9, 2023

This talk explores how to shift your relationship to physical pain.

You’ll learn how pain lives in both the body and mind, how ‘pain’ is looking out for your well-being and how your attention can dramatically affect your experience of pain.

Mar 1, 2023

This talk offers some thoughts and practices on how to stay awake through the journey of your life …. As told through the lens of a recent travel misadventure.


You’ll learn about the nature of the ‘two selves,’ the conditioned quest for control, the power of turning toward your greatest fears and thoughts on...