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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.

May 24, 2023

Soon after retiring, Tracy Budd, who had a strong meditation practice, embarked on an exploration of meditating for four hours a day following the Elephant Path and the teachings of Culadasa.

In this interview we explore what happened over the course the year, the breakthroughs, the breakdowns, the insights and what...

May 18, 2023

We continue our exploration on moving from Fear to clear-seeing.

You’ll explore a few protocols that have helped me enormously in shifting from feeling caught to feeling empowered again.   Fear can serve as an early-warning detection system and when explored mindfully, can point the way toward more skillful...

May 11, 2023

This talk explores how to move from Fear to Clear-Seeing and new possibilities.


You’ll learn how unresolved fear restricts the possibilities in your life and how you can turn toward fear through cognitive processes as well as somatic inquiry.


When you shift from “How do I get rid of this?” to “What can...

May 4, 2023

This talk explores how you can transform your relationship with your inner critic.


You’ll learn the origins of negativity bias, how that critical voice forms in your early development and how the miracle of self-awareness can lead to a life guided by wise discrimination.


This is an 'encore' session from the Monday...