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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 17, 2022

This talk explores what it takes to live life with a clear conscience.


You’ll learn how regret is a natural part of our human experience, how helpful it can be to slow down and address your regrets as well as how powerful it can be to deeply inquire as to the guidelines by which you will live the rest of your life...