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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.

Oct 2, 2021

After settling and arriving through gentle movement you’ll be guided through a progressive body scan, explore softening, relaxing and letting go inside.

Moving your attention to an anchor of your choosing, you’ll sense what it means to let go of thoughts and moods and return to the here and now.

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Mar 31, 2021

This guided meditation starts with a reflection on kindness to yourself and offers a breathing technique to cultivate deepening relaxation. You’ll then move to classic practices for gathering attention and resting in presence and toward the end, you can freely offer kindness to yourself and all beings.

Mar 3, 2021

This meditation guides you into a state of progressive relaxation and somatic sensing.

You’ll explore being intimately awake to what is changing and sensing what it means to let things be.

Jan 21, 2021

This meditation begin with a brief posture review, then guides you through the practices of softening and arriving, opening to mindfulness and resting in presence.


This guided meditation is from the second morning of the IMCW 2020 New Year’s Retreat.

Sep 29, 2020

This meditation guides you through a somatic exploration of softening and relaxing, then opens into gentle mindfulness instructions and in the final section, invites you to explore letting go and resting in presence.