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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 22, 2021

Is it possible to do the intensive practices one might only do in a retreat setting — at home?


This interview explores the journey of one such practitioner who elected to cultivate a focused, disciplined meditation practice in a home setting and his journey to and through challenges and early childhood trauma. You’ll hear some inspiring stories of what is possible when you deepen your practice.


Disclaimer: For most, intensive practices require a retreat setting and guidance from a teacher. Please ensure you have support in any depth practice you feel called to.


Reference: The Mind Illuminated: A Complete Meditation Guide Integrating Buddhist Wisdom and Brain Science for Greater Mindfulness, by John Yates

Tracy’s teacher is Oded Raz, and his website is: