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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 21, 2020

This talk explores how associating with like-minded people can change your life.


You’ll learn how we are each the product of social collectives, how we can wake up from the shadow of unconscious group bias and plug into the power of affiliating with those who share your passions.

Oct 8, 2020

This talk explores the art of engaging and disengaging.


You’ll learn about stimulus / response and how your practice of meditation can open up more space for you to be more skillful as to how you respond to the moment — and to the challenges that arise in your life.

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.

Sep 29, 2020

This talk explores how to work with trauma.


You’ll learn about the different kinds of trauma, the challenges of unwinding difficult somatic feelings as well as suggestions for essential practice and how to recognize signs of trauma in those around you.

Sep 22, 2020

This talk explores ways you can cultivate more wholesome inner states.


You’ll learn how self-healing is about being deeply honest with yourself, looking directly at the source of your upset, developing your skills in investigation and calling on loving presence.