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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.

Jan 12, 2021

This talk explores the power of seeing more clearly into the nature of conditioning.


You’ll learn how paying close attention to the anatomy of your habits can help you shift unwholesome actions as well as help cultivate the activities and rituals that can move you toward what is most important in your life.

Jan 5, 2021

Talk talk explores how to uncover what truly brings you alive.


You’ll learn about the art of seeing clearly into what is true, reflecting on what calls you forward, the art of course correcting and savoring life in the midst of change and impermanence.


In this talk I reflect on my personal “Annual Review” and...

Dec 22, 2020

This talk explores the power of self-observation and what lies beyond the sense of self.


You’ll learn how the witness can free you from the tyranny of the mind and your reactivity as well as what can happen when you explore being aware of the witness and what lies beyond.

Dec 15, 2020

This talk explores the liberating factor of self-observation.


You’ll learn about how you can cultivate the optimal environment to develop the witness, the near-enemy of the practice and what it means to be aware of the light behind the observer.

Dec 8, 2020

This talk explores the power of cultivating gratitude and appreciation.


You’ll learn how your life experience is informed by a powerful negativity bias, the importance of ‘setting the stage’ for gratitude, some practical applications when hit by challenges and how to embrace gratitude as a spiritual practice.