Jonathan Foust is a guiding teacher for the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, co-founder of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute and a senior teacher and former president of Kripalu Center. He has been leading retreats and training teachers for more than 25 years. Jonathan is the creator of the “Year of Living Mindfully” program and teaches regularly in the DC metro area. You can listen to his talks and guided meditations through his podcast or online.
This talk explores how to be awake in the world.
You’ll learn how to determine your progress on the path, how an awakened accepts this life with full responsibility, actively investigates the shadows and cultivates a world of new possibility.
This talk is from the 2017 IMCW Fall Retreat
After a short introduction on this technique you’ll be guided into an open focus meditation with an invitation to explore loving presence and spacious awareness.
This meditation is from the 2017 IMCW Fall Retreat.
This talk explores the lenses through which you view your world.
You’ll learn the distinctions between energy and feeling, thoughts and thought-forms as you can expand your capacity to see clearly and with an open heart.
This talk explores the relationship between awareness and energy.
You'll learn the importance of body-centered awareness and some techniques that can help you navigate the inevitable challenges that arise in meditation and in your life.
This talk explores four things to remember when deep in practice.
You’ll learn about these powerful and inter-related inquiries: What am I feeling right now? How more fully present can I be right now? What am I noticing right now? Can I be with this … right now?
This short talk and guided meditation explores “open focus” and reflects on the limitless qualities of compassion, kindness, joy and equanimity.
You’ll learn about the Open Focus technique and as you sense through your body, you’ll investigate the immeasurable qualities of the heart. From the 2016 IMCW Fall Retreat