Jonathan is an accredited Breathworks mindfulness teacher and has worked with staff at the University of Reading and residents and staff at a hostel for homeless people in Oxford City Centre. In 2016 he teamed up with Catharine Arakelian, a dementia specialist, to develop a mindfulness programme to work with staff and people with dementia in care homes.

He has been practicing vipassana meditation since the late 1970’s and has attended retreats with a variety of teachers including Christina Feldman, Chris Cullen, Joseph Goldstein, Sabhana Barzaghi and others. Prior to working as a mindfulness teacher Jonathan worked for over 25 years as a TV documentary director making programmes for the BBC, C4, Discover and the National Geographic.