Jon Aaron is a core teacher at the New York Insight Meditation Center, and currently serves as the guiding teacher of the Makom Meditation Havurah program at the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan. He is a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher and an MBSR Teacher Trainer, completing his training with the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.
Aaron has a particular interest in working with people struggling with pain and trauma, and studied with the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, which has qualified him as a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner,® following their the 3-year professional training. Along the way, he discovered Vidyamala Burch and the Breathworks team. He enthusiastically completed teacher training in the UK in 2016, and has been actively incorporating the Breathworks approach in his work ever since.