Cory Muscara is a highly sought-after teacher and speaker on the topics of mindfulness and wellbeing. He regularly appears on the Dr. Oz show, where Oz has introduced him as “one of the nation’s leading experts on mindfulness meditation”. In addition to speaking to executives at Fortune 500 companies and at various events across the world, he teaches mindfulness-based leadership at Columbia University, and serves as an assistant instructor for the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Cory has undergone professional training to integrate mindfulness within healthcare, schools, and businesses, through teacher training programs in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at UMass Medical School, Mindful Schools, Search Inside Yourself, and Breathworks Chronic Pain. He has completed his Integrative Health Coach training at Duke Integrative Medicine, is a 200-Hour Certified Yoga Instructor, and holds a Masters degree in Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) from the University of Pennsylvania.
In 2012, Cory spent six months in silence living as a monk in Asia, practicing meditation 14+ hours each day. Cory has presented mindfulness workshops and retreats for organizations such as Prudential, Johnson & Johnson, Travelers & Colgate; universities such as NYU, Wharton Business School, and Dartmouth; and a number of healthcare systems around the country.