Cory Muscara, Former monk and bestselling author

How to be Present in an Unpresent World

Recorded Wednesday, September 23, 1-2:30PM PT

Class Details

Register for this powerful conversation on presence and mindfulness with Cory Muscara, a former monk, leadership instructor at Stanford and Columbia University, and acclaimed author of Stop Missing Your Life: How to be Deeply Present in an Unpresent World. Learn how to reduce stress, improve your focus and optimize your mind.

Join us, and explore how to shift from living on “automatic pilot” to living with greater focus, especially during the daily challenges of COVID-19. Learn how to work with difficult, self-defeating and ruminating thoughts, and discover daily habits and rituals that elevate your well-being and transform your relationship to yourself and others.

Cory will discuss the root causes of stress and how simple mindfulness practices can empower each of us to manage our emotions and prevent burnout. He will share lessons he’s learned teaching mindfulness to high-performing teams across the world. You will leave you actionable strategies and best practices you can start implementing starting tomorrow.

What We'll Cover

As part of our live discussion, you will have an opportunity to ask Cory your top questions and receive insights on personal and professional challenges you are facing at work.

If you’re going to learn about mindfulness, learn it from someone who spent six months in silence living as a monk! Cory Muscara is the real deal.

Larry King, Host of the Larry King Show

Cory Muscara is one of my favorite meditation teachers.

Dan Harris, Author of 10% happier / Anchor, Good Morning America

Cory is one of the nation’s leading experts in mindfulness meditation.

Dr. Oz, The Dr. Oz Show

About Cory

Cory Muscara

Cory Muscara is a former monk, mindfulness advisor for the Dr. Oz show, and acclaimed author of Stop Missing Your Life: How to be Deeply Present in an Unpresent World.  He is a teacher on the Simple Habit and 10% Happier meditation apps, and his meditations have been heard more than 5 million times in over 50 countries.

For the past few years, he has taught mindfulness-based leadership at Columbia University and currently serves as an assistant instructor for the positive psychology graduate program at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a 200-hour hatha yoga teacher, certified NLP & Ericksonian Hypnosis practitioner, and an Integrative Health Coach through Duke Integrative Medicine.

You can learn more about Cory at

About Hone

We founded Hone after personally experiencing the need for better leadership and manager development, as executives in hyper-growth companies and culture consultants to hundreds of organizations across dozens of industries. Hone brings together the latest in leadership and management research, learning science, top instructors, and a unique technology platform to create a world-class, live online leadership development experience that is more accessible and measurable than ever before.