I lived as a monk in New York City for 15 years and have been teaching Mindfulness and Meditation in Corporations, Governments, and Colleges

Pandit Dasa is a Mindful Leadership and Wellbeing expert. He has conducted Mindfulness and Work-life Balance workshops at Google, JPMorgan Chase, Citi, Bank of America, Intel, Novartis, The World Bank, Columbia University, and many other institutions. He has spoke at the World Government Summit in Dubai, the national SHRM convention and the WorkHuman Conference. At these workshops, Pandit presents the research on Mindfulness practices and engages the audiences in various breathing and focusing exercises that people will be able to implement at work and at home. Through these workshops, Pandit helps individuals lower stress and anxiety, increase focus and productivity, and develop positive perspectives on challenging situations. Pandit has spoken at a TEDx conference and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, PBS, NPR, The New York Times, Psychology Today and writes for The Huffington Post. In his book, Urban Monk, Pandit writes about the turning point in his life that came after his family lost their multimillion-dollar business, which ultimately led him to living as a monk for 15 years in New York City. He uses his training and experiences to help corporate and student audiences manage stress and develop a work-life balance. For more information about Pandit, visit his website www.panditdasa.com.