Modern Mindfulness
The Issue

We are a 10-year old community of mindful practitioners, specializing in training mindfulness teachers to be able to cultivate a livelihood by helping teachers spread their gift with the world.

Mission & Values
We strive to spread mindfulness, which is why we continue to lead the front lines in corporate, organizational, and mindfulness teacher training.
co-founder & ceo

Brandon Mehrgut

Brandon Mehrgut is a certified mindfulness coach and corporate trainer — with experience teaching mindfulness to the U.S Government, Fortune 500’s, such as Disney, Volvo, Volkswagen, Chevron, Alibaba, and many others.

In 2016, Brandon founded Shanghai Mindfulness — now known as, Modern Mindfulness. A community of more than 7,000 students in Shanghai, China and now around the world.

Brandon is ultra passionate about teaching mindfulness in a relatable way that resonates with all forms of people. He loves teaching others to be teachers and consciously collaborating with all to share mindfulness with the world.

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    Over 10 years of experience
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    Coached 2,000+ people
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    Certified Mindfulness Teacher
Co-founder & mindfulness teacher

Erik Leslie

Erik is a certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher from the Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School & has his Masters in Psychology from Univ. of Denver.

With 15+ years of experience he has designed mindfulness courses for organizations including the Special Forces, Apache Pilots & many of Darnell’s Hospital Clinics; as well as teaching many mental health professionals how to use mindfulness to change the lives of their clients.

Erik’s education, long-term mindfulness practice and experience provides a rare combination of expertise.

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    Over 10 years of experience
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    Coached 2,000+ people
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    Certified Mindfulness Teacher
Strategic advisor

Joshua R. Bunnell

Joshua has extensive experience in digital product development, growth marketing, venture capital, and cross-border innovation.

At Modern Mindfulness, Joshua fills an advisor position where he leads growth strategy, digital advertising, and product development.

As the former co-founder & CMO of a China-based venture capital fund, Joshua is currently the Director of Growth & Marketing at REZI — an NYC based real estate technology company — and is head of the advisory board for Modern Mindfulness.

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    Financed 200M+ in Startup Funding
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    Advised 50+ Startups on Go-To-Market Strategy
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    Certified Marketing & Advertising Professional
Our Impact
We invest in healthier and happier lives for everyone.
200

women employed in communities

25,000

volunteers have been mobilized

150

different chapters internationally