Marissa Munn

Marissa M.

Sunnyside, NY
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Marissa delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
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Ages 15+ and special needs

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Hi! I'm Marissa, a warm, friendly and highly trained meditation teacher and mindfulness coach. I began my journey in yoga and breath work 15 years ago as a way to reduce anxiety and unlock the body‘s natural healing potential. Since then I have completed 350 hours of meditation and yoga teacher training. Blending the wisdom of eastern traditions with modern science, I currently teach meditation and other self-care practices throughout the NYC-area. With over 15 years of experience in youth development and education, I am a compassionate leader and hope to inspire others to explore their inner world and ultimately live with more clarity, ease and love


Meditation Teacher
May 2018 - Present
Qwell Meditation Studio

Lead meditation classes focusing on mindfulness, compassion & concentration, including movement & breathwork

Meditation Teacher
Apr 2016 - Present
Various Locations

Lead specialized meditation & yoga workshops for different populations, including K-12 teachers & administrators, parents, professionals, international students, etc.
Clients include(d): Kate Spade Corporate Headquarters, NYC charter and public schools, SUNY Empire State College, Stein Senior Center, JCC of Greater Baltimore, The Partnership for After School Education, One To World, private students, etc.

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Director of Global Classroom
Apr 2014 - Feb 2019
One To World

Provided management & development of a global education
program serving over 600 K-12 students & 90 international
university students, including professional development


M.S. Ed Education, Culture and Society
Sep 2009 - Aug 2010
University of Pennsylvania


50 Hour Meditation Teacher Training in Loving Kindness and Compassion
Oct 2018
Interdependence Project

100 Meditation Teacher Training in Mindfulness
Jan 2018
Nalanda Institute

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Jun 2017
Bend + Bloom

Teacher: Julie Dohrman

Photos & Videos

Leading an introduction to mindfulness workshop for teachers in Queens, NYC.

Leading meditation classes at Qwell Meditation and Wellness Studio in Montclair, New Jersey


4 Reviews

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Jane Mar 13, 2019
Meditation · Online

When I decided to start meditating, I knew I would need someone to teach me, encourage me and give me the skills I needed to eventually progress by myself. Marissa was the perfect choice for a coach. Our weekly lessons were well prepared and included both the theory and practice of meditation while giving me the time I needed to ask questions and seek clarification. I simply could not have done this without Marissa. Excellent choice!

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Konoka Nov 28, 2018
Meditation · In studio

I have been practicing meditation and mindfulness independently since 2015. Marrisa helped me learn even more in-depth. Through her teaching, I learned how to cope with anxiety and stress, and I really enjoyed discovering new ways of living with compassion and peaceful mind. Very thankful for her. I highly recommend her!

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Asya Nov 14, 2018
Meditation · In studio

Marissa is an experienced educator who is especially adapt at making each student feel welcome and included, regardless of skill level. She is genuinely caring and warm and is very open to sharing her own experiences through her teaching.

Romane Nov 13, 2018
Meditation · In studio

Marissa introduced me to the life-changing world of meditation and I am so grateful to have such an amazing Teacher and Coach by my side to guide me through the practice of Mindfulness and Love & Kindness!
She is an incredibly patient, warm-hearted and understanding instructor and I would 100% recommend her!!

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