of Bergen County

The Inspired Wellness Network is a dynamic group of men and women who love to connect, learn, grow and be inspired! Our events naturally attract health and wellness professionals, people who are looking to improve their health and people looking to connect with others who have similar interests.

Inspired Wellness Network events are a great place to:

  • Grow your connections and expand your network

  • Develop strong bonds with like-minded people in your community

  • Learn from wellness experts

  • Find services, products and organizations to optimize your life

  • Gain inspiration

  • Become empowered and make better choices for your health

Upcoming events

All events are held on Thursday nights (specific dates noted on the event directly)  at 7pm, and are located at THE GYM of Montvale, 2 Chestnut Ridge Rd, Montvale NJ 07645 - Unless otherwise noted. Events typically run about an hour and a half and include coffee and snacks.

Beyond Stress Reduction: 

A Deeper Look at Meditation and Mindfulness in Daily Life


Stress reduction is one of the main reasons people begin meditation, but is this the end of the story? Author and Mental Fitness Trainer, Mark Van Buren believes stress reduction is only the tip of the iceberg - one of the many benefits of the practice, but not the essence of it. At this event, Mark will discuss how the practices of meditation and mindfulness are actually ways to cultivate the art of living fully and loving deeply. 

Learn easy and practical tips to incorporate mindfulness into your life every day.

Mark Van Buren is Bergen County's go-to guide for all meditation and mindfulness-based training. With well over a decade of experience in the field, Mark instructs meditation workshops, lectures, professional development days, corporate wellness classes, and silent retreats in a practical, yet accessible way. He offers simple tools and practices that can reduce stress, help with anxiety and depression, manage pain, and transform the many difficult aspects of life.