Mark Van Buren is a Mindful Living Trainer, yoga/meditation instructor, personal trainer, and musician, that has been promoting health and wellness for over a decade. He has run dozens of workshops and retreats all over the tri-state area, and has been asked to speak at numerous colleges including Columbia, Montclair State, and Bergen Community.
Van Buren holds a Bachelor of Arts in religious studies from Montclair State University and two Associate Degrees from Bergen Community College in exercise science and music. He owned and operated Live Free Yoga Studio in River Edge, NJ from 2012-2019, and in recent years became a bestselling author (A Fool's Guide to Actual Happiness and Your Life IS Meditation - Wisdom Publications). He has released two solo albums, along with various singles, under the band names “Seeking the Seeker” and "Joann's Basement."