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Bija Bennett

President BijaB

Chicago Area

Member Since March 2021


Public Speaking


Bija Bennett is an acclaimed author, speaker, and wellness industry pioneer whose practice focuses on the tenets of mind-body health, a discipline she teaches through accessible and engaging strategies. She has developed pioneering programs and workshops for Fortune 500 companies and major medical institutions, authored four seminal books, including "Emotional Yoga: How the Body Can Heal the Mind" and myriad articles on health, healing,and personal growth, and is currently the chair of the Global Wellness Institute’s Yoga Therapy Initiative. She counts Deepak Chopra among her colleagues and has taught numerous celebrities, including Joni Mitchell, Calvin Klein, Barbra Streisand, George Harrison and Laura Dern. Through her website,, Bija provides a range of wellness services tailored to individuals, businesses and audiences.

Published content

Prevent Loneliness and Social Isolation With These 5 Strategies


Loneliness compromises us personally and professionally.

Project Self: 7 Steps to Reinvent How You Live, Learn, Work and Play


Old paths, old perspectives and old habits must change to make room for the new.

5 Lessons on Spirituality, Activism and Humility I Learned From George Harrison


George Harrison stood as an example of modesty and humility, and his legacy is one that I think we can all learn from. 

7 Breathing Basics for Better Focus, Increased Productivity and Overall Health


With elevated levels of stress being all too common, it’s critical for leaders to lead with empathy and an arsenal of stress-busting strategies.

5 Tips for Improving Health and Happiness by Basking in Nature


Health and happiness can be vastly improved by prioritizing nature-based solutions.  

How Creatives Can Neutralize Negativity and Cultivate Growth


Every leader wants their company to be a place where innovation and collaboration will thrive.

Company details


Company bio

BijaB is an international wellness consultancy. Bjia is a wellness industry pioneer; author and speaker; chair of the Global Wellness Institute Yoga Therapy Initiative; and author of “Emotional Yoga: How the Body Can Heal the Mind,” (Simon & Schuster).

Area of focus

Mental Health

Company size

2 - 10