Bija Bennett

Member Since 2021

Bija Bennett



Chicago Area

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.


  • Yoga
  • Wellness
  • Public Speaking


December 5th, 2022

Prevent Loneliness and Social Isolation With These 5 Strategies

Loneliness compromises us personally and professionally.

April 18th, 2022

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.

December 21st, 2021

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. 

September 16th, 2021

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.



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).


  • Wellness
  • Mental Health