Bija Bennett

Bija Bennett is an internationally renowned author, yoga teacher and seminar leader with extensive training in yoga, fitness, and mind-body health.

A poet, producer and performer and athlete of the inner self, Bija is a speaker whose innovative healing techniques have helped celebrities, corporate CEO’s, professional athletes and thousands of others achieve serenity and health.

A Chicago native, Bija earned a Master’s Degree in Dance from UCLA in 1978, and held positions with the Ravinia Festival and the Chicago City Ballet. For more than a decade, she had a close professional association with Deepak Chopra, MD, which included treating thousands of patients at his Ayurvedic medical center and co-leading his seminars across the US and Europe. She also appeared regularly at the national and international seminars of the Young Presidents’ Organization, honing an engaging speaking style that stands out in the field. A long-time student and teacher of Viniyoga, Bija has studied extensively with T.K.V. Desikachar and Gary Kraftsow.

As director/producer of YogaAway’s new series of contemporary yoga videos, Bija is on the leading edge of the next step in mind-body health. With her unique combination of personal charisma, accessible healing skills and distinctive artistic style, she speaks strongly to a cross-generational audience who is interested in holistic health being expressed in new ways.


*"Emotional Yoga: How the Body Can Heal the Mind" (Simon & Schuster, 2002)

*"Breathing into Life: Recovering Wholeness Through Body, Mind, and Breath" (HarperCollins, 1993)

Videos (producer)

*The Workout: Feeling Great Again- "Strength" (strengthening, energizing, invigorating)
*Stress Reduction: Feeling at Home- "Relaxation" (calming, stabilizing, stress releasing)
*Finding Focus: Feeling Clarity of Mind- "Concentration" (focusing, clarifying, attention building)

External links


Bija's company [ YogaAway] Bija's Site [ Emotional Yoga]

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