Anusha Wijeyakumar

Anusha Wijeyakumar, MA, CPC, RYT, Dip Mentoring, is a a world-renowned motivational speaker on the science of mindfulness and meditation. She is the Wellness Consultant for Hoag Hospital in Orange County, CA, where she is actively engaged on championing mindfulness and meditation practices for maternal mental health programs, early risk assessment for breast and ovarian cancer prevention programs, and breast cancer survivorship programs. With more than 15 years of international senior management experience working globally for Fortune 50, 100, and 500 global corporations, charitable organizations, and private companies, Anusha is one of the first people to create a meditation program to be used in clinical research at Hoag Hospital.

Anusha is the daughter of Sri Lankan immigrant parents. Raised in the philosophy of Sanatana Dharma, she is a lifelong student of Hinduism and Buddhism and has a vast knowledge of both religions. She is also knowledgeable in the areas of meditation, pranayama, mantra, and the philosophy associated with yoga. Anusha is very passionate about honoring the roots of yoga and educating people on the importance of decolonizing these practices.

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