( MA,MS )
FOUNDER & CEO OF WELJII
Preeti Rao is the Founder & CEO, Weljii and the core Faculty at the Weljii Institute. Weljii is the recipient of 50 Best Wellness Companies – Global Listing – award by the World Health and Wellness Congress. She holds a Masters degree in International Business and a Masters in Integrative Health Studies with specialization in Wellness Management and Health and Wellness Coaching. She is the receipt of Outstanding Women Entrepreneur Award, Health by ASSOCHAM and been recognized by the Times Group as the Top Health, Fitness and Wellness Entrepreneur, India.
Preeti’s career path spanning a decade in executive management roles across several countries has provided her an understanding of the global health care system crisis and the importance of preventive strategies in health promotion. Her 20 + years of National & International experience have enabled her to blend scientific rigor with holistic self-care with emphasis on mind/body/spirit wholeness. Her expertise lays in integrative health, exercise physiology, nutrition, wellness coaching, health coaching, stress management, corporate wellness programs, integrated and complementary medicine, healthy aging and global health.
Her previous professional work at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Aetna Wellness Coaching Program, and Charlotte Maxwell Complimentary Clinic in California, USA and Max Hospitals , India and has exposed her to integrative medicine clinical practice and increased her confidence in the efficacy of integrating conventional (allopathic) medicine with Health and Wellness Coaching. In the past, Preeti has also been associated with Reebok India as their Fitness Brand Ambassador, India. She is a qualified personal trainer by AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America), US and is also a certified yoga teacher by the Sivananda School of Yoga, Trivandrum, Kerala.
“Her mission to make a difference in people’s lives by eradicating the root cause of disease and reduce the chances of it recurring by making lifestyle behavioral changes that last a lifetime. She is committed to the philosophy of self-care as way to empower individuals and communities to live life as a “creative event”, full of potential and hope.”
Her authored articles have been published in Indian Today Woman, Mint, Indian Express, Business Standard, The Hindu, Business Standard, Afternoon DC, FWD Life Magazine, Asia Spa to name a few.
You can regularly see her on International platforms. Preeti is a Speaker, Panelist & Presenter in leading Television Channels , International & National Conferences & Industry events.
In her spare time, you would see her spending every precious moment with her son, husband and family. Her personal fitness routine includes, yoga, dancing, playing with her son and cleaning her home.