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Anusha Wijeyakumar

Adjunct Professor
San Diego State University

Anusha is an Adjunct Professor and Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellow at San Diego State University where she teaches at the Weber Honors College on the intersection of wellness and social justice. DEIB and collective care is at the forefront of her work and she is on the SDSU HSI Campus Advisory Committee leading on student success, academic and liberatory outcomes for the Latinx/e student population.Anusha’s passion is decolonizing Yoga, and wellness to ensure that these practices are equitable, inclusive and accessible to all.
Anusha is the Wellness Consultant for Hoag Hospital, one of the top-rated hospitals in the USA where she leads on integrative medicine and implementing mindfulness and meditation practices for maternal mental health programs, early risk assessment for breast & ovarian cancer prevention programs, breast cancer survivorship programs and behavioral sleep medicine programs.
Anusha is very passionate about her work in STEM and is one of the first people to create a meditation program to be used in clinical research at Hoag Hospital. She is a sought-after motivational speaker around the world on the science of mindfulness and meditation and the intersection of wellness and social justice. Health, wellbeing and activism is at the heart of all that Anusha is involved with. Anusha is on the Medical Advisory Board of the national nonprofit Living Beyond Breast Cancer, is on the Advisory Board for YogaEd and is also an Ambassador with the Food + Wellness Equity Collective.
Anusha’s first book Meditation with Intention: Quick & Easy Ways to Create Lasting Peace was released in January 2021 by Llewellyn Worldwide.

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Events featuring Anusha Wijeyakumar
Events featuring Anusha Wijeyakumar