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Preeti Rao

Founder & CEO

Preeti Rao is 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. Weljii is India’s leading Health & Wellness Coaching Company. We offer Health & Wellness Coaching services and programs for individuals and organizations, for a sustainable lifestyle and habit change focused on preventive health and proactive wellness.

At Weljii Institute, we also offer Health & Wellness Coach Certification & Training programs of International standards giving a chance to individuals to become certified Health & Wellness Coaches.
The brainchild of Preeti Rao, Internationally renowned Wellness Coach & Expert, Weljii is unique in its offering.

Preeti 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 Asia’s only International Consortium of Health & Wellness Coaches (ICHWC), USA Mentor Coach and National Wellness Institute (NWI), USA International Committee Member recognizing her as a global wellness leader.

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 25 + 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 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 Complementary Clinic in California, USA and Max Multi-Specialty Hospital 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 a 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 International & National conferences & industry events.

Highlights & Recognitions:

  • Integrative Health Expert
  • Worksite Wellness Expert
  • Internationally renowned Health & Wellness Coach & Consultant
  • ICHWC, USA Mentor Coach
  • NWI, USA International Committee Member
  • Former Reebok Brand Ambassador, India.
  • Former Health & Wellness Coach & Expert at Max Hospitals
  • Nominee- Disrupt Woman Entrepreneurs Award, Business World, 2019.
  • Nominee- Woman Entrepreneurs Award (Health & Wellness), Business World, 2019
  • Nominee – Best Health and Wellness Coach India. Asia Spa (Results awaited)
  • Winner of “Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur- Health” Award, ASSOCHAM, 2019

Session 4: InnovateHER: Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs in Healthcare: Panelist