VYP Board Member
RYT-200 | Mountain View, CA
Priya’s passion for fitness and wellness of the body, mind, and spirit energized her so much so that she founded Wellness by Design, replicating ancestral contemplative and traditional practices such as mindfulness, meditation, yoga, compassion, food medicine, and physical activity. As a certified group fitness instructor, personal trainer, yoga (RYT200), Mindful Resilience, and Power Pilates instructor, Priya leads large and small group training sessions that motivate and inspire. Her philosophy is enhancing quality of life through motivational and holistic instruction. Movement heals!
She is a certified teacher for Search Inside Yourself, a flagship emotional intelligence-based leadership program of Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute. Priya is passionate about giving everyone, especially the underserved, choices and resources to make it through and thrive. She volunteers her time conducting mindfulness programs for non-profits organizations and local communities in libraries and community centers. During 2010 – 2012, Priya served as board member and subsequently as board president of Narika, a non-profit organization, serving women in South Asian community.
Priya graduated with M.Sc. from Bangalore University, India, and M.S. in Statistics from the University of Connecticut, USA. A certified Project Management Professional, she founded Inform LLC, a project and program management consulting company, whose mission is to enable organizations to plan and execute on strategies. She has a 23-year career track in directing projects and programs for life science companies.