Authorized Bio

Edward Vilga creates breakthrough wellness experiences.

He is the author of 18 bestselling books, DVDs and courses.

Over 50,000 students are enrolled in his online courses.

Edward’s work has been featured in PEOPLE and Oprah’s O MAGAZINE, along with TV shows such as LIVE! with Kelly Ripa, CBS’ Early Show, and over 100 other publications.

His books have been translated into over a dozen languages.

His DVDs have been downloaded and viewed over 1 million times. 

Edward is the Founder and Chief Wellness Officer for VWELL, where he creates innovative online programs for progressive corporations.

He is the Founder and CEO for 12 Minute Yoga where he offers a unique, high-end yoga program designed to teach stressed-out professionals the basics of yoga in a concise, focused, and practical way.

Edward Vilga has taught mindfulness practices to countless thousands, mainly in New York City and across America, but also at retreats around the world.

He has created workshops, spoken at, and lead events for companies including NBC-TV / Bravo, Disney, AOL, the law firm of Mayer | Brown, Exhale Hyatt Mind Body Spa / Hyatt, e.l.f. cosmetic, W Hotels, and dozens more.

Edward is a Yale graduate.

Most importantly, after 16 glorious years with his chocolate lab Belle, who taught him more about life and love than anyone…this September he got an incredible new puppy.

Meet Vladimir, a six-month-old rescue who’s now the absolute light of his life: