photo:  michel andreo

photo:  michel andreo


GOLI GABBAY was named one of the “Yogis Shifting the Planet” by ORIGIN Magazine. Trained and certified in alignment-based Vinyasa Flow and Kundalini Yoga + Meditation, Goli is a pioneer and innovator in her field having pushed yoga to a transformative, therapeutic frontier.  With 20 years of teaching experience and clinical research, Goli has developed a unique and holistic system of Wellness.  Her system of Yoga + Yoga Therapy integrates:  Mindfulness; Guided Imagery; Progressive Relaxation; and Guided Meditation and Neuroscience for Optimal Mind, Body and Psychological Health. 

These hands-on tools have empowered and have proven to be highly effective in uplifting even the most traumatized populations (recovering from Anxiety, Trauma/PTSD, etc.) While Goli’s students undoubtedly attain physical and mental strength, she is masterful in helping people experience Subtle Body awareness and their most natural state of Ease, Peace and Deep Relaxation. 

 A long time private instructor to Actor-Producer Gerard Butler and others, Goli is sought after by Celebrity clients.  She has also worked as the lead Yoga Therapist at Los Angeles’ most elite Psychological Recovery Centers as well as UCLA’s Collaborative Center for Integrative Medicine.   Articulate, compassionate and attuned to her clients, she makes yoga and meditation accessible to all.   Her clients have achieved profound breakthroughs in physical health, personal development and mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness. 


  • YOGA WORKS (2005): 500-hour RYT with Annie Carpenter (Vinyasa Flow Yoga) + Lisa Walford (Iyengar Yoga.)

  • EXHALE CENTER FOR SACRED MOVEMENT (2003): 200-hour RYT. Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Saul David Raye, Max Strom + Shiva Rea.

  • YOGA WEST KUNDALINI YOGA + MEDITATION (1998):  KRI-200-hour RYT as taught by Yogi Bhajan with Guru Singh + Guru Meher Singh.




Parallel to her Yoga career, Goli has helped design and implement innovative Environmental Programs and Public Education Campaigns for:  Corporations, Manufacturing Plants, Government Agencies, and an array of Environmental Organizations, including the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and Global Green USA.  Based in Los Angeles, CA, she has worked as an Environmental Sustainability + Zero Waste Consultant since 1994.  For a list of clients, current and past projects: see ENVIRONMENT

MIND. BODY. YOGA. ECO. CONSCIOUS LIFESTYLE. A Yogi + Environmentalist, Goli wants to inspire humanity to become conscious Global Citizens contribute to making the world a harmonious, better, more peaceful world for all living beings. (see LIFESTYLE.)