photo:  michel andreo

photo:  michel andreo


GOLI GABBAY was named one of the “Yogis Shifting the Planet” by ORIGIN Magazine. With over 20 years of professional experience and clinical research, Goli is a pioneer and innovator in her field having pushed yoga to a transformative, therapeutic frontier.  She has developed a unique and holistic system of Wellness bridging together Yoga Therapy, Mindfulness and Neuroscience for Optimal Mind, Body and Psychological Health.

Specializing in Stress and Anxiety disorders, Trauma/PTSD, Chronic Pain and Preventative Health to name a few,  Goli empowers her clients with hands-on, practical tools and techniques.  These include: customized yoga sequences; breathing and mindfulness techniques; calming stress relief techniques; guided imagery; progressive relaxation; and guided meditation.

Her dynamic teaching style integrates her training in multiple disciplines of yoga including: Vinyasa, Iyengar & Kundalini yoga and meditation and 16 years of clinical research applying her techniques to help uplift the most traumatized populations .  While Goli’s students undoubtedly achieve physical and mental strength, she is masterful in helping people experience Subtle Body awareness and their most natural state of Ease 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.)