photo:  michel andreo

photo:  michel andreo


GOLI GABBAY has been named one of the “Yogis Shifting the Planet” by ORIGIN Magazine.  An Environmentalist, Animal Advocate, and long-time Yoga and Wellness Expert -- she has been featured on KTLA News, the Los Angeles Times, MindBodyGreen, Yogi Times, LA Yoga Magazine, and can be frequently seen featured in Origin Magazine (“20 Powerful Women,” “Inspiring Moms”) and Mantra Yoga + Health Magazine (Cover + “Teachers Who Inspire Series.”) 


Trained and certified in alignment-based Vinyasa Flow and Kundalini Yoga + Meditation, Goli is an innovator in the Wellness field having pushed Yoga to a transformative frontier.   With 20 years of teaching experience and clinical research, Goli has developed a unique system of Yoga + Relaxation Therapy (for soothing stress/anxiety, trauma, PSTD, etc.) that is accessible and relevant to our modern lifestyle.  

Her teachings integrate:  Strengthening and Grounding Alignment-based Yoga Asana; Mindfulness; Guided Imagery; calming Guided Relaxation Therapy; Neuroscience; Mind-clearing Meditation and Intelligent Sequencing that leads practicioners to their truest, most peaceful essence. As the lead Yoga Therapist in Los Angeles' most renown Psychological Recovery Centers, where she worked for more than 16 years, Goli's hands-on tools and system was effective in uplifting and creating Optimal Mind, Body, Spiritual and Emotional Health in even the most traumatized populations with whom she has worked with.


Goli is sought after by Hollywood Executives, Corporate Leaders, distinguished Doctors, and Celebrity Clients (including long-time client Gerard Butler). Articulate, humorous, compassionate and deeply attuned to her clients, she makes yoga and meditation practical and accessible to all.   Her clients have achieved profound breakthroughs in physical health, personal development and mental, psychological, 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): 300-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 a huge passion for protecting Planet Earth and believes that Health and Wellness go hand in hand with a Clean Planet.  A graduate from UCLA's School of Sustainability + the Environment - Goli has designed and implemented highly innovative Environmental Programs and Public Education Campaigns for:  Corporations, Manufacturing Plants, an array of Government Agencies (including the City of Santa Monica,) and Environmental Organizations, including the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP.) Based in Los Angeles, CA, she has worked as an Environmental Sustainability + Zero Waste Consultant since 1994.