ABOUT GOLI GABBAY
Goli is a mama of two, yoga teacher, change maker, and earth and animal welfare advocate. She was recently named one of the “Yogis Shifting the Planet” in ORIGIN magazine’s “Leaders who Inspire” issue. A yoga teacher since 1998, Goli has gained the trust of Celebrity clients and Business leaders, and Los Angeles’ most elite psychological Recovery centers. She also collaborates with UCLA’s Collaborative Center for Integrative Medicine as one of their lead instructors. In recognition of her work, Goli is a Gaiam TV Ambassador.
EXPERTISE IN YOGA THERAPY
Goli is a Pioneer and a leading expert in Yoga Therapy for Mental, Emotional, Psychological and Physical health. With 20 years of experience in the Wellness field and over eleven years of focus working as the resident yoga therapist at two high-end Psychological treatment facilities, Goli has developed a unique system of Yoga that has helped transform the lives of thousands of individuals. She is widely sought after for her expertise relieving Anxiety disorders, Stress, Trauma and Depression among other imbalances. Goli was also the lead yoga teacher working with UCLA Medical Center where she helped patients gain relief from physical ailments ranging from IBS to Cancer.
Goli has earned multiple certifications from Yoga Works, Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, and Yoga West. Trained in a variety of disciplines, her soulful teaching style integrates Vinyasa, Iyengar and Kundalini yoga. Goli is humorous, uplifting and soothing. Her classes balance strength building and precise alignment with healing relaxation techniques. Goli’s unique therapeutic approach to yoga enables students to achieve profound personal and spiritual breakthroughs.
YOGA TEACHER TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS
- YOGA WORKS (2005): 500-hour with Annie Carpenter (Vinyasa Flow Yoga) + Lisa Walford (Iyengar Yoga)
- EXHALE CENTER FOR SACRED MOVEMENT CERTIFICATION (2003): (Vinyasa Flow Yoga, 200-hour) with Saul David Raye, Max Strom + Shiva Rea
- YOGA WEST KUNDALINI YOGA CERTIFICATION (1998): (KRI-200-hour) as taught by Yogi Bhajan with Guru Singh + Guru Meher.
THE GREEN YOGI
Parallel to her yoga career, Goli has worked as an environmental educator and consultant. Her accomplishments include: designing and implementing innovative City-wide environmental programs such as the highly acclaimed “Sustainable Works Business Greening Program” for the City of Santa Monica; setting up Electronic Waste Recycling Programs for Cities; greening large corporations and manufacturing plants; and launching a global PSA campaign with the United Nations Environment Program.
Goli knew that helping people and the environment was her life’s purpose since she was 8 years old. She champions waste reduction issues, marine protection, reducing plastic pollution, animal welfare, sustainable farming, and making informed purchasing decisions. Nature and yoga are essential elements to helping people feel peaceful, joyous and connected.
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