Lily Goncalves

Ubud Bali
Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

4 Reviews

Being guided by her India Satguru, Her Holiness Amma Sri Karunamayi, Lily’s deep & profound inner journey has allowed her to synthesize the knowledge gained from her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology & Energy Healing Training, with the deep revelations born from her intensive meditation & yogic practices. Lily’s yearning for yoga has brought her to seek out its True Essence; it’s essential nature of being and the timeless wisdom that embodies these sacred teachings. While integrating this knowledge or vidya to offer a holistic approach that addresses the modern world, Lily focuses on Yoga as living; our awakened state, our True Self.

Along with her love for the mystic poets, dance, art, music, & sacred pilgrimages throughout India and Asia, Lily shares the multiple ways that our divine nature expresses itself both through the teachings & in our daily lives. Lily is honored to have worked with her dear friend Kate Potter on the Yoga & series Namaste, and as well as produced her own Yoga Nidra CD’s as tools for meditation, health & healing, and awareness training. She has also developed specialized Yoga programs for various populations: professional athletes, senior groups, and men & women of all ages. Lily’s special interest lies in Meditation, Advaita Vedanta, Mantra & Tantra, Bhakti Yoga, and Yoga Nidra.

Over the last 16 years she has been influenced by many great traditions & practitioners; which include teachings from the Hatha, Vinyasa, Power, Yin & Restorative approaches to yoga asana, as well as the chakra & self-inquiry approaches to spiritual awakening. She has fully dedicated herself to her spiritual journey and currently spends extensive time in retreat every year in remote forest ashrams in India, practicing silent meditation and serving those in need.

Yoga with Lily aspires to ignite our awakening from within and guide us to live from a place of truth, compassion, & peace.


Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

4 Reviews

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Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
Lovely Lily

There are no words to describe Lily, but I'll try... Lily is a beautiful spirit, she literally exudes a glow. She teaches with so much love and wisdom. Her classes are mindful, spiritual, and have just enough challenge. I'm so grateful that Lily was my teacher for my 200YTT. Lily taught me so much but most importantly she taught me the true essence of yoga. I'm so thankful that she is my teacher and has played such a huge part in my path. Thank you Lily!

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Divine Soul

Lily's presence, guidance, wisdom, kindness and skill surpasses all words. To learn from Lily is to meditate with her, to sit next to her, to be in the sacred, powerful space she creates and holds in her classes. You are not a student in Lily's class, you are a vibrating, interdependent being who is guided safely through the physical asanas, while being completely held and nurtured on a deep, spiritual level.


You will connect with a higher self wisdom in every class, and you will be transformed. I highly recommend studying will Lily, or at least even meeting with her formidable presence at least once in your life! Thank you Lily for being a bright lamp on this path, for embodying the HEART of Yoga, and for sharing so generously your soul and divine wisdom with all you meet!

Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
So much Love.

When I heard Lily speak for the first time, it was obvious that she came from a place of deep love and compassion.

Lily is deeply dedicated to living her truth and this is conveyed through her teachings which offer integrity, authenticity and unwavering support and guidance.

What I appreciated the most from Lily's course was that she maintained a balance between the old ways, the origins of Yoga, the ritual behind it and the modern day requirements of a recognised course.


Her generosity was very moving also. I felt that everything she did during the time we were there was for us, her students. Watching Lily move with such grace and love allowed me to begin softening myself. It has made me a better teacher and person.

My only issue has been that I can't attend her classes regularly. But I always have the lessons and teachings. <3

Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

Lily is an absolute joy to be around, let alone be a student of. An enigmatic, blissful being. No matter what asana, pranayama or meditation technique she's teaching, Lily always finds a way to communicate the essence of Yoga first, which is Self-Realization. Lily stresses the importance of Yoga as different ways working together to help lift the illusion of separation between us and the Universe.

Lily teaches by simply being herSelf, and is able to so easily because she really and truly lives Yoga. From her asana classes, you learn that you don't have to drastically push your physical limits in order to become more whole, and that you already are whole!