Green Festival Speakers

Gabriel Axel



Gabriel Axel, MSc., E-RYT 500, is a yoga teacher, neuroscientist, musician, Integralist, and leading innovator in the fusion of yoga and neuroscience through the Neural Active™ framework. Gabriel is known for skillfully integrating the perennial wisdom of yoga with a scientific understanding in a congruent and intelligible manner. Holding a Master’s degree in Neuroscience & Cognition, he has toured world-renown institutions such as Utrecht University, Harvard, UCLA, and University of Florida studying the fascinating complexities of neuroscience, and completed thesis on how the functionality of the brain evolved to aid in the perception and interpretation of visual art. In tandem with his studies in neuroscience, he has trained extensively in the yogic sciences, including raja yoga, kundalini, tantric yogas, kriya yoga, qi gong, nei gong, alchemy, Skanda Yoga, Suspension Yoga, and a number of meditation systems. He presents an integral approach that robustly activates the nervous system for enhanced functioning.