Gizem was first introduced to yoga in 2000 during her dance education at Ankara University State conservatory.
She integrated yoga asanas for stretching, balance and strengthening at technical dance sessions during her professional dance career.
She started attending sessions at YogaŞala to deepen her yoga practice in 2011. In 2012, she completed 200 hour Yoga Alliance Registered Vinyasa Yoga Majoring Program with Alexis Kiresepi and in 2013, she completed her 100 hour Yoga Safely Program with Hart Lazer at YogaŞala.
Currently she works as a freelance choreographer and performing artist.