Özgün first encountered movement awareness at METU Dance Theatre Club, and this ultimately led her to yoga. She is on the mat since 2005 and has been teaching at YogaŞala since 2012.
Completed trainings: Yoga Alliance 200 Hours Vinyasa TT with Alexis Gulliver (2012), 150 Hours Advanced Degree in Majoring in Yoga with Mey Elbi (2013), Kid's Yoga with Dr. Neslihan İskit (2013), 100 hrs 'Safety in Yoga’ with Hart Lazer (2014), Yoga Therapy 360° (2015), KRI Certified Level 1 Kundalini Yoga and Meditation TT 220 Hours by ANS & AAA, Level 1 YOGA Coaching by HIS Federation (2020).
Workshops: Majoring in Family Constellation Level 1 with Svagito Liebermeister (2012), Module 1 TRE (Trauma and Stress Release), Meditation with Uma (2020), Reiki 1-2-3 (2015), Leslie Kaminoff - Pelvic floor awareness (2021), Bandha workshop with Eric Powell (2022).
Experts worked with : Ramanand Patel, Richard Freeman, Ürün Kurtiç, Cyndi Lee, Petros Haffenrichter, Chuck Miller, Hamish Hendry, Zeynep Aksoy, David Cornwell.
Yoga path took her on long journeys: Nepal & Tibet with Bora Ercan (2012), Cambodia yoga retreat (2016), India Kerala Sivananda Yoga Ashram (2017), Portugal Sound & Silence Gatherings (2019) are amongst those...
Özgün likes to participate in body awareness-focused trainings such as contemporary dance, Axis Syllabus, Skinner Releasing Technique, Mitakara, Feldenkreis. In light of all this, Özgün tries to design creative classes to share her experiences.