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Tue, Oct 06


Yoganize Studio

2020-21 YTT 200 Hours Yoganize® (2020-21) Mid-Week Classes: Journey To Self with Karen Noonan Ph.D.

Open your heart to see life from a broader perspective as you deepen your understanding of yourself. Learn to become a safe, effective, inspiring and heart-centered yoga teacher who takes the needs of the individual into account. Learn meditation, breathing, yoga philosophy, anatomy and MORE.

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2020-21 YTT 200 Hours Yoganize® (2020-21) Mid-Week Classes: Journey To Self with Karen Noonan Ph.D.
2020-21 YTT 200 Hours Yoganize® (2020-21) Mid-Week Classes: Journey To Self with Karen Noonan Ph.D.

Time & Location

Oct 06, 2020, 9:30 AM – May 13, 2021, 4:30 PM

Yoganize Studio, Greer, SC, USA

About the event

You are required to complete the online application form to be considered for acceptance in the teacher training program. 


Classes are presented by course director and founder/owner of Yoganize® LLC, Karen Noonan (Ph.D; E-RYT 500; C-IAYT; RYS 200) and guests, at the discretion and invitation of course director.


Classes run for three consecutive days (mid-week, Tuesdays to Thursdays, once per month and for a period of  8 months: October 2020 ----> May 2021.


Course Syllabus



• Practice and teach yoga postures with safe and proper alignment. 

• Creatively sequence your practice or your class

• Observation

• Effective demonstration of poses

• Pantomiming

• Giving Verbal and Hands-On Adjustments of poses

• Use of Props

• Common Misalignments

• Introduction to asanas safe for pregnancy

• Creating intention (Sankalpa) and centering savasana

• Personal mentoring in small practice teaching groups


Pranayama & Meditation


• Fundamentals of Breathwork and meditation

• Moving prana/chi/ or life force energy through various energy practices, including qi gong, etc.

• Creating a home practice and making the time to make this a new habit

• Finding balance and centeredness in the midst of 'busyness'

• Savasana

• Experience Yoga Nidra

• Relaxation techniques




• Yoga Sutras

• The Chakra System

• Introduction to Meridians and nadis

• Bhagavad Gita

• The Yamas & The Niyamas

• Introduction to Ayurveda






Mantra and Mudra


Business & Ethics of Yoga


Class Design

  • Creating a sacred space
  • Learn safe sequencing
  • How to create unique classes
  • Developing and using themes, affirmations and visualization
  • Clear cues - expressing from the heart
  • Designing music playlists
  • Individualized mentoring and facilitation with supportive feedback
  • Mindfulness and playfulness is explored through the poses
  • Use of props and modifications for Beginners


Study Between Sessions:


Assignments are given between sessions to help integrate the teachings. This homework is an integral aspect to the overall experience and provides continued support as the learning process is taken home.

These assignments include a daily breathwork (pranayama), meditation, and asana, keeping a daily journal, checking in with training classmates weekly, observation of classes outside the training, practice teaching to family, friends, and/or students, required reading, written exercises and a take home exam.




Minimum of 1 year of Yoga experience with a steady practice over the last 6 months or by teacher's permission

A dedication to learn, grow, open your heart, and be coached

Acceptance into the program is based on approval of your application (if not approved, application fee will be refunded).




All payments to be paid by personal check or cash, please.

Early registration by August 20th 2020 (with $300 application fee - included in price)

$500 Deposit on acceptance into program.


Payment Plans:


$300 application fee (to be submitted with application - will be applied to tuition OR returned if you are not accepted into training)

$500 Deposit (on acceptance into training)


Early-bird payment $2,300 (full payment by August 20th 2021) - Pay $1500 in full

Early-bird 2 - $2400 (full payment by September 20th 2019) - Pay $1600 in full

Pre-payment: $2450 (full payment start date in October 6th 2019) - Pay $1650

Full price is $2,600, broken down into 7 payments...

$300 per month due at the beginning of each training session (October 2020 --->March 2021 (6  payments of $300 each)


Balance of $300 p/m (6 months) due, and payable by personal check/cash, by day ONE of each training session from October 2020 ----->March 2021.


Refunds to persons accepted into the program are as follows:

If you cancel more than 7 days before the course begins, you will be refunded the amount paid minus a non-refundable $300 processing fee.

If you cancel less than 7 days before the program begins, refunds (minus a non-refundable $300 processing fee) are only issued if your space can be filled from a waiting list.

* In all cases a doctor's certificate is required.

* No refunds are issued once the course begins.

* Additional Costs: Accommodations, meals, travel, and required books.

*Address all questions to


Certification Requirements:


Certification is based on attendance as well as performance and demonstration of your teaching ability, attitude, and satisfactory completion of all assignments and exams. To become certified in this course, you must demonstrate a basic understanding and integration of the asanas, philosophy, heart language, and other teaching methodologies.


Additional Certification Requirements:


Sign the code of ethics agreement.

Must be able to perform basic asanas with integration, precision, and heart. You need to be able to demonstrate the basic alignment principles and attitude in your own body.

Pass the written tests with a score of 80% or higher.

Successfully complete all homework and required reading.

Pay all fees and outstanding balances.

Must have full attendance, participation, and a yogic attitude

If you need to miss classes, these must be made up through private sessions at $65 per hour.


Yoga Alliance

This course is registered with the Yoga Alliance at the 200 hour level. Once you become certified, you can register with the Yoga Alliance as a 200-hour level RYT. For an application, visit the Yoga Alliance Website.






October 6, 7 & 8th

November 10, 11 & 12th

December 8, 9 and 10th




January 12, 13 & 14th

February 9, 10 & 11th

March 9, 10 & 11th

April 13, 14 &15th

May 11, 12 & 13th


Tuesday : 9.30 am - 4.30 pm

Wednesday: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm

Thursday: 930 am - 4.30 pm


There are only 7 spaces open for this training program.

Please contact Karen via phone (864) 325-6053 OR email: for questions. Submission form is available to be filled online. Application fee may be submitted online or delivered in person or via mail. All other fees are paid with personal check or cash, on acceptance into  the Yoganize® Teacher Training program.


ALL classes must be attended. If you need to miss for any reason, time must be made up in a private session with Karen Noonan at special make-up rate of $50 per hour.


Classes held in Greer, SC.


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