Life Flows If you Let It: One person’s experience after RCFY Teacher Training

 "Since returning home from Radiant Child Family Yoga Teacher Training, I have deepened my daily yoga and meditation practice.  It seems funny to even call it a daily practice; it’s more like it spreads through and penetrates my days and who I am.  Rising earlier in the morning and creating more diverse and varied practices, then [...]

Children’s Attention Deficiency? Try Yoga instead of Drugs

Meet Suzanne. The following is her practicum for completion of her training with Radiant Child Yoga's 200 hour certification. Suzanne and Shakta at Happily Ever Now training I am a clinical social worker with a Master’s from Columbia University, as well as a certified yoga teacher.  I began doing yoga and meditation twenty [...]

Don’t be a BELIEF THIEF!!

I made a video of myself dancing in the kitchen because it happened spontaneously.  I contemplated whether to do it or not because I was just hanging around my kitchen, no special clothing, no fixing of the hair, no make-up.  And I decided that it was good to make the video just the way I [...]

Bringing Children’s Yoga into the Community

Meet Diana Brubaker, and hear her amazing success story as a new children's yoga teacher...thank you Diana! As a Radiant Child Yoga (RCY) Instructor, my journey began with one student and has grown to over four hundred students, with new opportunities on the horizon.  All this has happened in less than one year after completing [...]

Vibrational Blogging

I haven't been blogging lately.  Have been taking a behind-the-scene look at how waves of energy connect us all through subtle thought/feeling patterns. I think that is why I really like this quote.  It speaks so clearly to what I've been realizing.  Ironically, here I am blogging in the "inferior" way, but perhaps it is fitting [...]

Log Roll Yoga for ADHD and Autism

Bundle Roll for Strong Nerves We all know that exercise in general is good for children.  But did you know that yoga has  poses and exercises that specifically work  with different body systems?   For children with Sensory Integration difference, like ADHD and Autism,  the key is balancing and strengthening the nervous system. [...]

Calling all Children’s Yoga Teachers

Rainbow Dragon game Greetings dear friends and fellow colleagues in the ever-rewarding, and ever-challenging line of work we call Children's Yoga! You know how satisfying it is when you really understand the art of something?  When you start with children's yoga, you may walk into the class clutching your written lesson plan.  And [...]

One Therapist’s Shift to Solution-Focus

From Alayne L-N, Physiotherapist in Montreal, and student of Radiant Child Yoga for Children with ADHD/Autism, and those who are are Differently-Abled:  "I’d like to reflect upon being thankful to Allison Morgan as an OT and RCY trainer, and the light she shed upon me as a physiotherapist to “L.E.T. G.O.”  In particular, the “E” for [...]

Lead with your Heart…Valentine’s Day and Beyond

Walking today, recovering from intensive massage that had opened up some closed and creaky doors in my lower back and hips.  Suddenly the thought occurs to lift my chest, naturally engaging the abdominals.  Just as suddenly, the lower back and hips fall into a natural place, acting like a back and hips should act while [...]

End of School Year Yoga Reflections

Today's post features Radiant Child Yoga teacher, Lorie Saltzman, who sent me her reflections of using what she learned in RCY throughout the past school year.  Lots of good tips, inspiration, and insight here!  Take it away, Lorie... Hi! I have been teaching kid yoga classes in the Pre-K and K classrooms in area schools [...]