PBS Endorses Kids’ Yoga

Shakta's note: This has been around for a while, but in case you didn't see it, it's a good read and a good reference for those of us who are children's yoga teachers.  Link to original post here. Yoga is about exploring and learning in a fun, safe and playful way. Yoga and kids are [...]

You’ve got a Friend in Meditation

Jenny is an Radiant Child Yoga 200 hour certified teacher.  She homeschool her four children, naturally  and seamlessly blending yoga and meditation practices and principles right into their daily lives.  Here's one wonderful example in her words: Running is like a moving meditation.  And when the running gets too much to bear, the meditative mind [...]

Application of Radiant Child Yoga from OT Point of View

This is an unsolicited response from one of the Radiant Child Yoga training attendees.  May it inspire you! Hello, I am Sabrina Kenny, and I have been a school-based occupational therapist for over 10 years. For about half of my career I have been practicing yoga regularly and using yoga and yoga-based activities to address [...]

Your Stories Needed for Book–Time Sensitive!

Dear Friends of Radiant Child, There is an opportunity to tell your story and positively affect tens of thousands of people to empower themselves and their relationships with children.  As well, your story will help empower children to be the wise, radiant, authentic beings they truly are.  My book about authentic relationships with children and [...]

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 [...]

Practice of Peace for Adults and Children (Give-away)

Written by Shakta Khalsa, www.childrensyoga.com  As published in Aquarian Times Magazine, 2004.  Feel free to use and share.   fire in my heart How can I, as one human being, help our world? Can I create a vibrational frequency of peace within myself that radiates outward and affects our entire world? Is that [...]

Best 200 Hour EVER!

Before I get too far along in the next phase of life, (ie. back to business, and the business of living), I'd like to take a moment to honor the latest experience of Radiant Child Family Yoga 200 hour certification training 2014, which took place in July and August in Reston VA, and in retreat [...]

The Bluebird Story Comes to Life

As some of you know, Checka Antifonario and I have made two albums* of guided meditations/relaxations for kids of all ages (including adult ones!).  One that Checka wrote, which is on Rainbow Walk  is the Bluebird story.  In the story, the child finds a baby bluebird who has fallen out of its nest.  With care, [...]

Small in body, Grand in Spirit!

Giselle, who loves yoga! In the words of one of my Radiant Child Yoga students..... "Children show us what truth is on a daily basis, as they aren't inhibited by what standards or rules society has brainwashed us to follow. Children can giggle uncontrollably, dance like no one is watching, and question the [...]

The Yogi’s Lesson: See the Big Soul

When my son, Ram Das, was four he got an orange and blue plastic Fisher-Price camera. This was around 1995.  It was interesting to see what he chose to photograph…the dog's tail, a finger, his shoe.  And equally interesting was how they turned out-- kind of wacky, and somehow kind of artsy too.  People smiled [...]