USA / NJ /NY
Allison Morgan MA, OTR is an Occupational Therapist, and a Children’s Yoga Instructor, working with children for over two decades. She has extensive experience treating children with a variety of diagnoses. Her passion for yoga blossomed from her own practice as well as through the masterful teachings of her instructors. Allison integrates Radiant Child Yoga into her therapeutic treatment sessions, helping children to heal, grow and learn about themselves and the world around them. She resides in the metro NY/NJ area and is available to travel nationally and internationally. Contact her through her website www.zensationalkids.com or e-mail,Allison@zensationalkids.com
Amy Pfaelzer lives in Clearwater Beach, FL, and is available to travel nationwide and internationally. She is an ERYT-200, IKYTA, MA Ed., and is a former elementary schoolteacher. Amy teaches Pre-Natal, Post-Natal and Children’s yoga in Clearwater, FL and is available to lead Radiant Child Yoga Teacher Trainings nationwide and internationally. Amy lives with her husband and their three beautiful little ones on Clearwater Beach.For more information please visit, www.littleonesyoga.com or email Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jyoti Bajaj, E-RYT 200, RCYT, RCY trainer has been practicing yoga since she was a child growing
up in India. She founded The Yoga Kids in Ontario, Canada after being personally trained and
certified by Shakta Kaur Khalsa of Radiant Child Yoga and earning her 200-hour certification
in yoga instruction. With over 10 years of yoga instruction and ECE experience, Jyoti lives
and works in the Toronto area with her husband and son, teaching at public, private and
Montessori schools, hospitals, libraries and the community at large. Jyoti’s Yoga Kids program is
a thoughtful combination of hatha poses, kundalini yoga, Brain Gym, and breathing techniques,
brought to life through play, songs, storytelling, arts and crafts. All children, regardless of
abilities, benefit from Jyoti’s fun and enriching program, which teaches effective self-help
therapy for dealing with daily stress, as well as ADD/ADHD, Autism, and related challenges. Jyoti
is fluent in both Hindi and English, and is available to travel and lead RCYP worldwide. Website:
Checka Antifonario (E-RYT-200, RCYT) lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts. She offers Radiant Child Yoga teacher trainings both nationally and internationally and leads with warmth, clarity and energetic flow. A full-time yoga instructor, Checka has taught close to 500 classes for children of all abilities in schools, studios and community centers. She cherishes the loving presence and shining light of her devoted Radiant Child yogis! Guiding a child to a calm mind, a happy heart, and a healthy body through the practice of yoga is an incredible gift – for both teacher and student!
USA / NJ / NY / International
Lisa Brodrick is an E-RYT 500, RCY trainer, and a NJ State licensed educator in Early Childhood with over ten years of experience in the education field. She encountered yoga and began her path as an adolescent, over two decades ago, and knows Radiant Child Yoga as the conduit for joyfully bridging body, mind and souls of all children and families. She has had the pleasure of playing at yoga with many individuals including special needs students and ‘at-risk’ youths. Lisa is bilingual in English and Spanish and can provide RCY trainings in either language. She currently lives in Asbury Park, NJ, and looks forward to sharing the joy of yoga with you!
Canada / Europe
Sue Ducros B.Sc (Biology) lives in Ottawa, Canada, teaches regularly in England, and is available to travel worldwide. She has an M.B.A.Diploma in Early Childhood Education, is an IKYTA certified yoga teacher, and is fluent in English and French. Sue has over 360 hours Kundalini, and 300 hours Hatha Teacher Training. Sue is parent to three wonderful children, and believes deeply in giving children the gift of yoga so that they can live their best lifeShe is an avid runner and triathlete. Sue is passionate about healthy nutrition and food education for children, and also works with children and adults with special needs. Visit her site, www.happyseedyoga.com
Siri Mukta Kaur
Siri Mukta Kaur’s yoga practice is with children and their families. With a passion she assists to open the hearts and minds of children, inspiring them to search deeper, seek further and explore their own inner gifts.
After the birth of Oliver, her first child, in 1998, Siri Mukta sought a more natural, holistic and enjoyable way of combining parenting and work. Siri Mukta felt a deep need for programs to equip children to enjoy life through a strong sense of self and purpose, non-competitive exercise and skills to calm and encourage their natural radiance. With this inner strength children have the ability to adapt to and initiate positive change and to confidently create their lives
In 2003 and 2006 Siri Mukta sponsored Shakta Kaur Khalsa to teach in Australia. Shakta provided skills, inspiration and qualifications to Australians passionate to pass the gift of yoga to our children. Siri Mukta completed the Radiant Child Yoga Program Levels (1-3) five times and the RCYP Facilitator Program with Shakta and is an international RCYP facilitator. She received her Kundalini Yoga teacher training with Guru Jivan Kaur (KRI approved – KYTANZ member). With Sonia Sumar she
completed Yoga for the Special Child Level 1 training.
As a yoga practitioner for over 14 years, Siri Mukta continues to inspire others with yoga. With her many have and will learn to teach new generations of children how to know their inner selves and live in peace, love and authenticity: to be. Siri Mukta is the Founder and Director of Yogibee. She is the mother of Oliver, Saskia and Akira and together with her husband practices conscious parenting. She offers RCYP Teacher Training internationally as well as children’s yoga classes in Australian schools, yoga studios, community centres, after-school facilities, childcare centres and playgroups. She also
teaches Kundalini yoga to adults and offers Yoga for the Special Child as taught by Sonia Sumar.
Telephone: (02) 4323 3366
Lisa Faremouth Weber (Sat Inder Kaur)
Lisa Faremouth Weber, (Sat Inder Kaur), E-RYT, RCY Facilitator, is an alchemist for joy! She has been an international teacher trainer for health, fitness, and yoga instructors worldwide. As a certified yoga instructor, Lisa has trained in Ashtanga, Hatha, Tantra, and Kundalini Yoga systems. She met Shakta Khalsa, Director of the Radiant Child Yoga training, after the birth of her second child, and found a new passion As an adult Indigo, Lisa has a gift for working with kids of all ages. Currently, Lisa lives in Evanston, Illinois. She teaches and direct yoga program for adults and children at her studio in the Chicago area, preschools, women’s shelters, jails, etc. Lisa will travel locally and internationally. Lisa can be reached at
Izabela Piasecka, RYT-200, Radiant Child Yoga trainer, CYKF, RCFY-200,RCYT, fluent in English and Polish, has been teaching yoga to adults and children for over 10 years. Besides Radiant Child Yoga, her training includes YogaKids, Integrated Movement Therapy, Teaching Yoga to Children with Special Needs, and Brain Gym. She has taught in schools, studios, and community centers, and conducted yoga sessions for children with ADHD, Autism, and learning difficulties, in both individual and group settings. In her RCY classes, she aims at creating an environment where children feel at ease and good about themselves and accepted for who they are and what they can do. Currently, she lives in Boca Raton, FL, and is available to lead RCYP trainings locally and internationally, especially in Europe, and her native Poland.
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Jenny Smith has been enjoying yoga for over 10 years. Following a corporate career as a production manager in the electronic games industry in London a move to Hong Kong with her husband in 2006 allowed her the opportunity to re-evaluate her mission in life. Having already qualified with a Diploma in Traditional Thai Yoga Massage whilst in London, Jenny trained and qualified for her RYT 200 but it was the birth of her daughter that confirmed her desire to specialize in children’s yoga. Now a Radiant Child Yoga Facilitator, Jenny is the director of Gecko Yoga (www.geckoyoga.com), which is focused on children yoga classes and teacher/parent training courses. Based in Hong Kong she is available to bring the Radiant Child Yoga Program across Asia.
Cristin Tighe (Simran Kaur)
Europe and USA
Cristin, MEM, MA, PCD(DONA), RYT is the former owner of Spiral Flight, DC’s oldest yoga and healing arts center. She is certified to teach Kundalini Yoga through the Kundalini Research Institute’s International Teacher Training program, and has advanced training in Conscious Pregnancy© Yoga and Level 2: Transformation. She is also an Advanced Relax & Renew (Restorative Yoga) Trainer® and a Yoga4Teens trainer. In addition to RCYP, she is certified to teach children’s yoga through ChildPlay Yoga, Itsy Bitsy Yoga™ (Babies, Tots & Tykes), Next Generation Yoga®, Samarya Center for Integrated Movement Therapy™, Yoga4Teens™, Yoga Ed™.(K-8 & Tools for Teachers), Y.O.G.A. for Youth®, and Yoga for the Special Child.
Cristin has been around children most of her life and has taught yoga to kids of all ages since 2003. Her extensive experience with children includes being a mother, working with underprivileged children, and teaching sixth graders during intensive week-long environmental programs at outdoor schools in the U.S. She is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher and an International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association member.
She teaches regular RCYP courses in DC, FL and Brussels, Belgium and is available to lead RCYP trainings internationally, particularly in Europe. Please reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org, and see Kids and Yoga! (www.kidsandyoga.com) and Yoga Simran (www.yogasimran.com) to learn more!
Asia and Australia
Fezia Tyebally has a passion for yoga! She is a Radiant Child Yoga® Facilitator, certified to teach levels 1 and 2, a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher, a licensed practitioner in Yoga for the Special Child™, and is a certified Yoga therapist at the 500 level. Fezia has lectured extensively in Southeast Asia on programmes for children with special needs. She currently teaches a module that she has created for adapting children’s yoga for the differently-abled child; ranging from Cerebral Palsy to Autism.
As a therapist, Fezia’s yoga sessions naturally lean towards the therapeutic benefits, but her playful nature ensures classes are fun and lighthearted. With a home base of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, she is available to teach Radiant Child Yoga in Asia, Australia, and other parts of the world as well.
In addition to these very specialised therapy skills, Fezia is a trained CranioSacral therapist who completed her Advanced level and Pediatric level training with the Upledger Institute. She has also completed a two-year diploma course in Biodynamic CranioSacral Therapy.
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Jeri Penkava MD
Jeri Penkava lives in San Antonio, TX and is available to travel and teach the Radiant Child Yoga Teacher Training in the US. She is RYT-500, IKYTA, practices integrative medicine as a Developmental Pediatrician, along with offering Kundalini yoga classes for all ages at the Yoga for Cosmic Consciousness studio in San Antonio.