About Radiant Child

Radiant Child® Yoga, established in 1995, is registered with Yoga Alliance and the International Association of Yoga Therapists to provide trainings that meet rigorous ethical and educational standards while ensuring high quality, safe, accessible, and equitable yoga teaching in communities around the world.

RCY has a diverse team of dedicated trainers with expertise in yoga as well as other disciplines including psychotherapy, occupational and physical therapy, speech and audiology, social work and counseling, education, and the arts. Over a hundred thousand children’s yoga teachers have been inspired and supported by our trainers.

Radiant Child Yoga recognizes that children are naturally radiant, aware, and full of innocent wisdom. The deeper purpose of children’s yoga is to help them maintain or regain their inherent state of being. Radiant Child® empowers adults to tap into and share simple, practical, evidence-based techniques for healthier, happier living, including:


  • Self-empowerment
  • Self-confidence
  • Positive Attitude
  • Mindfulness and Focus
  • Self-Calming Abilities
  • Empathy
  • Brain-Body Coordination
  • and many more!

Where It All Began

Lana Reed - Shakta Khalsa - Founder of Radiant Child Yoga

Radiant Child Yoga Founder: Lana Reed (aka Shakta Khalsa)

Since the 1970s, Lana Reed (aka Shakta Khalsa) combined her two big loves–children and yoga–into what eventually became her life’s work; Radiant Child® Yoga.

She is an E-RYT 500 yoga instructor and was named one of the top five Kundalini Yoga teachers in the world by Yoga Journal magazine. Additionally, she was the lead keynote speaker at the first National Kid’s Yoga Conference in 2014 and is a creative partner in the upcoming Yoga Dog TV show.

Lana is an AMS certified Montessori teacher, and the author of several well-known Yoga books, CDs and DVDs. Her latest book, The Yoga Way to Radiance: How to Follow Your Inner Guidance and Nurture Children to do the Same, has inspired hundreds to find more meaning and joy in life.

We are grateful for all that Lana has done to build a healthier and happier world.

Thanks for caring about the lives of children!

Lisa Danahy with Lana Reed - Radiant Child Yoga
Yoga Alliance - Registered Yoga School - RYS 200 - Radiant Child Yoga

We are a Yoga Alliance Registered School and we make it easy to get certified!

Choose to register for a workshop or to become an accredited yoga teacher. At any time in the future your workshop hours count toward full certification if that is your aspiration.

Join the RCY Family!

Our students have the opportunity to continue to grow and network within the RCY community through RCY FB, and newsletter.
We honor each student’s creativity and inner wisdom.

Our training is balanced by deep contemplation and joyful fun.