Children Yoga



Kundalini Yoga prepares children to face challenges and negative aspects of life with a positive approach and with tools that work.Course material is included in the price and comprises a manual and copies of sets, meditations, mantras and songs for children.

This course is offered to existing Level One or Two Kundalini Yoga Teachers only.


The Sun Child Teacher Training course is a residential course offered in two modules: the first from 1-4 April 2017 and the second from 20-24 October 2017.

The total investment includes the 2 modules,  all meals, accommodation and course materials.

A discount is available for Early Bird payments before 20 January 2017. EFT or online payments with a credit card using PayPal are available.

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Radiant Child® Yoga (RCY) is a comprehensive 30 hour training program designed for anyone who is interested in teaching children yoga. Developed in 1998 by founder, Shakta Khalsa, Radiant Child Yoga was one of the first children’s yoga trainings available in the world. Radiant Child Yoga holds the vision of creating a world of peace through the union of yoga and children. RCY participants include yoga teachers of all traditions, schoolteachers, pediatric therapists, parents and grandparents. Previous yoga experience is helpful although not required. Participants gain a wide variety of practical yoga tools and tips, and have fun playing at being a child again.

Next training for Level 1 & 2 -TBA

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General Information
30 hour weekend training, generally Friday through Sunday
27 in class hours, 3 at-home practicum, total: 30
Certificate of completion given after at-home practice
All levels of yoga experience accepted: Novice through experienced
Approximately 50% discussion/lecture, 50% practice/experience
Course has been recognized for CECs with public schools, therapy organizations, and Yoga Alliance.

Course description

Levels 1-2:
Guidelines for teaching children of all ages from babies to teens
Yoga songs and games that children love
Practical tips for keeping the class focused and engaged
Breathing practices/meditation with children
Using yoga sets with children
Keeping yourself centered when working with children
Powerful yoga and meditation just for you as the teacher
Time to collaborate with others to create a unique yoga presentation based on what you’ve learned in the course.
Practical tools for any situation that arises when working with children
Setting up children’s yoga business/classes
Yoga for ADD, Autism, SPD
Adapting yoga for schools

Level 3:
Practice conscious communication skills, such as Deep Listening and Engaging Cooperation
Yoga for yourself and your children
Yogic teachings about children, including the four phases of a child’s life
The development of the child’s energy field and chakra systems
Meditation practice to become fully present to yourself and your children.
Processes to align with your vision for your life work

The Radiant Child Yoga Program is a 30 hour training program developed by Shakta Kaur Khalsa during 35 years experience with children and yoga. RCYP is yoga teacher training at its best. RCYP qualifies as credit hours for RYT certification through Yoga Alliance. A certificate is given upon completion.

Radiant Child Family Yoga (95 and 200 Hour Certification) with Shakta Kaur Khalsa

The Radiant Child Family Yoga 200 hr Certification provides the skill and understanding to work with children, youth, and families. Students learn how to teach children, women, men, and senior citizens…in short, all members of the family.

Consistent feedback from graduates is that this training is personally and powerfully transforming, and provides the exact tools to go out and teach children and family yoga. Private consultation with RCFY founder, Shakta Khalsa, is included in tuition. Credit hours include previously attended RCY levels 1-3. These hours count as the first 30 hours of the 200. We are offering plenty of hands-on experience—the mentoring phase of the training is almost double the required hours, and includes one-to-one coaching with a RCY trainer. RCFY is devoted to supporting each person’s unique potential. Confidence in one’s ability to be a centered, calm, loving and playful leader of yoga with children and families will be explored in depth. There is a strong focus on self-practice, spirited discussion, and sharing of ideas. Training includes Hatha and Kundalini yoga, taught by experts in both areas, as well as professionals in the area of Sensory Integration.

Themed Sessions (105 hour intensive)
Yoga Energetics and Anatomy Expert on subject will teach physical and energetic anatomy of children and adults. Second topic: Kundalini Yoga and Hatha Yoga indepth study for children and adults. Shakta’s book, Kundalini Yoga, will be thoroughly studied. Special spotlight on Senior Yoga.
The Brain and Yoga Indepth understanding of the connection between the brain and body. Expert on the subject of Brain Gym and Neuro-sensory-motor Reflex Integration will present part of this session. Special focus on Autism and other DSI issues, as well as help for depression, anxiety, insomnia and other similar topics.
Boys to Men, Girls to Women Learning yoga in appreciation and understanding of the energies of each gender. How to reach into the hearts and minds of boys and girls. Special guest teachers will be children themselves, who will give their perspective about what their specific genders enjoy, and be available to answer your questions
Yogic Lifestyle A wide variety of games, songs, dances, art, and other creative tools that inspire a healthy, yogic lifestyle for children and adults. There will be a strong focus on providing experiences that create natural health, including what constitutes a healthy diet and lifestyle, and how to translate that into a healthy planet.

Radiant Child Family Yoga Training Specialty Modules (2 x 20 hour modules)
Note: Modules are included in the 200 and 95 hour Radiant Child Family Yoga Certification, either following or preceding the Themed Sessions.

1. Happily Ever Now (18 class hours, 2 hours at home journaling )
Do you realise that you ARE the yoga that you bring to the children…and ALL that you do?
Navigate into Happiness….using tools that can change your life—simple ways to change your attitude and outlook, and effective ways to work with core stressors and patterns. This course teaches you how your mind and emotions work together, and how to navigate in inner spaces. Navigating tools….
• Breath, movement, stillness, chanting, and dancing in the Kundalini Yoga style
• Contemplation and journal processes using insights from Abraham-Hicks work
• Creation of a safe space to share insights, dreams, and challenges.
• Innovative practices to enhance awareness of inner energetics

2. Yoga for ADHD, Autism, and Differently-Abled Children (18 class hours, 2 hours at home journaling )
Expert Yoga therapists, behavior specialists, and Occupational Therapists will cover how to reach the hearts and minds of these children with creativity, intuition, and excellent therapeutic tools. In the process, we’ll learn what these very special children have to teach us.
This course teaches the participant how to effectively integrate yoga into their therapeutic treatment of children with learning and developmental challenges such as ADD/ADHD, Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders, etc. Social-emotional, physiological, cognitive and sensory-motor benefits will be described. Through lecture, videotape and experiential labs, participants will learn how to apply:

Breath to enhance self-regulation, modulation and organization as well as supporting respiration for language
Movement to improve motor planning, balance, coordination, strength and flexibility
Meditation / Relaxation to decrease stress and promote stillness of the mind for increased attention and ability to focus