Sharing Yoga and Mindfulness With Children

 

Radiant Child® Yoga (RCY) is an innovative 30-hour training program designed for anyone interested in teaching children yoga and mindfulness. One of the first child yoga training programs worldwide, RCY provides self-empowering and self-regulating tools for ALL kids, including those with sensory challenges.
What you will learn:
• To create and deliver fun, effective lesson plans for children from tots to teens
• A wide variety of yoga poses to use on the mat and at the desk
• Mindfulness tools for quieting and focusing the mind
• Fun, creative yoga songs, stories, and games to encourage positivity
• Special yoga techniques for children with ADHD, Autism, anxiety, and trauma
• Cooperative communication and listening skills for effective teaching
• Yoga for your own wellbeing while working with children.

Radiant Child Yoga founder, Shakta Khalsa, is teaching this training. As both a life-long yoga practitioners and certified Montessori educator, she has over 40 years of experience with both children and yoga. She is a direct student of Kundalini yoga master, Yogi Bhajan. She has been named one of the top five Kundalini yoga teachers by Yoga Journal Magazine.

When students become part of the Radiant Child Yoga family by taking Radiant Child Yoga 1-3 foundational training, receive a certificate of completion at the training’s end. As well, they are forever supported through online social media Radiant Child Yoga groups, through the opportunity to list themselves as a teacher on our worldwide registry, and through free downloads of children’s yoga lesson plans. Additionally, the 30-hour certificate course may be applied to Radiant Child Yoga 95- and 200-hour certification trainings which are accredited through Yoga Alliance.

 

Participants will pay $130 material fee, payable at the training with cash or credit card. Materials include: 90-page manual, two yoga books, one DVD/mp4 video, one workbook, five CD/mp3 audios, all packaged in a Radiant Child Yoga cotton tote bag. Retail value: $225

 

About the teacher

Shakta Khalsa, ERYT-500 and IKYTA certified Kundalini Yoga teacher, is a leading expert on children and yoga, having worked with both since the mid-1970s. She is a parent, Montessori educator, and a yoga professional recognized by Yoga Journal magazine as one of the top five Kundalini Yoga teachers in the world. Shakta has authored several books: Fly Like a Butterfly: Yoga for Children, The Five Fingered Family, Kundalini Yoga, Keep It Simple Series (KISS) Guide to Yoga, Yoga for Women, and her latest book, The Yoga Way to Radiance: How to Follow your Inner Guidance and Nurture Children to do the Same. She has produced several albums and DVDs, with her Yoga in Motion DVD winning the Mom’s Choice Award.

Shakta is the Founder and Director of Radiant Child® Yoga, an internationally-known training program for teaching children yoga and working with/raising children consciously. Radiant Child Yoga offers two Yoga Alliance approved teacher training schools; 95-hour and 200-hour. Through Radiant Child Yoga, Shakta has trained over 10,000 students, and has trained several RCY trainers, bringing the total of trained RCY teachers to around 25,000 worldwide. In the children’s yoga community, Shakta is considered the “godmother” of the children’s yoga movement. She lives in Sterling VA.

 

Schedule

Arrival Day

3:00 pm – Check-in
6:00 pm – 7 pm – Dinner
7:05 pm – 7:20 pm – AOLRC Orientation
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Program Session

Daily Schedule
6:30 am – 8:00 am – Morning Practice
8:00 am – 8:45 am – Breakfast
9:00 am – 12:30 pm – Program Session
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Program Session
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Free Time*
6 pm – 7:30 pm – Dinner
7:30 pm – 8:15pm – Meditative Chant — Kirtan (optional)

Departure Day

6:30 am – 8:00 am – Morning Practice
8:00 am – 8:45 am – Breakfast
9:00 am -11:00 am – Program Session
11:00 am – Check-out (luggage may be stored at reception)
12:00 pm – Lunch is included in your stay this day!


Date & Time

Starts: Nov 07, 2018 07:30 PM

Ends: Nov 11, 2018 11:00 AM

Teacher

Shakta Khalsa

Rate

Tuition starting with an early bird rate of $705

Plus room and meals

Early bird $50 discount ends 10/15

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