Shakta Khalsa

Shakta Khalsa, E-RYT 500, a YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider), has been working with children and yoga for 40 years and is a pioneer in the field of children’s yoga. A Montessori educator and the author of five well-known yoga books, Shakta is the founder of one of the most comprehensive training programs for children’s yoga, Radiant Child Yoga, established in 1999. She was recognized as one of the top five Kundalini Yoga teachers in the world by Yoga Journal magazine and was the keynote speaker at the first National Kid’s Yoga Conference in 2014.

Learn more about this presenter’s work:


  • A Practice for Growing Love and Appreciation

    Several years ago, I traveled to South Africa to train adults about children’s yoga, and was invited to share my work with caregivers in an orphanage.

  • Helping Children to Trust Their Natural Guidance

    In this video, Kripalu presenter Shakta Khalsa, founder of Radiant Child Yoga, uses a familiar story to explain how we can help children learn to trust their inner guidance.

  • Yoga for Healthy, Happy Children

    The power of yoga to improve the quality of life for our children is an untapped resource.

  • The Yoga Way to Radiance: The Energy Between Us

    More and more parents and teachers are practicing the “highest yoga” by relating to children with an attitude of wholeness of body, mind, and spirit.

  • The ABCs of Yoga

    Shakta Khalsa gives kids tools for life. Yoga for children, says teacher trainer Shakta Khalsa, isn’t just a scaled-down version of yoga for adults—it’s a...

  • The Yoga of Parenting

    Kripalu presenters offer their favorite tools for skillful parenting—actions that help both parents and kids experience peace, realize truth, and increase consciousness.