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  • Dr. Funshine, aka Caroline Meeks, MD, prescribes Laughter Yoga for Seniors
    Laughter is the Best Medicine. Physicians around the World are joining Dr. Kataria in promoting the Health, Wellness & Integrative Medicine benefits of Laughter Yoga. On November 26, 2010, Sarah Tippit reporting for Reuters profiled Dr. Funshine and how she is prescribing Laughter Yoga for Seniors. SAN DIEGO (Reuters Life!) – It's a Thursday afternoon at the Live Well center in San Diego and a group of s...
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  • Laughter Yoga at Oklahoma Outreach Sober School

    Tuesday, 12 March 2013 14:17:32
    Laughter Yoga at Oklahoma Outreach Sober School
    We have ground breaking Laughter Yoga News coming in from Oklahoma City, OK. Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, Ellen Mercer, is now leading weekly Laughter Yoga at Oklahoma Outreach Sober School. She leads to teens who are recovering from drug and alcohol addictions. As stated in the article, Tyler, 17,  stated that after laughter yoga, he "always feel happier" and that he might even use laught...
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  • Khevin's New Laughter Song

    Tuesday, 12 March 2013 14:13:20
    Khevin's New Laughter Song
    Khevin's new laughter song to enjoy and to share with others! Download pdf file Download MP3
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  • Laughter Yoga in Slovakia

    Tuesday, 12 March 2013 14:04:30
    Laughter Yoga in Slovakia
    There are many new Laughter Yoga Clubs being created in new countries everyday. Here is great news reported from Slovakia. Miro Smolicek will be starting a Laughter Yoga Club in Slovakia. Please read below about how Miro found out about Laughter Yoga, the benefits that he has experienced from doing Laughter Yoga and his passion to start a Laughter Yoga Club in his country. Laughter Yoga International is here to suppor...
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  • Dr Kataria and Madhuri in Philippines

    Tuesday, 12 March 2013 13:35:11
    Dr Kataria and Madhuri in Philippines
    Dr Kataria and his wife, Madhuri, are currently visiting the Philippines to conduct a series of programs about Laughter Yoga. CLYT, Elvie Punzalan-Estavillo, who organised a series of public seminars, two-day laughter leader training course, and some media interviews. They landed in Manila on November 18th. The very first meeting was at the office of the Philippine Star, one of the most popular newspapers in the Phili...
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  • Laughter Yoga with Children in Uganda

    Tuesday, 12 March 2013 13:27:44
    Laughter Yoga with Children in Uganda
    Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, Barbara Veale Smith, recently returned from Uganda, where she spread Laughter Yoga, Dancing, Singing & Playing to children as part of her visit with the International Children's Network. Read below for this inspiring, amazing story and beautiful photos. The photos include Lion Laughter in a country where the lions really do roar; Elephant Laughter; Playing with children in Uganda's...
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  • Laughter Yoga at Malaya University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    I had a two full day class during the weekends for the “certified Wellness Planner” program at University Malaya campus. After half day of “anatomy and physiology”, “free radicals” and other health topics….we all needed an energizer!! …Oh Yes, Laughter Yoga!! HOHOHAHAHA As a matter of fact, human brain cannot concentrate for more than 90 minutes after which the at...
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  • Laughter Yoga Project in Prisons in Mexico aims to Unleash Happiness
    Luis Gomez has a heart for doing Laughter Yoga in the penitentiary system in Mexico City. He has a very large goal of reaching out to every prisoner and to help empower them to tap into their inner happiness. The aim is in alignment with Laughter Yoga International to create World Peace starting with peace within ourselves. Ideally, by practicing laughter yoga, prisoners will be reminded to make better choices fo...
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  • Laughter Yoga in Wellington, New Zealand

    Tuesday, 12 March 2013 13:03:19
    Laughter Yoga in Wellington, New Zealand
    Lynda Andrews CLYT : We may be a small country that specializes in small groups, however, this can work to our advantage. We are finding that quality one-one and small group interaction provides in-depth development in our Laughter Yoga skills. This year Laughter Teacher Lynda has trained seven Certified Laughter Yoga Leaders and each one of them in the Wellington Region of New Zealand, are putting there Laughter Yoga...
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  • Laughter Yoga on Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne Campus for Mental Health Day
    Here is an inspiring Laughter Yoga story that was reported from Campus News: Lee Wilcher's Laughter Yoga on the campus of Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne A group of 50 students and teachers holding hands and skipping around the quad on the campus of IPFW makes a pretty strong contrast to the 1000 pair of shoes lined up on campus to represent the number of students who had committed suicide in America over the previous y...
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  • Laughter Yoga at Georgetown University

    Tuesday, 12 March 2013 13:00:47
    Laughter Yoga at Georgetown University
    In this University News, The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program at Georgetown University recently offered Laughter Yoga for it's Wellness Initiative. Laughter Yoga was led by Jane Grafton, who directs Georgetown's, John Center for Mediation & Interreligious Dialouges. According to the Article, she has also taught Laughter Yoga with Cancer Sufferers and has used Laughter Yoga to help energize groups in Manage...
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  • New Laughter Club Opened at Indore, India

    Tuesday, 12 March 2013 12:59:36
    New Laughter Club Opened at Indore, India
    Newly trained Certified Laughter Yoga Teachers Radhika and Jagat Singh Bisht gave a brief presentation and demo on Laughter Yoga before the residents of Suniket Apartments on the 17th October 2010 during the course of Dussehra celebrations immediately after the burning of the effigy of Raavana - the symbol of evil. It was love at first sight for Laughter Yoga. The Suniketians unanimously decided to form the Suniket La...
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  • Laughter Yoga In India Today

    Tuesday, 12 March 2013 12:55:33
    Laughter Yoga In India Today
    One of the largest weekly magazine India Today published profile of Dr. Kataria. The Managing Editor Prasannarajan flew from New Delhi to Bangalore 3 days ago. And spent 2 days with Dr. Kataria. he discovered the news about Laughter Yoga from The Economist, published from London and was pleasantly surprised that Indian Laughter Guru is much more famous worldwide than in his own country. First he visited All Ladies L...
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  • Taiwan Laughter Club Moving Ahead – Organizes Dream Parade
    Taiwan Laughter Club headed by laughter leader John, recently organized the ‘Dream Parade’ which is an enjoyable event planned in autumn every year in Taipei. Nearly 50 people took part in the parade based on Dr. Kataria’s theory of silliness. It brings much fun and laughter to the crowd as members play ‘silly’ and dress like clowns and walk down the streets. It is a good method to libera...
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  • Laguna Beach Laughter Club Welcomes Landmark Chuckler
    Members of the Laguna Laughter Club, CA, recently extended a hilarious ovation to one lucky person who became the 19,000th person to laugh on the beach since the club was founded in 2005 by Laguna Beach resident Jeffrey Briar. Convinced of the benefits of this laughter-as-exercise system Jeffrey started the club with nothing more than a vision, and one club member – himself! Soon more and more people joined in t...
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  • Laugh Fest In The Midwest

    Monday, 11 March 2013 16:29:36
    Laugh Fest In The Midwest
    The first laughter gathering of professional leaders and enthusiasts recently concluded in Chicago with a heartfelt response. Leaders gathered from Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa to share in the excitement that laughter brings. The event sought to bring together the sharing of laughter from those that have been successful in their endeavors to those that wanted to know more and be immersed in the activity and e...
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  • Ukraine Gets Its First Laughter Yoga Club

    Monday, 11 March 2013 16:26:52
    Ukraine Gets Its First Laughter Yoga Club
    Almost every few days, new Laughter Clubs are coming up in different parts of the world to help bring more laughter and joy into the lives of people. Recently, Ukraine got its first Laughter Yoga Club, launched by Owjan Shahmiri in Kiev. Located in Raisi Okipnoye Street, the club has 10 members at present, who gather every saturday to practice Laughter Yoga. They even invite their friends and relatives who, initiall...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps Care Center Residents

    Monday, 11 March 2013 16:18:35
    Laughter Yoga Helps Care Center Residents
    Trina Chamberlain, laughter professional and recreation coordinator at Pineview Terrace Lodge, a special care home in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan Canada, has introduced Laughter Yoga for the staff and residents of the care center. The results are amazing as the residents; especially the seniors have shown a remarkable improvement in their attitude and physical wellbeing. Since it began, Chamberlain said she's seen the...
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  • Laughter Yoga At Qigong Event

    Monday, 11 March 2013 16:12:20
    Report by Monnet Zubieta, CLYT A few days ago, I interviewed Master Mingtong Gu, an internationally recognized Qigong teacher and healer for ‘More Joy – the Laughter Show’. We talked about the healing benefits of laughter and Qigong, an ancient Chinese healthcare practice which enhances body – mind fitness and also helps in the cure of stress as well as degenerative and chronic diseases. ...
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  • The First All Japan Laughter Yoga Conference

    Monday, 11 March 2013 16:00:08
    The First All Japan Laughter Yoga Conference
    Report by Mary Tadokoro, Japan Japan's first National Laughter Yoga Conference was held in Tokyo on September 25 and 26, 2010 with over 80 participants from all over Japan. Dr. Kataria gave the opening keynote address, in which he emphasized how important it is to laugh daily to get the best results from Laughter Yoga. He spoke of the research with Laughter Yoga now in progress at Osaka University, saying the inte...
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  • Laugh Fest of the Midwest

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:55:28
    Laugh Fest of the Midwest
    Join in the fun and frolic of the first ever Midwest Conference for Laughter where presentations will be shared from Laughter Professionals who are using laughter in a variety of creative endeavors. Engage and be inspired interactively by the laughter activities planned and connect with the wonderful resource of others who are laughing and sharing more about the value of laughter in the world. Anyone can join in and e...
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  • Laughter Yoga Club Launched In State Bank Of India
    Laughter Yoga has gone a step further as the State Bank Learning Centre, Indore formally starts a new Laughter Club. Eighteen newly promoted officers of the bank, along with faculty of the learning centre, enjoyed themselves while performing different laughter exercises introduced by Laughter Yoga trainers Mrs. Radhika Bisht and Mr Jagat Singh Bisht. The club has been named as the Laughter Club of State Bank Learning ...
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  • Laughter Yoga With High Risk Prisoners In Manila

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:47:22
    Laughter Yoga With High Risk Prisoners In Manila
    Manila, Philippines : In a recent report from Miko L. Morelos of the Phillipines Daily Inquirer, the special intensive care area (Sica) of the Metro Manila District Jail (MMDJ) in Camp Bagong Diwa bellowed with laughs - from hearty cackles to faint, nightmarish scowls after jail officials brought Laughter Yoga to the detainees who are accused of being members of terrorist organizations. The Laughter Yoga exercise...
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  • Ho Ho Ha Ha Greetings From Japan!!!!

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:44:55
    Ho Ho Ha Ha Greetings From Japan!!!!
    Ohio Gazaymus!!!! Japanese Greetings from Osaka. Here I am training a lovely group of 36 as Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher!!! Today is Day 4 and Laughter Yoga is becoming very popular in Japan. Every week there are some news or the other in newspapers, magazines and television. At the moment there are more than 1000 Laughter leaders and about 100 LY teachers in Japan. 50 Laughter clubs laugh every week and there ar...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Albuquerque Prison

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:29:05
    Laughter Yoga In Albuquerque Prison
    A Report by Rebecca Foster, Rhode Island USA: Last month during the All America Laughter Yoga Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, I had the privilege of going into the county jail with Dr. Kataria and a dozen other Laughter Yoga leaders. First, let me say that I regularly teach yoga and meditation in prisons here in Rhode Island and that I often incorporate proactive laughter into my classes. Nevertheless, I was bl...
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