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  • City of Staunton gets ready for World Laughter Day on May 2
    The city of Staunton in Virginia State, USA, has started preparations to celebrate the World Laughter Day on May 2, 2010. The venue for this annual event being held for the third year in a row, in the city, is Gypsy Hill. World Laughter Day is observed by Laughter Yoga International – the brainchild of Indian Physician from Mumbai, Dr. Madan Kataria – throughout the world, on the first Sunday in May each...
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  • President Of Mauritius Visits Laughter Club In Nagpur, India
    It is the first time ever in the history of Laughter Yoga Movement, that any Head of State has visited a Laughter Club. The Laughter Club of Nagpur had the honor of welcoming the President of Mauritius, His Excellency Anerood Jugnauth and his wife Mrs. Sarojni Jugnauth on December 8, 2009. The event was organized by Laughter Leader Kishore Thutheja, President of Nagpur Laughter Clubs. Addressing a gathering of more ...
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  • Laughter Yoga – Best Exercise For Body & Mind

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:32:16
    Laughter Yoga – Best Exercise For Body & Mind
    In a recently published article in the Regina Leader Post, Canada, participants in a Laughter Yoga session report feeling ‘Stress free’ and ‘great’ after the class. According to Marilyn Kurtz, Certified Laughter Yoga Instructor, laughter builds the lung capacity and gets the blood flowing, which is a good cardiovascular workout. Laughter Yoga therapy also improves PMS, menopau...
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  • Laughter Happy-demic in IT Company in Bangalore

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:30:21
    Laughter Happy-demic in IT Company in Bangalore
    Dr. Kataria conducted a very successful Laughter Yoga session with 8000 people from an IT company – MindTree Limited in Bangalore on Jan.2, 2010, on the occasion of their Annual get together. The programme started with laughter and all participants enjoyed laughing together. In fact, the organizers said it was the best energy booster for the entire day. Laughter Yoga which started as a Social Club Movement, ...
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  • UK Students Turn To Laughter Yoga

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:28:54
    A group of students at the University of Portsmouth, UK, recently attended a Laughter Yoga session organized by Trevor Beech, Laughter Leader from the Hampshire Laughter Club. Most participants expressed that they liked laughing, and it helped them overcome their emotional problems. Students felt more optimistic and confident and learnt to be more accepting and aware of themselves and others. They found that...
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  • Laughter Yoga with Physically Challenged Children in India
    Laughter Leader from Surat, Gulshan Saluja, recently conducted a Laughter session with physically and mentally challenged children in a school for special needs. Inspired by the worldwide mission of spreading laughter to people in different areas, Mr Gulshan, after attending the All India Laughter Yoga Conference in early December 2009, decided to start Laughter Yoga among school children. He finally turned his comm...
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  • From Funny to Good Health: Laughter Yoga Leads the Way
    Laughter Yoga is a form of combination exercise that benefits both the mind and the body. Laughter Yoga is a combination of Laughter and Yogic deep breathing exercises called Pranayama. All it takes to enhance one’s health is a good bout of laughter - fake or real laughter. Adam ten Bensel, a Vocal Performance major at the University of Minnesota, says Laughter Yoga is organized laughing that benefits both physi...
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  • Today on 12th December, Saturday, Canadian television CTV will telecast "Laughology" a film by Albert Nerenberg at 7 pm which will feature Laughter Yoga & Dr. Madan Kataria together with other aspects of the Science of laughter. Albert says he was startled when his baby daughter began laughing and he set out to explore what laughter is and what it means. We hear from top neuroscientists who have looked at what lau...
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  • Surat Police Benefit from Laughter Yoga

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:24:48
    Surat Police Benefit from Laughter Yoga
    Surat, a city in the State of Gujarat in Western India: The city Police have found a new way to combat crime in the city with the practice of Laughter Yoga. Police observations indicate that the early morning hours from 4 am-6 am have reported most theft incidents in the city, mainly because the police crew is tired by this time. A detailed study recommended Surat Police to start their day with the practice of Laughte...
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  • 4th Australasian Laughter Yoga Conference

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:23:44
    4th Australasian Laughter Yoga Conference
    Merv Neal, Australia : Well the 4th Australasian Laughter Yoga Conference has been run and won in Sydney. There were folks from around Australia as well as a strong contingency from New Zealand. Set in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, Camp Yarramundi was the perfect setting for the occasion. It’s running waters and natural Australian bushland surroundings were abundant with native animals, reptiles, and bi...
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  • Indian Laughter Yoga Conference 2009

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:21:26
    Indian Laughter Yoga Conference 2009
    The "All India Laughter Yoga Conference LAFF-2009" was a tremendous success with over 500 participants from various Laughter Clubs all over the country and abroad. The 3-day conference held at Sri Jagadguru Renukacharya College, in Bangalore, started on Dec.4 and concluded on Dec.6, 2009. The first day saw a warm welcome to all the participants with an introduction of Laughter Groups. It was a delight to the eyes to...
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  • Laughter Yoga To Help Iranians Regain Their Laugh

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:18:25
    Laughter Yoga To Help Iranians Regain Their Laugh
    Teheran’s City Council turns to Laughter Yoga to restore normalcy in the city following the turmoil resulting from the recent controversial Presidential election. Quoting a report in a newspaper linked to the City’s Mayor, Mohammed Baqer Qalibaf, The Guardian’s has reported that the Tehran City Council is starting Laughter Clubs for people “who have lost the power of laughter.” To st...
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  • New Laughter Yoga Research Studies

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:16:11
    Germany A Television film in Germany showed one group of people doing Laughter Exercises and another group doing Callisthenics. The objective was to do a comparative study about the impact of Laughter Yoga on the muscles of the belly. The study was conducted by Professor Dr. Heiko Wagener of University of Münster. And guess what? The Laughter group showed greater mobilization of the low lying muscles than the g...
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  • 2009 All American Conference a Great Success

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:12:57
    2009 All American Conference a Great Success
    Merv Neal reports from Australia: Well, I've just returned from Denver, Colorado, where I attended the 4th All American Laughter Yoga Conference. It could be summed up in just one word...WOW ! ! ! The Americans have a tendency to be "way out there" at the best of times but they went "over the top" with this one. Even the fact that my luggage took a three-day detour via Alaska didn't deter me from having a truly once-i...
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  • My Laughter Yoga Visit to India

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:11:15
    My Laughter Yoga Visit to India
    Jorge from Mexico: After 24 hours of traveling through half of the planet, my first whole day in India started yesterday morning with Laughter Yoga at two different Clubs in Bangalore, also known as "the Garden City" for its numerous, beautiful parks. To this day, there are exactly 187 Laughter Yoga Clubs in Bangalore, making it the city with more Laughter Yoga Clubs in India and the whole wide world. No wonder this p...
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  • Laughter Yoga Enhances Self Esteem

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:09:52
    Living with constant stressors, personal and professional failures, sickness and old age are all major causes of frustration and seriously undermine a person’s self esteem and confidence. It leads to depression and anxiety and many other illnesses that are detrimental to one’s well being. Laughter Yoga is the fastest and the easiest way to boost feelings of self worth, self esteem and self confidence. It...
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  • ‘Laughter Boosting’ Combats Challenges

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:09:06
    ‘Laughter Boosting’ Combats Challenges
    This is a technique to proactively prepare for Stressful situations such as Public Speaking, Presentations, Stage Performance and Competitive Sporting events. People fear Public Speaking more than anything else. Anxiety over a simple Presentation can be debilitating. Moreover, sufferers are typically embarrassed and reluctant to admit they have a problem. Laughter Yoga can help counteract the destructive, negative c...
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  • Launch of Two New Laughter Yoga DVDs

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:06:13
    Launch of Two New Laughter Yoga DVDs
    We are launching 2 new Laughter Yoga Training DVDs – Laughter Yoga with School Children & Laughteryoga for Buisness World. These will help understand why school children need to Laugh and play more. Also it will help to find more business opportunities for Laughter Yoga professionals in different fields - business on one side and serve the community on the other. Laughter Yoga with Children New DVD - Lau...
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  • Laughter Clubs Malaysia Celebrates Maiden Anniversary
    Fung Lee Jean, CLYT from Malaysia: Laughter has finally caught up in Malaysia. Fung Lee Jean who trained as a certified Laughter Yoga leader (CLYT) in 2008 has trained about 78 leaders and has opened many Social Laughter Clubs in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. One of her remarkable work with Laughter Yoga is starting a Club with Breast Cancer survivors. On September 27, 2009, Johor Bahru Laughter Clubs celebrated their Firs...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps Cope With Anxiety And Panic Attacks
    Anxiety, fear and panic attacks all produce mental and emotional stress. People afflicted by frequent anxiety and panic attacks are burdened with high loads of negative emotions generated from their past, which are then conditioned as seemingly permanent memory. Laughter Yoga is a physical method of releasing pent up feelings and suppressed emotions by changing the breathing pattern. With laughter exercises and deep...
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  • Laughter Yoga helps in Blood Pressure Diabetes and Emotional Balance
    Laughter has an auto-regulatory effect on almost all body systems; high blood pressure is reduced, low blood pressure will tend to increase, other examples like heart rate, pulse rate, digestive and the lymphatic system and circulation are all balanced to maintain a perfect harmony of good health and wellness. Laughter Yoga has the power to restore all body functionality to a state of normalcy after a heightened condi...
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  • Laughter Yoga Benefits Body and Mind

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:51:14
    Laughter Yoga Benefits Body and Mind
    People are often surprised at how different Laughter Yoga is from what they expect. Most of them feel that this whole-body laughter and movement is playful and a lot of fun. According to a recently published story by Nancy Van Valkenburg about a local laughter club in Utah, USA, some people report reduced pain, and some feel clearer in their minds because of laughter and breathing together. Generally, people feel hap...
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  • Swine Flu Down; Laughter Yoga Up In Mexico

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:49:03
    Swine Flu Down; Laughter Yoga Up In Mexico
    I have just concluded my memorable Laughter tour to Mexico and would like to share the amazing experience. The tour was organized by Namaste Yoga Studio, owned by Pedro and Caty. in collaboration with Laughter Yoga teacher, Jorge. Arriving in Mexico Cit y felt like home, as the incredible traffic reminded me of Mumbai (India). The very first day, I was taken to a Mexi can restaurant, I feasted on spicy Tacos, E...
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  • Laugh Live Online

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:45:11
    Laugh Live Online
    For laughers all over the world who have always wanted to attend laughter club or laughter leader training, here is something new and exciting for you! Join us for the first live video online laughter club . This Online Club is lead by Monnet Zubieta during the Sebastopol Laughter Club which meets every Tuesday at 6pm PST (California time). Video-conference capability for 6 users from anywhere around the wor...
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  • Laughter Yoga Is Cathartic – Defuses Painful Emotions
    People afflicted by frequent anxiety and panic attacks are burdened with loads of negative emotions generated from their past which get conditioned as memory. Laughter Yoga is a physical method of releasing pent up feelings and suppressed emotions by accentuating diaphragmatic movement and changing the breathing pattern. With laughter exercises and deep breathing one can let go of all disturbing emotions embedded in...
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