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  • Going Strong At 95 With Laughter Yoga

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:16:13
    Going Strong At 95 With Laughter Yoga
    If you watch this gentleman in the You Tube link given below you won't believe he is 95! Good news is he is a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader and we bet he is going live for many more years… Laughter clubs members in Jerusalem recently celebrated the 95th birthday of Nisim Salis, the oldest Laughter Yoga leader in Israel. Nisim has been practicing Laughter Yoga for regularly 5 years every week in the Jerusalem ...
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  • World Laughter Day Celebrations How! When! Where!
    2nd May, 2010 is World Laughter Day. All Laughter Yoga members will be celebrating this event across 65 countries. You can join this initiative to bring world peace through Laughter. Do you want to know how, when and where people are celebrating World Laughter Day? Please click here - http://worldlaughterday.org/ . Even if there is no event taking place near you, you can laugh all by yourself on this auspicio...
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  • Laughter Yoga Tourism Concept Begins From Israel

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:10:00
    Laughter Yoga Tourism Concept Begins From Israel
    Noga Ilan, Israel: I would like to congratulate you on the 15th Anniversary of Laughter Yoga which really changed my life as a tourist guide. Ever since I joined this amazing global movement last year, I feel I am not alone in the world any more. With so many Laughter Yoga missionaries the world cannot be a place of desperation. After being certified as a Laughter teacher, I introduced it into my profession. Now, I ...
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  • Laughter Yoga In South Africa Prison

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:09:03
    Laughter Yoga In South Africa Prison
    Jenine, South Africa: I conduct laughter sessions at homes for the aged, schools and other underprivileged children and societies, support groups, hospice - HIV & Cancer sufferers, community projects and more, for no financial return. Last week, I conducted my first laughter workshop and laughter session at a high security prison for men only. Here are some of the comments made by them. It was their first experien...
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  • Laughter Yoga With Kindergarten Kids

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:07:21
    Laughter Yoga With Kindergarten Kids
    Certified Laugher Yoga teacher, Dr. Santosh Sahi recently conducted a Laughter Yoga session for about 100 kindergarten children (aged between 3 - 4) and 233 primary school children (aged between 5 -10). The schools are run by the Mahila Mangal Trust, an NGO in South Delhi. According to Dr. Sahi it was an amazing session with the young children in colourful uniforms and lovely smiles. The session started with clappin...
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  • New Laughter Yoga Research Underway In Japan

    Monday, 11 March 2013 12:54:30
    New Laughter Yoga Research Underway In Japan
    On his visit to Japan in November 2009, Dr. Madan Kataria made a presentation at the University of Osaka in the Department of the Social and Environmental Medicine headed by Dr. Tetsuya Ohira. Together they planned a new research program in collaboration with the Laughter Yoga Teachers and Leaders in Osaka. The research program was commenced in December last year with more than 80 participants. They took three group...
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  • Laughter Yoga At Winter Olympics Festival In Vancouver
    We are getting closer to our dream of introducing Laughter Yoga in the Olympics! The first step has already been taken by Laughter Leaders Jeannie Magenta and Alex Phaneuf in Vancouver, who will lead a 15-minute Laughter Yoga session on February 24 & 25, 2010, before a crowd of over 10,000 people who will gather in an outdoor event of music, dance and other activities during the ongoing Winter Olympics. The even...
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  • Love & Laughter Come Together On Valentines Day

    Monday, 11 March 2013 12:43:02
    Love & Laughter Come Together On Valentines Day
    The Telegraph, Kolkata reported how love and laughter came together on 14th February, Valentines Day, in ‘The City of Joy’. Nearly 1000 delegates from West Bengal Laughter clubs got together at Robindra Sarovar Stadium and walked through the city chanting ho ho ha ha, laughter is the best medicine, very good very good Yeah, and doing some laughter exercises. This amazing ‘Laughethon’ was orga...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
    This is another milestone for Laughter Yoga Movement as it rapidly spreads into different areas from schools to companies, to hospitals and universities, special care centers to fitness studios and now to MIT, the most prestigious technology institute in the world. Known for scholastic distinction, the students and faculty of MIT went through the experience of Laughter Yoga and reported a marked difference in their At...
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  • Fantastic Video On Laughing Alone By Dr. Kataria - Silent Laughter
    On January 29, 2010, I got up at 5 am and wanted to Laugh Alone. The only problem was that there were guests sleeping in the house, and some people were praying in a temple behind my office. I realized if I laughed loudly, everyone would get disturbed, but I really did want to laugh in the morning. After some time of pondering over my dilemma, I thought the best way to laugh would be without any sound. I tri...
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  • Laughter Yoga With NCC Camps

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 18:03:40
    Laughter Yoga With NCC Camps
    For the first time, Laughter Yoga was introduced in the National Cadet Corps (NCC) camp organized by the Jamia Milia Islamia University in New Delhi by Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, Dr. Santosh Sahi. The NCC is a Government of India organization under the Ministry of Defence, and their objective is to groom the youth into disciplined and patriotic citizens. The history of NCC goes back to World War I, when the ...
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  • 17000 Members In Iranian Laughter Clubs No Joke!!!
    Last month, few members of the laughter clubs from Tehran visited Dr. Kataria's house in Mumbai and extended their invitation to come to Iran and spread the Laughter clubs movement. The Government of Tehran has set up many Laughter clubs in  libraries and committee centers where they laugh everyday. There are more than 17000 members in these laughter clubs and they are looking forward to Dr. Kataria's visit to Ir...
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  • Laughter Yoga Club Opens In Mumbai With Over 250 People
    Every day new Laughter Clubs are being opened in India.  On 27th January, 2010, Madhuri and I opened a new Laughter Club with more than 250 people. We got up at 4:30 am and rushed to the venue which is a Community Centre for the Aga Khan Muslim community.The introductory session lasted for about an hour.  As a tradition in India, men and women usually do not mix together, so even though they stood separate...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Singapore

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:49:04
    Laughter Yoga In Singapore
    Elvie, Phillipines: In December last year, I attended the most unusual conference - the World Toilet Organization Summit (WTO) at Suntec Convention Center, Singapore. Mr. Avi Liran, Founder of Laughter Yoga in Singapore, with the help of my organization, Laughter Yoga Philippines, had organized putting up toilets in public schools. This toilet project furthered my interest in the Summit and I was keen to know more...
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  • Laughter Yoga Arrives in Bulgaria

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:46:01
    Laughter Yoga Arrives in Bulgaria
    Barely ten days ago, two ladies from Bulgaria, Silvia Pencheva and Lilia Hristova, were trained as Laughter Yoga Teachers, by Founder of Laughter Yoga, Dr. Madan Kataria, in Bangalore, India.  During the first week after their training, Silvia and Lilia have started the first Laughter Yoga session in Bulgaria. Here we have a detailed report by Silvia Pencheva, about the way Laughter Yoga movement has reached B...
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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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