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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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  • Laughter On 9/11- For Peace, Love & Joy

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:15:08
    Laughter On 9/11- For Peace, Love & Joy
    Debbie Ellison, Certified Laughter Yoga Leader USA : On 9/11/10 Nine years later!! We had an amazing Laughter Club in Alpharetta, GA, today - 25 people, and an amazing energy!When I first realized that our September Laughter Club randomly fell on 9/11, my first reaction was, that's not a good day for laughter. Then, it dawned on me that 9/11 was the perfect day for laughter. Laughter Yoga is dedicated to spreading p...
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  • Laughter Yoga And Levity Project

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:14:15
    Laughter Yoga And Levity Project
    During Laughter Yoga teacher training and conference in New Mexico, USA in August 2010 Katie west and Ina Lukas from the Levity project organized a very special event which I would like to share with you. There was a group of more than 60 people from the conference and training who took part in this project.  There were three components: 1.  Dance for no reason in a shopping Mall 2.  Laughter pa...
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  • Laughter Yoga Shakha Is Born

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:11:51
    Laughter Yoga Shakha Is Born
    ‘Shakha’ is a new gibberish character born out of a special session on gibberish conversation among the group during Laughter Yoga teacher training program at New Mexico, USA. It so happened that a participant, Stephen Findley kept uttering the word shakha at the end of his gibberish conversation.  A very catchy word, it was picked up by other participants and soon became a buzzword of the whole conve...
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  • Laughter Yoga In France

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:09:30
    Laughter Yoga In France
    Laughter Yoga is fast catching up in many countries as more and more people experience enormous health benefits of laughing and being playful. Laughter teacher and Ambassador, Corinne Cosseron has actively contributed in the growth of Laughter Yoga in France for the last seven years. She has set up many Laughter Clubs which are involved in several activities in helping to bring more laughter and joy into the lives of ...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Hong Kong

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:08:31
    Laughter Yoga In Hong Kong
    Laughter Yoga leaders and teachers worldwide are doing a great job in setting up new clubs and running different training programs and activities to help people bring more laughter and joy in their lives. They are involved in organizing laughter sessions for different groups like the elderly, business people, patients & hospital staff, companies, school children etc.  Here is a report by Dick Yu about how La...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Jamaica

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:02:06
    Laughter Yoga In Jamaica
    As more and more people around the world experience the benefits of Laughter Yoga, it is fast spreading in a lot of countries. Laughter Teacher Winnie Anderson – Brown reports from Jamaica telling us how Laughter Yoga has grown and helped the people of Jamaica in the last six years. The first Laughter Club was officially launched in Jamaica, at Shortwood Teachers College in December 2004, under the theme, &lsq...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Slovenia

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:01:07
    Laughter Yoga In Slovenia
    Simona Krebs, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher: Inspired by the Laughter Yoga leader training I took in Interlaken, I immediately started the first free of charge Social Laughter Club in June 2010 in Maribor, Slovenia. I found a wonderful, bright venue full with energy overlooking the river. There was an immediate bonding with the landlord as I explained him my vision of serving the community with this club that will...
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  • Laughter Yoga For Depression – Must Watch This Video
    In this video you will see Tanaz Bamboat talk about her bipolar disorder and her psychiatrist who was amazed by her response to laughter therapy. After Initial skepticism, he was totally convinced that Laughter Yoga really worked well for her. Here is what he said: “As a psychiatrist, in Michigan City, Indiana, I have something to say about Laughter Yoga and how it helps patients with depression and bipolar de...
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  • Laughter Yoga at MD Anderson Cancer Center – Great Video
    This is a great video from cancer center in USA. To help cancer patients better cope with their diagnosis, the Place of wellness at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has added Laughter Yoga to its extensive list of complementary and integrative therapies. Chaplain Stephen Findley, Laughter Instructor at the Center, says that Laughter Yoga is suited for cancer patients as it is allowing them to re...
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  • Joy And Laughter With School Children

    Monday, 11 March 2013 14:12:00
    Joy And Laughter With School Children
    Healthy bodies, healthy minds – is the mantra of Laughter Yoga Club of the Philippines for our school children in public schools. For its third anniversary, the Commonwealth Elementary School, Quezon City, has been chosen as its beneficiary. Last Saturday, July 16th, together with the President of the Federation of Parents Teachers Association, Mr. Roger Cuaton, I went to check on the water and sanitation situat...
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