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  • Laughter Yoga among policemen in Taiwan

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 11:04:31
    Laughter Yoga among policemen in Taiwan
    Chris Yeh was trained as a laughter leader during Dr. Kataria's visit to Taiwan. Highly inspired and motivated after the training, the first thing she did on returning home to Pingtong County, south of Taiwan, was to start a Laughter club. Initially, she had no members but not  to be discouraged, she started the club with just her dog! Now she has 6 members and is going great guns. She also introduced Laughter Y...
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  • Skype Laughter Club

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 11:03:00
    Skype Laughter Club
    Laughter Clubs are really going places. First, it was the Phone Laughter clubs and now Skype Laughter Clubs on the internet. You can just call on Skype and laugh with your ‘laughter buddies’. A very creative and inspiring idea, it took off when a Finnish author writing a book on the use of social media on the internet got interested in the idea of Skype Laughter. Following the initiative, the first La...
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  • New DVD Launched

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 11:01:13
    New DVD Launched
    One On One Laughter Coaching This is a new program which enables people to learn and teachers to coach Laughter Yoga exercises One-on-One. The format includes one lesson every week for eight weeks interspersed with practice sessions at home and on the phone with the coach. This is the actual video of one on one coaching done by Dr. Madan Kataria with his student Preeti Koppikar who had no past experience of ...
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  • Growth of LY Movement in Japan

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 10:59:44
    Growth of LY Movement in Japan
    The Laughter Yoga movement in Japan has come a long way from the time the Tokyo Laughter Club was first established in 2006 by two non-Japanese Laughter Yoga Teachers. It met once a month with a lively group of just 5 to 15 participants. Today, Japan has 33 registered clubs and a few leaders have classes at culture schools  while other leaders are bringing Laughter Yoga activities and sessions into their own wor...
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  • Laughter Yoga (Sense of Humor Optional)

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 10:57:31
    Laughter Yoga (Sense of Humor Optional)
    An interesting article in Washington Post.com by Andrew Ujifusa, Gazette Staff Writer, reports about how Laughter Yoga helped a laughter leader to fight cancer and go through chemotherapy. Not only did laughter exercises help her to get over her problem but she's now teaching Laughter Yoga to the students of the University of Maryland. For detailed report click here
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  • Bad Economy? Try ha-ha yoga

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 10:52:09
    Bad Economy? Try ha-ha yoga
    As going gets Tougher, Americans discover Laughter For detailed report click here Singapore The Daily Straits Times recently reported how Laughter Yoga, the unique exercise regime will help people cope with the recent recession in the economy. According to the report, “Life is hard, the economy is bad, there are problems meeting the budget for homes, and laughter is such an easy thing. It comes naturall...
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  • Doctor Kataria in Taiwan

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 10:46:38
    Doctor Kataria in Taiwan
    This is my first  visit to Taiwan. It is a great opportunity for me to bring more laughter to the people of China. As I laughed with 17 members of the Laughter club, I could feel their enthusiasm and passion for laughter. This is the first club started by John, the man behind the Laughter Yoga movement in Taiwan. I enjoyed laughing with the Taiwanese people and was deeply touched by stories of how Laughter Yo...
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  • Fun Game from Laughter Club

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 10:45:45
    Fun Game from Laughter Club
    In the Bedroom This is this fun game can make your group laugh like anything. It is ideally suited as an icebreaker for your workshops seminars and trainings. Also this can be played whenever you have a group of 5 to 50 people. This idea comes from the Chinese fortune cookies. How to play The group leader distributes the cards with some inspirational and motivational quotes. Each member has to read out the quotes alou...
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  • 3 Audio CDs Launched

    Wednesday, 6 March 2013 13:27:23
    3 Audio CDs Launched
    Humming Meditation With so much of negativity in the outside world, one faces a continuous chain of negative thoughts which makes us agitated and restless. One of the objectives of any meditation is to bring down the number of thoughts as less thoughts means less reaction, less agitation and one feels more calm and peaceful. Humming is a great way to break the chain of thoughts and their reactions and help relax ...
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  • 3 Audio CDs Launched

    Wednesday, 6 March 2013 13:26:37
    3 Audio CDs Launched
    EXHALEX means exhale & relax. You might have observed that all relaxation processes like laughter, crying, yawning and sigh of relief are connected to exhalation. It helps to release all fears, stress and tensions from the body and mind. EXHALEX is a quick recharge method for highly stressed people. You can do it in just 10 minutes even while sitting in your office chair. In this, we focus our mind on a particu...
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  • 3 Audio CDs Launched

    Wednesday, 6 March 2013 13:25:11
    Breath Connect Meditation Breath Connect Meditation is a very powerful yet simple and easy to learn meditation. It is a technique of visualization and breathing at the same time that helps you to connect with others in a mysterious way and improves your relationship with others. As you all know breathing is a common connection between all living beings. Our body, mind and the whole universe is connected through br...
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  • Laughter Yoga at Mumbai Street School

    Wednesday, 6 March 2013 13:24:37
     Laughter Yoga at Mumbai Street School
    Mumbai, the biggest metropolis in India provides dramatic examples of the great divide between rich and poor. It's common to see modern skyscrapers skirted by slums. The pavement is home for thousands of families. Many children are deprived of basic neccessities of life like shelter, clothing and education. These harsh conditions and economic disparity turn many innocent children to acts of criminality. To curb thi...
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  • Laughter Yoga in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

    Wednesday, 6 March 2013 13:22:30
     Laughter Yoga in Johor Bahru, Malaysia
    Greatly inspired by Dr. Madan Kataria at her recent CLYT training in Melbourne, Lee-Jean Fung decided to become a certified laughter teacher and bring laughter to the people of Johor Bahru in Malaysia. Before she met Dr. Kataria she marveled at those who could laugh heartily either at jokes or while watching comedies. But, after the training, she was convinced that people can laugh for no reason at all!  High...
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  • Launching 2 New Audio CDs

    Wednesday, 6 March 2013 13:20:57
    Launching 2 New Audio CDs
    Laugh & Dance Party This is a unique experience of laughing and dancing together set to traditional African and Indian music making it exhilarating and very enjoyable.Laughing and dancing are both expressions of joy which is the very basics of Laughter Yoga. If we think of dancing as an aerobic exercise then combining it with laughing makes it an excellent cardio workout. Members of the laughter clubs love to ...
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  • Launching 2 New Audio CDs

    Wednesday, 6 March 2013 13:19:57
    Launching 2 New Audio CDs
    Ho Ho Ha Ha Grounding Dance Grounding dance is a technique used in laughter clubs after a laughter session and meditation. As Laughter Yoga is a very powerful and dynamic workout, it moves the energy throughout your body and opens up the deep layers of the sub-conscious mind. This may lead to the release of all negative emotions and pent-up feelings. Although most people feel energized after a laughter session, th...
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  • A Unique opportunity to network with Laughter Lovers from America, Canada and South America. You will learn about new trends, new exercises, new ideas about Laughter Yoga Club activities, Laughter Yoga in the business world and Laughter Yoga with seniors Dates Sep 19-20-21, 2008 (Fri evening-Sat–Sun) Conference Starts at 4.30 PM on Friday evening, followed by dinner and Laughter Party. Conference ends on Sun...
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  • Greece Gets Its First Laughter Club!

    Wednesday, 6 March 2013 13:17:08
    Greece Gets Its First Laughter Club!
    Keeping stride with its rapid global spread, Laughter Yoga finally reaches Greece as it launched its 1st Laughter Club on 4th October 2008, at NAMA Gym on the island of Aegina, near Athens. The club was initiated by Eleni and Vasiliki Skrekou Certified Laughter Yoga Teachers. They brought together an enthusiastic group which covered a wide age range and all participants shared one common characteristic: they were a...
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  • Telephone Laughter Clubs Going Great Guns

    Wednesday, 6 March 2013 13:12:48
    Telephone Laughter Clubs Going Great Guns
    Telephone laughter ‘buddies’ are going great guns as practitioners feel a remarkable change in their attitude. It is a wonderful way to allay all anxieties and negative thoughts. People chatting with laughter friends all around the world experience a sense of joy and belonging. The caring and sharing network of telephone laughter clubs has led to tremendous bonding thereby helping people to get enormous be...
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  • Laughter Lowers Blood Pressure

    Wednesday, 6 March 2013 13:09:37
    Laughter Lowers Blood Pressure
    According to a new study presented at the American Society of Hypertension 2008 Annual Meeting, laughter in the context of laughter yoga can significantly lower blood pressure and reduce cortisol, or stress hormone, levels. Laughter yoga is a combination of laughter exercises, gentle yoga breathing, and stretching. The investigators of the study evaluated 200 people, both men and women, working in the information tech...
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  • Laughter Clubs – A Network Of Generosity And Care
    Dr. Nathan Mansbach, Mexico: Emiliano, son of Axa, a laughter leader who graduated from our Mexican School of Laughter Yoga, is two and a half years old. He suffers from congenital arthrogryposis, dislocation of the hip. At the age of 6 months he was intervened to correct clubfoot. Nowadays, Emiliano cannot walk and needs a wheelchair in order to be independent. This pediatric wheelchair is special due to its uniqu...
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  • Laughter Helps Cope With Tragedies & Absurdities

    Monday, 25 February 2013 15:37:46
    Laughter Helps Cope With Tragedies & Absurdities
    The healing power of laughter is something that laughter coach Allison Marcotte is very familiar with. Having gone through some tough times of her own in recent years, including the heartbreaking deaths of loved ones, she is well-aware of its ability to help people cope with life’s tragedies and absurdities.“If I hadn’t had the laughter, I’d probably be at the mental health ward,” Marcott...
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  • Boost Health With A Daily Dose Of Laughter

    Thursday, 14 February 2013 12:53:59
    Boost Health With A Daily Dose Of Laughter
    Here is an interesting article by wellness coach Carolanne Wright who firmly believes that in order to see change in the world; we need to be the change. She reaffirms the effectiveness of laughter as one of the important tools for body - mind wellness. One of the many ideas she advocates to spark laughter in one’s life is to join a Laughter Club and do Laughter Yoga which helps people to learn to how to laugh uncondi...
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  • Laughter Yoga with Cindy Miles - USA

    Monday, 11 February 2013 10:22:34
    Laughter Yoga with Cindy Miles - USA
    Cindy Miles, CLYT, USA: Laughter Yoga has opened so many doors for me; I have presented to groups as small as a dozen and as large as 800. I presented Laughter Yoga at an eight-state regional Aging conference (Southeast Association of Area Agencies on Aging), and at Mobile, AL to facilitate a Laughter Club session with 250 family caregivers on one day, and then the four-hour Laughter Yoga retreat, which was featured ...
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  • Laughter Yoga in Bangkok - Thailand

    Monday, 11 February 2013 10:20:42
    Laughter Yoga in Bangkok - Thailand
    Susan Dustin, Melbourne: I have been a full time, non-salaried volunteer worker for 35 years in 25 countries – The longest time being in Thailand. I have been doing Laugher Yoga for the past 4 1/2 years after the health ministry of Thailand asked me to conduct a workshop on 'Humor in the Workplace' for 300 healthcare providers. I learnt a lot from the Laughter Yoga website and Youtube and put together a program...
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  • The Worldwide Laughter Yoga Healing Circle

    Monday, 11 February 2013 10:00:48
    The Worldwide Laughter Yoga Healing Circle
    Sue Ansari, CLYT – USA: A little more than one year ago, I posted a request on Laughter Yoga ProZone, asking that special prayers be asked for my cousin who had just been diagnosed with a very rare cancer. The LY community did not disappoint and prayers for my cousin, Sara, started pouring in from all over the world. I forwarded all of them on to my cousin who was very touched and comforted by the love and kind...
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