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  • First International Laughter Yoga Congress in Spain - Madrid 20/22 of March
    Spain will be celebrating the Laughter Yoga's 20th anniversary this year for the first time in Madrid by holding the First Laughter Yoga Congress from the 20th till the 22nd of March 2015! Let's Celebrate & Meet the experts to uncover the wellness benefits of Laughter & learn how to spread it!! Master Trainers, Professors  & Leaders from all over Spain, Europe and overseas, USA, Mexico, V...
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  • Laughter University – A Probability In Singapore

    Tuesday, 10 February 2015 12:25:33
    Laughter University – A Probability In Singapore
    Speaking at a laughter session, held recently in Singapore, Dr. Madan Kataria said that there is a great potential for setting up a university in Singapore for research work on Laughter Yoga. At present he is working on spreading Laughter Yoga to rural villages across the globe, having already made it popular in more than 100 cities. There is a potential for setting up a university for research work on laughter yoga a...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Ireland

    Monday, 9 February 2015 16:13:43
    Laughter Yoga In Ireland
    A new Laughter Yoga has started in Belfast encouraging residents to shed their stresses and strains by laughing. It is the first regular club in the city and the organizer Pauline Dunlop feels it will help improve the mood and the wellbeing of the people. Miss Dunlop, recently gave up a job in a bank to start running such classes on a full-time basis, says that laughter is the helping, healing tool. When you laugh &...
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  • Laughter Yoga – A Tonic For Depression

    Wednesday, 28 January 2015 16:24:39
    Laughter Yoga – A Tonic For Depression
    Mt Waverley’s Catie Morrison has organized a Laughter Yoga session on January 31, 2015, as part of a social event to help improve the wellbeing of those trying to battle depression. The event is part of a social enterprise Ms Morrison started in 2014 called Doing Defies Depression. She said she had experienced depression and now wanted to help other people improve their quality of life through laughter. Nata...
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  • International congress of Laughter Yoga in March

    Tuesday, 13 January 2015 20:28:04
    International congress of Laughter Yoga in March
    An amazing event is the international congress of Laughter Yoga . In March, in France, Docteur Kataria, Fabrice Loizeau and other speakers will be introduce some workshops about the well-being, the laugh...  By choosing to be there, you will live an impressive and incredible moment ! From 1st till 5 March 2015 in France, INFO REGISTRATION : HERE And the page facebook if you want more informa...
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  • Laughter - A Remedy For Depression

    Tuesday, 6 January 2015 17:31:13
    Laughter - A Remedy For Depression
    Research has already shown that regular practice of Laughter Yoga helps to alleviate stress and generates a positive state of mind with increased optimism. In fact, thousands of Laughter Club members have reported that their depression has vanished and that they are happier than ever before. A study conducted at Washington University, showed that even a quick intervention like laughing gas had a positive effect on d...
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  • India Appoints Minister Of Yoga

    Tuesday, 6 January 2015 17:28:23
    India Appoints Minister Of Yoga
    Living up to his promise to promote India's therapeutic traditions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi created a ministry of yoga and alternative therapies for the country this week. Reuters reports that the AAYUSH portfolio will include traditional medicines and practices of ayurveda, yoga, naturopathy, unani, siddha and homeopathy. Shripad Yesso Naik was appointed to head the ministry. "This is our system and it has not...
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  • Laugh Daily To Beat Stress

    Thursday, 1 January 2015 17:26:31
    Laugh Daily To Beat Stress
    It’s no joke that daily laughter is the best way to release stress and keep healthy. What better than doing Laughter Yoga which is an ideal exercise for complete body-mind wellness. Laughter leader Diane Cohen conducts an hour long Laughter Yoga session on a regular basis in the library in Arlington for mostly elderly women. The participants talk in gibberish and do different laughter exercises and deep breath...
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  • Laughter Exercises For Wellbeing

    Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:41:21
    Laughter Exercises For Wellbeing
    The hustle and bustle of life has caught on with us to such an extent that instead of a smile on our faces, we often bear wrinkles on our foreheads. Laughter is perhaps the only single exercise routine that helps to ease physical, mental and emotional stress all at the same time. The benefits of laughter are helping thousands of people worldwide. Laughter Clubs have sprung up in towns and cities where people gather ...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps Students Loosen Up

    Friday, 12 December 2014 18:36:55
    Laughter Yoga Helps Students Loosen Up
    Students of a Creative Thinking class in Central Virginia Community College recently enjoyed a Laughter Yoga session with imaginary cocktails and milkshakes in hand, as they laughed like super villains! It helped them to get out of the constant rational mode of thinking and loosen up a bit. Laughter instructor Kristin Jo Freed taught them to laugh on demand while acting out little scenarios like bowing to a partner ...
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  • Laughter Yoga Tour Through Mysore

    Wednesday, 10 December 2014 15:26:47
    Laughter Yoga Tour Through Mysore
    Here is an interesting report from Dr. Annelie Gareis and Thomas Topolanek, two volunteering Laughter Yoga teachers at Laughter University in Bangalore, who went on a discovery trip to Mysore, a beautiful city in South India. Their Adventure: Annelie and Thomas: Our Indian driver brought us safely to Mysore. On the way we came in touch with local food, having breakfast in a traditional restaurant. Until now,...
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  • Laughter Ideal For Age-Related Memory Loss

    Monday, 8 December 2014 18:25:39
    Laughter Ideal For Age-Related Memory Loss
    According to a recent study conducted in Loma Linda University, California, laughter is the best medicine to improve memory loss in  lder individuals, as it helps reduce the neuron damage caused by "stress hormone" cortisol. It is well known that too much stress can negatively affect health. It worsens memory and learning ability in elderly individuals, as it increases the production of stress hormone cortisol....
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  • “LOVE AND PSYCHOLOGY”: Laughter Yoga for the Amelia  Association of Women with Mastectomies Nov. 20Th,  2014
    ADOS AMELIA Conference On N ovember 20th, 2014, Laughter Yoga will be invited to the ADOS Amelia Conference (Association of Women with Mastectomies), in Italy . The Conference title is “LOVE AND PSYCHOLOGY”. It will be held in the Museum Picture Gallery, at 3 p.m. This event was planned in the Prevention Week, from November 17th to November 21st, 2014, whose title is “….Think of yourself...
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  • The international congress of laughter yoga with Dr Kataria
    6/7/8 March 2015,  the Laughter yoga 20th Birthday Congress  with Dr Kataria in France, near Paris. " I promise you a fantastic congress in France" Dr Kataria By choosing to participate, you are sure to live an incredible and historical event On this special congress, laughter yoga specialists, positive experts... will be there. 3 reasons to come at the congress : - this is a historical and un...
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  • And Everyone Laughed With Him…

    Tuesday, 11 November 2014 12:24:30
    And Everyone Laughed With Him…
    Millions of listeners mourn the recent demise of Tom Magliozzi, a co-host with his brother Ray of National Public Radio's "Car Talk" show. These brothers were the originators of one of NPR’s longest running and most popular shows which made people laugh each time they came on air. The show had callers asking questions which were varied and at times took amazing turns! But the replies were solid, once the guys ...
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  • Laughter Yoga Exercises Ideal For Stress Busting

    Friday, 7 November 2014 17:00:40
    Laughter Yoga Exercises Ideal For Stress Busting
    There is more to laughter than what we assume. It has healing properties due to the release of feel good hormones, which reduce anxiety, boost cognitive function and combat depression. As adults, we have a tendency to dwell on the previous and worry about the future. However, Laughter Yoga is one such method that helps us to disconnect from the past, while keeping us in the present. The act of fake laughter might ap...
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  • Laughter Yoga In The City Of Joy!

    Thursday, 6 November 2014 16:06:35
    Laughter Yoga In The City Of Joy!
    Laughter, they say, is the best medicine. Well, the people of Kolkata, definitely seem to believe in it, as the city has a vibrant culture of Laughter Clubs. Laughter Yoga in Kolkata has spread rapidly as more and more people are becoming aware of the several health benefits of joining a Laughter Club and practicing Laughter Yoga. According to a recently published report, the city has around 50 clubs with an average o...
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  • Laughter Yoga With Bristol Laughter Club

    Tuesday, 4 November 2014 12:46:23
    Laughter Yoga With Bristol Laughter Club
    Recently, on his visit to England, Dr. Kataria addressed the Bristol Laughter Club, the oldest one outside India and conducted a successful laughter session with the members. There were around 40 invitees who joined in to do various laughter exercises with the guru himself. But, for some, this was not as easy as it seemed. Many felt they could not laugh without any reason. However, Dr. Kataria explained the concept ...
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  • Laughter Helping People With Chronic Kidney Disease

    Monday, 27 October 2014 17:35:17
    Laughter Helping People With Chronic Kidney Disease
    A recent report states that Laughter Yoga and Zumba, a type of fitness dance, are great for people with chronic kidney disease. Far from assuming that people on dialysis are too sick to do physical exercise, Associate Professor Paul Bennett, from Monash Health and Deakin University, says that both these exercise routines will definitely improve the quality of life for such patients. He pointed out that some dialysis...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Vietnam

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:33:04
    Laughter Yoga In Vietnam
    The people of Vietnam take their outdoor activities very seriously. In fact, Hanoi offers a lot of free spaces for activities like outdoor music and dance classes, buying and selling of old bikes as well as conducting laughter sessions. Every morning, hundreds of people gather in a public place to look at each other and double up with laughter for 45 minutes. They are members of the Laughter Yoga Club, a physical ex...
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  • Laughter For All – It Can Crack Anyone

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014 15:07:13
    Laughter For All – It Can Crack Anyone
    Teena miller, a Laughter Yoga teacher and cancer survivor, realized that laughter can help anyone; whether they are suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, a bad back or a psychological condition. Even a bitter war veteran can be cracked with laughter. For someone who has survived breast and skin cancer with a huge grin, perhaps teaching others stress reduction via laughter was inevitable. What started by rea...
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  • Laugh Your Cares Away With Laughter

    Thursday, 16 October 2014 14:18:19
    Laugh Your Cares Away With Laughter
    Lainie Diamond a professional mezzo-soprano from New York discovered she had lost her laughter in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She had fallen into a spectrum of depression and did not know how to get out of it. "I was ready to laugh more," she said. "I think human beings often realize they need to laugh more when things are getting too serious." Diamond soon found a Laughter Yoga instructor Vishwa Prakash and...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps Melbourne's Seniors To Good Mental Health
    Laughter Yoga instructor Carolyn Nicholson gathered a group of 40 seniors for their first Laughter Yoga class in Melbourne. Starting with the chant, and progressing to basic clapping and swaying movements, she led the class into a relaxed and childlike atmosphere. When participants were asked to move around the room and approach one another performing pretend electric-shock handshakes, the laughter really began to bub...
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  • Laughter Yoga At Virginia Tech

    Wednesday, 8 October 2014 09:22:48
    Laughter Yoga At Virginia Tech
    Laughter Yoga has already proven to be a great tool to reduce the stress and pressures faced by students. In fact, Virginia Tech has introduced a ‘laughter class’ in the morning, which has become the happiest workout for the students. Tod Whitehurst who conducts this yoga class says, "We take advantage of the fact that laughter is contagious. Once you start getting laughter going, it usually continues on.&...
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  • LAUGHTER YOGA ITALIAN CONGRESS from 17th to 19th October
    For the first time Dr. Kataria will hold his " Silence & Laughter Spiritual Retreat ” outside of India, in San Leo (Italy) from 14th to 17th October . Immediately after the Retreat, he will attend the Italian Laughter Yoga Congress from 17th to 19th, as a Special Guest of Honor along with his wife Madhuri. The Congress will be attended by several guests from all over the world and will be 3 full...
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