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  • Laughter Yoga With Mentally Challenged Children

    Tuesday, 11 June 2013 01:13:11
    Since three months I've been working with mentally challenged kids in Ankara. This group consists of children suffering from Autism and Downs Syndrome. At first it was hard to control the actions of the group, but after a few sessions I noticed that the kids were feeling better and happier. Initially, our session was for 45 minutes, but after seeing the improvement we decided to make it for 3 hours. One of the most ...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Italian School

    Monday, 10 June 2013 18:07:57
    Laughter Yoga In Italian School
    Lucia Suriano a certified Laughter Yoga teacher from Italy runs a laughter project for children as well as teachers in an Italian school in which she proposed a path of self-knowledge and its emotional dimension for children through Laugher Yoga. The project is: For students between 11 and 14 years old: “Wellness Travel: laugh with the body and stay well with mind and emotional mind”For colleagues te...
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  • Laughter Yoga Club in Germany

    Monday, 10 June 2013 17:11:04
    Laughter Yoga Club in Germany
    Marion Von Appen - CLYT, Germany: Laughter Yoga teacher Marion von Appen opened her Laughter Club in Mehrum last year with about 20-30 members who laugh together and enjoy the session for an hour once every month. “As people find their laughter, they begin to open and go back home relaxed and energized”, says Marion. Participants come from Hildesheim, Hanover, Brunswick, Uetze, Peine and Mehrum. Accord...
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  • Laughter Yoga Improved My Relationships

    Monday, 10 June 2013 16:59:06
    Laughter Yoga Improved My Relationships
    Ram Kumar: Growing up for me was a struggle with a single mom and four other siblings. Nothing came cheap and it was a real challenge. As an adolescent, I searched for the greater meaning of things, who am I? Or why was I here? “You know the general questions of life we all seem to forget?” Certain activities like martial arts and fitness kept me going for a while. Although it was good, it had its limits...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Zurich

    Monday, 10 June 2013 10:29:59
     Laughter Yoga In Zurich
    Want to feel sunshine when it’s raining and laugh when you feel grey? We sure do! We all know how good laughing makes us feel, but did you know that our body can’t tell the difference between pretend and genuine laughter? So you can make up laughter and get the same ‘feel-good chemistry’! That’s what Laughter Yoga is all about. It’s based on the finding that as just as feelings cr...
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  • Laughter Meditation – Way To Relax and Relieve Stress
    Laughter Yoga Teachers Radhika Bisht and Jagat Singh Bisht organized a 3-day Laughter Meditation and Guided Relaxation camp in Indore from May 30 – June 1, 2013. The sessions were well appreciated and provided a new way of stress relief and relaxation for the participants which included students, homemakers, office workers, yoga practitioners and retired personnel. Here are comments from some participants: ...
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  • Living with a disability is a huge challenge and can be hard to deal with. It can lead to severe mental trauma and stress. One undergoes an all time low and sensations of self pity and self worthlessness set in. Laughter Yoga has the ability to elevate the mood state, helps to cope with physical and mental disability and provides relief from feelings of negativity. The group dynamics of Laughter Yoga leads to more...
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  • Laughter Yoga For Marketing And Sales People in Vietnam
    Le Anh Son a Laughter Yoga teacher from Vietnam recently conducted a very successful laughter session with almost 300 people belonging to the sales and marketing division. Laughter Yoga is one of the key secrets to help managers and sales people as it helps to bring more value to the business. By promoting a positive attitude, reducing the stress levels and enabling the sales staff to cope with the pressures of meet...
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  • Spastic Children Laugh Their Way To Better Health
    The Spastic Children Association of Johor Laughter Club recently organized a gathering which was attended by over 500 people including cerebral palsy (CP) patients, spastic children, their parents, and association staff to celebrate the first anniversary of the club. There were also members of the Taman Century Laughter Yoga and 25 stroke patients from the National Stroke Association of Malaysia (NASAM) Johor branch. ...
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  • World Laughter Day Celebrations At Nasik India

    Saturday, 1 June 2013 16:27:10
    World Laughter Day Celebrations At Nasik India
    Nasik celebrated World Laughter Day on May 5th 2013, well attended by over 500 members who enjoyed the program and the revelry organized by Mr. Bhandari. Police Commissioner Mr. Sarangal and Municipal Corporater R. D. Dhondgde were also present to grace the occasion. The event marked the popularity of Laughter Yoga clubs in Nasik and appreciated the work of dedicated laughter professionals who have spread the word o...
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  • Corporate Laughter Yoga Session On Skype

    Thursday, 30 May 2013 12:07:00
    Corporate Laughter Yoga Session On Skype
    Delivered by Jeffrey Briar via Skype On May 2, 2013, an introductory Laughter Yoga session was delivered by Laughter Yoga Trainer Jeffrey Briar to a corporate client – entirely online, via Skype. The presenter was in California (West Coast USA); while the participants were laughing live in Connecticut (East Coast USA). The one-hour session was a great success and highly enjoyed by all. The participants wer...
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  • Cancer Cells Die With Laughter Yoga

    Monday, 27 May 2013 19:18:36
    Cancer Cells Die With Laughter Yoga
    Recently, a laughter session was organized for members attending a seminar called “Unite against Cancer, at the Sacred Heart Center in Cebu city Philippines. It was an unusual morning workout session. Some 80 participants and their instructor Paolo Trinidad let out boisterous “hahahas” and “hohohos,” followed by prolonged laughter. The exercises were components of Laughter Yoga, a mixture...
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  • Every year, The Canadian Diabetes Association hosts a weekend camp for kids with Type 1 Diabetes and their parents on a small island called Quadra on the west coast of Canada. Some attendees asked for Laughter Yoga so I was invited to lead a session on Saturday and another on Sunday. I think I was more inspired than they were. Seeing these young folks enjoying the activities at the camp, with joy and abandon, you ...
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  • Laughter Yoga in the Canadian military

    Thursday, 23 May 2013 03:42:29
    On the west coast of Canada, at the Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt near Victoria, they recently had a Mental Health Week. 30 attendees came to the Laughter Yoga I was asked to lead on the base recently. They were a great group. I note there were way more women than men. Nevertheless, the feedback was awesome. They loved to let go and laugh. I gave them some ideas for how to integrate laughter into daily life, if t...
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  • Singaporean Cancer Survivor Laughs Her Way To Good Health
    Singaporean cancer survivor Tan Siew Khim, 50, encountered Laughter Yoga barely two years ago, learning from Laughter Guru Dr. Madan Kataria and laughter teacher Lee Sok Lian at Sun Island Resort in Shanghai, China. Laughter is now a way of life for this plucky lady. When she first discovered the cancer, Siew Khim was filled with fear. Not wanting to be a burden to her family, she had wanted to, in her own words, &l...
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  • Seniors In Japan Take To Laughter Yoga

    Friday, 10 May 2013 10:56:19
    Seniors In Japan Take To Laughter Yoga
    In a recently published article a number of senior citizens in Osaka are rapidly taking to Laughter Yoga as it encourages people to laugh while practicing yoga. According to Laughter Yoga Japan, an incorporated nonprofit organization, the exercise also helps refresh the mind and body, ease stress and improve the lymphatic and circulatory systems. About 30 members of a Laughter Yoga group gather in Osaka Castle Park ...
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  • World Laughter Day 2013 Celebrated Worldwide

    Wednesday, 8 May 2013 12:58:13
    On 5 th May 2013 World Laughter Day was celebrated by members of Laughter Yoga Clubs along with Leaders, Teachers and Family members. We received overwhelming response of the event and tens of thousands of people went out to laugh for world peace in public parks, beaches around the world. We are posting some of the photos from different countries & still we are receiving them. Will keep you updated and here are s...
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  • Have a laugh

    Tuesday, 7 May 2013 17:31:09
    Have a laugh
    The first Sunday in May is World Laughter Day. Here's something you cannot laugh off. You have to take it seriously! World Laughter Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of May. Conceived by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the Worldwide Laughter Yoga movement, it was first celebrated on January 11, 1998 in Mumbai with the aim of promoting world peace through laughter. You have heard ‘laughter is the best med...
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  • Laughter Yoga With Philippine National Bank

    Monday, 6 May 2013 13:46:46
    Laughter Yoga With Philippine National Bank
    Report By Elvie Punzalan-Estavillo I recently conducted a Laughter Yoga session with almost 600 employees of the Phillipine National Bank (PNB) in order to help them get de-stressed and experience the benefits of practicing unconditional laughter. The minute I went up on stage there was an instant connection with the participants who laughed at my laughter. They did many Laughter Yoga exercises and some deep bre...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Vietnam

    Friday, 3 May 2013 13:32:36
    Laughter Yoga In Vietnam
    The people of Vietnam have made laughter their daily business as they have included Laughter Yoga in different walks of their life. In fact, the Laughter Club in Hanoi, launched in 2011, now boasts of being the world’s largest daily Laughter Club with about 200 people. Le Anh Son, currently the president of the club has helped turn Laughter Yoga into a special morning exercise for Hanoians. To further his drea...
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  • Lawyers Laugh Away Their Stress

    Thursday, 2 May 2013 18:51:37
    Lawyers Laugh Away Their Stress
    Laughter Yoga is now extensively being used by professionals in different fields as it has proved to be a great routine for relieving stress, coping with difficulties and developing a positive attitude towards life and people and is good for body-mind wellness. Recently, a group of 60 lawyers from the Delaware State Bar Association did a Laughter Yoga session conducted by laughter leader Christa Scalies of Wilmingto...
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  • Laughter Yoga at the World’s Yoga Capital

    Wednesday, 1 May 2013 12:13:28
    Laughter Yoga at the World’s Yoga Capital
    I am feeling deeply fulfilled. It has been an intense flow experience. I am just back from Rishikesh, said to be the world’s yoga capital and really proud to have conducted Laughter yoga there.  A bunch of laughter lovers had come over there all the way from Tashkent to undergo certified laughter yoga leader training. Most of them had some background of the traditional yoga. Some of them were yoga teacher...
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  • Laughter Yoga At UCSF

    Monday, 29 April 2013 19:20:20
    Laughter Yoga At UCSF
    The UCSF’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine recently introduced Laughter Yoga to boost laughter among patients who really don’t have a lot to laugh about. “The whole idea behind Laughter Yoga is that we laugh for no reason,” said Teresa Corrigan, the instructor for the class and a nurse at the Center. “We just laugh for the sheer joy of laughing.” Not only does laughter boost...
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  • New Zealand’s First Laughter Yoga Conference In June
    Lynda Andrews, a Certified Laughter Yoga teacher has organized the first New Zealand Laughter Yoga Conference to be held from 28 – 30th June at the Kapiti Coast at Emerald Glen Homestead. She has been actively encouraging people to laugh with her own Laughter Club, workshops, trainings and talks throughout New Zealand. She feels the participants will be highly inspired listening to presenters which include NZ&rs...
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  • Dubuque Laughter Flash Mob -- April 29, 2013

    Saturday, 27 April 2013 10:24:47
    Dubuque Laughter Flash Mob -- April 29, 2013
    Hey gang! We have been given the OK, to hold another Laughter Flash Mob, at the Asbury Plaza Hy-Vee, on the Monday before World Laughter Day! Woohoo! I am so excited for this opportunity. This will help us get the word out about World Laughter Day (May 5th)! Read on, and then help us build from last year's great event! Thank you! - The Facts of Laugh Where: Asbury Plaza Hy-Vee -- 2395 NW Arterial, Dubuque, Iowa, 5...
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