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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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  • Laughter Yoga with Stroke Patients in Malaysia

    Saturday, 27 April 2013 10:08:33
     Laughter Yoga with Stroke Patients in Malaysia
    T.C. Lim and Fellow Laughter Members from Taman Century Laughter Club conducted Laughter Yoga Session at NASAM ( National Stroke Association of Malaysia ) in Serene Park, Johor Bahru, Malaysia on Friday, 26 April 2013. Stoke patients suffer from paralysis and Laughter yoga is beneficial for improving physical movements as well as brings blood pressure under control. If blood pressure is not controlled well they are vu...
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  • Laughter Yoga spreads across Dubai

    Friday, 26 April 2013 09:19:51
    Laughter Yoga spreads across Dubai
    Jo-Dee Walmsley, Dubai One injury changed everything for lead dancer and performer Jo-Dee Wamsley, who was told by doctors that she could never dance again. Jo- Dee was experiencing depression. Now, her new life as a motivational speaker and why she has made it her mission to help people that face stress find ways to live more productive, healthier and happier lives. I do Corporate/Business Laughter and was trai...
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  • Paradise in a busy city : Laughing on the Grassland (Laughter Yoga Hong Kong Meetup Group )
    Laughing in Hong Kong is a luxury. People are too stress to laugh. Hong Kong people are always busy. Busy for earning money, studying, raising kids are very common in Hong Kong, but such a busy life style makes people very stressful and difficult to laugh.    Laughter Yoga Hong Kong Meetup Group(LYHK) launched on 30 April 2012 in Hong Kong. Up till now, we have more than 380 members registered online. Me...
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  • Laughter Yoga Adopts Another Filipino School

    Thursday, 18 April 2013 13:48:12
    Laughter Yoga Adopts Another Filipino School
    Report By Elvie Punzalan-Estavillo True to its tradition, on its 7th anniversary Laughter Yoga Club, Phils, turned over to the Camarin High School in Caloocan City -- the 6th school it has adopted to install a complete water system and 28 toilets for the benefit of 7,800 students and 200 teachers and administration employees. From my experiences, in addition to toilets, clean running water system to run in the f...
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  • Laughter Yoga Meet At Arab- Jewish Peace Village

    Wednesday, 17 April 2013 12:25:12
    Laughter Yoga Meet At Arab- Jewish Peace Village
    Twice a year the Israeli Laughter Yoga community spends a weekend together and this year in April they met at Neve Shalom, an Arab-Jewish Peace village. Together they enjoyed laughing, dancing, and singing, hugging, discussing and had an extraordinary psychodrama session. In addition, they enjoyed the natural beauty and had a great laughter session in the forest. Everybody went home high on endorphins - laughing and l...
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  • Celebrating World Laughter Day- 2013

    Monday, 15 April 2013 19:02:36
    Celebrating World Laughter Day- 2013
    World Laughter Day was created in 1998 by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the worldwide Laughter Yoga movement. The celebration of World Laughter Day is a positive manifestation for world peace and is intended to build up a global consciousness of brotherhood and friendship through laughter. Its popularity has grown exponentially with that of the Laughter Yoga movement now counting thousands of Laughter Clubs in more th...
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  • ‘I owe my sanity to Laughter Yoga’

    Monday, 15 April 2013 11:08:36
    ‘I owe my sanity to Laughter Yoga’
    While the benefits of yoga are well recognised globally, there is another form, which at least in this part of the world, still remains relatively unknown. But thanks to Doha resident and certified Laughter Yoga teacher Gabi Pezo, it’s gaining in popularity. Laughter Yoga has brought significant changes in the lives of people with physical and even mental disabilities. Originating in India, it is known to redu...
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  • Ageless: Side effects of 'laughter yoga' touted An Article In Asbury Park Press On
    MONTGOMERY — Take a deep breath and just let it out — a chuckle, guffaw, tee-hee or a giggle — it really doesn’t matter as long as you are laughing. Spreading the theory that laughter is the best medicine, the township’s senior center offers a laughter class once or twice a month. In these sessions, led by Denise Crowley, the supervisor of the senior center, members are encouraged to le...
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  • Laughter Yoga Gangnam Style

    Wednesday, 10 April 2013 16:33:40
    Laughter Yoga Gangnam Style
    A report by Elvie Punzalan-Estavillo With support from Pedya Kamp, an organization of volunteers, mainly students, which specialize in taking care of our special and disabled children, I recently conducted a Laughter Yoga session attended by 300 participants comprising doctors, administration staff, nuns and student volunteers. Since there were a great majority ofyoung people, I introduced the Laughter Yoga-Gang...
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  • Korean Sub-station Staff Laugh Away Their Stress

    Wednesday, 10 April 2013 16:24:21
    Korean Sub-station Staff Laugh Away Their Stress
    Read this interesting report from Korea Herald that sketches the journey of Laughter Yoga in Korea where this wonderful exercise routine is spreading fast into different walks of life and people have been reporting how great they feel after attending a laughter session. Recently, Lee Myung-hwan and employee of Yeonsinnae Subway Station in northern Seoul conducted a laughter session for about 80 participants. He has ...
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  • Cataract Surgery With Laughter Yoga!!

    Friday, 15 March 2013 14:48:32
    Cataract Surgery With Laughter Yoga!!
    Here are two very interesting accounts of how Laughter Yoga and laughter therapy helped two patients go through cataract and Lasik eye surgeries with a positive and confident attitude. Doing laughter just before the surgery helped to reduce any fear and created a light and reassuring atmosphere in the operating room. Linda: Just before I left home the day of my surgery, I put a clown red nose in her bag. Little did ...
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  • Singing And Laughing With Seniors In Switzerland

    Friday, 15 March 2013 14:47:22
    Singing And Laughing With Seniors In Switzerland
    Vijay Singh - CLYT, Zurich Switzerland: Here is an interesting report of how Mattenhof – Irchelpark (PZZ), a senior center in Zurich Switzerland, has successfully incorporated the element of singing while conducting laughter sessions with people aged between 65 to 88..As observed it actually helps to change their mood state and gives them a feeling of joy and happiness. This so called "Open Singing” has ...
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  • Laughter Helps Cope With Tragedies & Absurdities

    Friday, 15 March 2013 14:45:22
    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,” Marc...
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  • Laughter Yoga – A Boon For People With Special Needs
    Sandra Saint: My Laughter story started with a telephone conversation from an ex work colleague; “Hi San, I’ve found a course and thought you might like to do it as well. It’s called Laughter Yoga - have a look on the internet and let me know what you think.” So, that’s what I did and my ‘journey’ began. I have to admit that I was somewhat unsure, sceptical even, when I firs...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps People Cope With Hurricane Sandy
    Francine Shore, CLYT, New York: Sometime back in December, 2012, I conducted a Laughter Yoga session at Hurricane Sandy Stress relief at a Community College on Long Island, New York that was housing the residents, who had lost their homes due to the hurricane. At the camp we had a small group of about 6 female residents and 1 child, who participated and Laughter Yoga once again proved to be a very effective tool for...
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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 uniq...
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  • Laughter Yoga Introduced In Girls School In Kuwait
    This is another landmark in the spread of Laughter Yoga and its application in different areas of life, when recently Dr. Sami Al-balhan, a psychologist and a certified Laughter Yoga teacher introduced Laughter Yoga in a girl’s school in Kuwait. After being trained by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of Laughter Yoga, Dr. Sami was determined to do something for the people of Kuwait. By starting Laughter Yoga in a gi...
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  • Laughter Yoga spreads to Alaska

    Friday, 15 March 2013 14:05:21
    Laughter Yoga spreads to Alaska
    Laura Gentry - USA: Laughing Laura, Director of the Iowa School of Laughter Yoga ( www.laughteryogaiowa.com ), just got back from a laughing tour of Alaska. As a Master Trainer of Laughter Yoga from the USA, she has been busy spreading laughter around the globe. She has already taught Laughter Yoga on six continents. So she figured it was time to bring more levity to her own country. While in Alaska, Laura volunte...
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  • First College Based Laughter Yoga Leader Certification in USA
    Karen Michelle Bayard CLYT USA: She has been teaching an Laughter Yoga introductory class (HLTH 1242) at Salt Lake Community College since January 2010. After a few years of petitioning, this fall saw the successful launch of the the Laughter Yoga Leader Certification (HLTH 1243/1244) course! Utah is now the first state in the USA to offer a semester-long, college level Certified Laughter Yoga Leader course. This 4 ...
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