Laughter Yoga International http://laughteryoga.org/ Laughter Yoga International : Global Movement for Health, Joy & World Peace. Laughter Yoga Helping Senior Citizens http://laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/795 A two day seminar ‘Celebrating Age' for senior citizens was recently conducted in Mumbai, to give the elderly meaningful guidance on several issues. The NGO Vision India, which hosted the event, will subsequently organize a series of workshops on health and fitness tips which will include Laughter Yoga. CEO Janaki Raman said that by 2016, India will have a population of 116 millio Daily Dose Of Laughter For Noida Residents http://laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/794 Laughter Yoga has become a way of good health and life for the residents in Noida, which includes mostly senior citizens, The Jalvayu Laughter Club (JLC), which started in November 2014 with merely four members, today boasts of more than 200 members. Commander Ashok Sawhney, who was also recently designated as Laughter Ambassador of Noida, said,“These days every second person is d How Laughter Can Help Alzheimers & Parkinsons http://laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/793 Till date there is no identified cure for diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, or variations of the above such as Lewy Body Dementia. Treatments are expensive, and the associated symptoms change your daily life forever. Laughter may not be a cure but it has much to offer on several levels to help both the patients and their caregivers. A study from Australia conclud Laughter Yoga Again In Guinness Book! This Time In Hong Kong http://laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/792 About 1,000 elderly Hong Kong people took part in the largest Laughter Yoga class in Tsuen Wan on May 9, 2015. The session was conducted by Laughter Yoga founder Dr. Madan Kataria in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record. The event was very challenging as it started raining heavily and all the seniors had to be shifted under a shelter at the stadium. Dr. Kataria stood on the stage and des Cancer Patients Laugh Away Their Blues http://laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/791 Scientific studies have proved that hearty laughter has a powerful and immediate strengthening effect on the immune system. It quickly increases immunoglobulin levels that help fight infection and increases the number of Natural Killer Cells (NK cells), which play a key role in cancer prevention. Therapies like laughter have also proved very beneficial in reducing the trauma and the stress usua 'Laugh Cafe' For Seniors http://laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/790 Here is a cafe with a difference! All you need to order is LAUGHTER! haha Washington's Sibley Memorial Hospital, a part of the Sibley Senior Association, has opened a ‘Laugh Cafeteria’ where senior citizens go to tell jokes and laugh. It holds monthly, hour-long laugh sessions primarily for seniors but other patients and their family members are also invited to join. Tucson People Use Laughter Yoga to De-Stress http://laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/789 Peace For You, a Tucson, Arizona based company, uses Laughter Yoga sessions to heal their members of their anxiety and depression and create a happy space where they feel open and content, rather than stressed-out and nervous. A session typically involves an introduction, warm-up exercises, laughter exercises, deep breathing and more. Jim Twomey, the owner of the company states that the benefit Indian Doctor Conducts Laughter Yoga At TED Event In Europe http://laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/788 For the time ever, a young Indian lady doctor Nupur Kohli conducted a Laughter Yoga session with a over a thousand people at the high profile TEDx event held in Delft, Netherlands. It was a great moment for yoga as academics and politicians joined in the prominent mass event. According to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yoga is an invaluable gift of India's ancient tradition. It embodies un Yoga Festival In Morgan Hill, California http://laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/787 In keeping with the spirit of the International Yoga Day, people at Morgan Hill, California, turned up in large crowds to celebrate health and fitness. It was a surprise to the event's organizers, who thought that Father's Day would probably keep the attendance low. But Deepak Sridhar, one of the event planners was stupefied to see more than 200 people on yoga mats! There were almost 500 enthusia Laughter With Yoga Students http://laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/786 With people realizing the several health benefits of Laughter Yoga and its connection with traditional yoga, lots of yoga studios and fitness centers have incorporated laughter sessions with their practice. One such yoga class is conducted by Stephanie Stewart at the Sammy Williams Senior Center, and she advises her joyful yogis to “take advantage of that free internal pharmacy.&a