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The main objective of this tour was to bring awareness about the benefits of laughter exercises. The Hohohahaha Society has long been promoting Laught Hong Kong Elders Laugh To Break A Record! http://laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/773 About 1,000 elderly Hong Kong people took part in the largest Laughter Yoga class in Tsuen Wan recently. The session was conducted by Laughter Yoga founder Dr. Madan Kataria in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record. “Laughter Yoga is the most economical, easy-to-practice and scientifically-proven method of relieving stress and improving mental and physical health,&rd Laughter Yoga In Dakota Senior Center http://laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/772 Today, people worldwide have become aware that exercising is the key to keeping healthy. They have realized the benefits of the ancient science of yoga and its ability to reduce stress, depression as well as cure many physical diseases. 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