About Laughter Yoga Training

Since Laughter Yoga is a unique concept, a person needs to be trained as a laughter leader in order to lead a group of people through Laughter Yoga session and meditation.Whether it is a social laughter club, corporate session, LY for schools, seniors or people with special needs, Laughter Yoga exercises remain the same with slight variations according to the need of a group.There are 4 levels of trainings:

Basic Learning Course

Basic learning course is a one day experiential workshop where participants get a basic knowledge about Laughter Yoga and how it works as well as learn about the immeasurable benefits it provides for the body and mind. You will experience a Laughter Yoga session and Laughter Meditation and learn finally how to get involved in Laughter Yoga and its different practices. You will also learn to laugh all by yourself and get some practical ideas on how to bring more laughter into your lives.

2 Day Certified Laughter Yoga Leader Training (CLYL)

This is a basic training on how to lead a laughter session for social clubs, corporate organizations, seniors, school children and people with special needs. You will acquire the basic facilitation skills of how to lead a group of people through laughter session and meditation. You will also learn the history, concept, philosophy and different steps of Laughter Yoga and meditation.These trainings are done by Certified Laughter Yoga Teachers for 2 days, at the end of which the participants are certified as Laughter Yoga Leaders.

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5 Day Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher Training (CLYT)

This is a 5-day intensive training course conducted by Dr. Kataria and authorized teacher trainers (Master Trainers). Certified Teachers can train other people as Certified Laughter Yoga Leaders and they have in depth knowledge about leading Laughter Yoga in different areas of application, along with promotion, marketing, PR and training skills.

What you will learn in Certified Teacher Training

During the course, you will learn how to lead a group of people through simulated Laughter Yoga Techniques developed by Dr Kataria, and skills of converting this simulated laughter into real infectious and spontaneous laughter without using jokes, comedy or humor.
You will also learn the powerful technique of Laughter Meditation, where you do not have to make any effort to laugh, and laughter flows like a fountain. Besides this, you will also learn how to do Laughter Yoga all by yourself.
Organization skills, marketing, advertising & PR skills. Creating a core group and leadership skills, communication skills training skills to train laughter leaders.
After completing this training, you will be authorized to train Certified Laughter Yoga Leaders, start Laughter Clubs and add more laughter to your life. You will also be trained to conduct Laughter Yoga Seminars, Workshops for corporates, companies, hospitals, schools, colleges & universities, old age homes, prisons, children with special needs etc.

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Who Can Do This Course

Laughter Yoga can be value added to the following professionals - Alternative Therapist and Healers, Recreation Activity facilitators,Yoga fitness trainers and sports coaches, Occupational Therapists & Health care professionals, Psychologists and Psychotherapists,Nurses, Social Workers, Counsellors, Health Care Workers, Professional Speakers, HR and management training professionals, School Teachers, Psychologists and psychiatrists, Entertainment professionals, Actors & Singers, Clowns and Comedians, Senior care workers, Marriage and family therapists, Life coaches and alternative therapists, Sales managers, Tourism professionals & tour guides. And finally anyone who wants to add laughter and joy to their live

Certified Laughter Yoga Master Trainer (CLYMT)

This is the Highest Level of Training in Laughter Yoga. Master Trainers are qualified to train and certify others as Certified Laughter Yoga Teachers (CLYT) & Leaders (CLYL). They are personally trained by Dr Kataria and the candidates need to assist Dr Kataria while he is conducting teacher trainings, followed by one on one personal coaching and online coaching sessions.

Eligibility Criteria

The Candidate must be a Certified Laughter Teacher at least for 3 Years
Undergo a minimum of 15 days training in Bangalore India or other locations.
Have conducted a minimum of 30 Laughter Leaders Training and trained at least 500 Leaders.
Have inspired the commencement of more than 30 Laughter Clubs
Have a documented history of a minimum of 100 Laughter Yoga Volunteer presentations

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