Edinburgh Laughter Club Takes Laughter Seriously!

Laughter Clubs are becoming increasingly popular all over the world as they have proved to be a great platform for bringing people together and helping to make the world a happier, healthier place to be. The Edinburgh Laughter Club is one such club that takes the business of laughter very seriously! It has willing participants…

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Laughter Yoga In Lebanon

Lebanon is a country rife with insurgency and overflowing with Syrian refugees and border troubles. Laughter isn’t exactly on their list. But Laughter Yoga practitioner Liliane Akiki has made it her mission to bring smiles to the people of Lebanon. She conducts laughter sessions for adolescent Syrian refugees living in camps and dealing with extreme…

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Laughter Yoga Is A Positive Force

Laughter Yoga instructor Denise Gibbons from the Brisbane Laughter Club recently conducted a course that helps people use Laughter Yoga for stress management. According to her the first attempt at Laughter Yoga is intimidating for most people as doing childlike actions like clapping, chanting “ho ho ha ha ha” and laughing with complete strangers is…

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Fight Cancer With Laughter

Cancer is the most dreaded disease in the world today. It spells trauma, stress, pain and fear.. Extreme physical, mental and emotional stress weakens the immune system, which is a major causative factor in the development of cancer. Scientific studies have proved that laughter has a powerful and immediate strengthening effect on the immune system.…

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Canadian Comedy Festival To Kick Off On Oct 23

A week-long comedy festival starting from October 23-30, 2015 in Peterborough, Canada, is aiming to leave the residents in stitches. Shelley King, a certified laughter leader says that laughter not only releases endorphins to the brain; it also reduces stress and anxiety, protects the heart and gives the internal organs a gentle massage, thereby keeping…

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Laughter Goes Viral!

A ”seriously contagious” neurological condition causing people to go into spasms is sweeping across Dunedin, affecting thousands of people. But Ana Terry, a student at the University of Otago science and communication, says that the residents need not be concerned, it is just laughter going viral! In fact, she is making a 10-minute scientific documentary…

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Are You Worried? Just Join A Laughter Club

Laughter Club is an ideal place to laugh all your worries and stresses away. Started by Dr. Madan Kataria in 1995 these clubs are now a global phenomenon and are providing people several health benefits for complete body-mind wellness. One such club in Hyderabad called ‘Always Be Cheerful Laughter Club,’ founded by Shirin Panjwani in…

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Laughter Yoga For A Healthy Heart

Scientific studies have proved that laughing is a great way to maintain a healthy heart and keep cardiac problems away. Laughter Yoga has both psychological and physiological health benefits. It has the ability to reduce mental, physical and emotional stress simultaneously, thereby reducing the risk of heart diseases. It even provides better coping skills, changes…

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Laughter Yoga – An ‘Endorphin Cocktail’

Rachel Ben-Dor’s, professor of philosophy and religion at the Capital University, Ohio, describes her first experience with Laughter Yoga as totally embarrassing. “I felt weird and stupid,” she said. Still, she returned for more and quickly learned to cut loose without worry. “I have so much energy right now, and feel so much better and…

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