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Laughter Yoga Restores Confidence and Self – Esteem

According to an article published in ‘Resurgence & Ecologist’ magazine, Laughter Yoga has many potentially helpful practices and to laugh away one’s own fears is one of them. Regular practice of Laughter Yoga, which is simulated and intentional laughter, makes you focus on your laughter, which, with practice, becomes more […]

New Revised Leader Training Manual 2019

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New Compilation Of Newspaper Clips Worldwide

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Laughter Yoga International introducing Digital Storage Space as Laughter Drive

This new year we are adding a new value-added service for our paid Prozone members. It is a digital storage space called Laughter Drive (https://laughterdrive.com). You will get one GB storage space for one year with ‘Happy Membership’; for two years with ‘Happier Membership’ and for five years with ‘Happiest […]

Iranian Research – Impact of Laughter Yoga on Stress of Cancer Patients before Chemotherapy

This study was conducted in 2014 at Islamic Azad University, Tehran. There were 37 cancer patients with the control group and the researchers measured their stress before chemotherapy. The results showed a significant reduction in stress. To download the PowerPoint, Click Here.

Laughter Yoga For North Olmsted Senior Center, Ohio

With rapid rise in popularity, Laughter Yoga is about to make its North Olmsted Senior Center debut on January 22, 2019, at the Lorain Road venue. The session will be conducted by certified Laughter Yoga instructor Karen McPherson. Laughter Yoga is an ideal exercise for the elderly, as it allows […]

Laughter Helps To Age Well

A recent report by Patricia Harrington, an executive director at Westford Nursing Home in Port Elgin, reaffirms that laughter is a great tool that helps older population in aging well. It is an exercise that is good for us, improves our immune system, reduces stress through releasing hormones, and just […]

Age Old “Laughing Ritual” At Hiraoka Shrine In Osaka

Recently, I came across an interesting live video broadcast on Facebook. It was about an unusual “Laughing ritual” practiced in Japan. Every year on 23rd December, about 3000 people get together and laugh for no reason for 20 minutes, to commemorate the birthday of Japanese emperor. It is age old […]

A Research Study Comparing Laughter Yoga With Spontaneous Laughter

This is a very important study published this year in the journal, “Complimentary Therapy with Medicine”. Conducted at the University Of Auckland, New Zealand, the researchers took 72 participants and placed them in three groups. One did laughter exercises, the other watched humorous videos and the third was the control […]

“Laugh And Shake” Your Grief Away!

After years of heading Pinoy Laughter Yoga (PLY) Paolo Trinidad, finally realized how to provide solace to people facing enormous grief. Working with survivors of flood, disease and drugs, he found a universal way to evoke laughter in their lives, through breathing exercises, facial expressions and chants. Trinidad combined “shaking […]

Download PowerPoint Presentation on Science of Breathing

This is a great PPT presentation on the science of breathing, which can be used during your trainings and seminars. It shows how prolonged laughter can increase oxygen levels in the body and brain and also the different types of lung capacities. Earlier, you must have seen the pdf file, […]

Laughter Types and Health Benefits

Several kinds of laughter have been identified depending on various parameters and different fields of scientific research. From a medical and therapeutic point of view, five large groups can be summarized as: Genuine or spontaneous laughter Self-induced simulated laughter Stimulated laughter Induced laughter Pathological laughter 1. Spontaneous Laughter Spontaneous laughter, […]