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
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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
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
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
We humbly request you to sign a petition addressed to the President of International Olympic Committee and the Chairman, Japan Olympic Committee, requesting to introduce one minute of laughter at the opening ceremony of 2020 Tokyo Olympics. We need to take one million signatures as soon as possible. Let us
According to a recent report, Laughter Yoga is fast catching on in Abu Dhabi. Laughter sessions are being held at a beautiful yoga studio inside the Royal Stables, where people gather to laugh together for complete wellness. As Laughter Yoga is visually contagious; the practice simulates laughing techniques interspersed with
With rapid rise in people adopting Laughter Yoga as a way to good health and happiness, it has reaffirmed the fact that laughter is the best medicine and those who practice laughing on a regular basis feel comfortable, relaxed and safe. Laughter Yoga Atlanta director Celeste Greene conducts invigorating laughter
Kim Tompson, a Laughter Yoga instructor in the Central Highlands, Australia, is helping women across the region to relieve the stress of everyday life through laughter. She started instructing them because she felt that laughter elevates the whole feeling of well-being and makes one feel great. In fact, participants in
Six years ago, I came to live in Sunrise Towers a seniors’ building of Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC), in Toronto. Though I accepted the challenge of living among over three hundred seniors, I was lost among them, and was very uncomfortable seeing them sitting idle with hardly a smile
Pastor Nicole Martin of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Williston, USA, teaches Laughter Yoga to a group of residents at the Arbor House Assisted Living, as she believes that laughter is the best form of exercise for complete body-mind wellness. As this unique concept incorporates deep yoga breathing with imaginative