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Susan Cuming

Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher

Registration No : LY-002-SC-22

Phone: 9055201316 or 9057765539
Start Date: 22 May, 2018
End Date: 23 May, 2018

2 Day Certified Leader Training

Email: cumingsusan@gmail.com
Website: https://www.zaandiyogastudios.com/
Venue: Ontario, Canada

Training Details

Training Details
Facilitator: Susan Cuming, Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, Teacher, Laughter Ambassador (see bio below)

This two day certification course is designed to provide a solid foundation for anyone interested in learning Laughter Yoga either for personal or professional purposes.

What you will learn in the Training:

The history, concept, and philosophy of Laughter Yoga
Laughter Yoga Best Practices
Basic facilitation skills to lead various Laughter Yoga sessions (children, seniors, corporations)
How to explain and introduce Laughter Yoga
40 Foundation Laughter Exercises
Meditation, Humming and Breathing Techniques
How to start a Laughter Club
Laughing alone and one on one

What you will receive:

Dr. Kataria School of Laughter Yoga – Laughter Yoga Leader Certificate
Registration as a member of Laughter Yoga International
6 month free access to http://laughteryoga.org/prozone
Current Training Manual (PDF and printed version)
Inner Spirit of Laughter E-Book
Multiple additional resources relevant to Laughter Yoga
Ongoing support and opportunities to network with other Laughter Yoga Professionals

***This training does not incorporate the use of props or toys. Although they have their place, we are learning to laugh intentionally.

Times: 9:00am to 5:00 pm daily
Cost: Early Bird: $325 per person paid by May 11, 2018
After $350 per person CLYL may refresh for $150

Who is your Facilitator?
Susan Cuming is currently the Public Education Coordinator at the Alzheimer Society of Haldimand Norfolk, Ontario, Canada. For over 30 years has she been working and volunteering in the Community Support sector.

Susan is a Gentle Persuasive Approach™ in Dementia Care(GPA) Certified Coach, U-FIRST Trainer, Bridging the Gap (Intergenerational Program) Facilitator and is certified in Montessori Methods for Dementia, Mental Health First Aid and SafeTalk.

Susan co-authored the train the trainer program for the “Aging with an Intellectual Disability”; curriculum currently offered to cross train agencies in the areas of aging and intellectual disability.She has taught Communication courses at Fanshawe College and will be training in February to become a facilitator of the Positive Approach to Care™ (the Teepa Snow) method.

Susan is a certified Laughter Yoga Leader & Teacher and in October of 2017 received the honour of Laughter Ambassador. She has had the opportunity to laugh and learn with many different populations and groups including the Canadian Hearing Society, Six Nations, Adult Day Programs, Long-Term Care, Hospice and of course those living with dementia.

Susan is a daily laugher and facilitates 2 weekly laughter clubs as part of the health promotion programs of the Alzheimer Society. She leads a weekly evening session at Zaandi Yoga Studio and since 2014 has offered Laugh in the Park during the summer months.

Susan has trained many new Leaders from various health & community support organizations, coordinates the Haldimand Norfolk Brant Laughter Yoga & Wellness network and newsletter, offers new leaders support and resources as well as opportunities to network and shadow. Susan was a speaker at the 2016 Canadian Laughter Yoga Conference in Montreal and has been published in the Laughter Yoga International Newsletter.

She is owner at Back in Play: the Serious Business of Laughter which provides Laughter Yoga, Wellness & Coaching services to groups and individuals as well as support of new leaders. As part of your training, Susan will provide basic information about dementia & memory, discuss the importance of nonverbal communication and things to remember when laughing with persons living with dementia.

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