Life Changing Experiences

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Laughter Yoga Relieved My Stress

Even before attending the Laughter Yoga training in India, I was conducting short laughter sessions whenever there was an opportunity to share laughter. However, I felt I lacked full knowledge about the concept and was somehow not able to apply i..

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Portugal – Laughter Yoga Healed Sadness

Portugal has been known as the ‘land of sadness’ for a long time and people found it difficult to laugh. But today, it is a perfect example of how Laughter Yoga can change attitude and even culture. It was introduced in 2004, but was ..

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Laughter Yoga Increases Happiness

After graduating I worked as a technical trainer in the IT industry for a short while, after which I became an Education Manager, and since 2000 have been working as a free-lance in training and coaching for companies and universities.

In..

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Taizo Yokokawa, Tokyo, Japan

I came to know about Laughter Yoga through a television program in August, 2009. I was greatly inspired by laughter professionals Mary and Takashi Tadokoro, and the unique concept of Laughter Yoga in which anyone can laugh without relying on humo..

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Laughter Yoga and Spirituality

I was among the 24 participants in the Laughter Yoga course together with a journalist, from New Yorker magazine. We spent five days learning about the health benefits of laughter, how to run sessions including anything from corporate teambuildin..

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Laughter Yoga Helped Cope With Adversity

My mother always said that her two children had very hardy laughs. While my brother became an investment banker, I had to find something else to fall back on.As a recovering class clown, and a former talent agent and casting associate, who worked..

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Laughter Yoga – A Powerful Tool For Health

I am a registered Hatha Yoga teacher and have been teaching it for the last 10 years. I also run a Yoga studio with Caty, my soulmate. In January, 2008, I got the opportunity to experience my first Laughter Yoga session. The effect was so profoun..

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Laughter Yoga Brought Joy

I was a very highly strung, spoilt, and emotionally neglected child who grew into a rebellious teen and a temperamental adult. Much of my life was a cycle of angry, hateful outbursts that would morph into long episodes of self-loathing and self-h..

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Laughter Yoga and Tapping Helped in Panic Attacks

Two nights ago, I was awakened with what I know was a major panic attack – heart racing and crying hard. I didn’t know what to do and how to control it. I finally started deep breathing and decided to add some “Ho Ho Ha Ha&rsquo..

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Laughter Yoga For Complete Wellness

I was feeling very burned out in the summer of 2006, when I discovered this new form of body-mind fitness. To cope with my stress, I went to a peaceful yoga retreat in the mountains of North Georgia. After settling in, I looked at the class sched..

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Laughter Yoga Reduced My Pain of Rheumatism

I’ve been suffering from acute rheumatism since I was 15, and two serious whiplash injuries worsened my discomfort. At the age of 43, I was forced to stop working as a Nurse and needed home help and domiciliary care. For several years, I wa..

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Laughter Yoga Benefits

The beginning of 2006 was a trying time for my wife and me. I’d left my job to re-enter private practice as a hypnotherapist and life coach, and it wasn’t going nearly as well as I’d expected. Then we decided to buy an office, b..