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  • Laughter Yoga In Indiana Cardiac Center

    Friday, 15 March 2013 10:52:20
    Laughter Yoga In Indiana Cardiac Center
    Scientific studies have proved that laughter is the simplest answer to a healthy heart. Just 20 minutes of laughter is as good as an hour of aerobic exercises. It provides a fast and powerful no-sweat cardiovascular workout. In a recent report, a laughter session held at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center, Indiana, showed that the whole laughter workout helps to decrease str...
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  • Laughter Yoga Psychological Research Study in Australia
    Merv Neal Australia: At the 2011 Australasian Conference we were visited by the 60 Minutes TV team. For those of you who aren’t aware of them, 60 Minutes, both here and overseas, has been one of the longest running and most highly respected current affairs shows in the history of television. They were in “The Pursuit of Happiness” and said at the end of their segment that “they never really got...
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  • Laughter Yoga For Physical And Spiritual Benefits
    Bachan Singh, Malaysia: After completing the Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher Training at Bangalore in January 2012, not a single day did I miss practicing laughter exercises. Recently, during the Chinese New Year gathering, I demonstrated Laughter Yoga exercises to about 15 people who had no problem following the instructions and were very excited about the concept. The physical benefits of Laughter Yoga are tremend...
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  • Bhutan - The Happiest Place in the World

    Friday, 15 March 2013 10:48:32
    Bhutan - The Happiest Place in the World
    This recent article published in ‘The Independent’ is a good resource for LY professionals to know how Bhutan is trying to increase its happiness quotient as people and authorities work together to propound the only one of its kind concept of Gross National Happiness which measures the prosperity of a society not by material gains, but by the ‘happiness’ factor. It is hard not to think about ...
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  • Launching Dr Kataria’s New E - Book

    Friday, 15 March 2013 10:47:28
    Launching Dr Kataria’s New E - Book
    The Inner Spirit of Laughter – Five Secrets from the Laughing Guru We are launching a new book,”  The Inner Spirit of Laughter – Five Secrets from the Laughing Guru” on 26 th February 2012. This book is a complete testament of 16 years of my journey with Laughter Yoga which has not only changed my life, but has also helped several people around the world to change their attitu...
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  • Laughter Yoga With Psychiatric Patients In Norway
    Susana Nascimento, Norway : I am a 33 year old mother and wife. I didn’t have an easy life, but my ability to keep smiling made me stronger. I graduated in clinical psychology in 2001 in Portugal and in 2009 took my laughter leader training. Initially, I worked more with older people in institutions, but also did some laughter sessions with children. A year later, in 2010, I did my master's degree in quality of ...
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  • Laughter Yoga DVDs - Launching Video Downloads

    Friday, 15 March 2013 10:44:15
    Laughter Yoga DVDs - Launching Video Downloads
    We are happy to announce the availability of all Laughter Yoga DVDs, Audio CDs & E-books as direct downloads. We have taken this initiative on popular demand from our website visitors, who wanted to order Laughter Yoga DVDs but found them a little expensive. We tried different technologies to convert the DVDs into download formats like MKV and MP4. We got excellent results and already tested them. The quality of v...
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  • A report by Angela Mecking Our Berlin Laughter team “Hauptstadt Lacht” recently conducted an unusual laughter session in a Berlin Metro as we cancelled our plan of a regular session in the room. Laughing in the Metro was really something! We wanted to spread laughter and see how people reacted and had just fun. We entered the train and one of us started giggling, the next followed, and finally y...
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  • Laughter Yoga with Deaf in Indonesia

    Friday, 15 March 2013 10:39:29
    Laughter Yoga with Deaf in Indonesia
    Emmy Liana Dewi, Indonesia: Our Certified laughter Yoga Teacher Emmy has started laughter yoga with a centre of deaf in Indonesia and she says it was great and everyone loved it. This is going to be ongoing project and we will keep you posted about the developments. Perhaps we can find out after few weeks and months if they had any improvement in their hearing. In December last year we had a presentation in Indian Lau...
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  • Laughter Yoga Blossoms In Bulgaria

    Friday, 15 March 2013 10:35:58
    Laughter Yoga Blossoms In Bulgaria
    Silvia Pencheva CLYT, Bulgaria: Two years ago in Bulgaria almost no one knew what Laughter Yoga was. But now, here we are, after my CLYL education in Bangalore, the laughter virus has spread in more than 10 cities in the country. We have done Laughter Yoga on festivals, on different organized events, and had sessions with nurses and doctors, companies and also cancer patients including a session during the national ...
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  • Deaf And Mute Children Benefit From Laughter Yoga
    Nasik, India: During the All Maharashtra Conference recently held in Nasik, India, I witnessed an amazing presentation by a teacher in a school for deaf and mute children. There was a group of 10 children who has been practicing Laughter Yoga 5 days in a week for about 20-30 minutes since the last two years. The school found that in comparison with other children who were not exposed to laughter sessions, this exper...
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  • Laughter Yoga - Master Key In Peace-Building Between Conflict Groups
    Alex Sternick, Israel: Since May 2005 I have trained Laughter leaders not just in Israel, but also internationally under the title of "Playing With Nonsense" – which most of you know as Gibberish Improvisation and Therapy. I have initiated Laughter clubs in my country and have been involved in facilitating Laughter Yoga Seminars among Jewish and Palestinian (also Jordanian) participants usually attending Peace E...
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  • Latin America Holds Its First Laughter Yoga Conference
    Dr. Nathan Mansbach, Mexico: The First Annual Latin-American Laughter Yoga Conference was held in Mexico City in October, 2011 with about 50 participants from different countries: Mexico, Venezuela, USA, Chile and Ecuador. It was an inspiring weekend full of joy and laughter with many laughter professionals presented their reports on how Laughter Yoga has helped them in their different pursuits. The conference opened ...
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  • Laughter Yoga Promotes Peace & Joy In Bahrain

    Friday, 15 March 2013 10:24:57
    Laughter Yoga Promotes Peace & Joy In Bahrain
    KM Thomas, Bahrain: This is an island with a Golden smile”- an archipelago of 33 Islands. It is also called ‘the Land of Pearls’. This great country which is only a ‘dot’ on the world map is throbbing with life and enthusiasm and Laughter Yoga has contributed tremendously towards a blissful life for the residents of Bahrain. I was fortunate to be an instrument in introducing Laughter Yo...
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  • Laughter spreads in Beirut, Lebanon!

    Friday, 15 March 2013 10:16:42
    Laughter spreads in Beirut, Lebanon!
    Sabine Jizi: First Lebanese certified laughter yoga teacher and leader, got certified directly by the source, Dr. Madan Kataria, during a workshop in Horn-Bad Meinberg, Germany in March 2011. Laughter Yoga has just started to boom in Lebanon, and the media has been quite curious about this concept, asking Sabine for TV, Radio and newspaper interviews to promote this idea. Sabine has been running weekly sessions at a c...
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  • Laughter Yoga Health And Wellness Show In Ontario
    Duncan Cook - CLYT, Canada: Toronto recently played host to the first Laughter Yoga Show in Ontario. Approximately 70 people participated in the show held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. It is a new initiative to highlight the various aspects of Laughter Yoga and its benefits, and also to provide an opportunity to connect with other members of Laughter Yoga International. For many, this was their first experie...
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  • Relax And Jog Internal Organs With Laughter Yoga

    Friday, 15 March 2013 09:53:34
    Relax And Jog Internal Organs With Laughter Yoga
    Laughter is the funniest and easiest way of internal jogging. It allows movement of our internal organs around, thus enhancing respiration.  Moreover, it ignites positivism and great expectations. Elvie Punzalan-Estavillo: We were scheduled to conduct a Laughter Yoga session at the Department of Justice, Probation and Parole Administration Division last July, when a fire broke out at its nearby Land Reg...
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  • Laughter Yoga Club In Helsinki

    Friday, 15 March 2013 09:51:29
    Laughter Yoga Club In Helsinki
    Lisa Leinonen, Helsinki: We recently started a new Laughter Yoga Club in Helsinki which meets every Tuesday at 17.30 with the purpose of generating more awareness among the Finnish people who are not very well versed with the idea of Laughter Yoga. They are rather reserved about laughing without a reason, and look upon it as being something odd and humbug. Anyhow, the club currently has 5-6 members who enjoy the l...
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  • Chetana Laughter Club Launched In State Bank Foundation Institute (Chetana), Indore, India
    Jagat Singh Bisht, CLYT, Indore, India: Chetana Laughter Club has been launched in the State Bank Foundation Institute (Chetana), Indore, India. The Institute has been recently set up by the State Bank of India to groom it’s freshly appointed officers viz. Probationary Officers, Trainee Officers, Management Trainees, Management Executives etc. Laughter Yoga is being used at the Institute on an ongoing basis ...
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  • Laughter Leaders and Teachers Gifting Food and Education
    Finally, I end this year and walkabout with a special gift. A good friend of mine works at a small center in Kuala Lumpur that serves as school for more than 100 Myanmar refugee children, ages 6-17. Recently, she brought to my attention that their current supply of food and notebooks will run out by end November. The Malaysian government does not recognise refugee status and these children do not have the right to e...
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  • Walk about for Love, Peace, Joy and Lots of Laughs!
    This has been an Amazing year for me! But first, I had stop resisting and accept with gratitude the gift of a sabbatical year when my place of employment in Canada closed. Once I acknowledge and gave thanks for the Sabbatical, abundant blessings flowed into my life and miracles became part of my daily living…hohohahaha! I was inspired to do a Walkabout to Share Love, Peace and Lots of Laughter! This became ...
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  • Nursing & Heart Care Centers In Lubbock, Texas, Endorse Laughter Yoga
    Patty Freier, nursing specialist & Laughter Yoga leader, Lubbock, USA: My interest in laughter therapy began when a physician said that all heart attacks are preventable. In setting up his practice, one of the many things he wanted to create was a laughter workshop. As I began to search more literature, I discovered many references to Laughter Yoga but I did not understand what it was. When I found the video clips...
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  • 2nd Laughter Yoga National Conference Held In Japan
    The 2nd Laughter Yoga National Conference recently concluded in Tokyo, Japan was well attended by leaders and teachers from various parts of the country. Dr. Madan Kataria gave the Keynote Speech “A Life Changing Experience” followed by other participants who talked about the growth of Laughter Yoga in the country and the involvement of Laughter clubs in different fields of life. Laughter professional Ko...
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  • Laughter Happy-demic in Taiwan

    Friday, 15 March 2013 09:39:29
    Laughter Happy-demic in Taiwan
    Near 2000 People gathered in Taiwan to create a new record of the Largest number of people laughing at the same time to tell the world that Laughter Yoga is not a laughing matter. John Chen, the laughter yoga master, the moving force behind Taiwan laughter clubs organized this event. He had groups of people coming from all the walks of life- young, old and those on wheel chairs. This event was covered in many news pap...
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  • Laughter Yoga on Philippines Pinoy Biggest Loser Edition
    Laughter Yoga is fast spreading the World. Recently, Laughter Yoga was Highlighted on the Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition, where contestants competed to see who could lose the most weight. The Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition is a reality show that centers on overweight contestants accomplishing the same goal of losing the highest percentage of weight to become the Biggest Loser. The 12 strong-willed and hopeful Biggest ...
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