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  • Laughter Yoga - Great Exercise For Your “Insides”
    A recent report from Sydney yet again confirms that Laughter Yoga offers a better workout than a rowing machine, can help ward off depression and it's a bundle of fun. "It's yoga for your insides" says Laughter Yoga instructor Dave Bowtell when quizzed about the similarities between 'regular' yoga and Laughter Yoga. "It is not so much exercise based yoga, but more of a breathing based yoga" he explains. The hallmark...
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  • Laughter Yoga Aids Recovery In Parkinson’s & Cancer
    Here are two useful articles which reveal how Laughter Yoga has come to play an important role in alleviating some of the stress factors arising in serious disorders like Parkinson and cancer. It is seen that laughter practice helps to boost the immune system as well as provides a positive mental attitude to deal with the constant anxiety and depression associated with these diseases. Among the variety of alternat...
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  • New LY Study Underway In Australian University

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:11:43
    New LY Study Underway In Australian University
    Having shown enormous health benefits for almost 17 years, and being proved as a great therapeutic tool, Laughter Yoga with its unique features continues to draw the attention of scientists, psychologists and research scholars in related fields. They systematically deliberate on its various aspects to verify that laughter, as practiced in Laughter Yoga is indeed beneficial for overall wellbeing and good health. Read...
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  • Laughter Yoga For Personality Development Of Children
    Laughter professionals Radhika Bisht and Jagat Singh Bisht in Indore recently conducted a personality development workshop for 30 children in the age group of 5 – 20 years using Laughter Yoga as a tool. It has been proved that Laughter Yoga enhances communication skills, leadership qualities, team building, creativity and self-confidence in children. It helps them get over stress in many ways and increases the l...
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  • Laughing Yoga Cultivates Mindfulness

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:08:08
    Laughing Yoga Cultivates Mindfulness
    A recently published article by Reuters once again reaffirms that Laughter Yoga is a great exercise routine, easy and safe for everyone to practice. Unlike any other form of yoga, it does not aim at sculpting your body; instead it chisels the way to complete happiness and wellness. It wants you to be just happy. Laughter is not about laughing. It is actually about cultivating childlike playfulness. The exercises in ...
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  • Health Centers Use Laughter Therapy

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:07:04
    Health Centers Use Laughter Therapy
    Here is an interesting news report from Rochester, NY, about how laughter is now being widely used as an effective therapy to support treatment of various diseases and also as an alternative medicine. Recent research shows that laughter has natural healing properties which are very valuable in providing comfort to those with chronic illnesses. In fact, according to Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Laughter Therapy...
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  • Laughter Yoga Improves Coping Skills

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:05:52
    Laughter Yoga Improves Coping Skills
    Read this inspiring report on how people manage to cope with their severe stress and difficulties in life by practicing Laughter Yoga on a regular basis. By attending laughter sessions which include breathing exercises, light stretching and making each other laugh, participants feel it really does a boost to the immune system; one is able to communicate better and work more efficiently. San Antonio: We've all heard ...
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  • Laughter Yoga Clubs Promote Humanitarian Work

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:02:16
    Laughter Yoga Clubs Promote Humanitarian Work
    Olivera Radovanovi?, Serbia: I am proud to that my Novi Sad Laughter Club recently played the host to the Cycle Africa team from UK who set out driving their bikes from London to Cape Town to generate awareness and gather donations for the street children of Africa. As I run the day care center Svratište for the street children of Novi Sad, we invited the Cycling team as our guests and even did a Laughter Y...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Serbia

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:59:14
    Laughter Yoga In Serbia
    In the wake of its growing popularity worldwide, Laughter Yoga has reached several places including Serbia where laugher leader Olivera Radovanovi? has done some wonderful voluntary work to spread the word of laughter. She founded the Laughter Club Novi Sad on the World Laughter Day last year together with the Scouts of Temerin and with the support of the Red Cross Temerin. Olivera also did Laughter Yoga s...
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  • UN Adopts International Day Of Happiness

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:54:41
    UN Adopts International Day Of Happiness
    In a phenomenal move the United Nations recently adopted March 20th of every year as the “International Day of Happiness”. It is a concerted move to promote well-being and happiness in the lives of human beings around the world. A coalition led by Dr. Hamid Al-Bayati Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations, this day is created in the spirit of the initiatives and other ongoing efforts of the...
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  • Laughter Yoga Can Be A Great Healer

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:53:44
    Laughter Yoga Can Be A Great Healer
    Read this interesting article on how Laughter Yoga can help in healing. Being a fun exercise, it generates endorphins which lead to a general feeling of wellbeing thereby reducing the sensation of pain. Initially, people find the laughter routine weird and are apprehensive about the outcome, but once they start practicing it on a regular basis they can feel the difference and experience the many health benefits that i...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps Philippines Schools

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:52:33
    Laughter Yoga Helps Philippines Schools
    On the occasion of Laughter Yoga Club, Philippine’s 4th anniversary, it adopted two public schools San Gabriel Elementary School (SGES) and Holy Spirit Elementary School (HSES), both in Quezon City. The main criterion used in selecting the public schools is the number of student population. For instance, SGES has 6,000 students, while HSES has 7,000 students. Providing water and sanitation to these schools helps...
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  • Getting High On Laughter Ha Ha Ha!!!

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:50:43
    Getting High On Laughter Ha Ha Ha!!!
    Here is another great article that once again proves the efficacy of Laughter Yoga in drawing crowds from different professions and walks of life. Read how it helps all kinds of people to shed their shyness and inhibitions and brings out the childlike playfulness from within. Elvie Estavillo recently conducted a Laughter Yoga session for the San Miguel Beer Human Relations Congress at Las Villas Hotel, Mandaluyong C...
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  • Laugh Your Way To Better Health

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:49:04
    Laugh Your Way To Better Health
    Here is a compilation of inspiring testimonies from people all around the world who practice Laughter Yoga and have felt enormous health benefits: Courtesy: United Mind through laughter Source "I have run several laughter sessions with staff and patients that I work with and we have always had a thoroughly good time! You can't beat a good laugh to raise the spirits...
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  • Laughter Yoga Practitioners Report Health Benefits
    Laughter therapy is increasingly being used in different fields of life. A recent report published in Tucson News Now reports that Laughter Yoga uses laughter in the form of exercise which enables everybody to sustain the routine and reap enormous health benefits from it. "There are actually scientific studies nowadays that are proving that it strengthens the immune system, it's a cardiovascular workout. It's great if...
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  • Laughter Yoga Fast Becoming Popular In UAE

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:42:28
    Laughter Yoga Fast Becoming Popular In UAE
    Jay B. Hilotin, Dubai: Laughter Yoga is becoming incessantly popular in the UAE so don’t be shocked if you pass by Ductac at the Mall of the Emirates on Wednesday evenings or Dubai Creek early in the morning and see a bunch of men and women laughing out loud without any reason — these folks are only doing Laughter Yoga.   A recently published report in says that daily attendance a...
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  • Senior Care Centers Take On Laughter Yoga

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:38:43
    Senior Care Centers Take On Laughter Yoga
    Here are two recently published articles that reveal how Laughter Yoga has spread into different fields. Its therapeutic benefits specially help the elderly who are trying to cope with numerous age related problems and reduced mental, physical and emotional capacity. Several senior care centers around the world now hold laughter sessions for the members. It has proved to be extremely effective in reducing depression...
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  • Kiwis Enjoy A Hearty Laugh & Feel The Positive Change
    Laughter Yoga has really caught on among the younger groups as it is a great tool to relieve the multiple stressors faced by people in their 20s and 30s trying to make a better living. A Laughter Yoga class conducted by laughter professional Sparkie Lovejoy in the Community Center in Dunedin, New Zealand, reveals how the participants enjoyed doing laughter exercises and felt a distinct change in attitude. Being their ...
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  • Laughter Yoga in China

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:35:11
    Laughter Yoga in China
    Steven Yong, China: My family and I walked into the Twilight Meeting Room on Sun Island for “Laughter Yoga” one morning two weeks ago, not knowing what to expect. And then we heard the voice of someone from my hometown Singapore, right here in Shanghai! The Laughter Yoga teacher was introduced to us as “Li Lao Shi” or Teacher Li. The one hour of Laughter Yoga blew my mind?I never expected to st...
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  • Laughter Yoga For Hearing Impaired in Indonesia

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:34:03
    Laughter Yoga For Hearing Impaired in Indonesia
    Emmy CLYT, Indonesia: I met Mr. Broto Wijayanto, who leads the Deaf Art Community (DAC), a youth group for deaf people in Yogyakarta in January 2012. Mr. Broto Wijayanto is a pantomime teacher and he coaches the DAC to be able to present stage performances in sign language. He is a father, brother, best friend, and also mentor to the DAC members. After I introduced the benefits and philosophy of Laughter Yoga, we star...
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  • Laughter Club Meditation Camp in Indore

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:30:35
    Laughter Club Meditation Camp in Indore
    A week long Laughter Club Meditation camp was organized at Suniket Park, Indore, India by laughter professionals Radhika Bisht and Jagat Singh Bisht. The response was astounding and those new to the concept were amazed to discover laughter flowing effortlessly like a fountain during the Laughter Meditation segment. Some of them were laughing naturally after so many years. And, they couldn’t believe it! So, next ...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps Build Cultural Bridges

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:24:09
    Laughter Yoga Helps Build Cultural Bridges
    All people laugh in the same language. And that is why Laughter Yoga, which teaches unconditional laughter, is a growing phenomenon in the world. Students at Hawaii Tokai International College speak many different languages, but through Laughter Yoga, they all share a common language. Laughter connects people from different cultures, countries, no matter what language they speak or how they live. Laughter Yoga connect...
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  • World's Largest Daily Laughter Club In Vietnam

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:22:01
    World's Largest Daily Laughter Club In Vietnam
    Quynh Trung, Vietnam: The Laughter Club in Hanoi, launched in 2011, now boasts of being the world’s largest daily Laughter Club. Every day at 6 am a group of about 200 people gather at the Ly Thai To park in Hanoi to practice Laughter Yoga. Apart from hand-clapping and breathing, everyone is trained to open their mouth widely for a few minutes. After that, they bend their heads, stare at one another and then b...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps Paralyzed Teenager

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:18:40
    Laughter Yoga Helps Paralyzed Teenager
    Here is an interesting article of how Laughter Yoga helped 16 year old Micaela in Calgary to regain her confidence and improve her life after she was left completely paralyzed as a result of acute brain inflammation. It has been scientifically proven that laughter exercises have the ability to reduce pain, relieve stress and increase the supply of oxygen to the body and brain thereby strengthening the immune system an...
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  • More Fun And Laughter With The Bankers

    Friday, 15 March 2013 11:17:39
    More Fun And Laughter With The Bankers
    Elvie Punzalan-Estavillo, Philippines Last November I was invited to conduct a laughter session during a Bankers Conference held under the aegis of the Bankers Institute of the Philippines, Inc. (BAIPHIL). The focus was primarily on how to find banking excellence and improve their banking operations towards reaching the highest zenith – serving their clients in the best, most efficient and effective ways. Thou...
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