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  • 2009 All American Conference a Great Success

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:12:57
    2009 All American Conference a Great Success
    Merv Neal reports from Australia: Well, I've just returned from Denver, Colorado, where I attended the 4th All American Laughter Yoga Conference. It could be summed up in just one word...WOW ! ! ! The Americans have a tendency to be "way out there" at the best of times but they went "over the top" with this one. Even the fact that my luggage took a three-day detour via Alaska didn't deter me from having a truly once-i...
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  • My Laughter Yoga Visit to India

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:11:15
    My Laughter Yoga Visit to India
    Jorge from Mexico: After 24 hours of traveling through half of the planet, my first whole day in India started yesterday morning with Laughter Yoga at two different Clubs in Bangalore, also known as "the Garden City" for its numerous, beautiful parks. To this day, there are exactly 187 Laughter Yoga Clubs in Bangalore, making it the city with more Laughter Yoga Clubs in India and the whole wide world. No wonder this p...
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  • Laughter Yoga Enhances Self Esteem

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:09:52
    Living with constant stressors, personal and professional failures, sickness and old age are all major causes of frustration and seriously undermine a person’s self esteem and confidence. It leads to depression and anxiety and many other illnesses that are detrimental to one’s well being. Laughter Yoga is the fastest and the easiest way to boost feelings of self worth, self esteem and self confidence. It...
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  • ‘Laughter Boosting’ Combats Challenges

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:09:06
    ‘Laughter Boosting’ Combats Challenges
    This is a technique to proactively prepare for Stressful situations such as Public Speaking, Presentations, Stage Performance and Competitive Sporting events. People fear Public Speaking more than anything else. Anxiety over a simple Presentation can be debilitating. Moreover, sufferers are typically embarrassed and reluctant to admit they have a problem. Laughter Yoga can help counteract the destructive, negative c...
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  • Launch of Two New Laughter Yoga DVDs

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 17:06:13
    Launch of Two New Laughter Yoga DVDs
    We are launching 2 new Laughter Yoga Training DVDs – Laughter Yoga with School Children & Laughteryoga for Buisness World. These will help understand why school children need to Laugh and play more. Also it will help to find more business opportunities for Laughter Yoga professionals in different fields - business on one side and serve the community on the other. Laughter Yoga with Children New DVD - Lau...
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  • Laughter Clubs Malaysia Celebrates Maiden Anniversary
    Fung Lee Jean, CLYT from Malaysia: Laughter has finally caught up in Malaysia. Fung Lee Jean who trained as a certified Laughter Yoga leader (CLYT) in 2008 has trained about 78 leaders and has opened many Social Laughter Clubs in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. One of her remarkable work with Laughter Yoga is starting a Club with Breast Cancer survivors. On September 27, 2009, Johor Bahru Laughter Clubs celebrated their Firs...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps Cope With Anxiety And Panic Attacks
    Anxiety, fear and panic attacks all produce mental and emotional stress. People afflicted by frequent anxiety and panic attacks are burdened with high loads of negative emotions generated from their past, which are then conditioned as seemingly permanent memory. Laughter Yoga is a physical method of releasing pent up feelings and suppressed emotions by changing the breathing pattern. With laughter exercises and deep...
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  • Laughter Yoga helps in Blood Pressure Diabetes and Emotional Balance
    Laughter has an auto-regulatory effect on almost all body systems; high blood pressure is reduced, low blood pressure will tend to increase, other examples like heart rate, pulse rate, digestive and the lymphatic system and circulation are all balanced to maintain a perfect harmony of good health and wellness. Laughter Yoga has the power to restore all body functionality to a state of normalcy after a heightened condi...
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  • Laughter Yoga Benefits Body and Mind

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:51:14
    Laughter Yoga Benefits Body and Mind
    People are often surprised at how different Laughter Yoga is from what they expect. Most of them feel that this whole-body laughter and movement is playful and a lot of fun. According to a recently published story by Nancy Van Valkenburg about a local laughter club in Utah, USA, some people report reduced pain, and some feel clearer in their minds because of laughter and breathing together. Generally, people feel hap...
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  • Swine Flu Down; Laughter Yoga Up In Mexico

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:49:03
    Swine Flu Down; Laughter Yoga Up In Mexico
    I have just concluded my memorable Laughter tour to Mexico and would like to share the amazing experience. The tour was organized by Namaste Yoga Studio, owned by Pedro and Caty. in collaboration with Laughter Yoga teacher, Jorge. Arriving in Mexico Cit y felt like home, as the incredible traffic reminded me of Mumbai (India). The very first day, I was taken to a Mexi can restaurant, I feasted on spicy Tacos, E...
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  • Laugh Live Online

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:45:11
    Laugh Live Online
    For laughers all over the world who have always wanted to attend laughter club or laughter leader training, here is something new and exciting for you! Join us for the first live video online laughter club . This Online Club is lead by Monnet Zubieta during the Sebastopol Laughter Club which meets every Tuesday at 6pm PST (California time). Video-conference capability for 6 users from anywhere around the wor...
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  • Laughter Yoga Is Cathartic – Defuses Painful Emotions
    People afflicted by frequent anxiety and panic attacks are burdened with loads of negative emotions generated from their past which get conditioned as memory. Laughter Yoga is a physical method of releasing pent up feelings and suppressed emotions by accentuating diaphragmatic movement and changing the breathing pattern. With laughter exercises and deep breathing one can let go of all disturbing emotions embedded in...
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  • LY Remedies Appetite Disturbances

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:42:37
    LY Remedies Appetite Disturbances
    A state of mind is directly related to physiology and bodily reactions. Often emotional thoughts are a major reason for both weight loss and gain. Stress, anxiety, feelings of low self worth and confidence drive a person to either over eat or under eat. In both the cases a person is exposed to the ill effects of appetite disturbances and can suffer immense health problems. Bulimia or ‘binge eating' is characteri...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps in Bone Marrow Cancer

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:40:44
    Laughter Yoga Helps in Bone Marrow Cancer
    You are invited to our Laughing celebrations on our Phone Laughter Yoga lines which happen 365 days each year. We want to celebrate with you because one of our Laughter Yoga Teachers, LindaBB's platelets and hemoglobin are up a little! This is the first time in a year that her hemoglobin has gone up. And her platelets have gone from 33k to 50k, which is wonderful first step up! So we had a Laughter Yoga celebration ...
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  • Dr Andrew Weil Recommends Laughter Yoga

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:39:42
    Dr Andrew Weil Recommends Laughter Yoga
    Dr Andrew Weil, Director of Integrative Medicine at University of Arizona, American Physician and several best selling books on health and healing, highly recommends laughter Yoga. Dr Kataria met him during his visit to states last year. Dr Weil is planning research on Laughter Yoga methods. This is what he said in his interview with LIME radio:   “We’ve all heard laughter is the best medicin...
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  • Laughter Yoga On The Rise

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:38:11
    According to a recent report published in ‘The Vancouver Sun’, Laughter Yoga is rapidly on the rise. Its impact is being felt by everyone around the world but more so by seniors on whom it has had a very profound impact. “What's better: sitting and watching the shadows go by, or laughing?" ask Fif Fernandes and Hamish Boyd, who teach Laughter Yoga in Vancouver. What Laughter Yoga does is it allows y...
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  • Laughter Yoga – The Best Prescription

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:34:54
    "Laughter and joy are antidotes to stress," says Dr. Mel Borins, a Toronto-based family doctor and author of ‘Photos and Songs of a Pronoic Physician.’ He has conducted many laughter workshops in several countries and feels that when we laugh many positive physiological changes take place in the body. According to a recently published report in Toronto Sun, the workplace absorbs much of the stress in o...
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  • Pittsburg Cancer Care Opts For Laughter Yoga

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:31:28
    In a recently published report the Cancer Caring Center in Bloomfield, Pittsburg wants its patients to laugh their way to better spirits. The center plans to work with Laughter Yoga instructor, David Russell and soon offer laughter sessions to the patients. "Fundamentally, cancer is a pretty overwhelming disease," said Bonnie Shields, director of support services for the cancer center. She said that people forget to...
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  • Laughter Exercise Photo Flash Cards

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:29:35
    Laughter Exercise Photo Flash Cards
    "These Flash Cards are a wonderful and effective tool for Laughter Exercise Leaders, which will make planning your sessions effortless and fun. The bright, clear images from laughter clubs all over the world help you remember the exercise in an instant, and will be the most helpful tool you can imagine." - Dr. Madan Kataria Sixty jumbo-sized Photo Flash Cards (3½ by 5¼ inches) provide an...
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  • Laughter Yoga with Nepal Soldiers

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:26:23
    Laughter Yoga with Nepal Soldiers
    Not too long ago there was a US army project which planned to use Laughter Yoga to help Iraqi war soldiers overcome post-traumatic stress disorders. Now, here are some interesting pictures of a group of soldiers, in a small village in Nepal, doing Laughter Yoga. Sophie Terrasse, laughter leader from Canada, on her visit to Nepal was pleasantly surprised at seeing the soldiers. They were really enjoying the laughter ...
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  • Seniors Opt For Laughs

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:22:32
    Senior citizens worldwide have greatly benefited from practicing Laughter Yoga. It is being practiced among seniors in many aged care facilities in Canada, USA, Israel and Europe. Recently, about 400 senior citizens attended the San Diego County-sponsored Vital Aging Conference where they were encouraged to use laughter as a way to stay healthy. "During these challenging times, it's important for us to keep a good p...
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  • Laughter Yoga in Tunisia

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:16:01
    "Ho ho ha ha ha," said several women clapping their hands and walking barefoot in a bright room located in Tunis. Each woman roared with laughs in an attempt to see beyond her problems. A recent study showed that most women in Tunisia suffer from anxiety. While seeking alternatives to resolve their stress, they discovered Laughter Yoga – a powerful technique to relieve stress and generate positive energy and ...
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  • Australian Laughter Tour – July, 2009

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:14:43
    Australian Laughter Tour – July, 2009
    We have just finished a very successful nationwide laughter tour of 5 cities - Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. This was organized by Fortune Events with help from Merv Neal, CEO of Laughter Yoga Australia & NZ. Now, we're off to the first Laughter and Silence Retreat near Melbourne. We also visited Federation Square laughter club in the heart of Melbourne city where laughter leaders and cl...
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  • Laughter Yoga – A Stress Buster

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:12:07
    More and more people from different sections of society are benefiting from Laughter Yoga as it has proved to be the best form of stress release. A recent article reports of how a motley group of cleaners, electricians, plumbers and other support staff of two residential towers in Dubai enjoy a hearty laugh to give themselves a break from their daily grind. According to one technician, it also helps them to relax and...
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  • A Daily Laugh for You

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 16:11:25
    Seeing and experiencing the healing and connecting power of Laughter Yoga, Chris Pollitt has started a project called ‘A Daily Laugh For You.’ The idea is to record laughter with one or more persons every day and post it on YouTube. According to Chris it is a great way to meet new people, share about Laughter Yoga, and spread joy.  He wants to keep the project running to help as many people to laugh...
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