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  • Laughter Yoga In Albuquerque Prison

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:29:05
    Laughter Yoga In Albuquerque Prison
    A Report by Rebecca Foster, Rhode Island USA: Last month during the All America Laughter Yoga Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, I had the privilege of going into the county jail with Dr. Kataria and a dozen other Laughter Yoga leaders. First, let me say that I regularly teach yoga and meditation in prisons here in Rhode Island and that I often incorporate proactive laughter into my classes. Nevertheless, I was bl...
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  • Laughter On 9/11- For Peace, Love & Joy

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:15:08
    Laughter On 9/11- For Peace, Love & Joy
    Debbie Ellison, Certified Laughter Yoga Leader USA : On 9/11/10 Nine years later!! We had an amazing Laughter Club in Alpharetta, GA, today - 25 people, and an amazing energy!When I first realized that our September Laughter Club randomly fell on 9/11, my first reaction was, that's not a good day for laughter. Then, it dawned on me that 9/11 was the perfect day for laughter. Laughter Yoga is dedicated to spreading p...
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  • Laughter Yoga And Levity Project

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:14:15
    Laughter Yoga And Levity Project
    During Laughter Yoga teacher training and conference in New Mexico, USA in August 2010 Katie west and Ina Lukas from the Levity project organized a very special event which I would like to share with you. There was a group of more than 60 people from the conference and training who took part in this project.  There were three components: 1.  Dance for no reason in a shopping Mall 2.  Laughter pa...
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  • Laughter Yoga Shakha Is Born

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:11:51
    Laughter Yoga Shakha Is Born
    ‘Shakha’ is a new gibberish character born out of a special session on gibberish conversation among the group during Laughter Yoga teacher training program at New Mexico, USA. It so happened that a participant, Stephen Findley kept uttering the word shakha at the end of his gibberish conversation.  A very catchy word, it was picked up by other participants and soon became a buzzword of the whole conve...
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  • Laughter Yoga In France

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:09:30
    Laughter Yoga In France
    Laughter Yoga is fast catching up in many countries as more and more people experience enormous health benefits of laughing and being playful. Laughter teacher and Ambassador, Corinne Cosseron has actively contributed in the growth of Laughter Yoga in France for the last seven years. She has set up many Laughter Clubs which are involved in several activities in helping to bring more laughter and joy into the lives of ...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Hong Kong

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:08:31
    Laughter Yoga In Hong Kong
    Laughter Yoga leaders and teachers worldwide are doing a great job in setting up new clubs and running different training programs and activities to help people bring more laughter and joy in their lives. They are involved in organizing laughter sessions for different groups like the elderly, business people, patients & hospital staff, companies, school children etc.  Here is a report by Dick Yu about how La...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Jamaica

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:02:06
    Laughter Yoga In Jamaica
    As more and more people around the world experience the benefits of Laughter Yoga, it is fast spreading in a lot of countries. Laughter Teacher Winnie Anderson – Brown reports from Jamaica telling us how Laughter Yoga has grown and helped the people of Jamaica in the last six years. The first Laughter Club was officially launched in Jamaica, at Shortwood Teachers College in December 2004, under the theme, &lsq...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Slovenia

    Monday, 11 March 2013 15:01:07
    Laughter Yoga In Slovenia
    Simona Krebs, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher: Inspired by the Laughter Yoga leader training I took in Interlaken, I immediately started the first free of charge Social Laughter Club in June 2010 in Maribor, Slovenia. I found a wonderful, bright venue full with energy overlooking the river. There was an immediate bonding with the landlord as I explained him my vision of serving the community with this club that will...
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  • Laughter Yoga For Depression – Must Watch This Video
    In this video you will see Tanaz Bamboat talk about her bipolar disorder and her psychiatrist who was amazed by her response to laughter therapy. After Initial skepticism, he was totally convinced that Laughter Yoga really worked well for her. Here is what he said: “As a psychiatrist, in Michigan City, Indiana, I have something to say about Laughter Yoga and how it helps patients with depression and bipolar de...
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  • Laughter Yoga at MD Anderson Cancer Center – Great Video
    This is a great video from cancer center in USA. To help cancer patients better cope with their diagnosis, the Place of wellness at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has added Laughter Yoga to its extensive list of complementary and integrative therapies. Chaplain Stephen Findley, Laughter Instructor at the Center, says that Laughter Yoga is suited for cancer patients as it is allowing them to re...
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  • Joy And Laughter With School Children

    Monday, 11 March 2013 14:12:00
    Joy And Laughter With School Children
    Healthy bodies, healthy minds – is the mantra of Laughter Yoga Club of the Philippines for our school children in public schools. For its third anniversary, the Commonwealth Elementary School, Quezon City, has been chosen as its beneficiary. Last Saturday, July 16th, together with the President of the Federation of Parents Teachers Association, Mr. Roger Cuaton, I went to check on the water and sanitation situat...
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  • Singapore Laughter Club Encourages Acts Of Kindness
    It began with the Singapore Kindness Movement’s initiative of bringing kindness to the heartland in May this year. Now, the citizens of the Bukit Purmei Zone A Resident’s Committee (BPARC) have come up with a way to inspire fellow residents into doing kind acts – through Laughter Yoga. Conducted by a trained Laughter Yoga teacher, Mr Benedict Lim, it is free for all to join the 30 minute session ever...
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  • University Of Miami Recognizes Laughter Yoga

    Monday, 11 March 2013 14:02:43
    Certified Laughter Yoga leader Erika Ruiz sends us a great letter from University of Miami, Health Department. The program coordinator Gloria writes on behalf of University of Miami Memory Disorders Centre & Centre for Ageing acknowledging Erika’s services offered to memory impaired individuals, caregivers and health professionals.  They officially recognized the services provided for those suffe...
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  • University Of Vienna Includes Laughter Yoga In Its Curriculum
    The Viennese University appointed Claudia Zimmermann, Yoga and Ayurveda teacher, as the new Laughter Yoga lecturer for their summer term. The course was launched in March in which 25 students participated in the first laughter session. At first, they did some asanas, yoga-postures, as a warm up exercise followed by the addition of pranayamas and breathing exercises. Then they did the laughter session and ended up with...
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  • Laughter Yoga in Philippines Prison

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:55:57
    Laughter Yoga in Philippines Prison
    Prison inmates along with prison guard take part in Laughter Yoga inside the Mandaluyong city jail in Manila. These laughter exercises have been introduced to prisoners as an addition to their rehabilitation program. Regular practice of Laughter Yoga helps prisoners to release all their negative feelings, stress and anguish. The session was introduced by Paolo Martin Trinidad, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher. See mo...
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  • I Don’t Feel Like Laughing But I Will Try

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:48:55
    I Don’t Feel Like Laughing But I Will Try
    This is the latest video of Dr. Kataria on You tube which is fast becoming popular. How can you laugh when you don’t feel like laughing? This goes very well with the concept and philosophy of Laughter Yoga – Motion Creates emotion. Before reading this theory, just watch this video. Theory of Motion Creates Emotion There is a well-established link between the body and mind. Whatever happens to the min...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps Cope With Economic Crisis In Zimbabwe
    BBC News recently reported that two women, Shilpa Shah and Celina Stockill are planning to set up laughter clubs in Zimbabwe, one of the world’s most challenging economies. They believe they can help people cope with the strains of Zimbabwean life by encouraging them to practice Laughter Yoga in these challenging times.  They hold workshops to promote good hearty laughter and encourage people to hold hands,...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps To Change Lives In Bulgaria

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:45:25
    Laughter Yoga Helps To Change Lives In Bulgaria
    Report by Sylvia Pencheva The first Laughter Club in Bulgaria was started in January 2010. Since then it has gained tremendous popularity. Though it was tough in the beginning, and we found it difficult to explain to the people that it is possible to laugh without a reason. But we progressed little by little, and today there more than 130 visitors ranging from age 10 to 65 and belonging to various professions. Man...
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  • Laughter Yoga Mission In Philippines Booming

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:42:19
    Laughter Yoga Mission In Philippines Booming
    Laughter Yoga Club of the Philippines (LYCP) marked its second founding anniversary on February 19, 2010, at Payatas ‘A’ Elementary School in Quezon City. True to fulfilling its mission to help provide sanitation, it turned over to the school a submersible pump and seven rehabilitated toilets. The school, which has a student population of 6,500 and 150 teachers and administration personnel, had only three ...
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  • Laughter Clubs Promote Everlasting Friendships

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:41:08
    Laughter Clubs Promote Everlasting Friendships
    Once again the Laughter Club has proved to be the most effective network of caring, sharing and establishing eternal bonds. In a recent incident, Mr. Mingo, a laughter leader from Taiwan met with an unfortunate car accident just after finishing a laughter session on May 3rd, 2010 (the day after WLD). While recovering in the hospital, his fellow laughter club members visited him regularly in the hospital and gave him t...
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  • World Laughter Day On CNN

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:35:38
    World Laughter Day On CNN
    Hello Laughter lovers around the world! Here is good news. CNN has decided to make a feature on World Laughter Day. They will interview Dr. Kataria on Skype which is most likely to be televised on CNN International on Monday.  We will let you know the timing and any change in telecast date as soon as we find out the details regarding the show. After the World Laughter Day, CNN is going to make a special re...
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  • Great Laughter Yoga Teacher Training In Chicago

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:33:53
    Great Laughter Yoga Teacher Training In Chicago
    Dr. Madan Kataria: I have just concluded a very successful Laughter Tour to USA. As I landed in New York on April 7, I attended a laughter session in a Laughter club in Manhattan where I shared some new laughter exercises and also learnt about their activities. I was amazed to see the life changing experiences people were having with Laughter Yoga. In fact, the number of people attending the club is continuously inc...
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  • Going Strong At 95 With Laughter Yoga

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:16:13
    Going Strong At 95 With Laughter Yoga
    If you watch this gentleman in the You Tube link given below you won't believe he is 95! Good news is he is a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader and we bet he is going live for many more years… Laughter clubs members in Jerusalem recently celebrated the 95th birthday of Nisim Salis, the oldest Laughter Yoga leader in Israel. Nisim has been practicing Laughter Yoga for regularly 5 years every week in the Jerusalem ...
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  • World Laughter Day Celebrations How! When! Where!
    2nd May, 2010 is World Laughter Day. All Laughter Yoga members will be celebrating this event across 65 countries. You can join this initiative to bring world peace through Laughter. Do you want to know how, when and where people are celebrating World Laughter Day? Please click here - . Even if there is no event taking place near you, you can laugh all by yourself on this auspicio...
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  • Laughter Yoga Tourism Concept Begins From Israel

    Monday, 11 March 2013 13:10:00
    Laughter Yoga Tourism Concept Begins From Israel
    Noga Ilan, Israel: I would like to congratulate you on the 15th Anniversary of Laughter Yoga which really changed my life as a tourist guide. Ever since I joined this amazing global movement last year, I feel I am not alone in the world any more. With so many Laughter Yoga missionaries the world cannot be a place of desperation. After being certified as a Laughter teacher, I introduced it into my profession. Now, I ...
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