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  • 8th Australian Laughter Yoga Conference  Sydney 19th and 20th October
    'Merv Neal Australia'   After around six months of preparation it’s time to get the 8 th Australian Laughter Yoga Conference underway. This year you will see that we have called it Laughter Wellness. This has been done to see if we can attract a new crowd who may not have heard of, or understand, Laughter Yoga. Once we have them there we can of course explain it to them, and better still, show them. Regi...
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  • Laughter Yoga: Works Like Magic!

    Wednesday, 25 September 2013 13:28:57
    Laughter Yoga: Works Like Magic!
    A report by Adarsh Sharma, Adarsh Laughter Yoga Club, Nara On 12th September, 2013, 12 members of our Adarsh Laughter Yoga Club had a chance to visit Yamashiro Nokumori no sato in Kizu city, Kyoto Prefecture. We were led by the staff to the main hall, where I saw some people sitting on chairs, some on wheel chairs and some lying on the beds near the walls. It was my first experience, and I was bit nervous to see the...
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  • Laughter Yoga With Nestle Employees

    Monday, 23 September 2013 17:03:02
    Laughter Yoga With Nestle Employees
    Radhika Bisht and Jagat Singh Bisht, Laughter Yoga professors conducted a session of Laughter Yoga followed by Laughter Meditation and Guided Relaxation at the Nestle Nutrition Quality College, Samalkha, India. It included delegates from the Nestle head-quarters at Vevey, Switzerland, Sweden and zone Asia-Oceania-Africa countries including China, Singapore, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India. The p...
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  • Laughter Yoga Allays Fear Of Public Speaking

    Monday, 16 September 2013 13:25:58
    Laughter Yoga Allays Fear Of Public Speaking
    Bachan Singh - CLYT, Malaysia: I was the past president of the UTM Toastmasters Club and currently the president of Toastmasters BM. I have noticed that generally people fear public speaking. I had discussions with new members and they too mentioned that they ‘tremble’ when delivering their speeches. Sometimes, I too experience this 'fear' especially when I am asked to speak or to be the Master of Ceremo...
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  • 8th America Laughter Yoga Conference 2013

    Saturday, 14 September 2013 13:00:27
    8th America Laughter Yoga Conference 2013
    The 8th edition of the all America Laughter Yoga conference took place in Vancouver, BC, on 8/22-25/2013 and was attended by Laughter Professionals from Australia, Japan, Canada and the USA. So much dedication & enthusiasm was beautiful to behold. The 2013 theme was "lessons learned from challenges faced." Success stories are always nice to hear, but beating one's chest can never match the power achieved by open...
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  • My First Laughter Yoga Session in Spain

    Wednesday, 11 September 2013 16:13:52
    My First Laughter Yoga Session in Spain
    Ananda Das, Kundalini Yoga and Laughter Yoga Teacher: I recently got the opportunity to conduct my first Laughter Yoga session as part of a Kundalini Yoga class in Spain, where I was attending a yoga festival. There were about 80 participants who were highly inspired and motivated by the concept. Everybody felt it was the best warmup exercise before the yoga class. We all made a big circle, joined hands and laughed ...
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  • How Laughter Yoga helps to improve Learning Skills

    Wednesday, 4 September 2013 10:46:47
    How Laughter Yoga helps to improve Learning Skills
    Danny Singh CLYT Italy: I was born and raised in London, but now based in Rome, gives creative English language lessons and teacher training courses all over Italy and abroad. On several occasions, I have met students who have reminded me of something that I taught them in the past, which they still remember to this day. The trigger has often been a humorous situation which led to smiles and laughs. It is well-known...
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  • Laughter Yoga Rocks Sydney Arts Festival

    Saturday, 31 August 2013 13:40:22
    Laughter Yoga Rocks Sydney Arts Festival
    Kylie Willows, LY Master Trainer, Sydney: I was thrilled to be invited to the annual Peats Ridge Sustainable Arts and Music Festival to run Laughter Yoga for the fourth consecutive year. It was another wild success with nearly 10,000 people flocking to Glenworth Valley (about 1 hour north of Sydney, Australia) over three days to experience one of Australia's pre-eminent events. The festival goers absolutely embrac...
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  • Ten Years Of Bristol Laughter Club

    Friday, 30 August 2013 18:50:32
    Ten Years Of Bristol Laughter Club
    Joe Hoare, Bristol: The Bristol Laughter Club in UK will be celebrating its 10th anniversary on 17th September, 2013. This makes it one of the longest-running series of regular sessions outside India. 11 years ago, in 2002, I had the pleasure of meeting Madan Kataria for the first time in the UK. It was such a fine experience that I invited him to Bristol the following year where, through the good offices of the Pie...
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  • Laughter Can Heal Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Thursday, 29 August 2013 16:53:25
    Laughter Can Heal Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
    It has been found that laughter therapy is a great way to get over post traumatic stress which can get debilitating to one’s mental and physical being. Michael Cortina, director of outpatient services at the Regional Mental Health Center in Merrillville, Indiana, shows that PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) can be healed with laughter. He used it successfully to help Jane who is in her 30s (whose real name i...
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  • Laughter Yoga Session For 50 + Show At London Olympia
    Dr. Santosh Sahi conducted a Laughter Yoga session with LY instructor Mary at London Olympia for 50+. It was a great experience, all women from 50+ Show. As the laughter began to flow effortlessly from the body to the mind, it refreshed and energized the participants, giving them a “feel good factor” They all enjoyed clapping, singing, playing, dancing and laughing. The best beats of the session was with...
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  • Laughter In Yoga Class For Good Health

    Wednesday, 21 August 2013 15:49:33
    Laughter In Yoga Class For Good Health
    Cindy Brown, a psychotherapist and yoga instructor, brought Laughter Yoga to Westford, MA, about 2 1/2 years ago and has been holding free classes ever since. Brown first learned about Laughter Yoga while taking a course in advanced yoga training. A few years later, she began training with Laughter Yoga leader Sebastian Gendry, head of the Laughter Yoga movement in the United States. "What I didn't know was that it wo...
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  • Laughter Yoga With Travel Company Abercrombie & Kent
    With Laughter Yoga permeating almost every walk of life, it has in effect proved to be an ideal exercise routine for relieving work stress and helping people to relax and feel energized throughout the day. In a recent development, Abercombie & Kent, the world’s leading authority on luxury and experiential travel, discovered great value in Laughter Yoga and have decided to incorporate it in their cruise line ...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Houston

    Tuesday, 13 August 2013 17:20:46
    Laughter Yoga In Houston
    Lainie Diamond is dedicated to spreading the word of Laughter Yoga and its many physical and psychological benefits to the people of Houston. Her range of clients includes non-profit and corporate clients like Jung Center, Bering Omega Community Services and developmental care facility The Center. Operating on the belief that laughter is a form of relaxation that promotes mental and physical wellbeing, Diamond uses ...
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  • Laughter Connects People Worldwide

    Monday, 12 August 2013 16:24:49
    Laughter Connects People Worldwide
    A very successful cross cultural Laughter Yoga workshop was recently conducted by Australian Laughter Teacher Susan Dustin with Jose Antonio in Agoda, Bangkok. The participants had an amazing time with a truly dynamic, highly emotional and exciting three days of laughter session. Laughter – the best connect Unconditional laughter connects people from different cultures, countries, no matter what language the...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Perth

    Tuesday, 6 August 2013 10:54:18
    Laughter Yoga In Perth
    With growing focus on health and wellbeing, Laughter Yoga has found its way to Perth as more and more people are becoming aware that it is the best medicine for release of stress; it awakens your body with endorphins and promotes a life with a positive outlook. Director of Indian Ocean Laughter Club and Laughter Yoga teacher Peter Schupp in Perth believes this kind of exercise is very beneficial for workplaces given t...
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  • Seniors In Poland Laugh For Good Health

    Saturday, 3 August 2013 17:27:08
    Piotr Bielski, CLYT, Warsaw, Poland: Following my mission of sharing more love and laughter in Poland, I offer free Laughter Yoga sessions in places where people believe it is impossible to laugh - such as prisons, closed houses for young people with criminal record or mental hospitals. Recently, I conducted a Laughter Yoga session for seniors at a nursing home in Warsaw, which was quite a challenge as most of...
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  • Laughter Clubs Gaining Popularity In Israel

    Saturday, 27 July 2013 12:44:35
    Laughter Clubs Gaining Popularity In Israel
    Tova Butnaru, CLYT: At the rate at which Laughter Yoga is spreading in Israel, soon the people will be laughing their way through all tensions and difficulties. At present, the Israeli Laughter Yoga community generally spends a weekend together laughing, dancing, and singing. Recently, Dr. Ute Liment a medical doctor and a certified Laughter Yoga teacher, who started the Laughter Movement in Israel and conducts thes...
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  • Laughter Yoga At Toastmasters

    Friday, 26 July 2013 15:27:37
    Laughter Yoga At Toastmasters
    Kishore Adikar, Bangalore: I work for an IT company based in Los Angles and my work involves working for USA clients on installation, upgrades and maintenance of production databases, which involves lot of stress. In one such critical project, I took too much tension to meet the deadlines and was working like a slave for almost 18 hours. This continued for about 2 to 3 months which eventually had a bad impact on my ...
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  • Laughter Yoga Good For Eyes!

    Friday, 12 July 2013 18:05:08
    Laughter Yoga Good For Eyes!
    Laughter Yoga is an excellent exercise for maintaining good eyesight and relaxing the eye muscles. Doing simple laughter exercises can relax and heal the body and even help to restore the eyesight the natural way. Laughter Yoga teacher Elvie Estavillo says that deep breathing, which is an integral part of Laughter Yoga is instrumental in improving one’s eyesight. Read the following story of how Elvie incorpora...
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  • What a fantastic 1st New Zealand Laughter Yoga Conference!
    We laughed and laughed.  We sat and listened intently to our truly inspiring presenters.  We connected at heart level and were moved to tears.  We discovered amazing talent amongst us and had a brilliant party on the Saturday evening.   And, we were thrilled when Dr Kataria took the time to talk to us via Skype.  Everyone felt nurtured, nourished and went home with new ideas, wisdom and f...
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  • Laughter – A Great Healing Mechanism

    Tuesday, 9 July 2013 15:22:35
    Laughter – A Great Healing Mechanism
    ‘Laughter Lines’ are fast becoming a rage in the UK as part of the laughter therapy which is Britain’s latest and most unusual alternative remedy. The aim of telephonic laughter is the same as that of the original Laughter Clubs, to encourage and induce laughter and all its benefits until real laughter emerges for the sake of creating peace within and around. It is not about funny noises being transm...
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  • Laughter Workout For Good Health

    Monday, 8 July 2013 17:57:27
    Laughter Workout For Good Health
    Laughter Yoga is the easiest, safest, less time consuming and the most cost effective cheapest way to maintain good health. Anyone can do it, and unlike other workouts, which require a lot of effort, people can do Laughter Yoga without much exertion, thereby making it very easy to continue the routine. It is a perfect workout that blends laughter exercises and deep breathing. Laughing is very aerobic in nature as it...
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  • Laughter Yoga in the Summer Solstice Celebration held by the Hellenic Reiki Association.
    CLYL Zenia Pavlidou, along with a group of the Athens' Laughter Club group of leaders lead a Laughter Yoga session in the celebration planned by the Hellenic Reiki Association,for the summer solstice  on June 21st 2013, in the sophisticated Akademia of Plato. The event started with a guided tour of the grounds, the remains of the ancient Greek Gods temples and the ancient theatre, followed by con...
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  • Laughter Yoga in Enallaxi Festival, June 2013, Athens Hellas.
    Laughter Yoga was presented with enthousiasm by the Athens' Laughter Club Group of Leaders at Enallaxi Festival, that took place in Athens, Hellas on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th of June 2013. The festival examined the theme of living spirituality, through practices like meditation, yoga, indian dance, theta healing, healing architecture and more. A group of 50 people participated on the Laughter Yoga session that ...
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