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  • The Laughing Toastmasters In Bahrain

    Tuesday, 10 June 2014 17:43:46
    The Laughing Toastmasters In Bahrain
    A new club named “The Laughing Toastmasters” was recently formed in Manama, Bahrain, and is registered with Toastmasters International. Initiated by Laughter Ambassador Mr. K M Thomas, it is the first Toastmasters Club established by a group of laughter facilitators and veteran toastmasters with a motto of “Speak to Lead and Laugh for Life”. Toastmasters International is a world leader in com...
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  • Laughter As Meditation

    Monday, 9 June 2014 14:50:09
    Laughter As Meditation
    A recent study suggests that laughter can provide the same benefits as meditation by chasing disturbing thoughts and feelings. Laughter has the ability to set off brain wave patterns quite similar to those generated when people are meditating. This research was presented in San Diego by Dr. Lee Berk, a psychosomatic medicine specialist at Loma Linda University's School of Medicine. Berk told the Federation of Americ...
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  • Ohio Cancer Survivors To Celebrate Love & Laughter
    In observance of the 27th annual National Cancer Survivors Day, on Sunday, June 1, Cancer Support Community Central Ohio on the Northwest Side will hold a "Love, Laughter, Light: Celebrate Survivorship" event beginning at noon Thursday, June 5. All patients, survivors and caregivers are invited to attend at no charge and enjoy inspirational speakers, hilarious videos and much more.  The exercise event will be l...
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  • Laughter Championships In Manchester

    Wednesday, 4 June 2014 10:16:14
    Laughter Championships In Manchester
    The National Laughter Championships will be held in Manchester in June 2014. Comedians, scientists and Laughter Yoga instructors are set to attend this occasion. Dr Madan Kataria will also travel from India to run laughter workshops encouraging people to laugh freely. There will be talks on the science of laughter along with Laughter Yoga classes and a laughter party. The event held over two days in Manchester city...
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  • Boston Magazine

    Wednesday, 28 May 2014 16:40:19
    Boston Magazine The article is in both the print and online editions.   Scroll down to bottom of the page of the above link for the article.  We have copied the full text of the article below. I Tried That LAUGHTER YOGA By Raquel Kaplan Created in India in 1995, laughter yoga is said to burn calories and lower blood pressure. ...
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  • Laugh & Light a Lantern for Lebanon

    Saturday, 24 May 2014 03:09:20
    Laugh & Light a Lantern for Lebanon
    Laughter Yoga Lebanon was Happily animating a one of its kind event organized by the AUB Aie students club in Beirut- Lebanon, May 22, 2014. A huge crowd of over 700 "Laugh"ly people had gathered with Liliane Akiki, the first Laughter leader in the region, at the beach of Beirut for an amazing Laughter session boosting positive vibes and happiness prior to making a wish and releasing hundreds of Lanterns to light the ...
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  • Laughter Changes Outlook In Job Search

    Thursday, 22 May 2014 13:02:59
    Laughter Changes Outlook In Job Search
    A lot of people seem to feel that although laughter can cure all kinds of medical and emotional ills, it can't replace a lost job. But according to Orapat Sivatanpisit, a certified Laughter Yoga instructor from Thailand, the value of laughter isn't in solving problems, but in putting things into a fresh perspective. It's not the job search that brings people down, it's the stress related to the search. If you can reli...
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  • Laughter Yoga For Hong Kong Company Workers

    Monday, 12 May 2014 16:10:09
    Laughter Yoga For Hong Kong Company Workers
    People in workplaces are subjected to several stress factors like dissatisfaction, feelings of inadequacy and fear of being branded as a non performer all of which have a direct link to one’s state of mind. Laughter Yoga is one such exercise that relieves physical, mental and emotional stress simultaneously and more and more corporations and companies are introducing laughter sessions as part of their daily regi...
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  • Laughter Yoga and the fight against Cancer

    Friday, 9 May 2014 15:59:18
    Laughter Yoga and the fight against Cancer
    For two years in France, Marjorie HAUSER and the Education Centre Laughter Welness and Health support league against Cancer Brittany. Under the Relay for Life in 2014 , 18 may, we will laugh to beat Cancer and bring peace in the hearts and minds of people living with the disease and their families. Join us for all achieve the greatest laugh in the fight against this disease.  Open to all and free Fac...
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  • Bangalore – India’s Laughter City

    Wednesday, 7 May 2014 00:14:42
    Bangalore – India’s Laughter City
    Today, there are over 200 Laughter Clubs in Bangalore alone, making it the country's best ‘Laughter City’. Every day, between 6 am and 7 am and 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm, residents from a cross-section of professions, classes and creeds get together for an hour-long laughter therapy session which also combines simple flexibility exercises, yoga and pranayama. There are two anchors for each club who conduct the...
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  • Laughter yoga and peace in FRANCE

    Tuesday, 6 May 2014 04:43:19
    Laughter yoga and peace in FRANCE
    Big event for the Laughter yoga and peace in FRANCE. I'm sure I heard your laughter that came from all over the planet and I sent ours with a wish of happiness and peace for everyone. Thanks Madan and Madhury and all LY familly. Fabrice LOIZEAU from France,
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  • Laughter Improves Short-Term Memory In Seniors

    Friday, 25 April 2014 14:31:00
    Laughter Improves Short-Term Memory In Seniors
    Science has already proved that laughter is good for the brain and body. In fact, Laughter Yoga is one such exercise that helps to stimulate learning and creativity. It also increases the net supply of oxygen to the brain cells thereby improving all brain functions. Laughter Yoga has been very well received in senior care centers, and people suffering from Dementia and Alzheimer's disease have really benefited. A ne...
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  • Kiwis Laughing For Good Health

    Wednesday, 23 April 2014 16:50:46
    Kiwis Laughing For Good Health
    More and more Kiwis are turning to the organized merriment of Laughter Yoga to reduce the strains of daily life. They have realized that combining deep breathing with laughter exercises is the ideal way to work up for good health and complete well being. There are more than 20 Laughter Clubs across the country, from Northland to Invercargill. Clinical psychologist Malcolm Robertson brought the practice to New Zeal...
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  • Laughter Yoga At University Of Sheffield

    Friday, 18 April 2014 14:32:58
    Laughter Yoga At University Of Sheffield
    Laughter Yoga master trainer Lotte Mikkelsen, recently conducted a successful Laughter Yoga session at the University Of Sheffield for the students who were introduced to the many benefits of laughter. The session incorporated yogic breathing and laughter and started with simple vocal exercises: "Ho ho, ha ha ha, ho ho, ha ha ha” followed by laughter exercises and the most daunting among them was the opera lau...
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  • Laughter Helps Cancer Patients In Taipei Hospital

    Thursday, 17 April 2014 13:39:04
    Laughter Helps Cancer Patients In Taipei Hospital
    More than 70 percent of the 30 cancer patients in Taichung Hospital reported improvements in their problems with sleeping, pain, fatigue, anxiety and depression after taking a one hour Laughter Yoga session every week for two months. Liao Chih-Ying director of the hospital’s radiation oncology department, who introduced Laughter Yoga to the hospital in October last year, said most cancer patients experience di...
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  • Great story of how Laughter Yoga heals. This is from CTV News Vancouver Island, based in Victoria, BC, Canada. (on the West Coast, Northwest of Seattle). Gene Furbee is one of our long time Laughter Yoga Teachers.
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  • Laughter Yoga Leaders At 10!

    Saturday, 12 April 2014 11:29:45
    Laughter Yoga Leaders At 10!
    This is a very interesting and unusual request from Eleonora Zuleta Patiño who wants three small children from her Laughter Club to be trained as laughter leaders! All of 10 years, Daniel Millán Brito, Ernesto Barazarte, and Diego López Mendoza have shown great potential and skills in doing Laughter Yoga and leading the sessions. Daniel has even presented a research paper in a college where he s...
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  • Laughter Yoga For San Diego Hospital Patients

    Wednesday, 9 April 2014 13:29:25
    Laughter Yoga For San Diego Hospital Patients
    In a major step forward, Laughter Yoga is now being offered in hospitals and other medical offices in and around San Diego for community members, employees and patients with conditions such as cancer or Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, some are also using care clowns to give laughter therapy because it has a positive impact on patients. Michael Coleman, executive director of Laughter Matters, a San Diego-based no...
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  • Laughter Yoga During Swimming Contest In Finland

    Saturday, 5 April 2014 12:23:16
    Laughter Yoga During Swimming Contest In Finland
    Laughter Yoga Teacher, Lisa Leinonen recently organized some laughter sessions at the Winter Swimming World Championships 2014 held in Rovaniemi Finland. There were about 1244 registered swimmers from 34 countries and these sessions were conducted for both contestants as well as the audience, who came to give a round to applause for their groups from different countries. There was also an international forum concern...
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  • Laughter Therapy For Brain Injury

    Friday, 4 April 2014 16:28:59
    Laughter Therapy For Brain Injury
    Laughter Yoga is really going places as more and more people are reaping the enormous health benefits it provides. It is widely being used as an alternative treatment for several diseases, mental disorders, emotional upheavals and trauma due to injury, fatal sickness or surgery etc. In fact, recently, a very successful laughter session was conducted on a group of patients with brain injury at the Saskatchewan Associat...
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  • Laughing Their Way To Good Health

    Monday, 31 March 2014 18:21:26
    Laughing Their Way To Good Health
    Members of the Cochin Laughter Club take laughing rather seriously! For the last three years they have diligently been practicing Laughter Yoga regularly and many claim it to have made them a healthier person. The over-50 members ranging from 75-year-old to small vendors to young professionals thoroughly enjoy these sessions held thrice every week. P Rajendran Nair, yoga trainer, says different laughter exercises ar...
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  • Laughter Yoga Boosts Productivity In Business World

    Wednesday, 26 March 2014 10:24:57
    Laughter Yoga Boosts Productivity In Business World
    Laughter Yoga has proved to be the ideal exercise for providing stress relief to people in the business world. According to a recent news report funny business in the workplace is being replaced by the business of having fun. Companies and corporations worldwide have realized that laughter is a powerful tool they can use to boost happiness, creativity and productivity. This rapid rise of the laughter industry, which...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Mexico City

    Tuesday, 25 March 2014 13:10:07
    Laughter Yoga In Mexico City
    On the occasion of International Happiness Day (20th March), Mexico City government organized a Laughter Yoga session on Paseo de la Reforma, which was attended by hundreds of people seeking to improve their heath through laughter. A group of instructors led the participants in a routine that included stretching, push-ups, breathing exercises and lots of laughter together with the slogan – “When you laug...
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  • Medical Clowns Spread Joy Among Patients

    Tuesday, 18 March 2014 22:02:10
    Medical Clowns Spread Joy Among Patients
    Laughter therapy in hospitals is now widely accepted for speedy healing as well as for countering depression in chronically ill patients.  It is for these people, the Komali MediClown Academy in Puducherry, India, has come up with the idea of medical clowns and is working with various hospitals around the area to spread a sense of cheer. These training workshops organized for medical clowns will develop a netwo...
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  • Kick Start A Healthy Lifestyle With Laughter Yoga
    Jordanian comic legend Nabil Sawalha who has made a big career out of tickling the funny bone for more than two decades, is now exploring the benefits of Laughter Yoga. He truly believes that it can kick start a healthy lifestyle and diffuse most of the stress and tension faced by people today. He also concedes that Laughter Yoga is an ideal exercise to bring in more oxygen to the body and mind thereby improving the...
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