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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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  • Laughter Yoga In Moscow Russia

    Thursday, 4 July 2013 18:09:49
    Laughter Yoga In Moscow Russia
    Anju Shahani, Moscow: On June 23, 2013, I held a very successful public laughter session in Park Art Muzeon, Moscow. Though it is not permitted to hold a public sessions on the streets in Moscow, I succeeded in convincing the Yoga federation of Russia the facts about Laughter Yoga and its benefits to the Russian society, and finally got the approval of hosting Laughter Yoga in public parks in Moscow. Over 50 new...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Education

    Wednesday, 3 July 2013 12:17:07
    Laughter Yoga In Education
    A Laughter Yoga Teacher Leadership Seminar” with 400 people from the education ministry in Ankara, Turkey, was recently held under laughter teacher Eser Mutlu. It has been proven that Laughter Yoga is very beneficial in the field of education as it not only helps students to get over their stressors, but also helps those associated with the planning and execution of education methods. Introducing Laughter Yoga...
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  • New Study On How Laughter Yoga Decreases Depression
    Here is a new study done by research scholars of a nursing college in Philippines that shows the effectiveness of laughter therapy in decreasing the levels of depression. The researchers were able to learn about how to conduct Laughter Yoga therapy (LYT) which was indeed an uplifting experience, not only because they used it to help other people but also because it can really brought out positive energies. Through...
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  • Come Rain, Come Shine, Laughter Never Stops In India!!
    In India there are thousands of Laughter Clubs which meet 365 days, and there is no holiday for Laughter Yoga! In fact, members proudly report that they haven’t missed a day in five years or more! Do you want to know why? It’s because the benefits of Laughter will come to you only if you laugh every day. Doing laughter exercises on a regular basis keeps one happy, healthy and energized. See members of Ra...
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  • Rapid Spread Of Laughter In UK

    Monday, 24 June 2013 17:34:29
    Rapid Spread Of Laughter In UK
    Here is an interesting report which states how the laughter movement is fast spreading in different fields in Britain. The UK's Laughter Network launched nine years ago has now registered more than triple the members since its establishment. Barclays and consultancy firm Ernst & Young are the companies that have reportedly had their employees sign up for laughter workshop. Studies have revealed that laughter off...
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  • Laughter For All Occasions (Birth and Death)

    Thursday, 20 June 2013 17:32:51
    Laughter For All Occasions (Birth and Death)
    With people realizing the “value” of laughter, they are trying to incorporate it in their lives; be it a happy occasion or even a sad one. Mia, a child from Beirut decided to celebrate her birthday with a Laughter Yoga session conducted by Sabine Jizi. The children thoroughly enjoyed doing the laughter exercises which brought out an element of playfulness and liveliness. It is a great idea to introduce you...
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  • Dr. Kataria At TEDMED Mumbai

    Thursday, 20 June 2013 11:36:51
    Dr. Kataria At TEDMED Mumbai
    Dr. Madan Kataria, Founder of the Laughter Yoga movement gave a presentation and a live demonstration of what is Laughter Yoga and its benefits to a group of medical professionals at a TEDMED conference recently held in Mumbai. About 60 -70 people present for the session enjoyed the laughter exercises and felt relaxed and energized at the end of it. Dr. Kataria began with explaining the importance of laughing and ho...
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