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  • Laughter Increases Pain Threshold

    Friday, 15 March 2013 13:23:39
    Laughter Increases Pain Threshold
    An interesting study on how laughing and pain can be correlated was conducted by Robin Dunbar, professor of evolutionary psychology at Oxford. The study emphasizes how entwined our bodies and emotions can be. Most of us probably think of laughter as a response to something funny - as an emotion. But laughter is fundamentally a physical action. ''Laughter involves the repeated, forceful exhalation of breath from the lu...
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  • Laughter Yoga Rocks Bangkok

    Friday, 15 March 2013 13:18:18
    Laughter Yoga Rocks Bangkok
    It seems Bangkokians these days are as nuts about their health and are continuing to seek new ways to sweat. Among the many alternative exercises, Laughter Yoga is the best tool for body-mind wellness as one does not need any special equipment or settings to practice it. One just needs a group of people to boost the laughter dynamics and laugh their way to happiness through different laughter exercises. According to...
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  • Nestle India Completes Goodness With A Good Laugh!
    Jagat Singh Bisht, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, Indore recently organised a Laughter Yoga session at the Nestle factory in Samalkha, Haryana, India, with a view to enhance employee wellness and spread good health, joy and happiness among them. Three laughter sessions of two hours each covering their entire office staff (approximately one hundred) and the heads of departments including the factory manager were co...
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  • Laughter Yoga Lifts Depression

    Friday, 15 March 2013 13:12:35
    Laughter Yoga Lifts Depression
    Elvie Estavillo: Laughter Yoga changes a person the minute they laugh, making their outlook on the world around vibrant, multi-rainbow-colored, and positive! That was exactly what happened during the Laughter Yoga session I had with the 100 employees of Miladay Jewels, Inc. at Citadel Condominium Penthouse. The Dayrit sisters — Jaqui, Christine, Michelle, and Yvonne came in full force, and just like their empl...
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  • Boost Health With A Daily Dose Of Laughter

    Friday, 15 March 2013 13:11:38
    Boost Health With A Daily Dose Of Laughter
    Here is an interesting article by wellness coach Carolanne Wright who firmly believes that in order to see change in the world; we need to be the change. She reaffirms the effectiveness of laughter as one of the important tools for body - mind wellness. One of the many ideas she advocates to spark laughter in one’s life is to join a Laughter Club and do Laughter Yoga which helps people to learn to how to laugh u...
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  • Laughter Yoga – Best Tool For Growing Workplace Stress
    Occupational stress is the most rapidly growing global phenomenon. The article below very aptly showcases the condition of business people, especially in India, as they are trying to fight an economic slowdown, which has led to more & more employees getting bogged down by workplace stress. Incidences of anger, depression and other pathological conditions are on the rise as depicted by the recent bout of labor unre...
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  • Learn How To Laugh Your Worries Away

    Friday, 15 March 2013 13:08:38
    Learn How To Laugh Your Worries Away
    For the last 104 weeks, the residents near Suniket park Saket have been looking forward to waking up early on Sundays for the ‘laughter get- together’. Neither rain nor cold or heat have interrupted these sessions as ‘Suniket Laughter Club’ completed two years on October 17. With the crème de- la crème of Indore opting for this lighter way of exercise, the club has become a clos...
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  • Bhopal Seniors Laugh To Stay Fit

    Friday, 15 March 2013 13:02:32
    Bhopal Seniors Laugh To Stay Fit
    The Bhopal Laughter Club for the elderly strongly believes in the age old maxim - “Laughter, the best medicine.” In a recently published article, Mr. C B Chansoria, Chairperson of the club says, "We aim to make the lives of the elderly a little better by relieving them of tension.” As we all know laughter therapy is a very effective tool to reduce stress, alleviate depression and keep in check seve...
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  • 2012 All America Laughter Yoga Conference

    Friday, 15 March 2013 13:01:14
    2012 All America Laughter Yoga Conference
    The 2012 All America Laughter Yoga conference took place near Chicago, Illinois, in September 2012. This was only a few weeks ago but the energy and enthusiasm created still runs high. This was our 7th edition and an impressive gathering of 60 committed individuals from many different professional horizons. They came from all 4 corners of North America and as far as Australia, Japan, Russia, and Dubai. What makes ...
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  • FEI Laughter Club Is The Only Corporate One!

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:59:25
    FEI Laughter Club Is The Only Corporate One!
    A report by Ramgopal Cancherla, India. The FEI Group, started by Mr. Pratap Nair, is an international freight forwarding and logistics company headquartered at Mumbai, India, with over 21 offices across the country. It was in 2011 while on a business trip to Kolhapur, Mr. Nair and I participated in a Laughter Yoga session and he had the first feel and experience of a Laughter Club. He enjoyed it, understood the util...
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  • Keep Laughing For A Healthy Heart

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:54:51
    Keep Laughing For A Healthy Heart
    Here is a recently published article on how Laughter Yoga has proved to be a great exercise for a healthy heart. In his report Jagat Singh Bisht, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, Indore says “Stress is the root cause of many heart problems. Laughing gives oxygen to the body and is a powerful cardio workout. Ten minutes of hearty laughter is equal to 30 minutes on treadmill.” Laughter Yoga is done under p...
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  • Amazing Laughter Yoga Session with School Children in Bangalore
    Dr. Madan Kataria, Bangalore, India: Today , 26th September 2012, i was walking down from my house to come to the office at 8:45 AM and on the way, I stopped by Vidya Prakash High School. I met the Principal and proposed to do Laughter Yoga session with school children.The principal agreed for one session just to see how it goes. When she asked me when can i do the sesssion? I said - Can we do it NOW? She was surpis...
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  • Laughter Yoga at Doctor's clinic in Taiwan

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:48:54
    Laughter Yoga at Doctor's clinic in Taiwan
    Dr. Son-Kai Lin, Taiwan: He is a renowned medical doctor of department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Taiwan Landseed Hospital. Every Friday he himself leads a laughter yoga sessions with a group of patients in his waiting room ha ha . What a doctor he is? Most doctors will not waste their precious OPD time to educate patients on the effectiveness of Laughter Yoga being a great tool for mental and physical wellbeing. D...
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  • Laughter Yoga at Sanata Dharma University Yogyakarta
    Emmy Liana Dewi, Indonesia: On Monday, 27 August 2012, the atmosphere in Sanata Dharma University Yogyakarta – Indonesia was different than usual. Their Paingan campus is usually peaceful and quiet, but that morning the atmosphere was lively and joyful. From a distance you could hear booming laughter that echoed through Dross meeting hall on the fourth floor of the campus’s main building. Residents of the ...
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  • Laughter Yoga Helps Lawyers Destress

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:23:36
    Laughter Yoga Helps Lawyers Destress
    Here is an interesting article on Laughter Lawyers, an innovative concept, created by Jackie Curran, ex- lawyer and now one of Australia’s foremost leaders on laughter. She trains lawyers around the world to laugh and lighten up as the profession is extremely stressful. Speaking at a recently held, ‘Laugh, Breathe, Relax’ workshop, in Sydney Jackie told attendees about how she left a high-stress ca...
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  • The youngest LY leader Girl in Iran and maybe in the World
    Majid Pezeshki, LY Leader and Teacher, Iran: In the latest LY leader training course that I hold in July, there was a young cute girl named Melania who had come with her mother to be a LY leader. Melania says: “My first name is Melania and my surname is Boghozian. I’m 13 years old. I’m so glad, that I could take part in laughter yoga classes, and also I’m so proud, happy and excited, that I&rsq...
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  • Laughter Yoga Sisters ha ha !!!

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:20:26
    Laughter Yoga Sisters ha ha !!!
    There's nothing like a good laugh. Study after study has shown that laughter is good medicine - and to that end, sisters Danielle and Jackie Geoffroy are back for a third year, teaching Laughter Yoga in St. Lazare. They conduct inspiring and good humored laughter sessions to help people bring more laughter and joy into their lives. "We do it for peace and health," said Danielle, adding that the classes, which begin ...
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  • Laughing Helps In Treating Leg Ulcers

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:19:25
    Laughing Helps In Treating Leg Ulcers
    Here are two reports which once again prove that laughter is a great healer. The therapeutic aspect of laughter is being realized by several groups engaged in healing and treatment of various diseases. In fact, many hospitals and health- care centers worldwide have already incorporated Laughter Yoga as an alternative therapy for dealing with physical as well as psychological problems, pain, trauma and other symptoms o...
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  • New Intergenerational Learning Program For Seniors
    In order to bridge the gap between generations, the Council for Third Age (C3A) in Singapore has developed an innovative intergenerational learning program (ILP) in seniors which aims to cultivate the concept of lifelong learning and active living in seniors while enhancing physical, mental and social wellbeing. This way, they continue to lead active and purposeful lives. Inspired by Hong Kong’s Elder Academy ...
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  • Laughter Yoga - Great Exercise For Your “Insides”
    A recent report from Sydney yet again confirms that Laughter Yoga offers a better workout than a rowing machine, can help ward off depression and it's a bundle of fun. "It's yoga for your insides" says Laughter Yoga instructor Dave Bowtell when quizzed about the similarities between 'regular' yoga and Laughter Yoga. "It is not so much exercise based yoga, but more of a breathing based yoga" he explains. The hallmark...
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  • Laughter Yoga Aids Recovery In Parkinson’s & Cancer
    Here are two useful articles which reveal how Laughter Yoga has come to play an important role in alleviating some of the stress factors arising in serious disorders like Parkinson and cancer. It is seen that laughter practice helps to boost the immune system as well as provides a positive mental attitude to deal with the constant anxiety and depression associated with these diseases. Among the variety of alternat...
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  • New LY Study Underway In Australian University

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:11:43
    New LY Study Underway In Australian University
    Having shown enormous health benefits for almost 17 years, and being proved as a great therapeutic tool, Laughter Yoga with its unique features continues to draw the attention of scientists, psychologists and research scholars in related fields. They systematically deliberate on its various aspects to verify that laughter, as practiced in Laughter Yoga is indeed beneficial for overall wellbeing and good health. Read...
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  • Laughter Yoga For Personality Development Of Children
    Laughter professionals Radhika Bisht and Jagat Singh Bisht in Indore recently conducted a personality development workshop for 30 children in the age group of 5 – 20 years using Laughter Yoga as a tool. It has been proved that Laughter Yoga enhances communication skills, leadership qualities, team building, creativity and self-confidence in children. It helps them get over stress in many ways and increases the l...
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  • Laughing Yoga Cultivates Mindfulness

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:08:08
    Laughing Yoga Cultivates Mindfulness
    A recently published article by Reuters once again reaffirms that Laughter Yoga is a great exercise routine, easy and safe for everyone to practice. Unlike any other form of yoga, it does not aim at sculpting your body; instead it chisels the way to complete happiness and wellness. It wants you to be just happy. Laughter is not about laughing. It is actually about cultivating childlike playfulness. The exercises in ...
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  • Health Centers Use Laughter Therapy

    Friday, 15 March 2013 12:07:04
    Health Centers Use Laughter Therapy
    Here is an interesting news report from Rochester, NY, about how laughter is now being widely used as an effective therapy to support treatment of various diseases and also as an alternative medicine. Recent research shows that laughter has natural healing properties which are very valuable in providing comfort to those with chronic illnesses. In fact, according to Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Laughter Therapy...
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