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  • Corporate Laughter Yoga Session On Skype

    Thursday, 30 May 2013 12:07:00
    Corporate Laughter Yoga Session On Skype
    Delivered by Jeffrey Briar via Skype On May 2, 2013, an introductory Laughter Yoga session was delivered by Laughter Yoga Trainer Jeffrey Briar to a corporate client – entirely online, via Skype. The presenter was in California (West Coast USA); while the participants were laughing live in Connecticut (East Coast USA). The one-hour session was a great success and highly enjoyed by all. The participants wer...
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  • Cancer Cells Die With Laughter Yoga

    Monday, 27 May 2013 19:18:36
    Cancer Cells Die With Laughter Yoga
    Recently, a laughter session was organized for members attending a seminar called “Unite against Cancer, at the Sacred Heart Center in Cebu city Philippines. It was an unusual morning workout session. Some 80 participants and their instructor Paolo Trinidad let out boisterous “hahahas” and “hohohos,” followed by prolonged laughter. The exercises were components of Laughter Yoga, a mixture...
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  • Every year, The Canadian Diabetes Association hosts a weekend camp for kids with Type 1 Diabetes and their parents on a small island called Quadra on the west coast of Canada. Some attendees asked for Laughter Yoga so I was invited to lead a session on Saturday and another on Sunday. I think I was more inspired than they were. Seeing these young folks enjoying the activities at the camp, with joy and abandon, you ...
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  • Laughter Yoga in the Canadian military

    Thursday, 23 May 2013 03:42:29
    On the west coast of Canada, at the Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt near Victoria, they recently had a Mental Health Week. 30 attendees came to the Laughter Yoga I was asked to lead on the base recently. They were a great group. I note there were way more women than men. Nevertheless, the feedback was awesome. They loved to let go and laugh. I gave them some ideas for how to integrate laughter into daily life, if t...
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  • Singaporean Cancer Survivor Laughs Her Way To Good Health
    Singaporean cancer survivor Tan Siew Khim, 50, encountered Laughter Yoga barely two years ago, learning from Laughter Guru Dr. Madan Kataria and laughter teacher Lee Sok Lian at Sun Island Resort in Shanghai, China. Laughter is now a way of life for this plucky lady. When she first discovered the cancer, Siew Khim was filled with fear. Not wanting to be a burden to her family, she had wanted to, in her own words, &l...
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  • Seniors In Japan Take To Laughter Yoga

    Friday, 10 May 2013 10:56:19
    Seniors In Japan Take To Laughter Yoga
    In a recently published article a number of senior citizens in Osaka are rapidly taking to Laughter Yoga as it encourages people to laugh while practicing yoga. According to Laughter Yoga Japan, an incorporated nonprofit organization, the exercise also helps refresh the mind and body, ease stress and improve the lymphatic and circulatory systems. About 30 members of a Laughter Yoga group gather in Osaka Castle Park ...
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  • World Laughter Day 2013 Celebrated Worldwide

    Wednesday, 8 May 2013 12:58:13
    On 5 th May 2013 World Laughter Day was celebrated by members of Laughter Yoga Clubs along with Leaders, Teachers and Family members. We received overwhelming response of the event and tens of thousands of people went out to laugh for world peace in public parks, beaches around the world. We are posting some of the photos from different countries & still we are receiving them. Will keep you updated and here are s...
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  • Have a laugh

    Tuesday, 7 May 2013 17:31:09
    Have a laugh
    The first Sunday in May is World Laughter Day. Here's something you cannot laugh off. You have to take it seriously! World Laughter Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of May. Conceived by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the Worldwide Laughter Yoga movement, it was first celebrated on January 11, 1998 in Mumbai with the aim of promoting world peace through laughter. You have heard ‘laughter is the best med...
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  • Laughter Yoga With Philippine National Bank

    Monday, 6 May 2013 13:46:46
    Laughter Yoga With Philippine National Bank
    Report By Elvie Punzalan-Estavillo I recently conducted a Laughter Yoga session with almost 600 employees of the Phillipine National Bank (PNB) in order to help them get de-stressed and experience the benefits of practicing unconditional laughter. The minute I went up on stage there was an instant connection with the participants who laughed at my laughter. They did many Laughter Yoga exercises and some deep bre...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Vietnam

    Friday, 3 May 2013 13:32:36
    Laughter Yoga In Vietnam
    The people of Vietnam have made laughter their daily business as they have included Laughter Yoga in different walks of their life. In fact, the Laughter Club in Hanoi, launched in 2011, now boasts of being the world’s largest daily Laughter Club with about 200 people. Le Anh Son, currently the president of the club has helped turn Laughter Yoga into a special morning exercise for Hanoians. To further his drea...
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  • Lawyers Laugh Away Their Stress

    Thursday, 2 May 2013 18:51:37
    Lawyers Laugh Away Their Stress
    Laughter Yoga is now extensively being used by professionals in different fields as it has proved to be a great routine for relieving stress, coping with difficulties and developing a positive attitude towards life and people and is good for body-mind wellness. Recently, a group of 60 lawyers from the Delaware State Bar Association did a Laughter Yoga session conducted by laughter leader Christa Scalies of Wilmingto...
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  • Laughter Yoga at the World’s Yoga Capital

    Wednesday, 1 May 2013 12:13:28
    Laughter Yoga at the World’s Yoga Capital
    I am feeling deeply fulfilled. It has been an intense flow experience. I am just back from Rishikesh, said to be the world’s yoga capital and really proud to have conducted Laughter yoga there.  A bunch of laughter lovers had come over there all the way from Tashkent to undergo certified laughter yoga leader training. Most of them had some background of the traditional yoga. Some of them were yoga teacher...
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  • Laughter Yoga At UCSF

    Monday, 29 April 2013 19:20:20
    Laughter Yoga At UCSF
    The UCSF’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine recently introduced Laughter Yoga to boost laughter among patients who really don’t have a lot to laugh about. “The whole idea behind Laughter Yoga is that we laugh for no reason,” said Teresa Corrigan, the instructor for the class and a nurse at the Center. “We just laugh for the sheer joy of laughing.” Not only does laughter boost...
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  • New Zealand’s First Laughter Yoga Conference In June
    Lynda Andrews, a Certified Laughter Yoga teacher has organized the first New Zealand Laughter Yoga Conference to be held from 28 – 30th June at the Kapiti Coast at Emerald Glen Homestead. She has been actively encouraging people to laugh with her own Laughter Club, workshops, trainings and talks throughout New Zealand. She feels the participants will be highly inspired listening to presenters which include NZ&rs...
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  • Dubuque Laughter Flash Mob -- April 29, 2013

    Saturday, 27 April 2013 10:24:47
    Dubuque Laughter Flash Mob -- April 29, 2013
    Hey gang! We have been given the OK, to hold another Laughter Flash Mob, at the Asbury Plaza Hy-Vee, on the Monday before World Laughter Day! Woohoo! I am so excited for this opportunity. This will help us get the word out about World Laughter Day (May 5th)! Read on, and then help us build from last year's great event! Thank you! - The Facts of Laugh Where: Asbury Plaza Hy-Vee -- 2395 NW Arterial, Dubuque, Iowa, 5...
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  • Laughter Yoga with Stroke Patients in Malaysia

    Saturday, 27 April 2013 10:08:33
     Laughter Yoga with Stroke Patients in Malaysia
    T.C. Lim and Fellow Laughter Members from Taman Century Laughter Club conducted Laughter Yoga Session at NASAM ( National Stroke Association of Malaysia ) in Serene Park, Johor Bahru, Malaysia on Friday, 26 April 2013. Stoke patients suffer from paralysis and Laughter yoga is beneficial for improving physical movements as well as brings blood pressure under control. If blood pressure is not controlled well they are vu...
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  • Laughter Yoga spreads across Dubai

    Friday, 26 April 2013 09:19:51
    Laughter Yoga spreads across Dubai
    Jo-Dee Walmsley, Dubai One injury changed everything for lead dancer and performer Jo-Dee Wamsley, who was told by doctors that she could never dance again. Jo- Dee was experiencing depression. Now, her new life as a motivational speaker and why she has made it her mission to help people that face stress find ways to live more productive, healthier and happier lives. I do Corporate/Business Laughter and was trai...
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  • Paradise in a busy city : Laughing on the Grassland (Laughter Yoga Hong Kong Meetup Group )
    Laughing in Hong Kong is a luxury. People are too stress to laugh. Hong Kong people are always busy. Busy for earning money, studying, raising kids are very common in Hong Kong, but such a busy life style makes people very stressful and difficult to laugh.    Laughter Yoga Hong Kong Meetup Group(LYHK) launched on 30 April 2012 in Hong Kong. Up till now, we have more than 380 members registered online. Me...
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  • Laughter Yoga Adopts Another Filipino School

    Thursday, 18 April 2013 13:48:12
    Laughter Yoga Adopts Another Filipino School
    Report By Elvie Punzalan-Estavillo True to its tradition, on its 7th anniversary Laughter Yoga Club, Phils, turned over to the Camarin High School in Caloocan City -- the 6th school it has adopted to install a complete water system and 28 toilets for the benefit of 7,800 students and 200 teachers and administration employees. From my experiences, in addition to toilets, clean running water system to run in the f...
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  • Laughter Yoga Meet At Arab- Jewish Peace Village

    Wednesday, 17 April 2013 12:25:12
    Laughter Yoga Meet At Arab- Jewish Peace Village
    Twice a year the Israeli Laughter Yoga community spends a weekend together and this year in April they met at Neve Shalom, an Arab-Jewish Peace village. Together they enjoyed laughing, dancing, and singing, hugging, discussing and had an extraordinary psychodrama session. In addition, they enjoyed the natural beauty and had a great laughter session in the forest. Everybody went home high on endorphins - laughing and l...
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  • Celebrating World Laughter Day- 2013

    Monday, 15 April 2013 19:02:36
    Celebrating World Laughter Day- 2013
    World Laughter Day was created in 1998 by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the worldwide Laughter Yoga movement. The celebration of World Laughter Day is a positive manifestation for world peace and is intended to build up a global consciousness of brotherhood and friendship through laughter. Its popularity has grown exponentially with that of the Laughter Yoga movement now counting thousands of Laughter Clubs in more th...
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  • ‘I owe my sanity to Laughter Yoga’

    Monday, 15 April 2013 11:08:36
    ‘I owe my sanity to Laughter Yoga’
    While the benefits of yoga are well recognised globally, there is another form, which at least in this part of the world, still remains relatively unknown. But thanks to Doha resident and certified Laughter Yoga teacher Gabi Pezo, it’s gaining in popularity. Laughter Yoga has brought significant changes in the lives of people with physical and even mental disabilities. Originating in India, it is known to redu...
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  • Ageless: Side effects of 'laughter yoga' touted An Article In Asbury Park Press On
    MONTGOMERY — Take a deep breath and just let it out — a chuckle, guffaw, tee-hee or a giggle — it really doesn’t matter as long as you are laughing. Spreading the theory that laughter is the best medicine, the township’s senior center offers a laughter class once or twice a month. In these sessions, led by Denise Crowley, the supervisor of the senior center, members are encouraged to le...
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  • Laughter Yoga Gangnam Style

    Wednesday, 10 April 2013 16:33:40
    Laughter Yoga Gangnam Style
    A report by Elvie Punzalan-Estavillo With support from Pedya Kamp, an organization of volunteers, mainly students, which specialize in taking care of our special and disabled children, I recently conducted a Laughter Yoga session attended by 300 participants comprising doctors, administration staff, nuns and student volunteers. Since there were a great majority ofyoung people, I introduced the Laughter Yoga-Gang...
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  • Korean Sub-station Staff Laugh Away Their Stress

    Wednesday, 10 April 2013 16:24:21
    Korean Sub-station Staff Laugh Away Their Stress
    Read this interesting report from Korea Herald that sketches the journey of Laughter Yoga in Korea where this wonderful exercise routine is spreading fast into different walks of life and people have been reporting how great they feel after attending a laughter session. Recently, Lee Myung-hwan and employee of Yeonsinnae Subway Station in northern Seoul conducted a laughter session for about 80 participants. He has ...
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