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  • Laughter Leaders and Teachers Gifting Food and Education
    Finally, I end this year and walkabout with a special gift. A good friend of mine works at a small center in Kuala Lumpur that serves as school for more than 100 Myanmar refugee children, ages 6-17. Recently, she brought to my attention that their current supply of food and notebooks will run out by end November. The Malaysian government does not recognise refugee status and these children do not have the right to e...
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  • Walk about for Love, Peace, Joy and Lots of Laughs!
    This has been an Amazing year for me! But first, I had stop resisting and accept with gratitude the gift of a sabbatical year when my place of employment in Canada closed. Once I acknowledge and gave thanks for the Sabbatical, abundant blessings flowed into my life and miracles became part of my daily living…hohohahaha! I was inspired to do a Walkabout to Share Love, Peace and Lots of Laughter! This became ...
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  • Nursing & Heart Care Centers In Lubbock, Texas, Endorse Laughter Yoga
    Patty Freier, nursing specialist & Laughter Yoga leader, Lubbock, USA: My interest in laughter therapy began when a physician said that all heart attacks are preventable. In setting up his practice, one of the many things he wanted to create was a laughter workshop. As I began to search more literature, I discovered many references to Laughter Yoga but I did not understand what it was. When I found the video clips...
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  • 2nd Laughter Yoga National Conference Held In Japan
    The 2nd Laughter Yoga National Conference recently concluded in Tokyo, Japan was well attended by leaders and teachers from various parts of the country. Dr. Madan Kataria gave the Keynote Speech “A Life Changing Experience” followed by other participants who talked about the growth of Laughter Yoga in the country and the involvement of Laughter clubs in different fields of life. Laughter professional Ko...
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  • Laughter Happy-demic in Taiwan

    Friday, 15 March 2013 09:39:29
    Laughter Happy-demic in Taiwan
    Near 2000 People gathered in Taiwan to create a new record of the Largest number of people laughing at the same time to tell the world that Laughter Yoga is not a laughing matter. John Chen, the laughter yoga master, the moving force behind Taiwan laughter clubs organized this event. He had groups of people coming from all the walks of life- young, old and those on wheel chairs. This event was covered in many news pap...
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  • Laughter Yoga on Philippines Pinoy Biggest Loser Edition
    Laughter Yoga is fast spreading the World. Recently, Laughter Yoga was Highlighted on the Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition, where contestants competed to see who could lose the most weight. The Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition is a reality show that centers on overweight contestants accomplishing the same goal of losing the highest percentage of weight to become the Biggest Loser. The 12 strong-willed and hopeful Biggest ...
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  • The 6th Australasian Laughter Yoga Conference

    Friday, 15 March 2013 09:31:05
    The 6th Australasian Laughter Yoga Conference
    Merv Neal, CLYT, Australia: Well the 6th Australasian Laughter Yoga Conference has been run and won by all who attended. Located at the Nunyara Conference Centre in the Adelaide foothills it was the perfect setting for three days of fun and laughter What amazing talent we have within our own community. The presenters spoke from their heart with a level of authenticity that was inspiring and moving. We had everything...
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  • Laughter Yoga Workshop with Nestle in Goa

    Friday, 15 March 2013 09:25:13
    Laughter Yoga Workshop with Nestle in Goa
    Jagat Singh Bisht, CLYT: We were recently invited by Nestle to conduct a Laughter Yoga session during their Zone Asia-Oceania-Africa Safety, Health and Environmental Sustainability Workshop at Goa Marriott Resort & Spa, India. The audience included the Executive Vice President from Nestle headquarters at Vevey, Switzerland and Market Corporate Safety Managers from 20 countries including Australia, China, Egypt, ...
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  • Health, Beauty and Happiness in Laughter Yoga

    Friday, 15 March 2013 09:22:11
    Health, Beauty and Happiness in Laughter Yoga
    Elvie Punzalan-Estavillo,Philippines: “Enjoy health, beauty and long life - the DMI Way” was the theme of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate (DMI) sisters on their International Region V Regional Assembly that Sister Cora Afuang gave last August 27th held at the Asian Institute Management, Makati City. The DMI members came promptly, braving the strong winds and almost non-stop rains typhoon Mina brought that...
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  • Laughter Yoga – Reflection …. Reminisces

    Friday, 15 March 2013 09:20:07
    Laughter Yoga – Reflection …. Reminisces
    By: ELVIE PUNZALAN-ESTAVILLO In today’s helter-skelter-super-fast-paced world, time passes by too quickly. Each day is filled with seemingly-endless-must-do tasks, almost leaving us with no time for what- we-like-and-love-to-do things for ourselves. Laughter Yoga comes very handily to clear our minds, keep our life’s perspectives -- and lead us to its magical healing world. It can definitely be like a m...
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  • The Other Four-Letter Word...As in YOGA, Laughter YOGA!
    Sue Ansari, CLYT USA: Several years ago, soon after I had completed Laughter Yoga Teacher training, I was visiting an elderly aunt whom I eagerly wanted to engage in my laughter scenarios. We laughed and laughed and had a really great time, but as I was getting ready to leave, she took my hand and said in a super serious voice, “Now, Sue Ann, I loved the laughter, but I hope you’re not going to use that wo...
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  • Laughter Yoga and NLP Connections

    Friday, 15 March 2013 08:52:06
    Laughter Yoga and NLP Connections
    Jan MacQuarrie, Canada: I have been a NLP trainer for several years and also a Laughter Yoga teacher, personally trained by Dr Kataria. Over the years I have found several parallels between the science of NLP and Laughter Yoga. Here are some of my thoughts. NeuroLinguistic Programing is a the study of individual thought, processing and the consequential effect with each person's emotions, behaviours, actions and l...
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  • New Designs Of Laughter Yoga T-Shirts Launched

    Friday, 15 March 2013 08:50:45
    New Designs Of Laughter Yoga T-Shirts Launched
    So far, white T-shirts with orange writing have been very popular for promoting Laughter Yoga, but now we have come up with new designs which are a combination of laughing faces in green with Laughter Yoga written in Italian, English, Japanese, French and German We have 25% discount on bulk order of at least 5 T-shirts. For orders please contact Raj –  raj@laughteryoga.org
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  • Watch Out For Laughter Yoga On 60 Minutes In Australia
    Charles Wooley: During my recent visit to Australia, we had the television crew from 60 Minutes - a popular program on latest news and events in Australia. The chief anchor, Charles Wooley attended the Laughter Yoga session conducted by Merv Neal CEO of Laughter Yoga Australia in a retreat centre and was completely blown away with laughter! At the end of the session, Chris interviewed the participants as well asked ...
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  • LAUGHTER YOGA ON 60 MINUTES - A BIG HIT

    Friday, 15 March 2013 08:43:28
    LAUGHTER YOGA ON 60 MINUTES - A BIG HIT
    Hello Laughter Lovers, On 2nd October Laughter Yoga was the highlight of 60 Minutes in Australia - the most popular news program. Out of 11 minutes segment on Pursuit of Happiness, the segment starts with Laughter Yoga and ends with Laughter Yoga Ha ha ha.   At the end of the program the Anchor Charles Wooley, said- But in all my wanderings in the pursuit of happiness, I never really got happier than I d...
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  • Laugh Your Way to a Healthy Heart

    Friday, 15 March 2013 08:41:40
    Laugh Your Way to a Healthy Heart
    Modern day stressors, worries and lifestyle changes have increased the rate of heart diseases - a major cause of death and despair. Even as doctors and patients try to minimize the risk factors, scientific studies have proved that laughter is the simplest answer to a healthy heart. An extended hearty laughter is one of the fastest ways to accelerate heart rate and provides an excellent cardiovascular workout and heart...
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  • Laughter Yoga To Be A Part Of UK Rock Festival

    Friday, 15 March 2013 08:38:03
    Laughter Yoga To Be A Part Of UK Rock Festival
    Alan, UK: During the 60's I got involved with Buddhism, yoga, meditation peace and love - and like most of us 60's kids let everything drift away as I got into marriage, family and business, though an element of my 60's philosophies stayed with me. The laughter side of life has always been dominant - laugh at your troubles and woes was the way I was brought up as a kid - and I've tried to pass that on to my children...
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  • Ohio Jazz Singer Incorporates Laughter Yoga Chant!
    Lisa Clark, jazz singer from Columbus, Ohio recently recorded the live section of her second CD, The Colossal Joy Project. A musical recording that is infused with a colossal amount of powerful joy and positivity. Her mission is to offer this to those who are suffering, to create a gateway back to their inner blissfulness. To offer encouragement to people who want to make their lives more fulfilling. To nurture positi...
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  • Laughter Yoga For Better Sex Life Ha Ha

    Friday, 15 March 2013 08:32:35
    Laughter Yoga For Better Sex Life Ha Ha
    Jagat Singh Bisht ,CLYT, India: I have been hesitating for quite a while to share what follows here because the subject remains hush-hush and taboo in the land of Kamasutra and Osho even today. We had a gentleman, on the wrong side of fifties, in our laughter sessions who was very punctual – a rare virtue in this part of the world – and sincere. He went through and through the literature available on Lau...
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  • Dr.Sung-Kai Lin leading a Laughter Yoga

    Friday, 15 March 2013 08:31:26
    Dr.Sung-Kai Lin leading a Laughter Yoga
    Laughter Yoga In Taiwan Hospital, John, Taiwan: On one of my visits to the Kuan-ming Laughter Club, a lady very excitedly told me how her physician Dr. Lin recommended her to join a Laughter Club for quick recovery from illness. He even showed her some photos of Laughter clubs and explained the benefit of laughter exercise. I was amazed and very happy to hear this as most doctors will not waste their precious OPD...
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  • 1st African Laughter Yoga & Healing Conference

    Friday, 15 March 2013 08:26:36
    1st African Laughter Yoga & Healing Conference
    The African Laughter Institute Presents: 1ST AFRICAN LAUGHTER YOGA AND ALTERNATE HEALING CONFERENCE Humour, Hope and Healing In these stressful modern times, we are becoming less conscious of our mind, body and spirit wellbeing. This results in a poor quality of life that affects us on so many different levels, such as our physical wellbeing, mental functioning, un-balanced professional and personal life, an...
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  • First Laughter Yoga World Congress In Mexico City - October 21-23, 2011
    The Laughter Yoga community in Mexico and Latin America has organized the first ever Spanish Laughter Yoga Congress later this year. Come and enjoy this great event in which LY professionals from around the world will joyfully share a weekend full of laughing, learning and living. Get renewed with this experience that will change your life forever. Besides Laughter Yoga sessions and meditations there will be other sup...
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  • Laughter Flash Mobs – A New Rage In UK

    Thursday, 14 March 2013 11:15:56
    Laughter Flash Mobs – A New Rage In UK
    Manda Stretch: Flash mobs are becoming a rage in the UK currently. A group of people turn up at an arranged venue e.g. coffee shop and proceed to drink coffee and then on a pre-arranged cue all get up and go on to sing, dance, whatever. They then sit down and carry on drinking coffee as if nothing happened. I am facilitating laughter flash mob happenings at various locations around Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh...
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  • Laughter Club Tour of New England in the Fall!

    Thursday, 14 March 2013 11:14:08
    Laughter Club Tour of New England in the Fall!
    Join laughter buddies old and new on the first Laughter Club Tour of New England (USA) at the most glorious time of the year: as the abundant woodlands take on their magnificent Autumn colors. Share the joyride of a lifetime on this unforgettable adventure October 16-23, 2011. We will laugh our way through forests in the glorious splendor of their fall display; cruise on sparkling, spring-fed lakes; and rollick aboa...
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  • Opera Singer learns “Life Is Too Short To Laugh Too Little”
    Lainie Diamond, Houston, TX, USA : I first heard about Laughter Yoga in 2008, when I was living in New York City. In 2010, I relocated to Houston and created ‘Houston, we have Laughter!’ - The first completely free, open to the general public weekly meeting Laughter Yoga Club in Houston. I am a professional Mezzo-Soprano classical music and opera singer. Over the course of several years, my career in N...
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