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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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  • New Zealand Builders Enjoy A Laugh!

    Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:13:51
    New Zealand Builders Enjoy A Laugh!
    Laughter Yoga has proved to be a great stress buster for people pursuing high pressure, high tension professions. Construction work is one such line of work where builders have to deal with people from various strata which include laborers, contractors, suppliers, vendors etc. There is a lot of mental and physical strain which at time leads to stress and frustration. For builders, meeting time deadlines and coping w...
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  • Laughter Boosts Creativity & Learning Skills

    Monday, 17 June 2013 16:10:46
    Laughter Boosts Creativity & Learning Skills
    On June 11, 2013,Kaiyuan Pagoda of Shandong-Shanxi Town-Ho Chi Minh City Hanoi held an opening ceremony of summer retreat for young people. More than 600 children from all over the province enjoyed the laughter session. Laughter is a great exercise to boost one’s creativity as it helps to make people aware of their innate talents and potential and enables them to express more freely and creatively. This enhanc...
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  • Laughter Yoga With Engineers In Beirut

    Friday, 14 June 2013 10:55:12
    Laughter Yoga With Engineers In Beirut
    An incredible group of engineers from Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan and Palestine, Japan and Cyprus gathered for a great laughter session that left them feeling relaxed and energized throughout the day. The nature of their work at times leads to excessive pressure and tension thereby risking their health. Laughter Yoga is a great tool that helps to reduce physical, mental and emotional stress simultaneously, thereby ensuring...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Johor Bahru Senior Center

    Thursday, 13 June 2013 16:39:05
    Laughter Yoga In Johor Bahru Senior Center
    Laughter Yoga leader Mk Ong leads a Laughter Yoga session with seniors at Hillville Aged Care Center in Johor Bahru, Malaysia every 1st Tuesday of the month from 10am to 10.30am. Recently, on the occasion of Parents Day, the session was well attended by the residents who eagerly participated in various laughter exercises. Faced with age and age related troubles, seniors find that their physical and mental faculties ...
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  • Laughter Meditation In Milano Italy

    Thursday, 13 June 2013 16:36:10
    Laughter Meditation In Milano Italy
    The energy of Laughter Yoga is increasingly spreading in Italy as people realize the benefits of laughing on a regular basis. Recently, Laughter Yoga teacher Richard Romagnolil conducted a Laughter meditation session with a group of 70-80 people in the heart of the city of Milan at "Castello Sforzesco" a special day dedicated to meditation. The event was organized by the laughter Leaders Silvia Salvarani and Lorenzo O...
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  • Laughter Yoga At Biggs Park Mall In North Carolina

    Wednesday, 12 June 2013 11:02:31
    Laughter Yoga At Biggs Park Mall In North Carolina
    Amanda Roberts: laughter leader and coordinator of employee health and wellness at Southeastern Regional Medical Center, has organized a Laughter Yoga class at Biggs Park Mall in Lumberton NC, on June 12. The mall prides itself at organizing various events to help the community, create awareness for health and cleanliness, improve the efficiency of their staff and enhance customer satisfaction. Laughter Yoga is then...
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  • Laughter Yoga With Bank Employees In Beirut

    Tuesday, 11 June 2013 13:08:33
    Laughter Yoga With Bank Employees In Beirut
    Sabine Jizi a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher from Beirut, Lebanon recently organized a laughter session with 96 employees from Bank Audi who laughed it off in Mokhtara! The participants thoroughly enjoyed themselves and went back feeling relaxed and energized. Laughter Yoga is a great exercise routine that has the ability to relieve physical, mental and emotional stress simultaneously. Bank employees face a lot of ...
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  • Laughter Yoga With Mentally Challenged Children

    Tuesday, 11 June 2013 01:13:11
    Since three months I've been working with mentally challenged kids in Ankara. This group consists of children suffering from Autism and Downs Syndrome. At first it was hard to control the actions of the group, but after a few sessions I noticed that the kids were feeling better and happier. Initially, our session was for 45 minutes, but after seeing the improvement we decided to make it for 3 hours. One of the most ...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Italian School

    Monday, 10 June 2013 18:07:57
    Laughter Yoga In Italian School
    Lucia Suriano a certified Laughter Yoga teacher from Italy runs a laughter project for children as well as teachers in an Italian school in which she proposed a path of self-knowledge and its emotional dimension for children through Laugher Yoga. The project is: For students between 11 and 14 years old: “Wellness Travel: laugh with the body and stay well with mind and emotional mind”For colleagues te...
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  • Laughter Yoga Club in Germany

    Monday, 10 June 2013 17:11:04
    Laughter Yoga Club in Germany
    Marion Von Appen - CLYT, Germany: Laughter Yoga teacher Marion von Appen opened her Laughter Club in Mehrum last year with about 20-30 members who laugh together and enjoy the session for an hour once every month. “As people find their laughter, they begin to open and go back home relaxed and energized”, says Marion. Participants come from Hildesheim, Hanover, Brunswick, Uetze, Peine and Mehrum. Accord...
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  • Laughter Yoga Improved My Relationships

    Monday, 10 June 2013 16:59:06
    Laughter Yoga Improved My Relationships
    Ram Kumar: Growing up for me was a struggle with a single mom and four other siblings. Nothing came cheap and it was a real challenge. As an adolescent, I searched for the greater meaning of things, who am I? Or why was I here? “You know the general questions of life we all seem to forget?” Certain activities like martial arts and fitness kept me going for a while. Although it was good, it had its limits...
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  • Laughter Yoga In Zurich

    Monday, 10 June 2013 10:29:59
     Laughter Yoga In Zurich
    Want to feel sunshine when it’s raining and laugh when you feel grey? We sure do! We all know how good laughing makes us feel, but did you know that our body can’t tell the difference between pretend and genuine laughter? So you can make up laughter and get the same ‘feel-good chemistry’! That’s what Laughter Yoga is all about. It’s based on the finding that as just as feelings cr...
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  • Laughter Meditation – Way To Relax and Relieve Stress
    Laughter Yoga Teachers Radhika Bisht and Jagat Singh Bisht organized a 3-day Laughter Meditation and Guided Relaxation camp in Indore from May 30 – June 1, 2013. The sessions were well appreciated and provided a new way of stress relief and relaxation for the participants which included students, homemakers, office workers, yoga practitioners and retired personnel. Here are comments from some participants: ...
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