Laughter Yoga International http://www.laughteryoga.org/ Laughter Yoga International : Global Movement for Health, Joy & World Peace. Indian Doctor Conducts Laughter Yoga At TED Event In Europe http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/788 For the time ever, a young Indian lady doctor Nupur Kohli conducted a Laughter Yoga session with a over a thousand people at the high profile TEDx event held in Delft, Netherlands. It was a great moment for yoga as academics and politicians joined in the prominent mass event. According to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yoga is an invaluable gift of India's ancient tradition. It embodies un Yoga Festival In Morgan Hill, California http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/787 In keeping with the spirit of the International Yoga Day, people at Morgan Hill, California, turned up in large crowds to celebrate health and fitness. It was a surprise to the event's organizers, who thought that Father's Day would probably keep the attendance low. But Deepak Sridhar, one of the event planners was stupefied to see more than 200 people on yoga mats! There were almost 500 enthusia Laughter With Yoga Students http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/786 With people realizing the several health benefits of Laughter Yoga and its connection with traditional yoga, lots of yoga studios and fitness centers have incorporated laughter sessions with their practice. One such yoga class is conducted by Stephanie Stewart at the Sammy Williams Senior Center, and she advises her joyful yogis to “take advantage of that free internal pharmacy.&a Message From Dr. Madan Kataria On International Day Of Yoga http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/785 June 21 has been declared as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations - thanks to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who initiated the idea. Originating in India almost 6000 years ago, yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice which has helped several people worldwide to maintain good health, peace and harmony. Like traditional Yoga, Laughter Yoga (Hasya Yoga) too origin Laughter Yoga – A Great Tool For Care Givers http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/784 Here is an encouraging piece of advice for care givers who find it very difficult to cope with stressful times while interacting with aging parents or other seniors having serious medical or age related problems. Rita Clancy, a regular columnist answers their queries and reaffirms that a sense of humor is a valuable coping tool during difficult times, and laughter can be a healing and life-affirm Laughter Yoga Keeps You Fit http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/782 It has been proven that just 10 minutes of Laughter Yoga is like 30 minutes on the treadmill. As it involves a combination of deep yogic breathing and playful exercises, it is an ideal exercise routine for keeping you fit. The thought of pounding the treadmill or planking for hours can leave you filled with fear, but Laughter Yoga promises to tone your body and cheer you up at the same time. It Studying Laughter Yoga Up-close In Bangalore http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/781 Toronto-based photographer Meera Margaret Singh has come to explore and question the notion of how forced laughter gets 'real' during the process of Laughter Yoga. She will study and document the 'laughing yogis' of Bengaluru, which has 220 Laughter Clubs and is now known as the ‘Laughter City’. For the last one month, Singh has been visiting two Laughter Clubs, in B Nepalese Children Do Laughter Yoga To Help Relieve Earthquake Trauma http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/780 Here are some incredible pictures showing how the children in Nepal participated in a Laughter Yoga session to help get over the trauma after two major earthquakes devastated the country. The children are smiling and playing in a group session, which will enable them to deal with the tragedy and also give some psychological uplift. Laughter Yoga has the ability to reduce stress and help people Laughter Yoga As Good As Any Exercise http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/779 Regular exercising is difficult to sustain for a lot of people as it invariably gets monotonous and boring after some time. A recent research in UK shows that 70 per cent of people would exercise more if it was fun, and almost 60 per cent claimed that laughter would be an ideal form of exercise. Laughter Yoga has in fact proven to be an ideal exercise routine not only for its physiological and Laughter Yoga International Learning Festival In August In Bangalore http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/776 To mark 20 years of Laughter Yoga, Laughter Yoga International University announces a Laughter Yoga Learning Festival. It will be held in Bangalore for 10 days between 15th and 25th August 2015, at the School Of Ancient Wisdom - a heavenly place where we usually conduct our trainings. Inviting Laughter Yoga professionals from around the world for incredible series of creativity workshops on 4