Laughter Yoga International http://www.laughteryoga.org/ Laughter Yoga International : Global Movement for Health, Joy & World Peace. Laughter Yoga Helps Students Loosen Up http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/725 Students of a Creative Thinking class in Central Virginia Community College recently enjoyed a Laughter Yoga session with imaginary cocktails and milkshakes in hand, as they laughed like super villains! It helped them to get out of the constant rational mode of thinking and loosen up a bit. Laughter instructor Kristin Jo Freed taught them to laugh on demand while acting out little scenarios lik Laughter Yoga Tour Through Mysore http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/724 Here is an interesting report from Dr. Annelie Gareis and Thomas Topolanek, two volunteering Laughter Yoga teachers at Laughter University in Bangalore, who went on a discovery trip to Mysore, a beautiful city in South India. Their Adventure: Annelie and Thomas: Our Indian driver brought us safely to Mysore. On the way we came in touch with local food, having breakfast in a traditional Laughter Ideal For Age-Related Memory Loss http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/721 According to a recent study conducted in Loma Linda University, California, laughter is the best medicine to improve memory loss in lder individuals, as it helps reduce the neuron damage caused by "stress hormone" cortisol. It is well known that too much stress can negatively affect health. It worsens memory and learning ability in elderly individuals, as it increases the production o “LOVE AND PSYCHOLOGY”: Laughter Yoga for the Amelia Association of Women with Mastectomies Nov. 20Th, 2014 http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/718 ADOS AMELIA Conference On N ovember 20th, 2014, Laughter Yoga will be invited to the ADOS Amelia Conference (Association of Women with Mastectomies), in Italy . The Conference title is “LOVE AND PSYCHOLOGY”. It will be held in the Museum Picture Gallery, at 3 p.m. This event was planned in the Prevention Week, from November 17th to November 21st, 2014, whose titl The international congress of laughter yoga with Dr Kataria http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/716 6/7/8 March 2015, the Laughter yoga 20th Birthday Congress with Dr Kataria in France, near Paris. " I promise you a fantastic congress in France" Dr Kataria By choosing to participate, you are sure to live an incredible and historical event On this special congress, laughter yoga specialists, positive experts... will be there. 3 reasons to come at the congress : - this is a his And Everyone Laughed With Him… http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/714 Millions of listeners mourn the recent demise of Tom Magliozzi, a co-host with his brother Ray of National Public Radio's "Car Talk" show. These brothers were the originators of one of NPR’s longest running and most popular shows which made people laugh each time they came on air. The show had callers asking questions which were varied and at times took amazing turns! Bu Laughter Yoga Exercises Ideal For Stress Busting http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/713 There is more to laughter than what we assume. It has healing properties due to the release of feel good hormones, which reduce anxiety, boost cognitive function and combat depression. As adults, we have a tendency to dwell on the previous and worry about the future. However, Laughter Yoga is one such method that helps us to disconnect from the past, while keeping us in the present. The act of Laughter Yoga In The City Of Joy! http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/712 Laughter, they say, is the best medicine. Well, the people of Kolkata, definitely seem to believe in it, as the city has a vibrant culture of Laughter Clubs. Laughter Yoga in Kolkata has spread rapidly as more and more people are becoming aware of the several health benefits of joining a Laughter Club and practicing Laughter Yoga. According to a recently published report, the city has around 50 c Laughter Yoga With Bristol Laughter Club http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/711 Recently, on his visit to England, Dr. Kataria addressed the Bristol Laughter Club, the oldest one outside India and conducted a successful laughter session with the members. There were around 40 invitees who joined in to do various laughter exercises with the guru himself. But, for some, this was not as easy as it seemed. Many felt they could not laugh without any reason. However, Dr. Kataria Laughter Helping People With Chronic Kidney Disease http://www.laughteryoga.org/english/news/news_details/710 A recent report states that Laughter Yoga and Zumba, a type of fitness dance, are great for people with chronic kidney disease. Far from assuming that people on dialysis are too sick to do physical exercise, Associate Professor Paul Bennett, from Monash Health and Deakin University, says that both these exercise routines will definitely improve the quality of life for such patients. He pointed