5 Day Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher Training (CLYT)

Laughter Yoga has spread rapidly across the globe due to the impact it has had on people’s lives bringing them many benefits in a short period of time. More and more people want to learn and practise this unique method and become a LY Professional

This powerful technique instantly delivers the benefits of laughter adding to the huge demand for LY training. Already there are more than 25,000 LY Professionals in more than 100 countries. If you want to become a Certified LY Teacher, it is imperative that you undergo comprehensive training which will provide you with the in-depth knowledge and skills to lead LY sessions in different areas of application.

Learn From The Master

Your trainer Dr. Madan Kataria is the founder and creator of Laughter Yoga (1995) and is the main force behind the movement which has become a global phenomenon. For the past 25 years, he’s not only teaching LY but, living laughter in daily life and inspiring millions worldwide.

This is your opportunity and privilege to learn from the Laughter Master which will enhance your knowledge and skills in the best way. With his decades of knowledge and experience, Dr. Kataria will teach you his deep understanding of the concept of LY. Everytime he teaches you will learn something new. He is very creative, imaginative and he always keeps on innovating and bringing new ideas, insights to his training. People say that every time they hear Dr. Kataria speak, they learn something new.

Objectives Of The Training

Bring more laughter into your life: you can’t teach what you don’t know. By teaching others you will automatically get laughter installed into your life.

Become a trainer: you will acquire the knowledge/skills and be authorized to train others as Certified LY Leaders.

Lead Laughter Sessions in many areas: learn to lead Laughter Sessions with companies, corporations, seniors, hospitals, schools and people with physical and mental challenges.

Cultivating Inner Laughter: LY is like a personal development program which is very important for your spiritual growth.

Who Can Do These Courses?

  • Anyone who wishes to bring more laughter and joy to their life
  • Yoga teachers
  • Alternative Healers and Therapists
  • Recreation Activity facilitators
  • Occupational Therapists & Health care professionals
  • Psychologists, Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapists and Psychiatrists
  • Marriage and family therapists
  • Doctors and Nurses, Health and Senior Care Workers
  • Social Workers and Counselors
  • Life coaches
  • Fitness trainers and sports coaches
  • School Teachers
  • Professional Speakers
  • Entertainment professionals
  • Actors, Singers and Comedians
  • Hospital and therapeutic Clowns
  • HR and Sales managers
  • Tourism professionals & tour guides

We are offering different levels of LY Training online. To be a teacher, you need to have completed the Basic Learning Course and Leader Training first. To find online training details, click here.

Date, Agenda, Training Fee, Food & Accommodation

Date: June 26-30, 2023
Language: English

Time Program Details
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Registration, Logistics, Overview of the Training
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM Introduction, Objectives of the Training, show videos, Complete Laughter Session, LY Meditation & Relaxation
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Tea/Coffee
11:15 AM - 01:00 PM 5 Unique features of Laughter Yoga and selection of buddies practicing basics, Student Practise Session, New Exercises
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Lunch Followed by Rest
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM LY science of breathing and yoga connection with LY. Revision of 40 Foundation exercises plus new exercises
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM Yog Nidra Relaxation, Guidelines for writing your laughter story, Homework (Write your laughter story)
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Dinner
Time Program Details
07:00 AM - 08:00 AM Laughing Alone and Laughter Meditation
08:00 AM - 09:30 AM Breakfast
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sharing your laughter story
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Complete Laughter Session with new exercises with student participation
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM Tea/Coffee
11:45 AM - 01:00 PM Laughter Yoga with School Children, Basic Guidelines, Benefits Video Presentation Laughter Exercises, Singing and Brain Gym Exercises
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Lunch Followed by Rest
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM Laughter Yoga with Seniors, Basic Guidelines, Video Presentation Benefits.
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM New Exercises, Yog Nidra Relaxation Followed by Gibberish Workshop Drum Circle
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Dinner
08:00 PM - 09:00 PM Gibberish Workshop
Time Program Details
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Breakfast
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM 5 Breathing Exercises from Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10 New Exercises with student practice session Laughter Yoga in the Business World
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Tea/Coffee
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM How to start a Laughter club; what works what doesn’t; organizational, networking and operational skills followed by laughter session.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Practicing 5 Benefits for seniors, school and business with buddies.
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Lunch Followed by Rest
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM Yoga Nidra Instructions followed by Practicing Yoga Nidra instructions on buddies
04:30 PM - 05:00 PM Tea/Coffee
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM Open Practice session with introduction of new exercises from students. Laughology Movie
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Dinner
Time Program Details
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Breakfast
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM What is Meditation? Types of meditation Laughter meditation
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Training skills - How to organize and run public seminars, basic learning course, 2 days leader trainings, Marketing PR skills
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Tea/Coffee
11:15 AM - 01:00 PM Creating New Exercises in a Group and presentation in groups
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Lunch Followed by Rest
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM Practice session followed by Q & A
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM Tea/Coffee
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM Laughter Yoga Special Needs
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Dinner
08:30 PM - 10:00 PM Talent / Fun night
Time Program Details
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Breakfast
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Practice Laughing Alone and Breathing exercises
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM Practice session Prepare vision board/ Strategy, planning for LY, Mock Media Interviews, Recap, Q & A, Laughter Buddy Gift exchange, Mission Statement, Graduation Ceremony & Group Photos
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch

Venue & Accommodation:
Venue: To be announced.

The City of Nashik is close to Mumbai International Airport. It takes approximately 4 hours to reach by taxi, bus or train. We can arrange a known taxi person to pick up from the airport. The charges will be approximately USD 75. Please let us know if you want us to arrange the taxi.

The approximate cost for two sharing room food and accommodation is USD 75-80 per person per night.

For single room it will be USD 100-110 per night with all meals. If you register for the training we will reserve the room for you. You can pay directly to the hotel when you come for the training.

If you have any questions, please contact call/WhatsApp: +91 888 456 7891

Visa Regulations: If you want to travel to India for trainings and workshops, you don’t have to go the Indian embassy. You can apply for a tourist e-visa and complete the whole process online. Also, you don’t have to mention anything about the trainings and workshops; all you need is mention your address of stay. As it takes time at the airport to get Visa -on -Arrival and involves a long procedure, you can easily get your e-visa at the following link:

  • Please note that we do not have COVID restrictions in India.
  • Please make sure you're fully vaccinated and you have the certificate.
  • Please click here to know about the documents required for e-visa.

The Immigration Officer may grant a single entry Tourist Visa-on-Arrival valid up to 30 days to the nationals of Finland, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Laos, Indonesia or Myanmar.

What You Will Receive

  • A “Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher” certificate
  • Bonus: One year ProZone Membership (continuing education for LY Professionals)
  • Teacher Training Manual (153 page pdf)
  • Leader Training Manual to give to your students (71 page pdf)
  • Dr Kataria’s ebook “Laugh For No Reason”
  • e-Resource Pack Download: Containing valuable files: International news coverage, liability release forms, World Laughter Day banners (multiple languages).
  • Training Material: LY branded banners, brochures, business cards, standees and flyers for your training and workshops
  • LY Education resources: selected PDFs of research papers, Science of Breathing with Dr. Kataria (video and powerpoint presentation), video clips with schools, seniors and special needs.
  • LY in School books (PDF)
  • LY Media Kit: Press releases, World Laughter Day banners, placards, stock photos of Dr. Kataria and Laughter Clubs

For Training Fee or More details, please email trainings@laughteryoga.org

Your Trainers

dr-madan-katariaDr. Madan Kataria, a medical doctor from Mumbai, India, popularly known as the ‘Guru of Giggling’ (London Times), is the founder of Laughter Yoga which grown into a worldwide movement with thousands of Laughter Yoga clubs in over 100 countries.

Dr.Madan Kataria from his 25 years of experience can teach you special guided techniques how to laugh all by yourself, with your family and your colleagues. Dr. Kataria is a keynote, motivational and inspirational speaker for companies, corporations and organizations all over the world. He is also a corporate consultant for holistic health, stress management, teambuilding, leadership, peak performance and communication skills.

vinayak-shastriVinayak Shastri is a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher and Master Trainer, personally trained by Dr Kataria and has assisted him in International training for seven years. He has excellent facilitation skills to conduct corporate seminars. Also, he has conducted training and workshops in Japan, Hong Kong and China.

He completed his master’s degree in traditional yoga from S-VYASA University, Bangalore India. He has conducted several online laughter yoga workshops. He has widely travelled all over India to set up free social laughter clubs and conducted seminars in prisons, schools, Indian army police and commando training centres.

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