Life Changing Experiences

Laughter Yoga Helped In Severe Depression

Dianne Theil McNinch, USA: In January 1997, my thoughts of suicide became frequent and by April 1997 I was officially diagnosed with Clinical Depression. Over time my condition became severe and by this year I was spending over $..

Laughter Help me through major surgery

Jan MacQuarrie, Canada: I have had my abdominal surgery and have three incisions,. I made the most of what I had learned in the laughter movement and had fun doing it! I blew up balloons for two weeks ahead to strengthen my lungs..

Laughter Yoga Helps Transform Negative Energy

Zabotin Andrey, Moscow: I conduct the Osho dynamic meditation in a yoga studio in my city. Always on the lookout for something new for my participants, I stumbled upon Laughter Yoga where one had to just laugh for 30 minutes in o..

Laughter Helps Cope With Tragedies

Allison Marcotte, USA: Having gone through some tough times in recent years, including the heartbreaking deaths of loved ones, I can very well say that, if I hadn’t had the laughter, I’d probably be at a mental health..

Laughter Yoga Helps Recover From Disaster

Eiko Saito, Japan: This is an account by Eiko Saito a 54 year old woman, who was a witness to the dreadful tsunami that hit Japan in 2011. She very well describes how a group of people, huddled in a building, amidst terror and pa..

Laughter Yoga Helped Me Cope With Cancer

M. Cecilia Acuna, Chile: In 2007 I was diagnosed with breast cancer, and my life was destroyed in a second with the news. I cried for few minutes and then asked God to help me to calm down so as not to scare my children and famil..

Laughter Yoga Reduced My Rheumatoid Condition

Bakhyt Zhunussova, Kazakhstan: The last few years, I have been suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. It is a disease when the pain migrates all the time. It hurts your hands, legs, the neck, and the knees – There is constant..

Laughing to withstand every unexpected

Laura Toffolo, Italy: I like to tell you what happened to me recently. Also, I was invited to share my experience by Dr. Kataria. On September 15th, I was in Milan railway station (Porta Garibaldi), coming back from one of my tou..

Laughter Makes You Positive And Joyful

Cynthia Newsome, USA: For years, I knew about the importance of laughter and good health; but I have to admit that I had never heard of a laughter workout. Then, I met Maurine Pachter, a Laughter Yoga Instructor who invited me to..

My Personal LY Story

Thomas TOPOLANEK, Austria: For many years I am fascinated by the story of HOTEI – a Japanese God of happiness, based on a true story of a monk, who travelled from village to village and was just laughing, laughing, laughing..

Laughter Yoga Changed My Life & Mind

Kelsey Miller, USA: Some time back my boss sent me an article about the growing phenomenon of Laughter Yoga clubs, along with the simple directive: “You should do this.” It sounded great and as it turned out, it was. ..