Singaporean cancer survivor Tan Siew Khim, 50, encountered Laughter Yoga barely two years ago, learning from Laughter Guru Dr. Madan Kataria and laughter teacher Lee Sok Lian at Sun Island Resort in Shanghai, China. Laughter is now a way of life for this plucky lady.
In a recently published article a number of senior citizens in Osaka are rapidly taking to Laughter Yoga as it encourages people to laugh while practicing yoga.
On 5th May 2013 World Laughter Day was celebrated by members of Laughter Yoga Clubs along with Leaders, Teachers and Family members.
World Laughter Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of May. Conceived by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the Worldwide Laughter Yoga movement, it was first celebrated on January 11, 1998 in Mumbai with the aim of promoting world peace through laughter. You have heard ‘laughter is the best medicine’. Wondered why? Laughing is good for your health and it keeps you happy.
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I recently conducted a Laughter Yoga session with almost 600 employees of the Phillipine National Bank (PNB) in order to help them get de-stressed and experience the benefits of practicing unconditional laughter.
The people of Vietnam have made laughter their daily business as they have included Laughter Yoga in different walks of their life.
Laughter Yoga is now extensively being used by professionals in different fields as it has proved to be a great routine for relieving stress, coping with difficulties and developing a positive attitude towards life and people and is good for body-mind wellness.
I am feeling deeply fulfilled. It has been an intense flow experience. I am just back from Rishikesh, said to be the world’s yoga capital and really proud to have conducted Laughter yoga there.
The UCSF’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine recently introduced Laughter Yoga to boost laughter among patients who really don’t have a lot to laugh about.
T.C. Lim and Fellow Laughter Members from Taman Century Laughter Club conducted Laughter Yoga Session at NASAM ( National Stroke Association of Malaysia ) in Serene Park, Johor Bahru, Malaysia on Friday, 26 April 2013.