Read this interesting report from Korea Herald that sketches the journey of Laughter Yoga in Korea where this wonderful exercise routine is spreading fast into different walks of life and people have been reporting how great they feel after attending a laughter session.
Here are two very interesting accounts of how Laughter Yoga and laughter therapy helped two patients go through cataract and Lasik eye surgeries with a positive and confident attitude. Doing laughter just before the surgery helped to reduce any fear and created a light and reassuring atmosphere in the operating room.
Vijay Singh – CLYT, Zurich Switzerland: Here is an interesting report of how Mattenhof – Irchelpark (PZZ), a senior center in Zurich Switzerland, has successfully incorporated the element of singing while conducting laughter sessions with people aged between 65 to 88..As observed it actually helps to change their mood state and gives them a feeling of joy and happiness.
The healing power of laughter is something that laughter coach Allison Marcotte is very familiar with.
While in Alaska, Laura volunteered to lead Laughter Yoga at a breast cancer survivor group, a Christian church and a yoga studio.
Karen Michelle Bayard CLYT USA: She has been teaching an Laughter Yoga introductory class (HLTH 1242) at Salt Lake Community College since January 2010. After a few years of petitioning, this fall saw the successful launch of the the Laughter Yoga Leader Certification (HLTH 1243/1244) course!
Here is an interesting article recently published in The Hindustan Times New Delhi on how a dentist is fast acquiring a reputation of being the ‘laughter king’ in the city. Umesh Sahgal’s life is all about teeth
The first Laughter Yoga conference and training of West Coast Australia held in Perth in August 2012 was a huge success and thoroughly enjoyed by everyone who attended.
Laughter Yoga has proven to be a great asset in improving the mental and physical capabilities of specially challenged children.
A study conducted sometime ago showed the usefulness of laughter therapy in improving depression symptoms in older adults, especially women.