More and more Laughter Yoga Research is being conducted around the World. The following research & thesis on Laugh for No Reason and The Effect of Laughter Yoga Practice on the Lives of Laughter Yoga Professionals, was conducted by Vasiliki Skrekou at the Center for Applied Psychology, John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
In the past four decades, a lot of research has taken place on the benefits of laughter and many people have experimented with laughter as a therapy for curing numerous illnesses as well as maintaining positive health.
This is an article which reaffirms the scientific rationale behind the concept of Laughter Yoga. I would advise all laughter professionals to go through this article and incorporate it in their talks and seminars to lend more credibility. The article will enhance your knowledge about the scientific basis of Laughter Yoga and provide a better understanding and insight into the scientific basis of the many health benefits derived from it.
Dr. Randolf Canterbury, a researcher from the University Of Virginia Hospital, made a statement in a television interview about Laughter Yoga saying,” When people go through the motion of laughter, there is a feedback mechanism from the muscles involved in laughing to the mood regulating part of the brain
We would like to share a landmark research published in the British medical journal last year which perfectly endorses the philosophy of Laughter Yoga that your happiness is directly related to the happiness of people around you.
Psychologists say a minute of forced laughter can help the blues, writes Richard Morin in Washington.
The news is grim these days, so we all could use a good laugh, even a fake one, says a psychologist who claims that a minute of forced laughter can chase away the blues.
Thomas TOPOLANEK, Austria: Laughteryoga I became a healthier, loving, caring and optimistic person who inspires his environment through his balance, joyfulness and positive attitude.
laughter increased their charge’s lung capacity, reduced pain and produced endorphins as well as provided a more positive outlook
I instantly felt how laughter was a huge help in letting go of judgment of myself and of others