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What is Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga is a unique exercise program developed by a medical doctor Dr. Madan Kataria, where anyone can laugh for no reason without relying on humor, jokes, or comedies. Scientific studies have proven that the body cannot differentiate between voluntary and real laughter. One gets the same health benefits. Laughter yoga has spread across 110 countries. It is a great tool for health and happiness.

The main objective of this course is to help people bring more laughter and joy into their lives through the daily practice of Laughter exercises. Laughter Yoga reduces stress, strengthens the immune system, and keeps the mind positive in these challenging times. You will learn how to do laughter exercises alone at home, with your family. Also, be a part of daily online laughter sessions on Zoom and Skype.

You will learn the 5 secrets of laughing for no reason

  • How can you laugh when you’re not happy?
  • How to laugh when you’re not in a good mood?
  • How to train your mind to laugh?
  • How to develop your sense of humor through laughter?
  • How to find the source of your laughter?

Want to know how much you laugh everyday?

5 Benefits of Laughter Yoga

Good mood and more laughter: Laughter Yoga helps to change your mood within minutes by releasing certain chemicals from your brain cells called endorphins. You will remain cheerful and in a good mood throughout the day and will laugh more than you normally do. It alleviates depression and is a great tool for mental health and mental wellness.

Healthy Exercise to Beat Stress: Laughter Yoga is like an aerobic exercise (cardio workout) which brings more oxygen to the body and brain thereby making one feel more energetic and relaxed.

Health Benefits: Laughter Yoga reduces the stress and strengthens the immune system.You will not fall sick easily and if you have some chronic health conditions, you will heal faster. It is ideally suited for seniors and elderly people.

Quality of Life: Laughter is a positive energy which helps people to connect with other people quickly and improves relationships. If you laugh more, you will attract many friends.

Positive Attitude in Challenging Times: Everyone can laugh when life is good, but how does one laugh when faced with challenges? Laughter helps to create a positive mental state to deal with negative situations and negative people. It gives hope and optimism to cope with difficult times.

Basic Learning Course Lesson Plan

Lesson 1

  • Why do we need to laugh more today?
  • History of Laughter Yoga
  • What is Laughter Yoga?
  • Introducing laughter exercises followed by student practice.
  • Homework: Join the Laughter Club on Zoom.
  • Record 1 minute of laughter at home with family and friends.

Lesson 2

  • Five reasons why Laughter Yoga is better than humor, jokes and comedy.
  • Five new laughter exercises followed by student practice.
  • Homework: Join the Laughter Club on Zoom.
  • Record 1 minute of laughter at home with family and friends.
  • Practice new exercises with your family and friends.

Lesson 3

  • Essential link between Yoga and Laughter.
  • Five new laughter exercises followed by student practice.
  • Yoga Nidra – a powerful relaxation technique (download included)
  • Homework: Join the Laughter Club on Zoom.
  • Record 1 minute of laughter at home with family and friends.
  • Practice new exercises with your family and friends.

Lesson 4

  • The difference between Voluntary and Real Laughter
  • Five new laughter exercises followed by student practice.
  • Cultivating 4 elements of joy: singing, dancing, playing and laughing
  • Learning the steps of Bollywood Laughter Dance.
  • Homework: Join the Laughter Club on Zoom.
  • Record 1 minute of laughter at home with family and friends.
  • Practice new exercises with your family and friends.

Lesson 5

  • The health benefits of Laughter Yoga
  • Five new laughter exercises followed by student practice.
  • Learning the steps of Bollywood Laughter Dance.
  • Homework: Join the Laughter Club on Zoom.
  • Record 1 minute of laughter at home with family and friends.
  • Practice new exercises with your family and friends.

Lesson 6

  • How to practice Laughter Yoga alone – with guided techniques.
  • Laughing along with daily chores.
  • Strategies to bring more laughter into your life.
  • Practice the steps of Bollywood Laughter Dance.
  • Homework: Join the Laughter Club on Zoom.
  • Record 1 minute of laughter at home with family and friends.
  • Practice new exercises with your family and friends.

IMPORTANT : Each lesson will be 60 minutes in duration. This course is the first level of the Laughter Yoga program. The content of this course is for your personal use only. If you want to teach others, you need to attend our Certified Laughter Yoga Leader training.

Who can do this course?

  • Anyone who wishes to bring more laughter and joy to their life
  • Stress, anxiety and depression
  • Introverted and shy people
  • Yoga teachers and practitioners
  • 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
  • Cancer patients
  • Long term chronic diseases
  • People dealing with addictions

October - November 2021

Online Coaching Schedule (Each lesson 60 minutes )

6 Lesson x 60 minutes

Lesson 1: Oct 18th
Lesson 2: Oct 20th
Lesson 3: Oct 22nd
Lesson 4: Oct 25th
Lesson 5: Oct 27th
Lesson 6: Oct 29th

Time: 8.30 pm (India Standard Time)

USA/Can PST – 8:00 AM
USA/Can MST – 9:00 AM
USA/Can CT/Mexico – 10:00 AM
USA/Can ET – 11:00 AM)
Europe 5 pm, UK 4 pm UAE 7 pm

Coaching Platform: Zoom

IMPORTANT: In case you are not able to attend an online lesson, you will receive video downloads and can learn at your own pace.

Facilitators

Dr. 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 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.

You will receive

On Completion of this course You will receive

1. Participation Certificate for Basic Learning Course

2. All 6 lessons as video downloads

3. Basic Learning Course e-Book

4. Laughter Yoga Exercises

5. Yoga Nidra Instructional Audio Download

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Basic Learning Course Fee: $ 99

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Enquiry Form

    Find Your Laughter Quotient

    The following questionnaire has been formulated according to the concept and philosophy of Laughter Yoga and it will help to determine your ability to laugh for no reason, your ability to express emotions, your communication skills and if you incorporate the 4 elements of joy like singing, dancing, playing and laughing in your life and other such parameters necessary to make life more joyful and happy.


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