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What is Laughter Yoga?
Laughter Yoga is a unique exercise routine developed by Indian physician Dr. Madan Kataria. The reason we call it Laughter Yoga is because it combines laughter exercises with yoga breathing.
A Laughter Yoga session is an aerobic workout that includes: fun interactive Laughter Yoga exercises, stretching, breathing, and self massage.
The concept of Laughter Yoga is based on a scientific fact that the body cannot differentiate between fake and real laughter. One gets the same physiological and psychological benefits.
Health benefits include:
- Cardiovascular workout.
- Improves ventilation, thus helping reduce chronic respiratory conditions.
- Releases endorphins, which provide natural pain relief.
- Conditions the abdominal muscles.
- Helps the body fight infection.
- Secretes an enzyme that protects the stomach from forming ulcers.
- Relaxes muscles throughout the body.
- Makes you feel good!!
Laughter Yoga is a breakthrough laughter delivery system with the following unique features:
- ANYONE can laugh.
- One doesn't need to be happy or in a good mood to laugh.
- It is easy to learn and a lot of fun.
- It is cost effective.
Companies around the world are starting to introduce Laughter Yoga and have reported a happier workplace, increased efficiency, better communication, and an increase in sales and productivity.
- Reduces physical, mental and emotional stress at the same time.
- Has the power to change the mood state within minutes, optimizing performance and boosting energy levels.
- Makes people happy and cheerful, bringing hope and optimism to the workforce.
- Helps increase attention span.
Laughter Yoga has been written about in prestigious publications like TIME Magazine, National Geographic, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Daily Telegraph (UK). It has also been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, BBC, CNN, ZDF (Germany) NHK (Japan), ABC news ( USA) and other TV networks.
For more info or to arrange for Sandra to lead a Laughter Yoga Event for your company or organization, contact Sandra@BostonMassage.org or (617) 876-0196.