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The Science of Laughter

The online article can be found here: http://wanderlust.com/journal/the-science-of-laughter/#LAUGHTER “The Science of Laughter Beyond being a joyful and fun activity, laughter has some real body benefits—from our heart system to our heart center. By Caitlin Berens As I stood among strangers, something erupted. It traveled from one person to the next, and then it reached me. … Continue reading

“Laughing to the Future”

Some people may be a little sceptical of what we do as laughter facilitators, leaders, teachers and therapists etc but laughter really is incredibly powerful. Here is a fantastic TEDx talk on laughter, how it works, how it benefits us and the many different groups that it can be applied to. It also has some … Continue reading

Parkinson’s Disease And Laughter Yoga

Laughter is an incredibly powerful tool and has limitless applications to a huge variety of people and groups. In this study they looked at the benefits of Laughter Yoga for those with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers. “Paired sample t-tests reveal statistically significant improvements in well-being for adults with PD and their caregivers after attending an … Continue reading

Why Do Laughter Yoga?

Laughter is a powerful way to improve your mood, lift depression and de-stress. “Why join a Laughter Club or go to a Laughter Workshop – I laugh all the time?” I hear you say. The answer is because the things we laugh at in every day life are conditional. Conditional on the fact that you … Continue reading

Huddersfield Lunchtime Laughter Project

Tomorrow, Tuesday 3rd May 2016 , at Huddersfield Mission on Lord Street is the Huddersfield Lunchtime Laughter Project from 12.30 – 1.30. This is the event page. https://www.facebook.com/events/615797835236879/ Come and liberate your laughter, turn your frowns upside down and connect with others. Laughter Yoga is an empowering activity for improving our health and well-being. The … Continue reading