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Laughter Yoga

“The more you laugh, HA HA HA HA!
The more you fill with glee, HA HA HA!
And the more the glee, HA HA HA HA!
The more we’re a merrier we! HA HA HA!” ~ Mary Poppins & friends

Laughter is contagious.
Laughter is an instant vacation.
We choose to laugh at Wellness Haven.
Those who can laugh instantly are free.
What starts off as simulated belly laughter has the ability to become a full belly laughter.

Benefits of Laughter Yoga:

1. Physical
-Flushes whole body with oxygen
-Decreases stress hormones (cortisol & epinephrine)
-Boosts immune system (including Natural Killer (NK) cells)
-Releases endorphins (natural pain relief)
-Massages internal organs
-Is a great workout for the heart and belly!

2. Emotional
-Cultivates playfulness
-Supports positive emotions (contentment, optimism, equanimity)
-Creates joyful connection with others
-Enables you to laugh more easily at life’s travails

3. Mental
-Gets you out of the spinning mind
-Loosens fixed identities
-Cultivates insights into non-dualism and “no self”

History of Laughter Yoga:
In March of 1995, a medical doctor in Mumbai, India named Dr. Madan Kataria set out to write an article entitled “Laughter– The Best Medicine” for a local health journal. Discovering a wealth of evidence documenting the benefits of laughter on the human mind and body, Dr. Kataria went to a local park and recruited four people to join him in a morning laugh. The first laughter club was born. The movement has since grown exponentially, with over 6,000 clubs in more than 65 countries.

At Wellness Haven we end every class with Laughter Yoga.

We would love to see your comments below. Please do not forget to share your joy with others.


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