Laughter Yoga is a worldwide social
movement (non religious, non sectarian, non political) that aims to promote
world peace through laughter.
based on the philosophy of “acting happiness” and is a physically-oriented
technique, not a mental practice.
You don't have to be in shape (or even want to be) to practice Laughter Yoga! Nor do you need to be happy, have a sense of humor, or even have
a reason in order to laugh.
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Laughter Yoga is a joyful celebration of life! You will have a blast doing it and you will leave feeling revitalized, rejuvenated, re-centered and re-energized!
Laughter is a stress buster! – It reduces levels of the stress hormones epinephrine and cortisol!
Laughter strengthens the immune system! – It increases the count of white blood cells and antibody levels as well as increases antibodies found in the respiratory system!
Laughter is anti-aging! – It tones the facial muscles and increases blood flow to the face!
Laughter is aerobic exercise that anyone can do! – 1 minute of laughter is equal to 10 minutes on a rowing machine as far as cardiac output!
Laughter is a natural pain killer! – It increases the levels of endorphins in the body!
Laughter can control high blood pressure! – 10 minutes of laughter can reduce high blood pressure by 10-20 mmHg.
Laughter helps dump depression! – It boosts the production of serotonin, a natural anti-depressant in the body! It relieves anxiety, fear, and boredom as well!
Laughter gives us perspective! – It shrinks our problems so that they do not appear as overwhelming!
Laughter is an important social skill! – It bonds people, breaks down instinctive barriers between people, and brings out the best in everyone!
Laughter increases lung capacity and blood oxygen levels! – It fully empties the lungs of stale air and super-oxygenates the blood!
Laughter is fun and feels great!