Laughter Yoga is a physically-oriented technique that uses a perfect blend of playful, empowering and otherwise tension-releasing laughter and breathing exercises. These exercises are simple, structured, and based on the philosophy of acting happiness. They are appropriate and beneficial for all, regardless of their cognitive, sensorial or motor abilities – limitations You do not need to have a sense of humor, be happy or have any reason to laugh. Laughter is the Best Medicine! Humans were designed to laugh. Laughter is nature’s stress buster. It lifts our spirits with a happy high that makes us feel good and improves our behavior towards others. Just a few generations ago happy healthy humans spent 20 minutes a day or more in laughter. Now adult daily laugh time is down to 5 minutes or less in many countries. This is one of the worst aspects of modern life.
Laugh yourself healthy: we all know that laughter makes us feel good. A regular 20 minute laughter session can have a profound impact on our health and well being. Laughter is gentle exercise. It fills your lungs and body with oxygen, deep-clears your breathing passages and exercises your lungs. This is really important for people who don’t get regular aerobic exercise. When we laugh our bodies release a cocktail of hormones & chemicals that have startling positive effects on our system. Stress is reduced, blood pressure drops, depression is lifted, your immune system is boosted & more. Western science is just starting to discover the great effects of laughter.
What Are Laughter Clubs?
Laughter Clubs are fully independent, not-for-profit, non-political, non-religious and non competitive community-based associations of diverse people where all are welcome regardless of gender, age, physical abilities, social or economic backgrounds. They practice the Laughter Yoga method of Laughing for no reason as a form of exercise. There are currently over 5000 Laughter Clubs in 53 countries. Each club defines its own meeting frequency. People attend for various reasons. These include and are not limited to:
health improvement, learn to better manage stress and/or anger issues, boost happiness, foster inner peace, overcome sadness and depression, break social isolation and create new friendships, improve and-or eliveate the discomfort of specific physical challenges and play and have fun in a safe and non-competiitive environment.
So don’t delay and join a Laughter Yoga Club today, you will feeling the health benefits during the first few minutes of the clubs session!
Doug Dvorak is the CEO of DMG Inc., a worldwide organization that assists clients with productivity training, corporate humor and workshops, as well as other aspects of sales and marketing management. Mr. Dvorak’s clients are characterized as Fortune 1000 companies, small to medium businesses, civic organizations and service businesses. Mr. Dvorak has earned an international reputation for his powerful educational methods and motivational techniques, as well as his experience in all levels of business, corporate education and success training. http://www.dougdvorak.com