Laughter Yoga

(redirected from Laughter Clubs)
A laughter-based exercise routine and well-being workout developed by Dr. Madan Kataria of Mumbai
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The technique was created by Indian medical doctor Madan Kataria in 1995 and has since become a worldwide phenomenon with thousands of laughter clubs in more than 70 countries.
Now we are planning to start more laughter clubs here.
Its popularity has grown with that of the laughter yoga movement and can now count more than 6,000 laughter clubs on five continents.
WHILE Britain remains depressed, Germans have found a sense of humour - thanks to special laughter clubs.
This guru from India, a pioneer of the worldwide laughter clubs movement, has developed a new laughter therapy technique, based on yoga.
Social clubs, organisations, schools who would like to organise laughter yoga sessions or to start regular laughter clubs can call Mr Thomas on 39867041 or e-mail
"There are two more laughter clubs - one in Ottawa, Canada, called 'The Laughing Matters Toastmasters' and the second recently started in Muscat, Oman, named 'HA HA HI HI HO HO,' he said.
He began his 'movement' with just five followers in the early 1990s and has since inspired 6000 'laughter clubs' in 60 countries around the world.
Today, there are more than 6,000 social laughter clubs in 65 countries.
Now, the practice is a worldwide movement with more than 20,000 laughter clubs in 102 countries.
Now, there are more than 20,000 laughter clubs in 102 countries.
"The yogic part of Laughter Yoga is the deep breathing in between the laughter exercises," said Maggie, who runs monthly Laughter Clubs in Wordsley, Dudley and Halesowen.