Laughter Yoga for Business World
Scientific research has revealed that laughter can help resolve many major workplace issues, but until now there had been no reliable or effective system to deliver laughter. Humor, often unreliable, had been the only tool available.
Laughter Yoga is a breakthrough laughter delivery system that can enable a person to laugh continuously for 15 to 20 minutes with short breaks of yogic breathing. Incorporating these exercises and concepts into several different business settings has had amazing positive results.
The concept has gained popularity in companies and corporations in India, Denmark, US and many other countries. Studies in participating countries, revealed substantial stress reduction and increased staff performance after just three weeks of laughter sessions.
Laughter Yoga with Seniors
Laughter Yoga is very popular in extended senior care facilities in Canada, USA, Israel and Europe. Faced with age and age-related illnesses, seniors find laughter truly helps the medicine go down! Often humor is difficult to perceive or comprehend in the mind of an Alzheimer patient, but pure laughter, needing no rhyme or reason, they fully understand. Consequently, Laughter Yoga is the ideal form of exercise for them.
Having worked in her own elderly care facility for 15 years, Sue Ansari has had an a massive amount of experience knowing what works and what does not with the elderly - Laughter Yoga does! Contact her for a presentation today!
Laughter Yoga with Cancer Patients
Hundreds of people all over the world suffering from cancer have been offered a new hope in the form of laughter. Many have reported that regular laughter sessions have benefited them tremendously.
Scientific research has proven that laughter has a profound impact on the immune system, as well as increasing the number of cancer killer cells. Laughter Yoga has been effectively implemented in many cancer centers aroudn the country, helping both patients, as well as family members, cope with the gravity of the disease and its treatment.
Sue Ansari, a breast cancer survivor herself, laughed with cancer survivors for more than six years at Gilda's Club in Royal Oak, MI and Grand Rapids MI. She has personally seen the positive effects laughter has on all who are touched by cancer. Contact her today for a presentation at your facility.
Laughter Yoga in Schools
In India, Laughter Yoga is part of the normal school day in many schools, especially in the cities of Surat, Baroda and Bangalore. Ten minutes of laughter in morning by the entire student body, is followed by a five minute laughter session in the classrooms at the beginning and at the end of every day.
This practice has tremendously improved the mood and atmosphere of the classroom. Teachers and students are happier with a more positive outlook, communication is improved, less discipline is required, attendance has improved and academic results have also shown improvement. Outside of India, there are laughter clubs in Ithaca College in NY and also in a school in Minnesota that attracts many youngsters and are fast becoming popular.
Laughter Yoga in Prisons
Laughter yoga is being practiced in several prisons in India, Europe and the USA. Famous British actor, John Cleese, visited a Mumbai prison in the year 2001 when he was making a documentary for BBC on human expressions. He found that laughter had a major positive impact on the prisoners and the atmosphere in general.
With the increase in crime all over the world, prisons are overburdened with prisoners harboring negative emotions and thoughts. Laughter Yoga is a great method of dissipating those feelings of anger and frustration.
Laughter Yoga with Physically and Mentally Challenged
Laughter Yoga has made a major difference in the lives of many people with physical and mental disabilities in India, Canada, USA and Portugal. In Bangalore, India, the introduction of Laughter Yoga for the mentally and physically challenged has resulted in a marked improvement in their motor and expressive skills, as well as controlling their hyperactivity.
Laughter Yoga has had a positive influence in many blind schools, as well as with deaf and mute children, to help them cope with their disabilities, thus generating a more positive attitude.