Practicing Laughter

Thank you Mountain Energy Yoga, let’s all laugh together.
Leslie

Mountain Energy Yoga

Dr. Madan Kateira, also known as the creator of laughter yoga, recommends laughing 15 minutes a day. Laughter is a potent medicine, and he knew that it must be spread quickly and to many people. That is why he chose to offer it for free. His vision was laughter clubs. People would get together in groups and spend time laughing together. He created exercises which would help people to laugh. Jokes used in laughter yoga are simple and innocent. Like one joke is to take out your imaginary empty wallet, and laugh.

In 2005 researchers at the University of Maryland found a link between healthy functioning blood vessels and laughter. Laughing releases endorphin like compounds which activate receptors to release nitric oxide; this dilates the blood vessels. Also, laughter reduces stress hormones, boosting the number of antibody producing cells, leading to a stronger immune system.

Laughing feels good. Laughter could potentially treat many diseases, when combined with other…

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9 thoughts on “Practicing Laughter

  1. chère Leslie, à la veille de la nouvelle année, je t’adresse my very best pour toi et your loved ones: 1 year of joy, 12 months of health, 52 weeks of luck, 365 days of love, 8760 hours of happiness, 525,600 minutes of prosperity, 31,536,000 seconds of inner peace… friendly hugs & bisous! ❤

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