In this modern high-tech world, as more inventions come up, more stress and tension are added to our everyday lives. The proliferation of wellness centers, spas, and gyms as well as yoga, taichi, and other activities designed to help de-stress people are testimonies to the challenging world we live in.

De-stressing with Laughter Yoga

Having heard about the astounding success of the Laughter Yoga session for the cancer and leukemia patients last March, PHC employees and Laughter Yoga enthusiasts clamored to experience the one-of-a-kind truly de-stressing Laughter Yoga.

The employees of the Philippine Heart Center (PHC), in their intense desire to de-stress and relax, to be calm and happy amid the demands of their work topped by the ever-increasing responsibilities to their respective families, requested for a repeat performance of the Laughter Yoga session.

More than 100 attended the Laughter Yoga session at the Philippine Heart Center. What should have been  just an hour-long session was extended to two hours as all enjoyed it. The almost nonstop laughing and yogic breathing and stretching exercises were interspersed with healthy trivia culled from researches and studies by the International Laughter Yoga that was founded and headed by Dr. Madan Kataria.

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