Read the testimonial of Mr Sadarangani, 78, who suffered from a brain stroke last year and was bed ridden for weeks but laughter helped him get back on his feet.
The 2010 All America Laughter Yoga Conference took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in August 2010. Here are several of its videos.
This page is a summary of the 10 most relevant current academic research on Laughter Yoga specifically, known student thesis and private (not published) research projects.
I recently read a blog from Dr Kataria responding to an actor who said he could easily laugh on command and was wondering what more Laughter Yoga could teach him (a lot!). Dr K's reply was outstanding as usual, and I took the liberty to build on it. Here it is:
A high police official in India misbehaved some and was recently sentenced to 18 months in jail... As it turns out his particular prison encourages inmates to practice ... Laughter Yoga every morning! The impact? "He rarely smiled in the initial days", jail source said. A fellow inmate said: “He looked very grim the first few days. But with the yoga sessions, he has come to terms with his fate." Here is the full article:
Sarah Birch and Victoria Cook are certainly having a laugh with their business, Square Peg. The pair, both in their 20s, set up the business 18 months ago after meeting on a performing arts course at Salford University. Square Peg provides comedy workshops and laughter yoga sessions.