What can I say: this is simple and brillant; simply said: brillant. Iowa pastor and master Laughter Yoga Teacher Laura Gentry was recently a part of the famous national NPR show "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me." [...]
Sydney, Australia: I walked into my first laughter yoga class expecting to see a hippie in a tie dyed shirt and leggings. I did not expect my yoga teacher to be a lawyer. And I certainly didn't expect to be rolling around on the floor laughing with a bunch of people I'd never met before. But that's exactly what happened.
My mother took her own life when I was 8 years young. This was very traumatic. Laughter Yoga has helped me tap into my authentic, pure, overflowing laughter. Also, it has allowed me to shift & transform my thoughts of painful experiences to create space for new, joyful & “laughful” experiences.
In April 1997 I was officially diagnosed with Clinical Depression. Over time my condition became severe and I ending up spending over $400 on anti-depressants each month. Today I’m completely free of all medication. I sleep better than I ever have in 11 years; people tell me I look great, especially at 64! My life has undergone a remarkable change.