Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga

Daily Practices for Health and Happiness

Book - 2020
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"Could you use a good laugh? This book will show you how to bring laughter into your life at any time of day--no special equipment needed, no new wardrobe, no expensive classes, not even a sense of humor! Laughter yoga is all about voluntary laughter--how you can learn to laugh even in the absence of humorous stimuli, and reap the extraordinary, scientifically proven benefits, which include stress reduction, pain relief, weight loss, heightened immunity, and, especially, enhanced mood: If you act happy, you'll become happy--your body can't tell the difference! Children laugh more than 300 times a day, adults fewer than fifteen. But it's easy to start laughing again. The exercises in this book combine voluntary laughter with yogic breathing to give you a full body-mind workout. And it turns out that laughter is the fastest way to reduce stress and the best kind of cardio: Ten minutes of hearty laughter is equal to thirty minutes on the rowing machine. With Laughter Yoga, join the growing worldwide movement and discover how laughter really is the best medicine"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2020
Characteristics: xxii, 230 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
ISBN: 9780143134947 (trade paperback)
0143134949 (trade paperback)
Call Number: 152.42 KATARIA

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We all know that a good laugh is good for your soul and it turns out there's a way to make this happen, even if you're not feeling the least bit funny. Kataria Madan has been perfecting the practice of laughter yoga since 1995 and is sharing it with the world through this book. Combining voluntar... Read More »


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