It was 4 a.m. on 13 March 1995 when the idea of laughter yoga came to Dr. Madan Kataria. He was excited and, three hours later, hurried to the public park where he went for a morning walk everyday. He tried to convince a few regular walkers about the importance of laughter and the idea to start a laughter club. Four out of four hundred people agreed.
Laughter yoga is a revolutionary idea: simple and profound. A practice involving prolonged voluntary laughter, it is based on scientific studies that have concluded that such laughter offers the same physiological and psychological benefits as spontaneous laughter.
Here are 5 things you didn’t know about the Laughter Yoga Club Movement.