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Laughter Yoga

  • The Yoga Ground 96 Washington Street West Orange, NJ, 07052 United States (map)
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Laughter Yoga

combines interactive laughter exercises with deep centering breaths and calming movements. Laughter Yoga is the happiest wellness program ever! It is a joyful way to connect with others and laugh your blues away. Laughter Yoga is a fun, effective stress relief program for all ages and abilities. It can be performed gently or moving throughout the room with full energy and enthusiasm! Laughter Yoga Wellness Programs bring people of all ages and backgrounds together with deep belly laughs, deep belly breaths and playful laughter games. This joyful laughing and playful spirited exercise make it easy for everyone to join right in.

Laughter Yoga has been recommended by important figures in the medical community such as Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Andrew Weil as a fun way to exercise and relieve stress. It has also been widely covered by the media including: TIME magazine, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, the BBC, and the Oprah Winfrey Show.

Class is 55 minutes long with ample time for Q&A.

No special clothes or yoga mats are required.

Cost: $24

All workshops have a 72-hour cancellation policy. No credit or refunds will be given for no shows or to cancellations made within 72 hours of the workshop.

yoga instructor Joan Castellano

Joan Castellano, certified Laughter Teacher from Laughter Yoga International University, works with people to bring more laughter, joy, and connection into their lives. She is CPR certified, insured, and has a Master's in Higher Education Administration from Columbia University, Teacher's College. She facilitates Laughter Yoga Workshops at colleges, staff retreats, social service agencies, community groups, private parties, and countless senior homes in the Essex County area. A West Orange resident, Joan radiates an infectious joy and loves to bring people together. She offers a 2-day training to enable others to spread this practice in their own lives and with others. Next training is November 2 & 3 in West Orange, NJ.

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