- Low-impact aerobic exercise that works the mind and emotions in a physical way. Laughter gets the heart pumping more blood, and the lungs breathing more oxygen. Engaging in positive and life-affirming motions creates emotional and physical wellbeing.
- Neuroplasticty that restructures the neurons of the brain to be more positive and creative. This is fundamental in the prevention and cure of many diseases such as dementia.
- Connecting people regardless of age, race, or beliefs. It’s all about creating a safe space to vocalize emotions and be in the moment. It’s a form of joyful meditation.
Laughter Wellness sessions unfold in five simple steps in a smooth blend of action and relaxation, group interactions and introspection. Participants are taken on a fluid journey into the movements and behaviors of health, joy and connectedness, using whatever muscles are available to them. Sessions are filled with positive and life-affirming interactions. Laughter is the glue between all activities, and it is used as a form of elective exercise. There are no jokes or comedy. We simply choose to laugh, because we can.
This is an activity that can be done standing or seated. No equipment or particular articles of clothing are required. The minimum recommended duration for a session is 20 minutes. A typical session lasts 45 minutes to 1h.