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Laughter Yoga Club

Monday, November 10, 2008  
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

It's a Laughter Yoga Club - and we're not joking - we're just laughing! Laughter Yoga Club is a place where folks get together to do relaxation exercises based on laughter. No jokes, clowning, puns or put-downs are used in the commission of this type of laughter – you don't need any joke telling ability or a great sense of humor - just the willingness to laugh, have fun and relax. We use some gentle breathing and stretching exercises combined with everyday activities to simulate laughter in order to stimulate joyful, wholesome laughter.

We laugh with you, never at you, for laughter's sweet sake. This form of "laughing-at-the-sound-of-laughter" is based on laughter (hasya) yoga and current research. Our fearless leader will be Dave Russell, CLL (Certified Laughter Leader) - Dave has been trained by the World Laughter Tour of Columbus, Ohio and American Laughter Yoga School. If you would like info on you can go to www.worldlaughtertour.com or www.laughteryoga.us, where you will find links to articles on the benefits of laughter.

Location:
5801 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Contact:
Squirrel Hill
412.422.9650
squirrelhill@carnegielibrary.org