Barefoot Laughter on the Beach. Victoria Laughter News May 24, 2017

Willows Beach in Oak Bay. Sailboats sailing. Wind caressing faces. Islands. Oak Bay Marina in the middle distance. Far distance, sometimes views of Mt. Baker.

 

What could be more ideal for Barefoot Laughter Yoga in the sand?

 

5:30 Wednesdays (that’s afternoon…we’re not quite geared up for 5:30 am…yet anyway)

 

First one was last week. Some young folks lollygagging about told us they enjoyed hearing the laughter. It made them smile.

 

It did more for us laughers.

 

Will you join us tonight? Just after work. Enough time to get back home for dinner. Ideal. Nothing to bring. Maybe a water bottle. And no, you are not REQUIRED to go barefoot. Not everyone did lasts time.

 

See you at 5.30. yeah? Very good. Very good, Yay.

 

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Victoria Laughter Yoga Club Schedule: https://victorialaughteryogaclub.wordpress.com/laughter-schedule/

 

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FEATURE ARTICLE

The Hidden Power of Smiling

https://www.ted.com/talks/ron_gutman_the_hidden_power_of_smiling

 

 

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JUST FOR FUN

 

Humans need laughter, sometimes more than food.

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“Laughter is too important to be left to chance. …”

 

All for now,

Love, Laughter and Smiles

 

 

 

Matti Anttila, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher,

Author of The Zen of Joy http://zenofjoy.com/

Victoria Laughter Yoga Clubs https://victorialaughteryogaclub.wordpress.com/

Laughter Yoga is the unique concept that we can laugh for no reason at all.

* Laughing is FUN

 

* We start out with laughter exercises

> That sends feel good hormones to the brain.

 

* We  intersperse with yoga type deep breathing

> That sends more oxygen to the brain and body

* We add child-like playfulness

> That opens up our creativity and intuition

 

* We do “Laughter Meditation”

> Unlike any other meditation, way fun

 

* We finish with some relaxation routines.

 

* Sessions are led by a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader.           >  Non-profit, non-religious, non-political.

 

* Free or by donation

> Don’t let money hold you back

1834C Oak Bay Avenue Victoria, BC, Canada V8R 0A4 250-477-8608

 

 

P.S.

 

Laughter is an Essential Nutrient. Get Your Daily Fix Here.

 

Free video: http://joyenergyandhealth.com/

 

You will see it on the right side of the page as the “Authentic Joy” video.

-Matti

 

 

 

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About Victoria Laughter Yoga Club

Victoria Laughter Yoga Club is affiliated with Dr. Madan Kataria's School of Laughter Yoga. We laugh: Just ‘cause: ☺It feels good ☺Fights cancer* ☺Conquers stress ☺Improves circulation ☺Smooths out wrinkles ☺Is efficient exercise** ☺Slows the aging process ☺Boosts immunity(fight colds) ☺Oxygen to brain=clear thinking * Dr. Otto Warburg, President, Institute of Cell Physiology, Nobel Prize Winner (twice) says: “Deep breathing techniques increase oxygen to the cells and are the most important factors in living a disease-free and energetic life. When cells get enough oxygen, cancer will not and cannot occur.” (My bolding) **Dr. W. Fry states that 10 minutes of hearty laughter is equal to 30 minutes or rowing or jogging.(Journal of General Psychology, 1938) Laughter Yoga goes beyond just laughter. Founder Dr. Madan Kataria has developed techniques to stimulate childlike playfulness, to adjust the aerobic and stretching component, and to promote emotional flow and release. Laughter Yoga can improve your physical health, release negative thoughts and emotions and get in touch with your spiritual nature. It helps us to develop an attitude of forgiveness, generosity, compassion and helpfulness while actively seeking the happiness of others. Combined, these principles can provide a powerful life-changing experience that we call the inner spirit of laughter. Laughter Yoga Clubs are non-political, non-religious, non-profit. There are a number of clubs in the Victoria area. Email for more info and current schedule:
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