24 years ago this month, Dr. Madan Kataria and his wife Madhuri began laughing with three friends in a city park in Mumbai, India. Within two weeks they had some jokes & almost 50 people, within months over 100 people and a life changing new exercise program! Eventually their local news took notice. Within a few years the world.
My entire life I’ve been clumsy. In the last few years, I have hurt myself numerous times. Once pretty seriously when I fell on stairs that weren’t there and severely injured my low back and hip. However, I have also hit my head various times since then, sprained an ankle and more. So for several months, I have been focusing on the energetic side of this. Working on grounding and centering; being more in my body.
This month I am celebrating 10 years of Laughter Yoga!!! I never could have imagined where I would be now... I completed my leader training in March of 2008 and my teacher training the beginning of April that year. Originally, I had no intention of starting a laughter club, and definitely not leading trainings, I only wanted to get a few ideas for lightening up life for myself and my coaching clients. Instead, I fell in love and in the process found myself and a community.