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“In Laughter Yoga, we don’t laugh because we are happy; we are happy because we laugh.” – Dr Kataria, founder of Laughter Yoga.

Television news tells us what Laughter Yoga is all about. Click here.


This year’s Laughter Yoga Conference is themed as Inspiring Community. The dates are Saturday and Sunday, 12th and 13th September, 2015. The venue is Auckland’s Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre. Accompanying the event will be workshops and Laughter Yoga trainings. Check out the Convention website, (just click here) for programme and speaker details.

Please make a place for this in your diary as you will want to be there. It promises to be the most fun event in the laughter calendar this year. The list of presenters is looking excellent, covering a wide field of laughter related experiences. For more information go to our Events page.

Certified Laughter Leader Training

The final opportunity this year to acquire the skills and knowledge to be a laughter coach. Whether you wish to supplement your professional skill set, or to lead groups with laughing for no reason, this training has much to offer. Each participant is provided with a Manual and given ample opportunity to explore the many aspects of laughter. Click here for details.

Laughter at Ponsonby Club

Students from AUT came to Ponsonby Club in 2015 to make a short film about us. Click here to view.

2015 World Laughter Day photos, now on line


Check out the top 20 pics from our World Laughter Day celebrations this year. Click on the picture to view some serious laughter.

Christchurch Laughter Club Celebrates 8th Birthday!

In spite of challenges (earthquakes, etc) the Christchurch Laughter Club is still running, and celebrates its eighth birthday on Sunday 22 March 2015, between 12pm and 1pm. They will be having a pot luck lunch at the club’s venue at Scottish Society Hall, cnr Edgeware Road and Caledonian Road, St Albans. Phone Hannah Airey on 021 998 109 for details.

Ciara Pratt, reporting for the Western Leader, posted this story and video on (of course) April Fool’s Day! Laughter Yoga – it’s not a joke!