When is the last time you laughed so hard you cried, and just let go completely ?
When you're tickled and it's a good genuine laugh, everything is suspended in the moment.
Laughter as a form of communication whether spontaneous or volitional releases endorphins and produces positive emotional response.
The practice coined "Hasya Yoga" has psychological and physicological benefits.
Laughter yoga is a practice involving prolonged voluntary laughter. The premised is that our brains doesn't know the difference between a spontaneous laughter moment or a voluntary one, the same feel good brain chemicals get released in our body!
Research suggests that laughter produces an "endorphin-mediated opiate effect"
Bring greater joy into your life, in the simplest way.
We warm up the body with gentle rhythmic movements. We engage in play through gestures, facial expressions and eye contact.
We begin with voluntary laughter which soon transforms to contagious less controlled laughter as you let yourself go and flow with the exercises.