Laughter Yoga Basic Learning Course

Online Coaching for Beginners

Learn from the Laughter Guru Dr. Madan Kataria

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Basic Learning Course:
March 13th, 15th, 17th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 2023

Certified Leader Training:
March 27th, 29th, 31st, April 3rd, 5th, 7th, 2023

What is Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga is a powerful tool for POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH. It is an instant STRESS BUSTER and can reduce physical mental and emotional stress. Scientific studies have shown that the stress hormone ( Cortisol) comes down significantly, and it increases SEROTONIN levels in the brain to beat depression.

Laughter yoga is a unique exercise program developed by a medical doctor Dr.Madan Kataria, where anyone can laugh for no reason without relying on humor, jokes, or comedies. Scientific studies have proven that the body cannot differentiate between fake and real laughter. One gets the same health benefits. Laughter yoga has spread across 110 countries. It is a great tool for health and happiness.

The main objective of this course is to help people bring more laughter and joy into their lives through the daily practice of Laughter exercises. Laughter Yoga reduces stress, strengthens the immune system, and keeps the mind positive in these challenging times. You will learn how to do laughter exercises alone at home, with your family. Also, be a part of daily online laughter sessions on Zoom and Skype.

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5 Benefits of Laughter Yoga

Good mood and more laughter: Laughter Yoga helps to change your mood within minutes by releasing certain chemicals from your brain cells called endorphins. You will remain cheerful and in a good mood throughout the day and will laugh more than you normally do. It alleviates depression and great tool for mental health and mental wellness.

Healthy Exercise to Beat Stress: Laughter Yoga is like an aerobic exercise (cardio workout) which brings more oxygen to the body and brain thereby making one feel more energetic and relaxed.

Health Benefits: Laughter Yoga reduces the stress and strengthens the immune system.You will not fall sick easily and if you have some chronic health conditions, you will heal faster. It is ideally suited for seniors and elderly people.

Quality of Life: Laughter is a positive energy which helps people to connect with other people quickly and improves relationships. If you laugh more, you will attract many friends.

Positive Attitude in Challenging Times: Everyone can laugh when life is good, but how does one laugh when faced with challenges? Laughter helps to create a positive mental state to deal with negative situations and negative people. It gives hope and optimism to cope with difficult times.

Basic Learning Course Lesson Plan

Lesson 1:

  • Objectives of Basic Learning Course
  • Why we need to laugh more today?
  • History of Laughter yoga
  • What is laughter yoga?
  • Introducing new laughter exercises followed by student’s practice.
  • Homework: Join laughter club on zoom. Video record one minute laughter at home with family and friends.

Lesson 2:

  • Five reasons why laughter yoga is better than humour, jocks and comedy
  • Five new laughter exercises followed by student’s practice
  • Homework: Join laughter club on zoom. Video record one minute laughter at home with family and friends.

Lesson 3:

  • Essential link between Yoga and Laughter.
  • Five new laughter exercises followed by student’s practice.
  • Yoga Nidra – powerful relaxation technique
  • Homework: Join laughter club on zoom. Video record one minute laughter at home with family and friends.

Lesson 4:

  • Voluntary vs real Laughter
  • Followed by laughter exercises and students practice session
  • Cultivating four elements of joy singing, dancing, playing and laughing followed by Bollywood laughter dance.
  • Homework: Join laughter club on zoom. Video record one minute laughter at home with family and friends.

Lesson 5:

  • Health benefits of laughter yoga
  • Followed by laughter exercises and students practice session Bollywood laughter dance
  • Homework: Join laughter club on zoom. Video record one minute laughter at home with family and friends.

Lesson 6:

  • Practise laughter yoga alone – guided techniques.
  • Laughing along with daily chores
  • Strategies to bring more laughter into your life
  • Reassess laughter quotient and compare with previous assessment
  • Practice Bollywood laughter dance
  • Homework: Join laughter club on zoom. Video record one minute laughter at home with family and friends.

IMPORTANT: Each lesson will be of 60 minutes duration. This course is the first level of Laughter Yoga program and this is for your personal use only. If you want to teach other people, after this course you need to attend certified laughter yoga leader and teacher training courses, which are the next levels of training.

March 2023
Fee: USD 99

Online Coaching Schedule (Each lesson 60 minutes)

For India, Australia, New Zealand and other Asian Countries

Lesson 1: March 13th
Lesson 2: March 15th
Lesson 3: March 17th
Lesson 4: March 20th
Lesson 5: March 22nd
Lesson 6: March 24th


8:00 AM Indian Standard Time
UAE 06:30 AM, THA/IDN/VNM 09:30 AM, MYS/HK/SGP/PHL/TWN 10.30 AM, JPN 11:30 AM, AUS 12:30 PM, NZL 02:30 PM

For USA, Canada and South America


Lesson 1: March 12th
Lesson 2: March 14th
Lesson 3: March 16th
Lesson 4: March 19th
Lesson 5: March 21st
Lesson 6: March 23rd


8:00 AM Indian Standard Time
USA/CAN PST – 07:30 PM
USA/CAN MST – 08:30 PM
USA/CAN CT/Mexico – 09:30 PM
USA/CAN ET – 10:30 PM

Coaching Platform: Zoom | Language: English

IMPORTANT: In case you miss any lesson, you will get the recording of the same.

Who can do this course?

  • Anyone who wants to bring more laughter and joy in their life
  • Stress, anxiety and depression
  • Cancer patients.
  • Introvert and shy people
  • Long term chronic diseases
  • Psychologists
  • Fitness trainer
  • Alternative therapists
  • Social workers/Healthcare workers
  • Yoga practitioners and teachers
  • Recreation activity facilitators
  • Occupational therapist
  • Professional speakers
  • Actors/singers/clowns
  • Those dealing with addictions
  • Business and HR Professional

Your Trainers

dr-madan-katariaDr. Madan Kataria, a medical doctor from Mumbai, India, popularly known as the ‘Guru of Giggling’ (London Times), is the founder of Laughter Yoga which grown into a worldwide movement with thousands of Laughter Yoga clubs in over 100 countries.

Dr.Madan Kataria from his 25 years of experience can teach you special guided techniques how to laugh all by yourself, with your family and your colleagues. Dr. Kataria is a keynote, motivational and inspirational speaker for companies, corporations and organizations all over the world. He is also a corporate consultant for holistic health, stress management, teambuilding, leadership, peak performance and communication skills.

vinayak-shastriVinayak Shastri is a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher and Master Trainer, personally trained by Dr Kataria and has assisted him in International training for seven years. He has excellent facilitation skills to conduct corporate seminars. Also, he has conducted training and workshops in Japan, Hong Kong and China.

He completed his master’s degree in traditional yoga from S-VYASA University, Bangalore India. He has conducted several online laughter yoga workshops. He has widely travelled all over India to set up free social laughter clubs and conducted seminars in prisons, schools, Indian army police and commando training centres.


You will receive

On Completion of this course You will receive

  1. Participation certificate of Online Laughter Coaching
  2. Basic Learning Course E- Book PDF
  3. Video Download ( mp4) of Laughter Yoga Exercises
  4. Yoga Nidra Instructional audio Download

Become a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader (CLYL)

This is the next level of training after basic learning course where you will learn the facilitation skills to lead a group of people through laughter yoga session and meditation.

It is a six lesson course after the basic learning course. You can start a laughter club, lead the sessions in companies, corporations, yoga studios and offer public seminars.

For more details on Certified Leader Training Course.


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Basic Learning Course (6 Lessons) USD 99
Basic Learning Course + Certified Leader Training Combo
(12 Lessons) USD 274

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