LAUGHTER YOGA

Could you use more laughter in your life? We ha-ha-have just the thing for you! Laughter Yoga incorporates breathing and purposeful laughter through fun and playful exercises. Follow along with us in our laughter exercise of the month videos, or join us LIVE!

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MAYO CLINIC LAUGHTER CLUB

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Take a break from your day and enjoy a fun combination of stretching, breathing, and laughter exercises! Rekindle the childlike playfulness within you and reap the many health benefits that laughter has to offer.

Every Friday

12:15-12:45pm

DA-SL 200

Open to all DAHLC-eligible members. No registration required.

LAUGHTER EXERCISE OF THE MONTH

01
SNOW BLOWING LAUGHTER
Laughter burns calories, and improves our immune system and physical health. This exercise is a great way to bring some cheer into those physically demanding winter chores!

02
CUPID LAUGHTER
Laughter strengthens relationships by creating heartfelt connection and bridging language, societal, and cultural gaps. This exercise helps us practice laughter as an expression of love.

03MELTING LAUGHTER
Laughter is a great tool to embrace change and transition in a positive way. This exercise helps us explore this concept playfully.

04
LAUGHTER RAIN
Laughter helps us become more resilient, and trains our brain to maintain a positive mental attitude regardless of circumstances. This exercise teaches us how to laugh in the rain…literally!

05
BLOOMING LAUGHTER
Laughter celebrates our uniqueness and promotes personal growth. This exercise reminds us to show our blooms proudly!

06CATCH & RELEASE LAUGHTER
Laughter can be a playful tool for reframing negative self-talk. Follow along with this exercise to practice positive thinking!

 

07FIREWORKS LAUGHTER
Fun and laughter go hand in hand. Bring some fun into your 4th of July celebration with this exercise!

08ANIMAL LAUGHTER
This exercise encourages you to give your brain a break and embrace your child-like playfulness. Give yourself permission to frolic, play, and just be silly!

 

09LAUGHTER LOCKER
Laughter can be an important part of grief. This exercise helps us remember that it’s ok to laugh, even when life is serious.

 

10PUMPKIN LAUGHTER
Laughter helps us express and release emotions in a healthy way. Try this exercise to explore laughing with a variety of emotions.

 

11APPRECIATION LAUGHTER
Laughter is a great way to generate compassion. This exercise reminds us to be kind to our self, as well as others.

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HAPPY HOLIDAY TREATS
Lower your threshold for laughter, and bring joy into ordinary activities such as eating. Enjoy these happy holiday treats!

RESOURCES

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Bring laughter to your work group! Click here to request a Laughter Yoga Worksite Wellness Presentation (internal to Mayo Clinic employees).