Join certified Laughter Yoga teacher Dana Kaplan in this program focused on helping your body create feel-good hormones using a gentle form of exercise combining breathing techniques from yoga with laughter exercises. Laughter Yoga will leave you feeling more energetic and healthier than ever. Proven to release stress, Laughter Yoga will boost your immune system, exercise your heart and lungs, elevate your mood, improve your circulation, help reduce symptoms of arthritis, asthma, allergies and pain, and help you foster feelings of kindness, joy, forgiveness or love. Laughter truly is the best medicine!
Special Note: No yoga mat is needed, and this program is open to attendees of all ages! Laughter Yoga can be practiced standing or sitting, regardless of fitness level. If you can laugh, you can do Laughter Yoga. It’s best to do Laughter Yoga on an empty stomach.
This program is presented by Dana Kaplan and hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.
About the Program Presenter
Dana Kaplan is an experienced yoga teacher registered with Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 500), a mantra artist leading the kirtan band To Bring Devotion as well as certified Laughter Yoga teacher. Her Laughter Teacher Training was with the founder of Laughter Yoga, Dr. Madan Kataria. Kaplan has been leading regular Laughter Yoga clubs since 2010, both in person and more recently virtually. She also leads Laughter workshops at Yoga Festivals up and down the east coast and at special events. She loves sharing the joys and health benefits of Laughter Yoga with all. She particularly likes the way all barriers of separation melt away as we connect to one another at a heart level, which is the meaning of yoga.