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Laughter Facilitation Skills course aka #laughteryogawithJoe

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Laughter Facilitation Skills - #laughteryogawithJoe.

Saturday 9th February 10-5, Sunday 10th February 10-4, with a Laughter Yoga Ambassador and practitioner of 15 years’ experience.

'A breath of fresh air in the laughter yoga world' (Laughter Yoga Trainer)

This course is about YOU, your style, your uniqueness, and how you best develop and adapt laughter yoga skills for your own life.

This approach specialises in adapting and refining laughter yoga for your own particular personal/professional circumstances. It is not the traditional, Indian-style (and excellent) 'laughter yoga leader' course, but a natural, spontaneous and expansive approach.

'Valuable for group facilitation development in the skills of laughter, movement and play'
(Laughter Yoga Master Trainer)

It is well-suited for those who want to be creative & flowing, and apply & adapt these skills in settings other than just laughter (yoga) workshops.
(See below for the range of people, including laughter yoga Master Trainers, who've already been on this course.)

It shows you
- how you can keep evolving and developing this material to meet your own changing needs. It shows you
- how you can evolve & adapt exercises and the method
- how you can apply laughter yoga principles in all circumstances, everywhere, all the time.
- how you can do this personally and professionally.

You emerge from this course with a range of laughter skills from different traditions around the world. This is what makes this course unique.

The course gives you a manual, exercises, follow-up options, and a certificate.


In this course you learn:

- to incorporate laughter skills into your personal life with simple, straight-forward, accessible steps.

- how to add these skills into your professional life, whatever your profession.

- how to run your own laughter sessions with exciting and tailor-made exercises.

- these in a stunning country park location (Ashton Court)

It shows you how to develop your own style in practical ways, personally and/or professionally. If you are already a laughter yoga practitioner, this expands your existing skills.


The course teaches laughter skills, laughter exercises, and insights from traditions around the world, including:

  • Laughter Yoga

  • Huna,

  • yoga,

  • NLP,

  • meditation,

  • Appreciative Inquiry,

  • healing,

  • voicework,

  • breathwork,

  • and more.


- 'Brilliant. Such a relaxed couple of days'

- 'The group was an inspiration and I'm taking away what I needed'

- 'Practical learning, supported by a safe group'

- 'Powerful. I think a few lifestyle changes will be in order after this'

You boost your confidence, your ability to connect, your wellbeing, your sense of empowerment, your creativity, and your spontaneity.

You learn to retrain your brain to laugh more and promote:
*mindfulness*
*happiness*
*stress-free living*.

You learn these skills:

  • for yourself, for your own personal practice, to improve the quality of your own life.

  • and / or integrate them into your existing professional toolkit - no matter what your profession, these skills are relevant.

  • and / or to run your own laughter sessions, for small groups, teams, conferences etc.

You learn a natural, genuine, spontaneous way of using laughter skills.

You learn principles and structure which you can adapt and use in the ways that are right for YOU. This flexible approach (#laughteryogawithJoe) makes it especially user-friendly, no matter what your role is, who you are and where you use it.

'Since (2002) he has continued to use laughter yoga creatively and expansively, and he continues to be a pioneer here......I am delighted to be able to support this pioneering approach.' Dr Madan Kataria, founder of Laughter Yoga.


The course costs £200, with big discounts for early booking.

Concs available, please ask.

15% discount for existing Certified Laughter Yoga Leaders. 25% discount for Retreaters.

Please ask me for your discount code


“This training was different from my previous (laughter yoga) training, therefore complementary to it. The weekend was more about principles rather than being prescriptive; and encouraged a gentler approach to introducing laughter, which could be useful when working with a possibly reserved British public”

This course includes a comprehensive manual with information and exercises on the science, medicine, psychology and other aspects of laughter, laughter yoga, laughter therapy and more.
This course enables you to get the necessary professional insurance.
If you are already a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, this course complements and adds to your exising skills. If you are not, this course is an excellent way into using laughter skills, personally and professionally.


You learn

  • How to access and generate genuine spontaneous laughter
  • How to access mindfulness, awareness and embodiment
  • lots of laughter exercises from many traditions
  • Dr Kataria’s laughter club initiative
  • lots of Laughter Yoga exercises
  • the psychology and physiology of laughter and its effects on the mind, body, emotions and spirit
  • The science, medicine and benefits of laughter
  • laughter meditation
  • To create your own exercise for the group
  • How to adapt this for any personal, work / social / home setting
  • How to start developing harmonious group dynamics
  • from each other’s insights, expertise and experience
  • and lots more

Whether you have a personal development interest
are a workshop leader
facilitator
psychologist
presenter & trainer
mindfulness practitioner
teacher
coach
therapist
carer
nurse
wellbeing specialist
NLP practitioner
hoola hoopist
life model
another other specialist - this course has plenty for you.

Comments from previous participants include:

  • 'Thank you for being so warm and kind and connecting me back to people in such a wonderful playful way'.
  • 'Good venue, good group size, time used very effectively - good illustration in practice of being an effective facilitator.'
  • 'I am so much more powerful now. Thank you x '
  • 'I wanted to let you know that I ran a session this morning (which I nearly didn’t because I was so anxious) and it was literally the BEST one I have ever done. I used the techniques from your course, with a few touches of my own plus a bit of Kataria traditionalism - and it was just amazing...........it just worked, they really got into the extended period of just moving around the room, stretching and playing with their physicality, and we then spent ages sitting in a circle just laughing in different ways. It was perfect.
    I therefore thank you, from the bottom of my heart. My confidence is boosted, and I felt a real sense that I was “leading” the group in something very special. I’m so glad I did your course! I do hope you do an advanced one next year.'
  • ‘I’m really glad I came on this course, meeting people who believed in and enthused about what they were teaching and others who were friendly and willing to learn. Thank you for the experience and starting something I see as being a big part of my life from now on, both for clients and personally.’
  • 'Just to say the laughter course really hit the spot for me. I feel in my joy and positivity now, in contrast to how I felt at the start.'
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