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Become a part of the laughter movement while you relieve stress and have fun! Join us at Laughter Yoga Santa Cruz to become a healthier and happier you! We will play with problems, giggle with our gremlins, laugh with our fears and frustrations and reboot our joy set point. You will leave feeling peaceful, relaxed, energized,

This group is especially good for recovering people-pleasers, perfectionists, controller type A personalities, serious thinkers, over doers, and anyone who has been giving to everyone else and feels stressed, overwhelmed. If you want to feel better fast come join in an hour of pure fun and joy!

Fun warm ups, laughter exercises, joyful laughter meditation, and a deep relaxation (shivasana) will leave you blissed out!

Wear comfortable clothes, mat optional. Anyone can participate from children to seniors…all levels of physical fitness are welcome. And you can even be serious, grumpy or not in the mood and laugh. You will still feel better afterwards!

Laughing with others is priceless. Classes at Laughter Yoga Santa Cruz are: $10 drop-in, or $40 for 5 classes. First visit is always free!! Come play with us!

Look forward to laughing with you on Wednesdays!

In love and laughter, Carlala (aka JoyGirl)

Upcoming events (5+)

Laugh Away Stress, Practice Joy, Retrain Your Brain To Feel Better!

(Please Arrive at 5:30 to be let in.) Give your body a relief from stress and join in a fun session of laughter, deep breathing and play! Through the breathing exercises, simulated laughter and connection with others the Laughter becomes real and contagious and the body starts to release feel-good hormones which can boost the immune system, balance brain chemicals and increase happy hormones. A transformative experience that can induce relaxation and inner peace. You WILL feel better! join in the fun with silly warm ups, laughter exercises, a playful laughter meditation, and a deep relaxation (shivasana). It will leave you blissed out! No Yoga mats needed. Anyone can participate from children to seniors. You can even feel serious or grumpy and laugh, you will still receive the benefits! Wear comfortable clothing for easier laughing and bring water. This IS exercise and you will get your heart rate up! Be willing to play and have fun! Laughing with others is priceless! Laughter Yoga Santa Cruz is $10 drop-in. Laughter Love, Carla

Laugh Away Stress, Practice Joy, Retrain Your Brain To Feel Better!

(Please Arrive at 5:30 to be let in.) Give your body a relief from stress and join in a fun session of laughter, deep breathing and play! Through the breathing exercises, simulated laughter and connection with others the Laughter becomes real and contagious and the body starts to release feel-good hormones which can boost the immune system, balance brain chemicals and increase happy hormones. A transformative experience that can induce relaxation and inner peace. You WILL feel better! join in the fun with silly warm ups, laughter exercises, a playful laughter meditation, and a deep relaxation (shivasana). It will leave you blissed out! No Yoga mats needed. Anyone can participate from children to seniors. You can even feel serious or grumpy and laugh, you will still receive the benefits! Wear comfortable clothing for easier laughing and bring water. This IS exercise and you will get your heart rate up! Be willing to play and have fun! Laughing with others is priceless! Laughter Yoga Santa Cruz is $10 drop-in. Laughter Love, Carla

Free Laughter Yoga in the park every Saturday!

Oceanview Park

• What we'll do We will laugh together in a group as a form of exercise. Even if your laughter is fake it will become real once you laugh and connect in fun ways with others! Laughter exercises to increase our laughter capacity Increase your happiness quotient by repatterining your mind and body to release more serotonin dopamine, oxytocin and endorphins while you're laughing! • What to bring Water, wear comfortable clothing, willingness to play and laugh together. • Important to know Anyone can participate, even those in a wheelchair. No mat needed.

Laugh Away Stress, Practice Joy, Retrain Your Brain To Feel Better!

(Please Arrive at 5:30 to be let in.) Give your body a relief from stress and join in a fun session of laughter, deep breathing and play! Through the breathing exercises, simulated laughter and connection with others the Laughter becomes real and contagious and the body starts to release feel-good hormones which can boost the immune system, balance brain chemicals and increase happy hormones. A transformative experience that can induce relaxation and inner peace. You WILL feel better! join in the fun with silly warm ups, laughter exercises, a playful laughter meditation, and a deep relaxation (shivasana). It will leave you blissed out! No Yoga mats needed. Anyone can participate from children to seniors. You can even feel serious or grumpy and laugh, you will still receive the benefits! Wear comfortable clothing for easier laughing and bring water. This IS exercise and you will get your heart rate up! Be willing to play and have fun! Laughing with others is priceless! Laughter Yoga Santa Cruz is $10 drop-in. Laughter Love, Carla

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Free Laughter Yoga in the park every Saturday!

Oceanview Park

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