• Celebrate World Laughter Day in Sacramento area!!!

    Carmichael Park

    Tell Your Friends--Share with Other Laughers All Ages Welcome! Join the Laughter Party which is celebrated all over the World on this day! Join the fun and laugh for health, happiness and peace! No special clothing or experience necessary...and it's FREE! Other Locations San Anselmo: 11:30-12:30PM, Imagination Park, downtown San Anselmo San Jose: 1-2PM, St. James Park, downtown at N3rd and St. James Sts

  • Celebrate World Laughter Day in San Jose!

    Saint James Park

    Tell Your Friends--Share with Other Laughers All Ages Welcome! Join the Laughter Party which is celebrated all over the World on this day! Join the fun and laugh for health, happiness and peace! No special clothing or experience necessary...and it's FREE! Other Locations San Anselmo: 11:30-12:30PM, Imagination Park, downtown San Anselmo Sacramento: Sunset Celebration, 6:30-8PM, Carmichael Park, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. Laughter near basketball courts at Whitney Ave & Sue Palm Dr.

  • Celebrate World Laughter Day in Marin!

    Imagination Park

    Tell Your Friends--Share with Other Laughers All Ages Welcome! Join the Laughter Party which is celebrated all over the World on this day! Join the fun and laugh for health, happiness and peace! No special clothing or experience necessary...and it's FREE! Other Locations San Jose: 1-2PM, St. James Park, downtown at N3rd and St. James Sacramento: Sunset Celebration, 6:30-8PM, Carmichael Park, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. Laughter near basketball courts at Whitney Ave & Sue Palm Dr.

  • Apr 13 early bird! Lightening Up About Growing Older Apr 14

    Hello laughter lovers-- Worried about aging? Do you ask yourself questions like: Will I be healthy? Attractive? How do I take care of myself and my aging relatives? Will I have enough money? Will I feel connected? Have purpose? And what's happening to my body and memory? YIKES! Help is here! "Lightening Up About Growing Older" Workshop: A Fun & Mindful Approach to Middle Age and Beyond led by Annie Goglia and Amos Lans Join us for this playful workshop where we will explore these life changes with a sense of humor, compassion and adventure!! We will learn fun and useful tools to help embrace aging and create a vision for the next chapter of our lives through: Laughter Yoga Deep Breathing/Meditation Journaling InterPlay/Healing Movement Compassionate Sharing and more! Come to Laugh, Heal, Move and Transform Cost-- Super early bird: $39 by April 1 Early bird: $49 by April 13 Drop in: April 14: $59 Day of workshop, Check or cash only Financially challenged? Two spots available for $20. Contact Annie for more info. For PayPal: Please go to http://www.lifefire.com/publiceventsworkshops.html Registration/Information: Annie Goglia cell: 510/[masked] Email: [masked] http://www.lifefire.com/publiceventsworkshops.html

  • Join the fun! Laughter Yoga Leader Training, March 2 & 3

    "Annie has an amazing ability to laugh unabashedly and keep a strong container of flow, constructive feedback and information in this training." Susan Burkitt, Laughter Yoga Leader Trainee LEARN THE SECRETS OF LAUGHTER! Certified Laughter Yoga Leader Training 2 Day Workshop LIMITED TO EIGHT PARTICIPANTS Led by Annie Goglia Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, leading trainings for 10 years Founder and Leader of the Oakland LifeFire Laughter Club for 12 years www.lifefire.com During this course, participants will learn to lead a group of people through Laughter Yoga Techniques developed by Dr. Madan Kataria, a medical doctor and the founder of Laughter Yoga. http://www.laughteryoga.org Spread health and happiness-- Become a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader! or pass this on to someone you know... Who should attend? • Anyone who wants more laughter in their life! • Health care professionals • Activity and Recreation Therapist • Entertainment Professional • Staff Members in Assisted-Living Facilities • Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists • Teachers and Speakers • Senior Center Staff • Social clubs or church groups Some knowledge of Laughter Yoga is required. Questions? Talk to Annie. When: March 2 & 3 Saturday & Sunday 10 am - 6 pm You will: Learn skills of converting simulated laughter into real infectious and spontaneous laughter without using jokes, comedy or humor; be given an opportunity to lead laughter and breathing exercises during practice sessions; how to lead people through a laughter meditation and a guided relaxation; learn ways to customize Laughter Yoga to use for organizations, seniors, community events, self-growth and more. What you will receive: • Laughter Yoga training manual • Laugh For No Reason by Dr. Madan Kataria--e-book version • Practical techniques, resources and skills • Connection to a network of other wonderful laughter leaders • An assortment of useful handouts & fun stuff • Official Laughter Yoga Leader Certificate--good for life! Cost: Best deal! February 1 Check $299 or PayPal $310 Great deal February 15 Check $330 or Paypal $340 Good deal February 25 Paypal only $355 Paypal: http://www.lifefire.com/laughteryoga/laughteryogaleadership.html Limited work exchange/partial scholarships are available. Not guaranteed. Please contact Annie asap, no later than November 5th. **Generous partial scholarships available for previously Certified Laughter Leaders who want a refresher. Please email me with questions or concerns. Refund policy: 50% back if you cancel by Feb 15 25% back if you cancel by Feb 22 No refunds after Feb 22 Looking forward to lots of laughter and fun with you! Warmly & in shared laughter, Annie For more info contact: Annie Goglia [masked] Website: http://www.lifefire.com Testimonials: "Annie has an amazing ability to laugh unabashedly and keep a strong container of flow, constructive feedback and information in this training." Susan Burkitt, Laughter Yoga Leader Trainee "Annie looks for the good in all participants. I felt encouraged to take risks and was very supported by Annie through the whole process of leading Laughter Yoga activities. I felt so positive about my whole training experience." Jeff B., Laughter Yoga Leader Trainee "I felt good all over as I drove away on Sunday afternoon. I feel much more equipped now to lead a Laughter Session on my own and can't wait to do it!" Pat Berry, Laughter Yoga Leader Trainee

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  • News stressing you out? Let's Lighten up about News Overload! Sun, Feb 24

    Border Walls, Government shutdowns, climate change, oh my! World events stressing you out? Join us for: Lightening Up About News Overload: How to stay sane in a crazy world Led by Annie Goglia Sunday February 24,[masked]:00 - 5:30 pm InterPlayce 2273 Telegraph Ave corner of Telegraph & 23rd: entrance on 23rd Oakland, CA 94618 So much hard new is hitting us every day. From border walls and government shutdowns to climate change and political nastiness. Yikes! The stress aftermath does a number on our minds and our bodies. It's easy to find ourselves: Overdoing and getting burn out Getting overwhelmed or depressed and tuning out Wanting to do something but feeling paralyzed and unable to take action Lightening Up about News Overload is not about making fun of truly bad things happening in the world. It IS about: Having a safe space to express and release tension Finding healthy ways to transform stress Learning to stary present and connected with yourself and others Aiming towards living zestfully, regardless of what's going on At this workshop we will learn to stop and take a breath. To move our bodies. To laugh with others. To explore living joyfully. To regain our ability to relax. To act flexibility, effectively and sustainably. We'll use laughter, movement, play and mindfulness practices to move you from stressed out to feeling energized and empowered! Join us to get your joy on with tools such as: Laughter Yoga Deep breathing Intentional sharing InterPlay Healing Movement and more Annie Goglia is a Laughter Yoga Teacher, InterPlay Leader, Life Coach Cost: Great deal! $35 Early bird by Feb 23 $45 drop in Feb 24 pay by check or cash only USE PAYPAL BUTTON-- http://www.lifefire.com/publiceventsworkshops.html or contact Annie to pay by check by Feb 18 Contact Annie for more info: cell:[masked] Email: [masked] For PayPal: Please go to http://www.lifefire.com/publiceventsworkshops.html Financially challenged? Partial work exchange possible. Limited availability. Registration/Information: Annie Goglia cell: 510/[masked] Email: [masked] http://www.lifefire.com/publiceventsworkshops.html

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  • Don't miss Lighten Up About Growing Older! Sun, Nov 4th

    Hello laughter lovers-- Great news--It's not to late to preregister at the early bird price! You have until noon on November 4th. Just go to http://www.lifefire.com/publiceventsworkshops.html Financially challenged? Don't let it stop you from coming. Work it out with Annie! Lightening Up About Growing Older A Playful & Mindful Approach to Middle Age and Beyond led by Annie Goglia Worried about aging? Do you ask yourself questions like: Will I be healthy? Attractive? How do I take care of myself and my aging relatives? Will I have enough money? Will I feel connected? Have purpose? And what's happening to my body and memory? YIKES! Help is here! Join us for this playful workshop where we will explore these life changes with a sense of humor, compassion and adventure!! We will learn fun and useful tools to help embrace aging and create a vision for the next chapter of our lives through: Laughter Yoga Deep Breathing/Meditation Journaling InterPlay/Healing Movement Compassionate Sharing and more! Come to Laugh, Heal, Move and Transform Cost--workshop PLUS Coaching session: $55 Early bird extended to noon on November 4th Drop-in rate: $65 Day of workshop, Check or cash only For early bird deals: PAY BY CHECK AND SAVE $5! Fabulous offer! Workshop includes individual "Aging Playfully" 1/2 hr coaching session! For PayPal: Please go to http://www.lifefire.com/publiceventsworkshops.html Financially challenged? Partial work exchange still possible. Registration/Information: Annie Goglia cell: 510/[masked] Email: [masked] http://www.lifefire.com/publiceventsworkshops.html

  • Training is full! Laughter Yoga Leader Training, 9/29 & 30

    Sorry we're full! Stay tuned for the next Laughter Yoga Leader Training in December 2018 or January 2019! (Tell Annie if you have a preference--thanks!) "Annie has an amazing ability to laugh unabashedly and keep a strong container of flow, constructive feedback and information in this training." Susan Burkitt, Laughter Yoga Leader Trainee LEARN THE SECRETS OF LAUGHTER! Certified Laughter Yoga Leader Training 2 Day Workshop LIMITED TO EIGHT PARTICIPANTS Led by Annie Goglia Experienced & certified Laughter Yoga Teacher Founder and Leader of the Oakland LifeFire Laughter Club for 11 years www.lifefire.com During this course, participants will learn to lead a group of people through Laughter Yoga Techniques developed by Dr. Madan Kataria, a medical doctor and the founder of Laughter Yoga. See www.laughteryoga.org Spread health and happiness-- Become a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader! or pass this on to someone you know... Who should attend? • Anyone who wants more laughter in their life! • Health care professionals • Activity and Recreation Therapist • Entertainment Professional • Staff Members in Assisted-Living Facilities • Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists • Teachers and Speakers • Senior Center Staff • Social clubs or church groups Some knowledge of Laughter Yoga is required. Questions? Talk to Annie. When: Sept 29 & 30 10 am - 5:30 pm Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm Sun You will: Learn skills of converting simulated laughter into real infectious and spontaneous laughter without using jokes, comedy or humor; be given an opportunity to lead laughter and breathing exercises during practice sessions; how to lead people through a laughter meditation and a guided relaxation; learn ways to customize Laughter Yoga to use for organizations, seniors, community events, self-growth and more. What you will receive: • Laughter Yoga training manual • Laugh For No Reason by Dr. Madan Kataria--e-book version • Practical techniques, resources and skills • Connection to a network of other wonderful laughter leaders • An assortment of useful handouts & fun stuff • Official Laughter Yoga Leader Certificate--good for life! Cost: Best deal! Pay by Sept 1: Check $299 or Paypal $310 Great deal Pay by Sept 15: Check $330 or Paypal $340 Good deal Pay by Sept 25: Paypal $355 only Paypal: www.lifefire.com/laughteryoga/laughteryogaleadership Work exchange/partial scholarships are full. You may request to be waitlisted. **Generous partial scholarships available for previously Certified Laughter Leaders who want a refresher. REFUND POLICY: 50% back if you cancel by Sept 15th 25% back if you cancel by Sept 22nd No refunds after Sept 22nd Please email or call me with questions or concerns. My numbers are[masked] and cell[masked] . Looking forward to lots of laughter and fun with you! Warmly & in shared laughter, Annie For more info contact: Annie Goglia[masked] Website: www.lifefire.com Testimonials: "Annie looks for the good in all participants. I felt encouraged to take risks and was very supported by Annie through the whole process of leading Laughter Yoga activities. I felt so positive about my whole training experience." Jeff B., Laughter Yoga Leader Trainee "I felt good all over as I drove away on Sunday afternoon. I feel much more equipped now to lead a Laughter Session on my own and can't wait to do it!" Pat Berry, Laughter Yoga Leader Trainee

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