Make Time To Laugh

A farm is a great place to laugh. People come to the Funny Farm Laughter Club to let loose and laugh just because they can. They liberate their laughter and they feel healthier and happier. Laughter Yoga is a simple yet profound, complete well-being exercise routine that is practiced around the world. Developed by an Indian medical doctor, Dr. Madan Kataria, it has spread to over 100 countries and to tens of thousands of Laughter Clubs on six continents. The Funny Farm Laughter Club meets at Perfect Christmas Tree Farm.  We all want health and happiness. But instead, we are stressed and depressed and isolated, with negative thoughts.  I teach how to use laughter to bring more joy into life. We combine playful laughter exercises and deep yogic breathing. We all laugh together for no reason, except for the best reasons – health, happiness and world peace.

What is the Funny Farm Laughter Club? A free Social Club that welcomes all to join.  It is non-religious and non-political. There is no charge for anything. It is a great way to meet new people. 

Not to be confused with traditional yoga classes. There are no Hatha Yoga poses so you don’t need a mat or any special equipment or previous experience. We use, Prana Yoga, breathing yoga. 

Anyone can laugh without relying on humor, jokes or comedy and you feel the benefits from laughing right away. We initiate laughter as a body exercise, in a group, and with eye contact the laughter soon turns into spontaneous and contagious laughter that makes us feel healthier and more energetic. 

Scientifically Proven: The basis of Laughter Yoga a scientific fact that the body cannot differentiate between spontaneous laughter and intentional laughter. You get the same physiological and psychological benefits from both. And this mild cardio exercise burns calories and tightens muscles in the most enjoyable way possible, by sharing a laugh. Clinical research conducted in India and in the United States proves that Laughter lowers the level of stress hormones (epinephrine, cortisol, etc) in the blood while stimulating the production of good hormones, Endophin, Serotonin, Dopamine, and Oxytocin.

Oxygenate your Body and Brain:  Laughter Yoga is a combination of deep breathing exercises from yoga and laughter exercises, which oxygenates the body and brain, making us feel more creative and happier.

Mild Aerobic Exercise: Like jogging on the inside, Laughter Yoga improves heart and lung function and tones pelvic muscles. Diaphamic breathing stimulates the Vagus Nerve that helps regulate internal organs throughout the body and brain. It burns calories.

Health Benefits:  Practicing Laughter Yoga strengthens the immune system which not only prevents us from falling sick but also helps us to feel better. Laughter masks pain. Laughing is self-care.

Good Mood:  Laughter Yoga helps to change your mood within minutes. You remain cheerful and in a good mood throughout the day and will laugh more easily and more often than you normally do. It is a healthy exercise that brings oxygen to the brain, to beat stress and laugh at problems, so you can solve them easier.

Quality of Life:  Laughter is positive energy which can be shared. Laughter is contagious. Learn to laugh more and others will laugh with you. People connect with other people by laughing together. Laughing more improve relationships with family and friends. 

Positive Attitude in Challenging Times:   Anyone can laugh when times are good but Laughter Yoga teaches people to laugh unconditionally so that they can laugh even during tough times. It provides strength in adversity, a coping mechanism, to help people keep a positive mental attitude regardless of the circumstances. It gives hope and optimism to cope in difficult times.

Where is the Funny Farm Laughter Club?  Perfect Christmas Tree Farm, 999 US Highway 22, Lopatcong Township, Phillipsburg NJ 08865. Go to the 18th century stone farmhouse at the end of the driveway. For more information: email info@go2laugh.com, visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/funnyfarmlaughterclub/ or call 908-763-1945.

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