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The 5th Annual Expressive Therapies Summit

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Saturday, November 8 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Introduction to Laughter Yoga

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ROOM 802

Laughter Yoga is for everyone. That is, anyone who can laugh, of any fitness or mobility level. Using this approach, "fake" laughter soon turns into real, contagious laughter. This releases wonderful physiological and psychological benefits in the form of stress-relieving endorphins—similar to traditional yoga—but the process is less demanding on the body. In this brief introductory session, we’ll blend yoga breathing with laughter exercises that create community, inspire playfulness, and can be paired with any of the forms of creative arts therapies. Join us during the lunch break to experience a fun form of yoga — no poses, mats, outfits (or sense of humor) necessary.

NOTE: CE credits not available for this session


Jason Jedrusiak, CYT

Jason Jedrusiak, CYT, has been leading Laughter Yoga in the Boston area since 2010. He’s spread the laughter to local organizations and institutions, including Harvard University, the Boston Children's Museum, and NUPath, where he has laughed with people living with developmental, autism spectrum, and acquired brain injury conditions. Jason found Laughter Yoga through his training as a yoga teacher and meditation guide, his work as a... Read More →

Saturday November 8, 2014 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Executive Conference Center 1601 Broadway, New York, NY