Laughter Really Is the Best Medicine: The Benefits of Laughter Yoga by Teena Miller

  • 07/14/2016 1:51 AM
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    Teena Miller
    In Gratitude and complete Joy for the opportunity to express what I do as a Certified  Laughter Yoga Teacher and Laughter Therapist-- true energy medicine! 

    Come attend and hear me speak at  the 2016 All America Laughter Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, Oct. 7 to Oct. 10, 2016. 

    Hear me Speak at the California NAMI Conference  August 26 to August 28, 2016 at the San Francisco Hyatt at the Airport. 

  • 07/13/2016 9:09 PM
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    Laughter turns your body from being acidic to alkaline.  Cancer cannot grow in an alkaline environment.

  • 07/13/2016 9:13 AM
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    Dr. Ramona, Ph.D, HTCP

    Hi everyone!

    If you wish to learn more about Teena Miller you can reach her through her website:

    Renee and I have also assembled these references for you to read and learn more about the impact of laughter yoga on health and wellbeing. 

    Beckman, H., Regier, N., Young, J., Effect of Workplace Laughter Groups on Personal Efficacy Beliefs, The Journal of Primary Prevention, 2007, Volume 28, Number 2, Page 167

    Bennett MP, Lengacher CA. Humor and laughter may influence health. I. History and background. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2006;3(1):61–3. [PMC free article] [PubMed

    Berk RA. The active ingredients in humor: psychophysiological benefits and risks for older adults. Educ Gerontol. 2001;27(3–4):323–39.

    Bokur, D. (2007) "What's So Funny? Retrieved 2013-08-02.

    Chia-Jung Hsieh, Chueh Chang, Grace Tsai and Hsiu-Feng Wu, Empirical study of the influence of a Laughing Qigong Program on long-term care residents, Journal: Geriatrics & Gerontology International, 2015, Volume 15, Number 2, Page 165, DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12244

    Demir M, Effects of laughter therapy on anxiety, stress, depression and quality of life in cancer patients, J Cancer Sci Ther, 2015, 7: 272-273. doi:10.4172/1948-5956.1000362

    Dolgoff-Kaspar, R, Baldwin, A., Johnson, MS, Edling, N. , Sethi, GK, Effect of laughter yoga on mood and heart rate variability in patients awaiting organ transplantation: a pilot study., Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 2012, Volume 18, Number 5, Page 61-66.

    Dunbar, R. I. M., Baron, R., Frangou, A., Pearce, E., van Leeuwen, E. J. C., Stow, J., Partridge, G., MacDonald. I., Barra, V., van Vugt, M., f Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 14 September 2011.DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2011.1373

    Kataria, Madan (2002), Laugh For No Reason (2 ed.), Mumbai, India: Madhuri International, ISBN 978-81-87529-01-9

    Morse, DR. Use of humor to reduce stress and pain and enhance healing in the dental setting. J N J Dent Assoc. 2007;78(4):32–6. [PubMed]

    Shahidi, M1., Mojtahed, A., Modabbernia, A., Mojtahed, M., Shafiabady, A., Delavar, A., Honari, H., Laughter yoga versus group exercise program in elderly depressed women: a randomized controlled trial. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2011 Mar;26(3):322-7. doi: 10.1002/gps.2545. Epub 2010 Sep 16.

  • 06/30/2016 4:44 PM
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    Anonymous member (Administrator)

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