Chore Laughter

Posted by on Jan 11, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Hello Friends, I hope that you are off to a good start for the new year. After having enjoyed being a sloth during the later part of December, January is usually a time when I spring back into action and try to do some cleaning up and organizing around my very cluttered house. The inside […]

“Today I cried tears of joy and practiced gratitude laughter for female inmates at a local prison…”

Posted by on Dec 21, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

What a day! Session 10 of 10 at Chester County Prison in West Chester, PA, where I collaborated with the Wellness Action Recovery Plan (WRAP) Facilitator, La Vonne Alexander (LVA),  to develop a special pilot program for 15 female inmates. This weekly  class filled up quickly and because some people were released or left the […]

Brighten the Darker Days Ahead- with Mindfulness & Laughter

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

      Brighten the Darker Days Ahead-  with Mindfulness & Laughter It is fitting that I write about celebrating the light in the face of darkness because tonight people in India and  Indians and their friends around the world are celebrating  -Diwali (Dipavali in Sanskrit, meaning “row of lamps”; also spelled Divali or Deepavali) […]

Are you tuned in or tuned out?

Posted by on Jul 28, 2018 in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

  I was shopping at my local supermarket a  few days ago and noticed this young man (in his 20’s, a college student) at the deli counter, waiting for a sandwich order. He was cool looking and  handsome,  wearing his rose-colored sunglasses . He was also bopping along to the music playing through his ear […]

Become Laughter!

Posted by on Feb 27, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The beauty of laughter clubs, is that participants know they can join others for an hour of unconditional laughter in a nurturing and positive environment on a regular basis. Unconditional because our laughter is not dependent on jokes, comedy or even having  a sense of humor.   All we need is  a willingness to laugh and […]

Easy does it

Posted by on Jan 6, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Who is the greatest cheerleader in your life? You are! Take care of yourself so that you are able to extend yourself towards others. If things aren’t going well, go easy on yourself. Give yourself a little pep talk – in gibberish. We learn from our mistakes and sometimes it takes many tries to get […]

Happy 2018

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Laughter in the City-Philly, that is!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This past week, I assisted fellow Laughter Yoga Teacher Bill Powell in training 6 new Laughter Leaders. Bill also happens to be the Performance Arts Coordinator  for  the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (among wearing many other hats). Thanks to Bill’s enthusiasm for Laughter Yoga, he made it possible for these participants to become certified as […]

Pleased to announce Laughter Yoga USA. Org -a new non-profit organization

Posted by on Apr 15, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Dear Friends, I am delighted to announce the new formation of,a brand new non-profit organization,  specifically created to bring together Laughter Yoga (LY) professionals, Laughter Yoga club members and others seeking to learn more about the many benefits of Laughter Yoga. This new organization serves as a bridge to connect all who are interested […]

My 2nd Anniversary with Laughter Yoga- what a gift!

Posted by on Aug 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | One Comment

  Two years ago, I hopped on a plane to Bangalore, India to spend two weeks at a Spiritual/Silent Retreat and Laughter Yoga Teacher certification training led by the founder of Laughter Yoga(LY), cardiologist Dr. Madan Kataria. Fortunately for me, many Master Trainers and other LY professionals from around the world were also there, which […]