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Laughter Leader Training

Laughter Leader Training

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  • Sat 15 Jul ’17, 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun 16 Jul ’17, 9:00am – 5:00pm


Auckland Women’s Centre, 4 Warnock St , Grey Lynn



Ticket Information:

  • Early bird - pay by 15 May 2017 - save $60: $265.00
  • Early bird - pay by 15 June 2017 - save $40: $285.00
  • Full fee: $325.00
  • Refresher fee - pay by 15 June. Place dependent on availability: $150.00

A fun weekend for all! Get more laughter into your daily life, improve your health, discover new skills and enjoyment. Not only will you expand your laughter horizons, you’ll gain an ability you can share with others.

This course is for everyone looking for new ways to release stress, bring more fun into their workplace, and more joy and good health into their lives. Laughter does all this and Laughter Yoga is an easy way for people to get the goodness of laughter.

Developed by GP Dr Madan Kataria in 1995, it brings together three ideas:
- We benefit from laughter whether it is real or simulated
- We can laugh without jokes, humour or comedy
- Laughter Yoga gives us long term health benefits when practised regularly

Why Become a Laughter Leader?
- Professional Development - Laughter is an effective state changer: bringing it into organisations can help, especially in areas such as stress management, team-building, and creativity.

- Personal Development - Learning to laugh more easily brings physical, emotional, mental and spiritual benefits, for yourself and in your workplace, personal and social relationships.

- Laughter Leading – When you lead a laughter group the energy generated comes back to you many times over. Leading develops skills in organisation and delegation, negotiation and marketing - and greater confidence in speaking in groups.

- Fun Weekend – Two days of laughter, and learning about laughter, is an enjoyable and life-affirming experience. It leaves you energised and enthused. Club members find this course deepens their enjoyment and understanding of Laughter Yoga.

During the training you will:
- Gain a good understanding of Laughter Yoga
- Acquire the skills and confidence to lead or support Laughter sessions
- Learn about leading sessions for school children, seniors and in the corporate world
- Become qualified to start and run a Laughter Yoga club
- Practise the fundamental exercises of Laughter Yoga

The training includes the official Laughter Yoga Training Manual and Certificate.

About the Trainer:
Since he discovered Laughter Yoga in 2006, Bob Harvey has been an avid fan, relishing the friendship, physicality and fun of it all. He thinks everyone should have the chance to feel so good.

A regular at the Ponsonby Laughter Club, Bob became a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader in 2008. In 2009 he trained with Laughter Yoga founder, Dr Madan Kataria, as a Certified Teacher of Laughter Yoga Leaders. He has been co-leading the Ponsonby Laughter Club for several years and has trained new leaders since 2010.

Space is limited. A $50 deposit secures your place.

Refresher fee for returning leaders: Enrolment by 15 June: $150. Place-dependent on availability. Refreshers may purchase new manual at cost

Vegetarian lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided each day.

For more information and registration form please contact:
Bob - 021 646 280
Gay - 021 0635 035
Email - laughteryoganz@gmail.com
Post - Laughter Yoga NZ, PO Box 47 420, Ponsonby 1144

The Auckland Women’s Centre is down the driveway next to Mamata Bake House (just alongside Harvest Wholefoods). There is good parking down the driveway. Buses: Take Bus 020 from stop 7015 in Britomart to West Lynn Shops in Richmond Road.

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