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Auburn Adult and Community Education

Laughter Yoga

with M Dempsey


"Laughter Yoga" is a healthy exercise combining laughing to the conventional yoga breathing.  Though called yoga, no difficult pose is required.  It is a yoga method of breathing that takes in fresh oxygen into one's body by laughing out loud.  It does not depend on humor or jokes, but laughter yoga exercises instead.  Developed by an Indian Medical doctor, Madan Kataria in 1995.  Today, over 3 million people practice laughter yoga worldwide.  Join Mary Dempsey Laughter Yoga Teacher, who trained under Dr. Kataria (India), Robert Rivest (Massachusetts), and Caterina Pettinato and Serena Panzeri (Italy).  Mary has provided laughter to hundreds, including children, veterans, Nursing Home residents, Breast Cancer patients, and Friends.  "Fake it until you make it" your body doesn't know if the laughter is real or fake and before you know it you are laughing.  Laughter is healing and universal.  Come join Mary for some Ho, ho, ho, hee, hee, hee. 

  • Feb 4 - Mar 18th, 2019
    Mon for 6 weeks from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Edward Little High


77 Harris Street
Auburn, ME 04210 Get directions

Room: cafe

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