Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga

Laughter is contagious and has a powerful and immediate effect on our mind, body and spirit. Our bodies can’t tell the difference between real or simulated laughter. This class involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping, and laughter exercises. 

Our laughter exercises in this class can:

  • Increase blood flow and oxygen to all the major organs
  • Enhance endorphin levels which make us feel uplifted and reduce pain
  • Stimulate immune, digestive, and cardiac systems
  • Reduce stress levels
  • Relax, strengthen, and lengthen the muscles with stretching
  • Help create a laughing community and be fun!

The class meets most Thursdays. 

Thursday, July 30 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Class/Info Session, Wellness

Affiliation

UCSF Medical Center, School of Medicine

Audience

Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Local Community, Alumni, Patients

Location

Online

Tags

pulseofucsf, sfcommunity

Website

https://osher.ucsf.edu/public-classes...

Cost

Free

Department/Group
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Hashtag

#LaughterYoga

Contact Info

classes@ocim.ucsf.edu or call 415-353-7718

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