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  • Laughter YogaCertif ied

    Two Day Leader Training

    Thursday, April 9, 2015 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, April 10, 2015 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Dates & Times

    @Saint Simeon’s Senior Community3701 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.Tulsa, OK 74106

    CEs12 hoursCEs applied: LCSW, Long Term Care Administrator (NH, RC/AL)CEs approved: LPC, LMFT, Home Care Administrator

    Cost & RegistrationEarly bird rate of $159

    (ends March 24) Regular rate of $295

    Register at

    Breakfast, lunch, snacks included

    More information and agenda on back.

    LIFE Senior Services presents



  • Laughter Yoga?What isLaughter yoga is a progressive approach to both physical and mental health. The laughter techniques taught in this two day training are highly effective stress relievers, confidence boosters and team building tools. This fun, interesting and research-based training taught by Ellen Mercer, certifies participants as Certified Laughter Yoga Leaders, enabling them to lead Laughter Yoga groups in multiple settings: senior centers, corporate retreats, hospitals, senior community living environments, yoga studios, churches, in-service for staff, therapy and coun-seling sessions, and more. Laughter as exercise can happen anywhere with anyone. The body and brain benefit from all laughter whether it is based on humor or simulated. Some benefits of laughter include:

    • Exercisingmostmusclesinthebody• Increasedoxygenintake• Increasedtoleranceforpain• Stressandtensionrelief• Improvedmood• Improvedimmunesystem

    Who Should Attend• SocialWorkers• LPC/LMFT• HomeCareAdministrators• LongTermCareAdministrators(NH,RC/AL)• ActivityCoordinators• RecreationalTherapists• YogaInstructors• AnyHealth,Wellness,AgingorSocialServices


    You Will Learn• Whatlaughteryogais• Physiologyandpsychologyoflaughing• Benefitsandcontraindicationsforlaughteryoga• Laughteryogaprotocolsforleadinggeneral

    population groups• Specialconsiderationforleadinggroupsof

    seniors and persons with limited abilities• Integratinglaughteryogaintowellness


    8:00 – 8:30 Registration 8:30 – 10:30 Intro to Laughter Yoga:

    Motion Creates Emotion10:30 – 10:45 BREAK10:45 – 12:45 The Mind/Body Connection12:45 – 1:45 LUNCH1:45 – 3:15 Laughter as Exercise3:15 – 3:30 BREAK3:30 – 5:00 Intro to Laughter Technique

    8:00 – 8:30 Registration 8:30 – 10:00 Recap and Benefits of

    Laughter Mediation10:00 – 10:15 BREAK10:15 – 11:45 Logistics of Leading

    Laughter Yoga11:45 – 12:45 LUNCH12:45 – 2:45 Special Considerations for

    Seniors, Persons with Limited Abilities and Integrating Laughter Yoga into Wellness Programs

    Questions? Call Mickey Hinds at (918) 664-9000, ext. 8325. Register online at

    AgendaThursday, April 9 Friday, April 10