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Laugh-in-the-Park: Free laughter yoga for everyone

Wednesday, January 26, 2022   Posted in: Signatory Notice Board By: Administrator With tags: physical activity, exercise, workshop

Join St Albans Laughter Club for their annual Laugh-in-the-Park THIS Sunday. This event will be followed by a BYO picnic - bring your friends and family! This session will be run in line with COVID restrictions.

Date: Sunday 30th January 2022. If it's raining it will be cancelled.
Time: 11.15am to 12.15pm.
Location: North Hagley Park - just near the Band Rotunda in the Daffodil Gardens. The best entrance is off Riccarton Avenue.

Find out more Laugh-in-the-Park (Facebook).

Laughter is the body’s natural antidote to stress and laughter yoga teaches you to breathe properly to release tension and stress - and feel good and happy at the same time! It's the perfect exercise for stressful times such as these!

Here are some more health benefits of laughter:

  • Brain and body is flooded with oxygen;
  • Muscles relax;
  • Circulation is increased;
  • Killer T Cell production is increased - which helps fight disease and cancer;
  • Immune system is stimulated;
  • Internal organs are given a massage;
  • Respiratory system is cleaned out;
  • Cardiovascular workout;
  • Blood pressure returns to normal;
  • Increases in feel good chemicals, endorphin and serotonin; and
  • Decreased stress hormones, cortisol and adrenaline.

The St Albans Laughter Club have been unable to run in-person sessions since August 2021 and instead have been running online sessions which they will be continuing with for the foreseeable future due to the pandemic.

Visit the Lotus Trust website for more information.