17/05/2018 06:30pm the Hive Saigon

Laughter Yoga with Dave Berman

In Laughter Yoga class, we are playful like children and combine mindful yogic breathing with laughing on purpose for exercise.

Benefits include:
* less stress
* better mood
* stronger immune system
* improved circulation
* higher pain tolerance
* breathe more easily and mindfully
* more restful sleep
* increased creativity
* new friends 
* greater resilience

And much more – all from intentional laughter without jokes, comedy or humor! The body can’t tell the difference.

This is a gentle cardio and core workout suitable for all ages and fitness levels*. People often experience a “runner’s high.”

No yoga mat, special exercise clothes, or previous experience required. Wear loose, comfortable clothes and bring water.

Classes are 50-60 minutes, including 30-40 minutes of laughter and breathing exercises, guided meditation, and a little time to talk about the experience.

Cost:
150k VND for Hive members
200k VND for General Public
Location: The Hive Saigon, 94 Xuan Thuy, Thao Dien, D2

This class is taught by #LaughterYoga Teacher and Laughter Ambassador Dave Berman. He is co-author of the book Laughter for the Health of It and host of the Daily Laughers show. He has made a#laughter demonstration video every day since the start of 2016 featuring guests from all 50 United States and more than 65 other countries. Dave is living in #HoChiMinhCity while writing his next book and providing private laughter coaching and public speaking skills training for fluent English speakers. Connect with other people who love to laugh in the Daily Laughers Ho Chi Minh City group.

* People with the following health conditions are advised not to participate: schizophrenia, hernia, heart disease with angina pain, persistent cough with breathlessness, uncontrolled high blood pressure, incontinence of urine, epilepsy, haemorrhoids or bleeding tendencies in any part of the body, severe backache, acute symptoms of cough, cold or fever. People who have undergone major surgery should wait at least three months before doing Laughter Yoga. Pregnant women should get their doctor’s approval.

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