2-Day Certified Laughter Yoga Leader Training

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At Laughter Yoga Academy, we offer the following training Accredited with Laughter Yoga International:


For those who wish to take their Laughter Yoga further and work with groups of paying clients., the next step after completion of the 1-day Basic Learning Course is the 16 hours Certified Laughter Yoga Leader Training. 

Everything in the basic learning course plus:

Learn how to lead Laughter Yoga sessions for paying clients including:

  • Social clubs
  • Corporate organizations
  • Seniors
  • School children
  • People with Special Needs.

Pre-requisites:  Completion of the Laughter Yoga Basic Learning Course

Delivery Mode:  In-person 2-day weekend training at our Nature retreat centre commencing on Friday evening at 8pm.  Accommodation is available on a first-booked basis.


40% theory and 60% activities.

1 in-person session of 2 hours, 4 in-person sessions of 3.5 hours Total in-person 16 hours

plus 1 final session of 1,5 hours on Zoom, 40 days after completion of the weekend.


€350 for the 2-days / 16 hours training.  Includes workshop manual and Certificate of Completion and your Registration with Laughter Yoga University and listing on the Laughter Yoga International .

Session 1

Introductions: Teacher, Participants, and course.   Personal story.

  • Laughter Yoga History:  Cousins, Fry, Berk, Patch Adams, Madan & Madhuri Kataria
  • What is Laughter Yoga? 5 points, 3 reasons, 4 steps, and 5 benefits
  • Key session: Warm-up, Basic laughter, Laughing meditation, Humming
  • Laughing Alone: How, when, where, 40 days Laughter Challenge, Buddy system
  • Assignment:  Laugh every day for 5 minutes and create a short video about what LY is and share in the group

Session 2


  • Laughter Yoga 5 benefits
  • Laughter yoga – the Science of breathing
  • Scientific research on Laughter Yoga
  • Complete Session:  4 steps, Laughter and games, Laughing meditation, Yoga Nidra
  • Assignment:  Laugh every day for 5 minutes and 1 minute a day with laughter buddy. 
    Create a new laughter exercise and share in the group

Session 3


  • Unconditional Laughter 5 secrets
  • Session Structure – leader skills – advice & tips to facilitate laughter yoga classes
  • Laughter Club: How it works, how to start it and why
  • Complete session: 4 steps, laughter and games, laughing meditation, grounding dance
  • Assignment: laugh every day for 10 minutes and 1 minute a day with laughter buddy.
    Create a new laughter yoga exercise and share in the group.

Session 4


  • 4 Elements of Joy: Laughter, Play, Dance, Sing
  • Gibberish
  • Extra: 9 Factors of Happiness
  • Extra: introduction to chakras
  • Laughter Yoga in corporate environment
  • Laughter Yoga with old people and with children
  • Conclusions, commitments, certificate award and celebration! 

You will receive 2 certificates – Certificate of Completion from Laughter Yoga International and Certificate of Completion from Laughter Yoga Academy.

You will also be registered as an International Laughter Yoga Leader with Laughter Yoga International.

Assignment: Laugh every day for 10 minutes for 40 days and 1 minute a day with laughter buddy.

Session 5

40 days later – this is the only session on Zoom.

Feedback. Review of 40 days challenge. Q&A



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