En-er-gize Your Chakras with Laughter Yoga 4/26

En-er-gize Your Chakras with Laughter Yoga
with
Carmela Caryle, M.A.
Internationally Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher
www.carmelacarlyle.com
Saturday.  April 26th.
Workshop: 10:30  to 12:00 noon
Including Workshop, Lunch and Celebration afterwards.  $40.
Call 707-217- 4584 to sign up. Space is limited. www.en-er-gy.com
Energy is the source of all life.  We now know that everything — including our own bodies — is made up of energy that is in constant motion. Please join Renee and Sue for their dynamic grand opening workshop devoted to exploring and enhancing your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual energy the fun way  — with  Laughter Yoga. No previous knowledge or experience required. We will laugh you through it.
In yogic healing, chakras (wheels) are the seven swirling energy centers of subtle energy running from the base of the spine to the crown of the head. Each is a hub for vital energy or life force  (prana)  that flows through the body. These seven energy centers affect our survival skills, stress levels, sexuality, sensuality, self-confidence, power, love, communication, mental clarity and connection to the cosmos. Wow!  That’s a lot to laugh about!  Carmela will share practical ways to work with your chakras using  color, scent, sound, yoga postures and of course, laughter.
Get en-er-gized with laughter exercises, deep breathwork, some time on the mat, and moving around the studio in playful community celebration. The benefits are immediate and amazing!
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Carmela Carlyle created the first Laughter Yoga Club in Sonoma County. Her extensive skills and background as a professional counselor, yoga teacher, support group facilitator, management training specialist and party gal enable her to exquisitely customize Laughter Yoga in a variety of settings. She is a frequent presenter at professional conferences, spas and yoga studios, marketing events, in organizational settings, eldercare communities, and yes, for private parties.  707.765.9035.

Carmela Carlyle
M.A. Clinical Psychology

Internationally Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher
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Breathe, Stretch & Laugh Your Way to Better Health!
Laughter Yoga Sessions include deep breathing and stretching with movement, clapping and laughter exercises. There are no jokes. Carmela will guide the group with techniques to bypass intellectual barriers and inspire contagious laughter. Each participant will also have the opportunity to explore his/her own laughter. The sessions end with a short restorative relaxation. The secret to laughter yoga’s success is that our bodies are hardwired with powerful natural reactions to extended hearty laughter and the benefits are felt immediately.

The proven medical benefits are:

  • Blood & all major organs are fully oxygenated.
  • Boosted endorphin levels reduced aches, pain, anxiety & depression.
  • Blood pressure & blood pressure & pulse rate drop & circulation improves.
  • Immune, digestive, sexual & cardiac systems are stimulated.
  • Stress levels (cortisol) reduced by as much as 75%.
  • Belly fat is reduced and diaphragm is relaxed
  • Stretching lengthens, relaxes and strengthens your muscles.
  • Laughing together creates community connection

Brief History of Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga was created by Dr. Madan Kataria, a physician in Mumbai, India.
In the early 1990’s he had a private practice and wrote papers for medical
journals. In his scholarly work he became interested in the growing body of scientific evidence showing that laughter is extremely beneficial to mental and physical health. He and his wife, Madhuri, a
yoga teacher, integrated yoga breathing, stretches, clapping and laughter exercises to create Laughter Yoga. They started a small group in 1995 and there are now Laughter Yoga clubs in 58 countries with thousands of people laughing for better health around the world everyday. Laughter Yoga has been featured on CNN. The Discovery Channel, National Geographic and Oprah, as well as in the international press around the globe. Now you can enjoy its benefits in  beautiful wine country.

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