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Laughter Yoga and Gong Bath Meditation – London 19th May

Special Laugh , Move, Release and Relax in this Special extended  Laughter Yoga and Gong Bath Meditation

Powerful experience beginning with a little movement, use of voice,  laughter yoga and a laughter meditation. The Laughter may help you to push through boundaries, open up and relax ready for the healing gong space followed by sharing after the session. 

A fun yet very effective process with incredible results. Instant mood lift, powerful stress release, healing and deeply relaxing meditation.

Around 50 minutes of Laughter and Movement followed by around a 45 minute Gong Bath and a little time for sharing at the end.

It’s powerful, fun, good exercise, a workout for mind, body and soul.

No experience necessary. The Gongs do all the work. All that is required is a willingness to accept and receive.  Just bring a mat, blanket and cushion, whatever you need to be comfy, cozy and warm.

Laughter Meditation

Laughter Meditation

IMPORTANT What should I bring

Wear loose comfortable clothing. Please bring water, a yoga mat or similar, a blanket or sleeping bag and cushion or pillow for total relaxation and warmth. Body temperature can drop rapidly during the gong bath.

How much is it

£20 in advance plus paypal fee

£25.00 on the day subject to availability

How do I book ?

Important – Please arrive by 7:07pm latest allowing ample time for settling in and a little quiet time before we start. Once we start it will not be possible for latecomers to gain entry.

Facilitator – Odette Kurland is a Gong Master, Reiki Master and Meditation Faclititator. She has trained with various Gong teachers including Don Conreaux, Abby delSol, Tom Soltran and Sheila Whittaker. Advanced Pathways Shamanic Training at Caer Corhrain and Laughter Yoga Leader

 

Venue Access

Please note the entrance is the door in-between the buildings of 13 and 15 Amwell Street. There are two buzzers and a key pad. Either buzzer is fine.  !!! There is a sign on the door saying Escuela de Baile :-) 

Recent Testimonials 

Laughter Yoga: Thank you Odette, it was the highlight of our Mental Health Awareness Week programme. Something so different, fun and beneficial to staff stress levels and overall health.

Laughter Yoga:  It felt like I had just released 3-4 years of laughter after a very tough few years with not much to laugh about.

We really can forget how to laugh!! Imagine that feeling of Catharsis which is very possible during the laughter meditation. 

Gong Bath: Thank you very much for a great intro to soundbaths – I did enjoy it very much. I felt all the instruments intensely and every single one was beautiful in its own right and brought out different sensations – very cool.  Thank you again for a great first time experience. (from Eva a Gong newbie )

Gong Bath: It was totally awesome last night. Thank you so much. Totally lifted my mood and I was so relaxed after. It was a special one :-) thank you. Natasha

Precautions:

Pregnancy (not recommended during the first trimester of pregnancy due to the unstable nature of any pregnancy) Tinnitus/Menieres/Epilepsy – any condition which is ‘sound sensitive’ or could be triggered by sound. Metal Implants/pins/screws/pacemaker etc (can resonate the metal and also change rhythm of pacemaker) Mental health condition (anyone with a serious Mental Health condition)

Laughter Yoga Contraindications

Laughter Yoga is not a substitute for medical consultation for physical, mental and psychological illnesses, but is a powerful natural complementary form of healing. It is like any other aerobic exercise and may not be suitable for everyone as it involves some physical strain and a rise in intra-abdominal pressure.

Some people may have pre- existing medical conditions and one should take reasonable precaution before doing laughter exercises or indeed any form of exercise.

It is contraindicated for people suffering from: Any kind of hernia, Heart disease with angina pain, Persistent cough with breathlessness, Uncontrolled high blood pressure, Incontinence of urine, Epilepsy, Advanced (bleeding) piles and haemorrhoids or any bleeding tendencies in any part of the body, Severe backache, Any acute symptoms of cough, cold and fever. People who have undergone major surgery should wait at least three months before doing Laughter Yoga.

If in doubt first consult a medical professional for guidance. Anyone undergoing physician-prescribed therapy that experiences improvements through laughter should seek the advice of their doctor before reducing dosage or stopping treatment.

Relative contraindications

Those suffering from heart disease and high blood pressure but are stable on medication and can take a brisk walk for 30 minutes without any symptoms can do Laughter Yoga with advice from medical specialists.

People who have undergone bypass surgery can also do Laughter Yoga after their stress test is normal. Pregnancy is also a relative contraindication. Women with previous history of miscarriages and also those who are in advanced stage of pregnancy should take medical advice from specialists before doing laughter exercises. People suffering from minor and major psychiatric disorders can participate in a laughter session except those who are not in touch with reality e.g. schizophrenia, Hyper mania (manic part of bipolar depression)

If in doubt please give me a call to discuss.