Terms & Conditions

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ALL PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR CANCELLATION by the organiser.  If the organiser cancels the event then a full refund will be issued and notification of cancellation will be sent via email at least 24 hours before the event.

Otherwise Tickets are Non Refundable nor are they transferable to another date. When you book in advance, a space is reserved for you. Due to the nature of the event it is not possible to enter once it has started so it is your responsibility to arrive on time.  Aim to arrive 15 minutes before the start! If your plans change and you can not attend, you are welcome to transfer your ticket to a friend. Please inform us if you wish to do so and we can amend our attendee list.

Please bring what you need for comfort. A mat to lie on, blanket, cushion and a bottle of water.

Precautions: Feel free to contact us if you are unsure or to discuss

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/pacemakeretc (can resonate the metal and also change rhythm of pacemaker) Mental health condition (anyone with a serious Mental Health condition)

Laughter Yoga Training Courses Terms and Conditions

Odette Kurland Trading as: Laughter Yoga Wellness UK Terms and Conditions


Payment is due on registration unless otherwise agreed in advance.

Odette Kurland LYWUK reserves the right to re-allocate the course place to another participant if fees are not paid in time.


Courses will be charged at the appropriate rate at the time of booking. For further information and group booking please contact me.  Odette Kurland has the right to change the cost of any course at any time, however if a course has already been booked, the client will be charged the price quoted at the time of the booking.

Settlement Terms

Payment for all training or services booked and confirmed by the client must be made prior to the training course or session taking place unless otherwise agreed in writing. Payment can be made by BACS or Card Payment.

Transferring courses

The following charges will apply if you wish to transfer your booking to a later course date:


  • 50% of the fee up to 40 calendar days prior to the date booked 100% of the fee up to 20 calendar days prior to the date booked


Participants can be transferred by contacting Odette Kurland via telephone or email.

The transfer option only relates to participants who are transferring to a different date on the same course.


The choice of course date must be specified at the time of transfer otherwise the instruction will be considered a cancellation and cancellation fees apply. The option to transfer participants can only be used once, after which any movement will be considered a cancellation.


All outstanding invoices will remain due, irrespective of the number of working days’ notice given for the cancellation.


Substitute delegates

You can transfer a place on a course to a suitable substitute delegate free of charge.


Cancelling courses

Cancellations must be received in writing via email at odette@laughteryogawellness.co.uk and must contain the full booking details including organisation name, booking and participant contact details. Your cancellation will be confirmed in writing along with an invoice for any fees due. See relevant cancellation fees below.

All courses require 4 participants minimum in order for the training to go ahead. Please check with us before making travel/accommodation bookings. We are not responsible for any out of pocket expenses you may have in the event of the course being cancelled.  Please ensure you have adequate travel insurance in place that may cover you for such expenses.

In the event that the training provider cancels, a full ticket refund will be made however we can not be responsible for any additional costs you may incur such as accommodation/travel etc:


Course dates and venues

Odette Kurland LYWUK reserves the right to alter course dates, trainers and venues without liability.

In the event of a cancellation where alternative cannot be provided in respect of that course a full refund will be offered.


LYWUK will not reimburse travel or accommodation expenses. LYWUK is not able to offer refunds for cancellations outside their control, including adverse weather conditions, flooding or industrial action.


Course outlines

In order to respond to changes in market demand Odette Kurland reserves the right to alter the  course content and/or tutors at any point.


Course notes and training

Course notes and training cannot be relied upon for legal interpretation. Neither LYWUK nor their appointed tutors or consultants can accept responsibility for the actions of participants, or those of other people reading the course notes, or responsibility for any loss incurred as a result of relying on the course content or the course notes.


Course Terms and Conditions



Courses may be booked by telephone, e-mail or in writing.  If booked by telephone, the booking must be confirmed in writing within 7 days of the original booking. Payment details to be provided with bookings.


Cancellation of booked courses by Customers

Should you wish to cancel training courses already booked, the following cancellation charges apply:


  • 50% of the fee is non-refundable for training and workshops cancelled up to 40 calendar days prior to the date booked
  • 100% of the fee is non-refundable for training and workshops cancelled up to 20 calendar days prior to the date booked


LYWUK reserves the right to alter course dates and venues without liability.

In the event of a cancellation where alternative cannot be provided in respect of that course a full refund will be offered.

LYWUK will not reimburse travel or accommodation expenses. LYWUK are not able to offer refunds for cancellations outside our control, including adverse weather conditions, flooding or industrial action.


Important note

Your booking form constitutes a legally binding contract. It may be necessary for reasons beyond our control to change the content and timing of the programme, the tutors, the date or the venue. In the unlikely event of the programme being cancelled, we will automatically make a full refund but hereby disclaim any further liability. If the programme takes place but you are unable to attend, whether for reasons within or beyond your control, the above conditions in relation to transfers and cancellations will apply.


Odette Kurland LYWUK accepts no responsibility for loss occasioned to any person acting or refraining from action as a result of the information disclosed by Odette Kurland LYWUK or their representatives during the event.


Privacy policy

The personal details you give me will be used to provide you with relevant information regarding my training courses or services. All information collected via Odette Kurland LYWUK will be kept strictly confidential. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Privacy of our e-mail lists


I do not sell, rent, loan, trade or lease e-mail addresses to any companies outside Odette Kurland

(Trading as Laughter Yoga Wellness UK).



Upon your request you will be removed from LYWUK database. Our database is held on mailchimp and is password protected. Any excel sheets with your details ie register is also accessed via password protected computer access.


All bookings on my events are subject to the above terms and conditions and your acceptance of them constitutes a legally binding contract under English law. You will be deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions at the time of booking unless I hear from you within 7 days of our confirmation.


Keep Reading important info re: medical contraindications on next page!

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)

Laughter Yoga is like any other aerobic exercise. Should you experience any discomfort, please discontinue and get medical advice.”