Friday, March 20, 2009

Pictures from Laughter Yoga

Last week's Laughter Workshop was a big hit! Enjoy the pictures below and come Laugh with us this Sunday at our Pre-Pesach Laughter Workshop!More pictures coming soon!

Thursday, March 12, 2009


Don't miss this exclusive event!

Come Play, Laugh and Learn what its all about with Laughter Yoga Instructor Alona Jasik visiting from Berkley, California!

1 hour class followed by light refreshments

Location: Beis Levi Yitzchok Shul - email me for address

$10 if you pre-register by: 1 - "attending" the event on Facebook or
2 - emailing

$12 at the door
Lets Laugh Together!! Permission to Play!

Laughter Yoga is the combination of stretching, breathing exercises, and laughing for no reason! Laughter Yoga was started by Dr. Kataria in Mumbai India. Laughter is the best medicines. You're invited to come join us in a session of being comfortable in your body and laughing!

The benefits of laughing include reduced anxiety, improved sleep, digestion, lowered blood pressure,and more joy!

One minute of hearty laughter has the cardiac benefits of 9 minutes of working out on the rowing machine.

The class will include breathwork for cardiac health
group laughter yoga exercises, and relaxation

wear comfortable clothes to move in, and bring a water bottle.

Alona Jasik is a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, and Certified Breema Practitioner. She studied Theatre Arts at the University of California, Santa Cruz. After college.she traveled to Israel in search of how to live a meaningful life. She has studied at Shea'rim College for Womens Studies, Nive Yerushalyim, as well as Machon Chana. In Israel she started to study Breema, a type of gentle touch that is done on a rug or mat; using the principle of body comfortable. She has been living in Berkeley, California, and is checking out the possibilities of moving back to Crown Heights. Purim is one of her favorite holidays, and wants to share the joy every day! She is looking forward to laughing with you!


Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Response to Face Yoga Post

I've been getting some great feedback about my last post on Face Yoga, including a blog posting and limerick written by my aunt. Check it here.