laughter yoga health http://nhpr.org en Inside The World Of Competitive Laughing http://nhpr.org/post/inside-world-competitive-laughing <p>We all know laughter can be contagious. But can it be a good workout?&nbsp; A form of therapy?&nbsp; Even a skill?&nbsp; Many happy devotees think, yes. Inspired in part by the growing popularity of laughter yoga, filmmaker and journalist <strong>Albert Nerenberg</strong> <a href="http://www.psmag.com/culture/inside-world-competitive-laughing-69972/">hosted the first official laughing contest in Montreal back in 2011</a>. He’s also the director of the 2009 documentary, <em><a href="http://www.laughology.info/Laughology/Laughology.html">Laughology</a>. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:55:10 +0000 Virginia Prescott 39795 at http://nhpr.org Inside The World Of Competitive Laughing