Discover your Inner Laughter

We all want to be happy and do not want any pain or suffering. We have different needs and desires, which if unfulfilled, lead to Stress, frustration and helplessness. Spiritual practices help us cope and face these problems with equanimity. We can take the ups and downs of life in our stride and no longer yo-yo between extremes peaks of happiness and depths of despair.

In the recent time, where the whole world has been grappling to cope with the pandemic and millions of us have got affected directly or indirectly, the stress level has shot up to serious levels. However, this is the time to be calm, bold, strong, and show inner mettle. There is no better time to adopt the practices of healing of body, mind and soul.

Inner Laughter Yoga program is custom designed to serve the people and teach cleansing the negativity arising out of the present day world with age-old principle of meditation, emotional intelligence and spirituality.

What you will learn:

How to deepen your laughter through silence?

Living laughter in daily laughter and connecting with your inner child. Cultivating four elements of joy singing, dancing, playing and laughing.

Understanding spirituality and aligning with spiritual powers to achieve maximum results with minimum efforts.

How to develop Emotional intelligence through laughter and spirituality?

Finding your purpose and meaning of life. Five rooms of work-life balance – self, family, work, social and spiritual.

How to meditate in a simple way and you will learn three dynamic and three still meditations.

You will learn how to meditate five minutes everyday for forty days.

Inner Spirit

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Lesson 1


Unconditional Laughter

Unconditional laughter will help you to get in touch with your true spiritual nature. It will also help you to keep your spirits high despite the challenges of life. It will mellow down your ego-mind and will alter your selfish tendencies to altruistic nature.

Laughter & Silence

Laughter deepens the silence, and silence deepens laughter. Unconditional laughter that follows silence is very profound and intense. It comes from deep within and flows like a fountain. It transcends the conscious and judging mind and unfolds the layers of the subconscious mind. It will release all your pent-up feelings and emotions.

Learning Silence Meditation

Silence is the mother of all meditations. It is the best reflective and contemplative tool which will help you to find solutions to many of your problems. Generally, people find it hard to maintain silence even for a few minutes. If you learn the art of silence in three stages, it will be easy to observe silence. These three stages are A. Silence from the body, B. Verbal Silence C. Mental Silence.

You will learn what is meditation and how to start meditating five minutes a day?

Two types of meditations – Dynamic and Still

Laughter and silence meditation (Practice )

Homework: Practicing body silence for 10 minutes, practicing verbal silence for 2 hours, practicing mental silence for 5 minutes.

Lesson 2

Understanding Spirituality

Spirituality is all about working smart; not working hard. It is about getting maximum results with minimum efforts. Does it sound interesting? All one has to do, is to align oneself with spiritual laws of nature and let these forces glide you to happiness, as everything in nature works with effortless ease.

Spirituality helps to create new ideas, new visions, creativity, and intuitive abilities to reach our aspirations. It helps to build a magnetic aura around you that attracts people towards you. It creates an energy that gives a sense of security, power and fearlessness.

How to Become Spiritual?

Learn different types of meditation – Still and Dynamic. Understanding universal spiritual principles and cultivating spiritual values like generosity (giving) appreciation and forgiveness.

Homework: So-Hum Meditation

Lesson 3

Understanding Spiritual Laws

Whether we know it or not, every aspect of our life is influenced by certain universal spiritual principles. You may have noticed, there are times when you don’t have to struggle hard, and things come easy in life. And then there are times when certain good or bad things happen and one does not know the reason. What cannot be explained logically can be understood by these spiritual principles.

Law of Oneness: We are all one and interconnected, and we belong to the same source. By connecting to the source, we can unfold unlimited potentials.

Law of Impermanence: Life is change; everything is changing; nothing is permanent. Adversity brings out the best in people. In this impermanent world, we learn how to detach and accept what can not be changed.

Law of Imperfection: Imperfections are the design of the universe. Imperfections are the beginning of perfection. Learn what is 100-meter wisdom? How to learn from your mistakes? How to live an imperfect life perfectly?

Law of Karma: Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. What you sow, so shall you reap. Understanding why we suffer? Karma Theory – An excellent coping mechanism. What is Karma Yoga?

Law of opposites: Everything in this universe occurs in pairs. Positive-Negative, Happiness-Sadness, Good-Bad, Yin-Yang. What makes us happy may become the cause of sorrows.

Homework: Slower Longer Deeper (SLD) Meditation

Lesson 4

Finding My Purpose in Life

We may have different goals in life, but we all have one larger common purpose in life related to mankind. Each one of us has unique talent through which we can make a difference in the lives of many people by helping them. Unconditional laughter shifts our perception from egocentric to altruistic qualities. One of the universal principles is the law of giving. Everything in the nature is based on principle of giving – mother earth, sun, air, trees, water etc. Richness is the ability to give, no matter how much you have.

How to become a super contributor, not super achiever?

Homework – Practicing daily random acts of kindness.

Humming Meditation (Practice)

Lesson 5

Cultivating Spiritual Values of Gratitude and Forgiveness

One of the definitions of spirituality is – if you can raise your spirits by yourself, and raise someone else’s spirits, you are spiritual. Appreciation and paying complement is the best way to lift others’ spirits. It will connect you with others very quickly. Simultaneously it will get rid of negative emotions jealousy and criticism.

Well-meaning people continually go through life, hurting one another. A friends insults, parent abuses, a lover cheat, all giving raise to a stream of painful memories. Without forgiveness, the bitterness keeps old wounds painful, hurting both the parities physically and psychologically.

Forgiveness breaks the grip of pain on our minds opening the doors of repairing resentments and grievances. However, it is easier said than done. Something deep within us stops us from asking for forgiveness, even if we want to. You will learn different factors of hindering apology and forgiveness and effective ways of letting go.


  • Pay complements 3-5 people a day, including third-party complement.
  • Writing a letter to someone who has made a big difference to your life.
  • Writing a letter of forgiveness (asking for forgiveness or letting go of someone who has hurt you)

Lesson 6

Five Rooms of Work-Life Balance

There is an ancient wisdom of five rooms of Work-Life Balance. According to this philosophy, our life is like a house with five rooms:

1. Self 2. Family 3. Work 4. Social 5. Spiritual.

If we want our house to be clean or our life to be balanced, we need to clean all the rooms and take care of all these areas of life. Most people are focused on their work, leaving other areas of life unattended which creates an imbalance. We need to take an inventory of all the five rooms and ask ourselves a few questions about each room and contemplate.

Self: Understanding who am I? What is my true identity? What is the meaning and purpose of my life? Understanding ego-mind. What are my values in life? What is the difference between needs and wants? How is my physical health? How are my food habits; exercise routine; sleep; any chronic diseases. How is my mental health – am I happy? Any stress; am I able to express my emotions?

Family: please write down your family tree. Who are the five most important people who made a difference in your life? Who are the people living with you? How is your relationship with them?

Hearing meditation (practice)
Homework – take inventory of the first two rooms self and family and answer the questions.

Inner Spirit

Lesson 7

Five rooms of work-life balance continued

Work: Am I satisfied with my work? Do I enjoy the work, or am I doing just to pay my bills? Is my work fulfilling the purpose of my life? How is my relationship with my colleagues? Am I obsessed with my work so much that I ignore and neglect other rooms of life? Do I have adequate time for my family, spiritual life, exercise, fun, and recreation? What are the main issues in my workplace?

Social: How many best friends I have who can wake up in the middle of the night to help me? Do I have someone with whom I can share the joys and sorrows of life? How many friends I have who make me laugh? Am I friendly with my neighbours? How many times in a month do I volunteer services to serve other people?

Spiritual: do I believe in God or higher intelligence? How often do I pray or meditate? What are my other spiritual practices?

Breath connect meditation (Practice)

Homework – take inventory of three rooms work, social, spiritual and answer the questions.

Lesson 8

Emotional Intelligence Through Laughter

How is your will power? Do you have difficulty in giving up bad habits? Are you a very emotional and sensitive person? Do you get hurt easily? When someone hurts you do, you keep thinking the same for hours and days? Did you ever make an impulsive decision and regret later? Do you want to build a healthy relationship with people and communicate effectively? If YES, you need to have emotional intelligence.

You will learn in-depth why do we need emotions? What is emotional intelligence?

How to develop Emotional Intelligence?

Self-awareness and self-management: Recognize your own emotions and how they affect your thought and behavior, Know your strengths and weaknesses, Identify your needs and wants Controlling your impulsive feelings and behaviour Take initiatives and follow through commitments Adapting to changing circumstance (flexibility)

Mastering the Mind

Physical hardiness leads to mental hardiness (resilience) Mastering your mind through mastering your senses, Self-control, delay gratification, control seeking pleasures and comforts, Controlling too many visual inputs. Information, social media, Controlling your eating behavior, fasting, Stress and anger management through laughter yoga, Developing tolerance and patience.


Cold water shower, Fasting and partial fasting, Postpone gratification and impulse control

Social Awareness and Relationship Management: Understanding the emotions, needs, and concerns of other people and help them feel comfortable, Listening, appreciation, complements.

Homework: Mindful Eating Meditation (practice), Practice the power of listening without reaction. This is an apple; this is a banana, a non-judgemental movie with random shots.

Lesson 9


Living Laughter in Daily Life Four Strategies

Apart from doing Laughter exercises, how can you take the laughter with you where ever you go. You need to cultivate four elements of joy- Sing dance, play and laugh.

Singing: Like laughter, singing is also a breathing exercise. It helps to express your feelings and emotions and has therapeutic value.

How can you learn to sing even if you are not a good singer? You don’t have to be a professional singer to sing every day. If you can learn singing and chanting in a group, then you can do it alone easily.

Learn Vowel Sound Meditation and Humming Meditation, and you will discover your voice of your soul.

Homework: Practice Vowel sound Meditation and Humming meditation for 5 mins each.

Dancing: Scientific research shows that Any form of dancing reverses ageing, prevents dementia and Alzheimer’s, improves flexibility, builds muscles, burns calories. Through your body movements, you can express your feelings and emotions and open you the blocked energy channels.

In Laughter Yoga, we do dancing as a form of exercise, not as a performance. You can dance the way you want to dance without bothering about steps. You can dance standing or dance with your arms while sitting.

Homework: Spiritual Dance Practice

Lesson 10

Living laughter in daily life - Four Strategies Continues

Playing: The essence of laughter is – play. If you learn to play, you don’t have to laugh. Laughter will be the natural outcome of the play, and you will be laughing for the rest of your life, and this is what we learn from children. It all starts from the body as physical play, and slowly it develops a playful mental attitude, and you will find laughter everywhere.

Homework: Cultivating childlike playfulness through laughter exercises. Play with silliness, Fun Games

Laughing: Of course, laughter yoga is the mainstay of daily laughter practise, but there is no one way to laugh. You can find laughter everywhere if your mind is creative, and this is what you will learn in this workshop.

The easiest way to laugh more is to be with happy people. Identify people who makes you laugh more. Learn Gibberish language, using humour props, and you will learn much more.

Homework: Creating New Exercises on a particular theme.

Classes - TBA




Dr. Madan Kataria, a medical doctor from Mumbai, India, popularly known as the ‘Guru of Giggling’ (London Times), is the founder of Laughter Yoga which grown into a worldwide movement with thousands of Laughter Yoga clubs in over 100 countries.

Dr.Madan Kataria from his 25 years of experience can teach you special guided techniques how to laugh all by yourself, with your family and your colleagues. Dr. Kataria is a keynote, motivational and inspirational speaker for companies, corporations and organizations all over the world. He is also a corporate consultant for holistic health, stress management, team building, leadership, peak performance and communication skills.

Vinayak Shastri is a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher and Master Trainer, personally trained by Dr Kataria and has assisted him in International training for seven years. He has excellent facilitation skills to conduct corporate seminars. Also, he has conducted training and workshops in Japan, Hong Kong and China.

He completed his master’s degree in traditional yoga from S-VYASA University, Bangalore India. He has conducted several online laughter yoga workshops. He has widely traveled all over India to set up free social laughter clubs and conducted seminars in prisons, schools, Indian army police and commando training centers.

You will receive

On Completion of this course You will receive

  1. Dr.Kataria’s E-book Inner Spirit of Laughter (Big book)
  2. Vowel sound meditation (Audio)
  3. Yoga Nidra (20 min)
  4. Participation certificate

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Inner Laughter Course Fee: TBA

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