How did laughter yoga start?

The creator of laughter yoga is Dr. Madan Kataria, a physician from Mumbai, India. He started teaching laughter yoga in 1995, to only a handful of people. Today, laughter yoga has more than 6000 clubs in approximately 60 countries.      
Indian physician Madan Kataria developed laughter yoga in 1995 while researching an article on the laughter's health benefits for a medical magazine. It started in a park with his wife and a few others using jokes, silly expressions, poses and sounds.

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