How did laughter yoga start?

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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.      
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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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