Who developed laughter yoga?

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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 Mandan Kataria started the practice in 1995 while researching laughter's health benefits. He found that fake laughter produces the same positive physiological results as real laughs.

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