New trend in yoga promotes laughter
Updated: Monday, February 18 2013, 09:12 PM EST
CARACAS, Venezuela (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A yoga technique is growing around the world.
It's called laughter yoga.
It was created in 1995 by a doctor in India.
It combines sustained laughter with elements of yogic breathing.
You're also encouraged to look into the eyes of other participants, under the theory that laughter is contagious.
There are now over 6,000 laughter clubs in 60 countries, according to Laughter Yoga International.