Advertisements

Wheeler Clinic Offers Free Laughter Sessions

Wheeler Clinic

Wheeler Clinic

Wheeler Clinic is offering two free Laughter Yoga sessions during the month of December.

Laughter Yoga was developed in 1995 by Dr. Madan Kataria as a way of obtaining the many health benefits of laughing without relying of humor, jokes or comedy.

Studies show that laughter lowers stress levels and blood pressure, strengthens the immune system, and releases endorphins.

Laughter yoga generates laughter through a series of laughter exercises and is based on the scientific fact that the body cannot differentiate between “generated” and “real” laughter.

All Laughter Yoga sessions will be led by Judith Stonger, MA, CPS, CARAC, vice president of Prevention, Wellness & Recovery, Wheeler Clinic.

Laughter Yoga Sessions on tap include:

Relieve Your Holiday Stress Try Laughter Yoga – Wednesday, December 7 from 6:30–7:30 p.m. at the Southington Public Library and Laughter Yoga.

Laugh Your Way to a Happier, Healthier You! – Thursday, December 15 from 2:00–3:00 p.m. at the Connecticut Clearinghouse, 334 Farmington Avenue, Plainville.

Registration is required because space is limited. Visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on “Calendar of Events” or call the Reference Department at 860.628.0947 x 6552 to register.

You can also register at www.ctclearinghouse.org/registration. or for more information, call 860.793.9791.

Advertisements

Latest Stories From Roundup Partner : FOX 61

9 years later, son finds letter with heartwarming revelation

9 years later, son finds letter with heartwarming revelation

A kind gesture has struck a chord on the internet. Nearly a decade ago, Jacques Ruffin was given the gift of music, but didn’t know it at the time, reports MNN. Recently Ruffin, now 21, was cleaning out a hallway closet and found a letter from James Jones, owner of Allegro Music Centre in Florida, to Ruffin’s mother. Dated Dec. 17, 2009, the letter said that the store owner was forgiving the mother’s debt on the trumpet she had been renting […]

Science teacher who tackled school shooter identified by students, parents

Science teacher who tackled school shooter identified by students, parents

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – The teacher who tackled a shooter at Noblesville West Middle School and swatted the gun away was identified by numerous parents and students as  seventh grade science teacher and middle school football coach Jason Seaman, according to WXIN. A seventh grader who was in the classroom where the shooting took place told WXIN the students were in class when the suspect asked to be excused. He later returned with two handguns and opened fire. Students said a 13-year-old girl […]

Soldier surprises son at high school graduation

Soldier surprises son at high school graduation

ELKMONT, Ala. – A soldier flew home so he could surprise his son on stage during  the Alabama senior’s high school graduation Thursday. “I haven’t seen my son in a year,” U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Nate Owen said, according to WHNT. “I missed his birth while I was at basic training 18 years ago by 12 hours. So, I didn’t want to miss this.” Owen said he was counting the days before he could get back for the ceremony. As the […]

‘It’s horrific’: Kindergartner sexually assaulted by older student on school bus, attorney says

‘It’s horrific’: Kindergartner sexually assaulted by older student on school bus, attorney says

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio – An Ohio family is fighting for justice after they say a kindergarten student was sexually assaulted as she rode on a school bus. Attorney Laura Mills, of Canton, is representing the family of the kindergarten student, who they say was sexually assaulted in the fall of 2016 by a fifth grade student while on a Jackson Local School District bus. “This fifth grade student had previous, serious issues on the bus. He was accused of throwing […]