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Laughter Yoga

Join Kathryn Kimmins, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, as she leads you through laughter exercises to boost good health! Living with a chronic illness such as Parkinson’s can negatively impact one’s mood and stress levels. Research shows that laughter can help combat low mood and manage stress, which can improve Parkinson’s symptoms.

Laughter positively connects us with others, can reduce the level of stress hormones such as cortisol and increase mood enhancing hormones such as endorphins. Physical benefits linked to laughter include exercising the diaphragm, abdominal muscles, and shoulders which leaves you physically relaxed.

We welcome all individuals with Parkinson’s to this webinar as well as their spouses and/or carepartners/caregivers, to join in the experience of laugher as a form of exercise.

Date: Thursday, July 15
Time: 1:00pm – 1:45pm PT
Capacity: 100
Cost: Free

 

Registration closes on Tuesday, July 13. Login instructions are emailed approximately 24 hours before the event.

 

A note on the collection of information: In the "Participant Information" section of this event registration form, you will be asked for your "Registration Type". The information collected here will provide a better understanding of the Parkinson's communities in which we serve, as well as improve our advocacy efforts on behalf of those living with Parkinson's disease. If you have any concerns with regard to the collection of this information, please contact us.

Parkinson Society British Columbia | 600-890 West Pender Street | Vancouver, BC Canada V6C 1J9