We've heard it many times before: "Laughter is good medicine."
So imagine marrying the calming effects of laughter, with the meditative vibe of a yoga session? "Laughing yoga" is a global phenomenon currently being practiced in over 100 countries worldwide. So what exactly is it?
Laughing yoga practitioners believe that prolonged, voluntary laughing, in conjunction with yogic breathing exercises, will reduce stress and have a positive and lasting effect on one's mood. It is based on the belief that voluntary laughter provides the same physiological and psychological benefits as spontaneous laughter. Laughing yoga is done in groups, with eye contact and a playful spirit being exchanged among participants. Forced laughter eventually turns into real and con...
Approximately 16 miles long and 3 miles wide with a total land area of only 35 square miles, Anguilla remains one of the most popular beach travel destinations for beach go'ers from around the world. Anguilla is a British territory located in the Caribbean. It is one of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles, lying east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and directly north of Saint Martin. The territory consists of the main island of Anguilla, which is approximately 16 miles long by 3 miles wide, together with a number of much smaller islands and cays that have no permanent population. The total land area of the territory is only 35 square miles, with a population of approximately 13,500.