Happy Breathing provides lighthearted, creative activities that will help you use conscious deep breathing to transform your mindset. These playful deep breathing activities were originally created and shared by certified Laughter Yoga instructor Valerie Clote in her classes. Now, they are compiled to liberate artful imagination with the healing benefits of deep breathing and the profound power of play. You will also discover a brief introduction to “Laughter Yoga” or laughter as exercise, the healing benefits of laughter, and the healing benefits of deep breathing. These activities are a fun and healthy way to relieve stress, expand creativity, and lift the spirit.
What Others Say
“Val reveals to you a deceptively simple yogic practice to improve your life – laugh
more! This truly is some of the best medicine you can give to yourself.”
– Tim Grimes
Radical Counselor, Author
“Happy Breathing beautifully describes the benefits of laughter and deep breathing. It pinpoints the highlights of why you would want to bring these practices into your
life. As a Laughter Yoga Leader myself, I found Valerie’s exercises helpful and inspirational.
I highly recommend this book for anyone looking to explore the benefits of deep breathing together with exercises that bring joy and laughter and wellness into your life.”
– Karen Calderon, DOM, L.Ac, CLYL
Certified Laughter Yoga Leader
“Most people have no idea how revolutionary deep breathing is. In this book,
Valerie Clote shares the fascinating science of breath and the most exhaustive collection
of breathing exercises I’ve ever seen. It makes breathing fun and accessible for everyone.
I highly recommend it.”
– Laughing Laura
Founding Director, Iowa School of Laughter Yoga