January 16, 2012 (La Mesa)--Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free seniors discussion group on “What is Laughter Yoga” from 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25. The public is invited to attend, and RSVP is not required. The speaker will be Michael Coleman, executive director of Laughter Matters, a San Diego-based non-profit organization that promotes the physical, mental and social health benefits of laughter yoga.
Laughter yoga is a form of physical and mental exercise that combines fun and simple stretching, breathing, laughing and relaxation. Laughter Matters trains volunteer leaders and offers more than 20 community laughter groups that meet throughout San Diego County. The Herrick Library program will include a laughter yoga session.