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Laughter Yoga
How Much Joy Can You Stand?
Prepare/Enrich Group Program
Prepare/Enrich Training
"Design Your Authentic Life"

Individualized Trainings for Your Company or Group


 


LAUGHTER YOGA

Laughter YogaLaughter Yoga was created in 1995 by Dr. Madan Kataria, an Indian doctor and yoga practitioner, who was writing a paper for a medical journal titled “Laughter is the Best Medicine”. His research inspired him to create a proactive way for people to experience the rewards of "laughing for no reason", and this method has become known as Laughter Yoga. Laughter Yoga combines the medical benefits of laughter with Yogic breathing exercises in a fun, dynamic session that can have a profound positive impact on our health and well being. Laughter is a gentle exercise that makes us feel good, reduces stress levels, oxygenates the body, reduces blood pressure, reduces anxiety and depression, enhances immune function, and more. Most people recognize that laughter is a natural stress-buster, yet research shows that daily laugh time in adults is down to as little as five minutes or less per day in many countries. This disturbing statistic is just one of the many reasons that in recent years Dr. Kataria has focused on training others, who can then help him share the tremendous benefits of laughter.

Laughter YogaLaughter Yoga is practiced around the world at laughter clubs, in the workplace, schools, military and police departments, hospitals, hospice services and more. By practicing it in a group, the laughter exercises almost always lead to real laughter; yet you receive the health benefits whether the laughter is “real” or not. There are currently more than 5000 laughter clubs in 50 countries with new venues opening daily. Laughter Yoga has been featured on many major television networks and shows including CNN’s recent special on “Happiness” hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, ABC News, ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”, the BBC, networks in Japan, Australia, and Germany, as well as in print publications including TIME magazine, National Geographic, the New York Times, Laughter YogaLA Times, London Times, the Wall Street Journal, and more.

We offer Laughter Yoga trainings that range from one hour to half-day, or full-day options. We can combine Laughter Yoga with any of the other trainings we offer to customize an event for your organization. We are also happy to offer the training as an energizing and fun way to “kick-off” any event that your company or group may already have planned. For more information, please visit our
Laughter Yoga site at www.addlaughter.com. The official website for Laughter
Yoga International is www.laughteryoga.org.

We hold two, FREE, weekly laughter clubs

Mondays at GA Fitness in Woodstock from 12pm-1pm. Open to the public.
www.gafit.com for directions or call Craig at (404) 520-0221.

and

Wednesdays 7pm-8pm
Northside-Cherokee Medical Office Building
100 Stoneforest Dr. (in 1st floor conference room)
Woodstock, GA 30189
Directions:
From I-75 going north:
Take I-75 north to I-575. Take I-575 North to Exit 8, turnleft onto TowneLake Parkway. Go approximately 1/2 mile to Stone Forest Drive, turn right, end at 100 Stone Forest Drive,
We are in the conference room on the first floor. You will hear us laughing there!

 

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HOW MUCH JOY CAN YOU STAND?

A workshop about moving past your fears and creating your dreams.

Are you bored or unfulfilled in your current situation? Do you have goals or dreams that you’ve given up on but would like to revitalize? Would you like to uncover and begin to truly live your soul purpose? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this workshop is for you!

The “How Much Joy Can You Stand?” workshop is based upon Suzanne Falter-Barns’ best-selling book by the same name, and thousands of people in more than 20 countries have participated in the workshop and enjoyed its benefits. In this workshop you will:

  • Learn how to connect with your own innate creativity, and help others connect with theirs
  • Discover the difference between your intuitive guidance and the pestering pit bulls in your head
  • Have a hands-on experience that demonstrates, for once and for all, that you CAN create anything you want
  • Find inspiration, companionship and courage in a room of like-minded others
  • Do a powerful writing exercise that puts you in touch with what your soul wants and needs right now
  • Learn ten truths that must be present to make your dreams real -- and learn how to share them with others
  • Understand why people let their dreams die, and what you can do about it
  • ... and much more

We offer this workshop in either a three-hour or full day format.  The three-hour format includes both the “Creativity” and “Finding Your Ideal Client or Customer” meditations.  The full day format includes both of those powerful meditations, as well as the “Discover Your Soul Purpose” and “Getting More Information” meditations. 
For more information please contact us, and you can also visit Suzanne Falter-Barns’ website at: www.howmuchjoy.com.

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PREPARE/ENRICH GROUP PROGRAM

A relationship enhancement program for couples which utilizes the PREPARE/ENRICH Inventories in a group setting. For more information about the inventories, see www.prepare-enrich.com.

The program can be used with premarital, cohabitating and married couples.

Seven Major Topics Covered in the Group Sessions are: 

  • Communication Skills
  • Relationship Strength and Growth Areas
  • Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Financial Issues
  • Intimacy and Sexuality
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Personal, Couple, and Family Goals
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PREPARE/ENRICH Training
 

This training is for mental health clinicians and clergy members. Helen is an approved Seminar Director for Life Innovations, the administrator for the PREPARE/ENRICH program.

Seminar Directors for Life Innovations have trained over 50,000 PREPARE/ENRICH Counselors in the U.S., and have 12 international offices. Over 1.5 million couples have completed one of the couple inventories.

The popular program is based on five inventories that examine major relationship issues a couple may experience. The inventories must be administered by a trained PREPARE/ENRICH Counselor. The process requires 4-6 "feedback sessions" in which the counselor facilitates discussion between the couple based on their inventory results. 

During the training you will receive the following materials:

  • PREPARE/ENRICH Counselor's Manual
  • Question Booklets and Answer Sheets for the five couple Inventories (PREPARE, PREPARE-MC, PREPARE-CC, ENRICH & MATE)
  • Training Materials:
    • Counselor's Computer Report
    • Counselor Feedback Form 
    • Building a Strong Marriage Workbook for Couple

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“Design Your Authentic Life”

This is an eight-week group led by Craig and Helen Whitley. It is a psycho-educational, life-transforming group class. The class is structured, utilizing written materials, experiential exercises, journaling, NLP, guided imagery and group interaction. It is an overall personal growth experience.

In this group members will:
  • Define Your Life Purpose
  • Clarify Your Values
  • Identify and Change Limiting Beliefs
  • Set Effective Personal Goals
  • Improve Communication Skills
  • Understand and Use the Law of Attraction
  • Group Visualization/Guided Imagery
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Individualized Trainings for Your Company or Group

  • Topics including, but not limited to:
  • Stress-Reduction Techniques
  • Defining Life Values and Purpose
  • Using NLP and Self-Hypnosis to Achieve your Goals
  • Improving Communication Skills
  • Enhancing Team Functioning
  • And more…let us know what your needs are!
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