Accreditation Requirements

When you train with UnitedMind and our approved teachers you have the choice to become an Accredited Laughter Yoga Leader, Teacher or Coach, or Accredited Laughter Therapist.

In addition to the standard requirements for certification on the Laughter Yoga Training courses the following are required for the different courses in order to receive the additional certificate of accreditation.

The FHT Accreditation is only provided by UnitedMind Approved and Accredited Laughter Yoga Teachers.

NB Approved teachers are submitted by UnitedMind  the FHT register of teachers. Make sure you check your teacher’s credentials if you wish to obtain accreditation.

However, you still have the choice to just get your standard certificate without all the requirements for accreditation.

Laughter Yoga Leader Accreditation

  • The training must have been facilitated by an FHT Accreditation Approved Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher
  • Complete verbal assessment at 2-day training
  • Complete written assessment within one week from 2-day training
    Start a Laughter Club
  • Complete video assessment recorded at firsts Laughter Club session or workplace session (the Laughter Yoga Leader’s own workplace)
  • Assessment by teacher and approved verifying teacher
  • Hold valid public and professional liability and indemnity insurance
  • Preferable. Member of ICO. A commitment to handling data correctly and in accordance with GDPR data protection specifications

Laughter Yoga Teacher Accreditation

  • Completed 2-day Certified or Accredited Laughter Yoga Leader Training with a Certified or Accredited Laughter Yoga Leader Teacher or Master Trainer
  • The training must have been facilitated by an FHT Accreditation Approved Certified Laughter Yoga Master Trainer
  • Complete verbal assessment of standard 2-day training presentation at 5-day training
  • Complete written assessment wihtin one week from 5-day training
    Run a Laughter Club
  • Complete video assessment recorded at first Laughter Club session or workplace session (the Laughter Yoga Leader’s own workplace) following teacher training
  • Complete 40-day diary as a combination of video and written observations during the course of the 40-day challenge which involves all breathing exercises, laughter alone exercises and Gibberish
  • Assessment by teacher and approved verifying teacher
    Hold a valid First Aid Level 3 Certificate
  • Hold valid public and professional liability and indemnity insurance specifically for teaching purposes
  • Preferable. Member of ICO. A commitment to handling data correctly and in accordance with GDPR data protection specifications
  • Preferable. Hold a certificate in teaching, e.g. PTLLS Award, NVQ or similar in adult teaching and education

Laughter Yoga Coach Accreditation

  • The training must have been facilitated by an FHT Accreditation Approved Certified Laughter Yoga Master Trainer or Laughter Yoga Coaching Tutor
  • Complete video assessment recorded at first Laughter Coaching session or workplace session (the Laughter Yoga Teacher’s own workplace) either as a group or individual Laughter Coaching session
  • Complete an 8-week diary as a combination of video and written observations during the course of the 8-week Laughter Yoga Coaching programme which involves warm up exercises, breathing exercises, laughter alone exercises and Gibberish
  • Assessment by teacher and approved verifying teacher
  • Hold a valid First Aid Level 3 Certificate
  • Hold valid public and professional liability and indemnity insurance specifically for teaching purposes
  • Preferable. Member of ICO. A commitment to handling data correctly and in accordance with GDPR data protection specifications

Laughter Therapist Accreditation

  • The training must have been facilitated by an FHT Accreditation Approved Certified Laughter Therapist Teacher
  • Hold a professional certificate as holistic therapist, psychotherapist, counsellor, hypnotherapist or similar (online training is not accepted)
    Personally complete all training exercises and the 8-week Laughter Therapy programme
  • Complete a minimum of two case studies as 1 x one-on-one case study, 1 x group-on-one case study, over an 8-week programme
  • Complete an 8-week diary as a combination of video and written observations during the course of the 8-week Laughter Therapy case studies as well as personal evaluation
  • Submit dissertation with observations, recommendations and conclusion to include video and and written material
  • 2-hour presentation of dissertation
  • Assessment by teacher and approved verifying teacher
  • Hold valid public and professional liability and indemnity insurance
  • Preferable. Member of ICO. A commitment to handling data correctly and in accordance with GDPR data protection specifications

Please contact us on email info@unitedmind.co.uk for more information about our accredited courses and workshops.