Accredited Laughter Leader

Laughter Yoga Leader with the Experts

Train with the Laughter Yoga Master Trainer in the UK and Laughter Ambassador officially appointed by Dr. Madan Kataria, Founder of Laughter Yoga International and the Laughter Yoga Worldwide Movement!

Become a Certified and Accredited Laughter Yoga Leader and help to spread the laughter in social clubs, yoga and fitness studios, senior care facilities, and in the work place.

Lotte Mikkelsen and UnitedMind have been teaching the course since 2007 and have trained more than 1,200 individuals as well as hundreds of workplace teams.

Our Laughter Yoga Teachers are equally successful and Laughter Yoga is spreading like a wildfire because it has so many benefits and is so easily accessible – you just laugh.

In London Lotte teaches together with fellow Laughter Ambassador and Laughter Yoga Teacher, Melanie Bloch, and jointly they have been teaching Laughter Yoga Leader Training for over 18 years which means that their experience in delivering training individually as well as together adds plentiful extra to your own Laughter Yoga journey. You can read more about Melanie on where both teacher have their unique presence as a team.

This popular course is ideal for individuals who are looking to expand their set of skills and bring more laughter into their lives and the lives of others.

Or simply learn the Laughter Yoga techniques to add more laughter in your own life.

Our training is accredited by FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists).

You can read more about the accreditation benefits on Certification and Accreditation.

Who is Laughter Yoga Leader Training for?

The training is ideal for people in the following professions – but is not exclusive to those:

  • Recreation activity facilitators
  • Yoga teachers and sports coaches
  • Occupational therapists and health care professionals
  • Psychologists, psychiatrists, and psychotherapists
  • Nurses and social workers
  • Counsellors
  • Health care workers and senior care workers
  • Professional speakers
  • HR and management training professionals
  • School teachers
  • Entertainment professionals, actors and singers, clowns and comedians
  • Marriage and family therapists
  • Life coaches and alternative therapists
  • Managers, sales managers and team leaders
  • Tourism professionals and tour guides
  • And finally anyone who wants to add laughter and joy to their live

Furthermore, the course is suitable for companies and organisations wishing to train groups or teams within their organisation, and provide further professional development activites to their staff.

Laughter Yoga Training at times to suit you!

UnitedMind offers the popular Accredited Laughter Yoga Leader Training in the following formats (please follow the links for full details of the courses or check the comparison chart for a quick overview):

  • The Flagship and group training:
    2-day Laughter Yoga Leader Training which runs from 10am to 5pm in St. Albans, London, Preston, Bristol and Durham
  • Individual training as one-on-one, private or workplace groups:
    2-day or 4-half-day Laughter Yoga Leader Training running on request and always to suit your busy schedule
  • Online at scheduled times or at your own convenience:
    Online Laughter Leader Training run once a week over 4 weeks or twice a week over two weeks or to suit you

NB The course content is the same for all Certified Laughter Yoga Leader Trainings.

For further details and information about tailored Laughter Yoga programmes for the workplace or information about Laughter Yoga and laughter training please contact us.

Course fee: £250 / early £195. Booking early is recommended. Please see dates below.
Registration: Please secure your place via the UnitedMind Online Shop. You will receive confirmation and details once booked.
Pre-requisite: Having visited a Laughter Club or participated in a Laughter Workshop is an advantage but not a requirement.

The world needs more laughter!

Course Locations and Course Dates

The course is held in the following locations, dates are listed further down on this page:

  • St. Albans – January and September
  • London – once a month all year
  • Durham – February and November
  • Preston – April
  • Bristol – May and September
  • Your location with minimum 4 participants / organisations minimum 4 participants

It comprises of two days of Laughter Yoga Leader Training as originally outlined by Dr. Madan Kataria, Founder of the Laughter Yoga Movement.

Course Content

During the training you will

  • get an understanding of the need for Laughter Yoga
  • find out how the idea of Laughter Clubs originated
  • learn the basic guidelines for a Laughter Session
  • get to know the benefits of Laughter Yoga as well as the risks
  • learn to present Laughter Yoga
  • find out how to start a Laughter Club
  • find out how to run community workshops
  • practice a minimum of 40 laughter exercises

and much more.

Course Material

You will receive the following as part of your course package

  • Laughter Yoga Leader eManual
  • Laughter Yoga Leader Certificate
  • additional information which includes meditations, standard forms and research documents uniquely provided by UnitedMind
  • the opportunity for free mentoring and coaching following the training in order to get you off to a good start along with private FaceBook group for UnitedMind Laughter Professionals for the benefit and good of all UnitedMind students and teachers as a joint community
  • opportunity to join Laughter Association UK, the official body for Laughter Professionals in the UK, with an annual membership with full access to listings and information along with optional private social media groups and connections at the cost of £20 per year
  • 1 month free of charge Telephone Laughter Club subscription

At the end of the two days you will, upon successful completion, receive a Laughter Yoga Leader certificate enabling you to get appropriate insurance in order to run laughter workshops as well as allowing you to call yourself Laughter Yoga Leader.

Laughter Warning!

  • it is highly infectious and could seriously affect your health and happiness
  • it is known to cause people to actually enjoy their stress – when applied liberally

Training Venues

Laughter Yoga Leader Training South
St. Albans (weekends)
Cunningham Hill Infant School
Cell Barnes Lane
St Albans
London (Thursday-Friday)
Neal’s Yard
14 Neal’s Yard
Covent Garden
Laughter Yoga Leader Training North East
Durham (weekends)
Alington House
4 North Bailey
Laughter Yoga Leader Training North West
Preston (Thursday-Friday)
Ascent Business Chambers
5 Fishergate Court
Laughter Yoga Leader Training South West
Bristol (weekends)
Motion Studios
Pithay Studios
All Saints’ Street

Important Notes

Laughter is easy…
  • No special clothing or equipment is required.
  • Comfortable, loose fitting clothes are recommended
  • Participants with medical conditions must advise on registration
  • Full payment is due on registration
  • Fee does not include accommodation or travel

Dates and Times

The course is held in the following locations:
  • St. Albans
    09-10 May, 10am-5pm
    12-13 September, 10am-5pm
  • London
    06-07 February, 10am-5pm
    05-06 March, 10am-5pm
    23-24 April 2020, 10am-5pm
    21-22 May 2020, 10am-5pm
    18-19 June 2020, 10am-5pm
    23-24 July 2020, 10am-5pm
    29-30 August 2020, 10am-5pm
    17-18 September 2020, 10-5
    15-16 October, 10am-5pm
    12-13 November, 10am-5pm
    05-06 December, 10am-5pm
    07-08 Jan 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Durham / North East
    15-16 February, 10am-5pm
    15-16 August, 10am-5pm
    21-22 November, 10am-5pm
  • Preston / North West
    02-03 April, 10am-5pm
  • Bristol / South West
    23-24 May, 10am-5pm
    26-27 September, 10am-5pm