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.

Course fee: £250 / early £195. Booking early is recommended. Please see dates below.

Registration: Please secure your place via the Laughter Yoga Leader Training category in the UnitedMind Online Shop. You will receive confirmation and details once your full booking has been accepted.

Pre-requisite: Having visited a Laughter Club or participated in a Laughter Workshop is an advantage but not a requirement.

Lotte Mikkelsen and UnitedMind have been teaching the course since 2007 and have trained more than 1,500 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.

Across the country Lotte teaches together with fellow Laughter Ambassadors and Laughter Yoga Teachers in order to give you an extensive learning experience.

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.

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 – August
  • Your location with minimum 4 participants / organisations minimum 4 participants

It comprises of  the Laughter Yoga Leader Training as originally outlined by Dr. Madan Kataria, Founder of the Laughter Yoga Movement, and with additional expertise, experience and techniques as taught by Lotte Mikkelsen, Laughter Yoga Master Trainer so the training remains up-to-date and relevant for today and tomorrow.

During the training you will

  • discover why there is a real need for Laughter Yoga and how you can share it in your communities
  • learn about the history and key people behind the Laughter Yoga Movement
  • learn presentation skills for delivering effective Laughter Yoga sessions
  • experience and learn indepth about the benefits of having a daily Laughter Yoga practice
  • practice and present Laughter Yoga smoothly
  • learn how you can start a Laughter Club and start spreading laughter
  • discuss the different application of Laughter Yoga in various settings
  • learn and practice a minimum of 40 laughter exercises you can use by yourself and in your groups

and much more.

Course Material

You will receive the following as part of your course package

  • Latest Laughter Yoga Leader eManual
  • Laughter Yoga International Leader Certificate
  • additional information including meditations, standard forms and research documents and more
  • mentoring and coaching following the training in order to get you off to a good start
  • private FaceBook group for UnitedMind Laughter Professionals as well as Laughter Yoga Prozone UK for practicing Laughter Yoga Professionals, places to connect and network
  • 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
  • 6 months free of charge Telephone Laughter Club subscription
  • CPD opportunities through our Accredited Laughter Yoga Teachers and partners

At the end of the two days you will, upon successful completion, receive a Laughter Yoga International Leader certificate allowing you to call yourself Laughter Yoga Leader.

The certificate enables you to obtain suitable professional insurance which is required for you when you run laughter workshops and laughter clubs.

Training Venues

Laughter Yoga Leader Training South
St. Albans (weekends)
Aboyne Lodge School
Etna Road
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
    04-05 Sep 2021, 10am-5pm
  • London
    15-16 May 2021, 10am-5pm
    19-20 June 2021, 10am-5pm
    29-30 July 2021, 10am-5pm
    26-27 Aug 2021, 10am-5pm
    16-17 Sep 2021, 10am-5pm
    14-15 Oct 2021, 10am-5pm
    11-12 Nov 2021, 10am-5pm
    04-05 Dec 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Durham / North East
    28-29 Aug 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Preston / North West
    24-25 June 2021, 10am-5pm