Public Programs & Outreach

Giggles for Joy, Creativity and Peace: Laughter Yoga

Sunday, July 18, 2021 | 4:00pm

Join us on the Sunday evenings listed below as we explore playful practices that nourish the spirit. Invite your friends or make new ones as we laugh and create with the Spirit in community. All sessions will occur on Zoom. A link and information for each program will be sent to you 24 hours prior to the start of the program with a reminder sent the day of the program.

Sunday, July 18: Giggles for Joy, Creativity and Peace: Laughter Yoga

Connect in a community where laughter becomes contagious and cultivates creativity. Whether you need to take a break from the difficulties and challenges you might be experiencing or you want to add to the joy you’re already feeling, laughing for no reason is a great way to boost your physical, emotional, and spiritual health and to have fun. Join us and discover for yourself how wonderful it feels to share some giggles.

Diane L. Cohen, is a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, a Laughter Yoga Ambassador, and a facilitator/executive and career transition coach. Diane has led laughter yoga sessions for breast cancer patients and their caretakers, hospital staff members, federal agencies, associations, The Washington National Cathedral, and the general public, since 2012. She has been featured in a PBS Religion & Ethics segment; a Voice of America video; on WTOP’s website, Washington’s City Paper; and Washingtonian magazine.

Because of her local community work with Laughter Yoga, Diane was recently identified as a “Weaver”. NYTimes writer, author, and PBS commentator David Brooks created this term for — among other things — people who serve their neighbors and initiate opportunities to build connections. As a Professional Certified Coach and Career Transition Coach, laugher has had a positive impact on clients’ transformation from being only in their head to being more in their heart and body.

Sunday, July 25: Full Like the Moon: Writing and the Practice of Gratitude

Sunday, August 1: Art as Spiritual Practice: Meditation with Tiffany Montavon

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    • July 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm