Laughter Yoga in Schools
Maintaining and improving standards in education is under ever increasing scrutiny in our schools. Let’s look at the possible impact that Laughter Yoga in Schools could have in your own school or academic setting…
Studies have shown that Laughter Yoga:-
Raises endorphins, the feel good hormones
What’s the possible School impact? – happier children who are more motivated and want to come to school to learn.
Lowers the stress hormone cortisol
What’s the possible School impact? – less anxious children, children with better concentration levels and ability to focus, improved behaviour and less conflict as a result.
Strengthens immune systems
What’s the possible School impact? – improved health, less absenteeism due to illness.
Increases the oxygen intake into your body, energising and refreshing your body
What’s the possible School impact? – great for your brain which needs 25% more oxygen than any other body organ to function. So, children stay on task and are more productive and creative.
Socially connects us with each other
What’s the possible School impact? – improved social skills, relationships and behaviour.
Helps to develop a positive mental attitude
What’s the possible School impact? – children with increased resilience and perseverance enabling them to be confident in life and face and tackle challenges.
Having read the above you can see that Laughter Yoga offers desirable impacts for schools which will ultimately influence children’s achievement and attainment.
Laughter Yoga offers schools a different way of thinking about improving standards by putting the well-being of children at the centre. Maybe it’s something your school setting should try?