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Laughter Yoga

2014.03.11 - Hartford, Ct - (L-R) Cindy Satkowski, of Ellington, Mylene Claire Poitras, of Middletown, Henry Strom, of Portland, Carlie Klimkiewicz, of Ellington, Katie O'Neil of Glastonbury and Nicole Folio, of Stafford Springs participate in a Laughter yoga class led by Laura Le, Tuesday night at Hartford ArtSpace. Asked by Le to describe how they felt during a class-closing exercise, answers ranged from "relaxed," "very much less stress," "invigorated," and "peaceful." Laughter Yoga was created in the mid-1990Õs by Dr. Madan Kataria, in Mumbia, India, has grown to include 6,000 laughter clubs in 65 countries.Mark Mirko / Hartford Courant