Laughing To Thrive, With Chris Van Schaack 2018-03-15T08:14:30+00:00

Discussion Group

Purpose: The purpose of this group is discuss the science of laughter and how we can enhance our ability to utilize laughter and play to improve our and others mental health and social wellbeing in the present moment.

Date & Time: Typically the first Wednesday of the month, 6-7pm hour of Laugh Angeles, California. Check our calendar.

Where: • Registration required • If you are new to Zoom we recommend you do a test beforehand using

Price: Free

Duration: 1 hour

· What laughter questions you would like to ask or answer?
· Do you have have a laughter-related topic you’re enthusiastic about?

For questions, suggestions or to request a topic for discussion and/or facilitate please email Chris: laughingtothrive AT gmail DOT com

Here is a taste of what it is about (this was recording of session #1):

Moderator: Chris Van Schaack, MS, Laughter Yoga & Wellness Teacher and Mindful Laughter Professional, offering workshops & sessions to support discouraged adults form trusting and pleasurable relationships drawing upon the principles of Non Violent Communication, Interpersonal Neurobiology and Evolutionary Psychology.


April 4th. Topic: Merv Neal will discuss the importance of using the Laughter Quotient as a mathematical equation to enable people to find the best laugh to help deal with their affliction or condition. The Laughter Quotient was designed to use laughter as a therapy. With the LQ we can hear, and see, and then feel the best laugh for the individual. In the future health professionals will be able to administer laughter as a prescribed medication that has no side effects. Read more at

MAY 2nd. Topic: Being of service sharing our passion. This will be an opportunity to contribute, define and drive discussion and our learning, collaboration and creativity! Agenda: Open circle round to share topic of interest; Breakout group discussion; Group share.