Life is complex. Pain and stress are costly.
Laughter is a big part of the solution.

We are the world’s leading provider of Laughter Wellness training and services. Quickly Go From Stressed To Smiling Again!

We are the world’s leading provider of Laughter Wellness training and services. Laughter Wellness is a refreshing and reliable new way to create sustainable upward spirals of positivity with LOTS of quantifiable benefits.

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Our World Is In Crisis

We live in a sedentary age of increasing social isolation, sharply rising healthcare costs and mental health challenges.

We live in a sedentary age of increasing social isolation, sharply rising healthcare costs and mental health challenges.

  • Only 1 in 4 US adults and 1 in 5 high school students get the recommended levels of physical activity1.

  • 8 in 10 US adults are afflicted by stress2.

  • Over 40% of US adults have a co-morbid condition3.

  • 80% of employees say they are disengaged at work4.

Which ↑ or ↓ impacts the other?

  • Over 60% of US adults feel lonely5. The average American hasn’t made a new friend in 5 years6.

  • Over 60% of adults abuse drugs every month7.

  • 1 in 5 adults experiences mental illness8. 1 in 6 takes a psychiatric drug9.

  • 1 in 5 adults  experiences chronic pain10.

Our Value Proposition

We’re Messengers Of Hope

Our mission is to create a happier planet, and laughter is our X factor – a small variable that significantly impacts people’s overall wellness and wellbeing at home and work. We are the world’s leading provider of Laughter Wellness training and services. Laughter Wellness is a refreshing and reliable new way to create sustainable and satisfying upward spirals of positivity with LOTS of quantifiable benefits.

Our mission is to create a happier planet, and laughter is our X factor – a small variable that significantly impacts people’s overall wellness and wellbeing at home and work. We are the world’s leading provider of Laughter Wellness training and services. Laughter Wellness is a refreshing and reliable new way to create sustainable and satisfying upward spirals of positivity with LOTS of quantifiable benefits.

Our Value Proposition

Better Health, More Vitality

Laughter is an effective way to strengthen our immune functions and improve our natural defenses against illness

Laughter is now recognized as a legitimate preventive (lifestyle) medicine and a complementary option to other established therapeutic strategies. It is universally well tolerated. Unlike other therapies, which are more time-consuming, committed, or expensive, laughter-based programs such as Laughter Wellness are easy to implement, reliable, sustainable, and require no particular space, equipment, or form of clothing.

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More Benefits

Quickly go from stressed to smiling again!

Laughter is the #1 enemy of stress

Laughter is the #1 natural enemy of bad stress because they are physiological opposites. The predominance of one tends to prevent the other. It’s also a healthy way to create naturally and on-demand a D.O.S.E. of well-being (Dopamine, Oxytocin, Serotonin, and Endorphins – the main hormones of happiness.)

Business Benefits
Business Benefits

Laughter Wellness is a big part of the solution

Laughter is an easy and effective way to build group identity, solidarity, and cohesiveness

Laughter attracts because it is a human need, and its absence is a pathology that leads to dysfunctional behaviors. It has far-reaching positive implications for overall wellness and is an effective lubricant for human communication and relationships. We have systematized its delivery into a complete well-being program that is easy to learn and implement, is reliable and inclusive, and helps people be healthier in body, mind, and spirit.

Our Training And Services
Our Training And Services

Fun, Fresh, Friendly

Our training and services are like a circuit-breaker for negativity and a washing machine for dirty emotions. If you believe that laughter is for entertainment, then it’s like a warm and sunny day in England: A really nice surprise that nobody expects.

Our training and services are like a circuit-breaker for negativity and a washing machine for dirty emotions. If you believe that laughter is for entertainment, then it’s like a warm and sunny day in England: A really nice surprise that nobody expects.

About Us

We Are Industry Leaders

LOU was founded by Sebastian Gendry in 2011 after over a decade of international experience, offering a variety of laughter events, training, and programs to thousands on six continents. Beyond our quality education, our success comes from our innovative strategy and supporting structure, professional standards, systems, and support.

The critical business strategy for LOU is to provide online training (user-centered) and not just training online (teacher-centered). The key benefit is that the training and progress of the trainee are in the hands of the individual, as they can do it in their own time, at their own pace, to their level, from anywhere, using most modern internet-enabled devices.
We designed our training with variability to enable trainees to start at any level and then progress from that point. As a result, everyone from a “learner laugher” to an already “trained professional” can join the program and advance from that point.
We have taken the process of quality seriously. All levels have been designed to ensure that the trainee transforms through hands-on learning rather than merely gaining information from reading. Our training is peer-reviewed and validated. It provides a unique opportunity for people to advance with rigorous assessment.
The systems we use have been developed over many years. They are unique because they are a refreshing, substantiated, low-cost approach to overall wellness grounded in science and cognitive psychology. Our comprehensive soft skill games database, for example, allows facilitators to easily access and retrieve out of hundreds of entries the exercises best adapted to the needs of each of their groups within minutes, thus relieving any kind of performance anxiety.

LOU offers continuing and interactive online support, so its students are never left with their problems unresolved.

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Laughter Wellness is certainly entertaining, but it’s not at all about entertainment. What we do is gradually scaffold people’s laughter circuitry and experience of the present to create a rapid shift in attitude and mood state and ultimately a reprogramming of the mind. Among many other things, it’s a very refreshing form of cognitive-behavioral therapy, a most impactful form of structured socialization, and a heart-warming way to celebrate the best of humanity in all of us.Sebastian Gendry, CEO Laughter Online University

Laughter Wellness is certainly entertaining, but it’s not at all about entertainment. What we do is gradually scaffold people’s laughter circuitry and experience of the present to create a rapid shift in attitude and mood state and ultimately a reprogramming of the mind. Among many other things, it’s a very refreshing form of cognitive-behavioral therapy, a most impactful form of structured socialization, and a heart-warming way to celebrate the best of humanity in all of us.” — Sebastian Gendry, CEO Laughter Online University

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What People Say

“Whenever I feel overwhelmed by life’s trials, I enlist the techniques you taught, with marvelous results.”

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Pat Holder

“This program has changed my life and I am changing others step by step.”

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Karen Hasick

“I have learned so much and gained so much self confidence.”

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Mary Mayer

“I had no idea that this training would have such a deep positive impact on me.”

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Karen Siugzda

“Training with you was such a truly magnificent learning experience. You have a great program and being a part of it is a blessing.”

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Julie Pugmire

“What a FUN, stimulating and inspiring learning experience!”

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