YogaLaughs Teachers for our 10th Training!
Kristin Jo Freed, MA, CLYT
Kristin Jo Freed, MA, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, began her journey with Laughter Yoga when she was trained as a leader in Yogaville, Virginia, through Bharata Wingham, in 1995. She continued to study with the founder of Laughter Yoga, Dr. Madan Kataria, in the early years of the Laughter Yoga movement and became a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher.
For more than two decades, Kristin has led many diverse groups in Laughter Yoga and has assisted in six YogaLaughs Certified Leader trainings. Her open-heartedness and practicality is always well received. She demonstrates her commitment to laughter "for the health of it" with her personal practice using laughter as meditation, which she shares at trainings. Kristin also offers a 8-week laughter intensives, leading laughter yoga with individuals once a week at their homes, coupled with laughing with them on the phone for 5 minutes a day. She is very comfortable with her own laugh and laughing with others.
Kristin believes Laughter Yoga is a powerful gateway to personal and world peace.
Leigh Meredith, BS, CLYT
Leigh has led over one thousand groups in Laughter Yoga throughout the East coast, with clients ranging from The Homestead Resort to The Federal Government. She has enjoyed creating and teaching 9 weekend Certified Laughter Yoga Leader Trainings (see pics above), as well as a variety of Laughter Yoga retreats. Her life-long path of play has provided crucial "fuel" for her to continue the art of living.
Leigh was drawn to be trained as a laughter yoga leader in 2006 through Bharata Wingham in Yogaville, Virginia. In 2010, after starting a laughter club and leading diverse groups, she studied with the founder of Laughter Yoga, Dr. Madan Kataria, to become a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher.
Leigh graduated from Guilford College and has traveled throughout the Western world where she always recognizes the universal language of mirthful laughter to communicate affection and peace. She currently also designs websites for heart-based businesses, creates concoctions with Emu oil for healing and enjoys writing, deliberately playing each day, and going on silent retreats. Most of all, she loves to see faces and lives light up with laughter.