A new class called “Laughter Yoga” is being offered from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, from Oct. 13 through Nov. 3, at the Newport 60+ Activity Center, located at 20 SE Second St.
Laughter Yoga exercises are simple, structured and fun. In the last 50 years, science has shown what humans have suspected for thousands of years, that laughter truly is the best medicine. It can lower blood pressure, boost the immune system and improve mood. And hearty laughter counts as exercise for one’s cardio-pulmonary system. People do not need to be happy or have a reason to laugh in order to get the benefits.
The instructor will be Pam Holbrook is a certified laughter yoga leader, neuroplasticity coach and former respiratory therapist.
For more information or to register, call 541-265-9617, or stop by the Newport 60+ Activity Center. To see a complete listing of trips, events, classes and presentations go online at www.newportoregon.gov/sc or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NewportSeniorActivityCenter.