Sebastien Gendry is the Laughter Wellness guy, and a leading global expert on laughter. A stress-related burnout led him to discover and experience the healing power of laughter in early 2000. It did much better than change his life. It changed him.
Sebastien is the founder and executive director of:
There is a new frontier in wellness!
Laughter Wellness offers in-person beginner to advanced trainings on therapeutic laughter.
Ideal for those who are seeking or want to teach the physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual benefits of laughter.
LOU is the ultimate online laughter learning center. It offers beginner to advanced trainings, continuing education and professional resources on therapeutic laughter. Ideal for those who want to learn in their own time at their own pace or who can’t make it to the face to face training options provided by Laughter Wellness.
The Laughter Consultants are experts in corporate health and wellbeing. We’re professional, knowledgeable, informative, flexible and fun! Ideal for those organizations who wish to boost moral and productivity, or reduce stress and costs.
Sebastien is the founder of the American School Of Laughter Yoga, an organization that started in 2004 and played a major role in introducing the Indian laughter yoga exercise regime in North America, and continues to play a major role in social laughter clubs.
Since 2005 he has volunteered his time to lead the Pasadena Community Laughter Club.
Sebastien has over 10 years of full-time teaching experience in his field and has travelled over 1/2 million miles bringing laughter to 1000s across the Americas, Europe and Australia.
|South AmericaIn 2015 Sebastien will teach in Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Venezuela (June & August).Sebastien is fluent in Spanish.
||Western EuropeIn 2015 Sebastien will teach in England, France, Germany, and Greece (July).Sebastien is fluent in French and conversational in German.
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One of Sebastien’s dreams is to help the staff of Camp McMurdo, Antartica, better manage their stress, isolation, and overall health with his unique wellbeing solutions. This will be called the “break the ice” tour.
Do you know people who work there or for Raytheon who can help him make the right connections? Please let him know.
Sebastien epitomizes and shares the power of positive and playful energy and creativity. He has a culmination of eastern and western philosophies and offers a synthesis of metaphysical approaches to positive psychology wrapped up in pure childlike fun, with a strong model to support why and how he does it. His authentic and engaging style motivates and empowers audiences with practical tools they can use to better their health and quality of life. This is so much more than being “not sick.”
He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, 60 minutes, ABC Good Morning America, and National Public Radio, and has worked with organizations and associations such as Microsoft, Creative Artist Agency and the American Society On Aging. He is the author of 100s of articles on the healing benefits of laughter as well as a series of reference ebooks and DVDs on Laughter Yoga and Laughter Wellness.
Sebastien currently dedicates most of his time to running the Laughter Online University (LOU), a worldwide leading supplier of online laughter education. LOU was created to meet an ever-increasing demand for people who want to experience a greater understanding of wellness through laughter. LOU offers laughter education and support to individuals and professionals worldwide who want to have fun making a difference while helping their family, peers and clients laugh to “live fully until they die.”
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