Posts by Seia

“Why Laughter is the Best Medicine” with Winnielee Chuus

Positive_Vibes_Show_Why_Laughter_is_the_Best_Medicine Listen to the Radio Interview about Laughter Yoga on Positive Vibes on www.spreaker.com with Host Winnielee Chuus and Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, Seia Roots. Winnielee Chuus is an attraction marketing expert based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. She been a student of Law of Attraction for over 20 years; and specifically focus on how to raise one vibration. […]


Grade 7 Laughter Project

Recently, roles were reversed when I was interviewed by Taigan Borges. A student in Grade 7, Taigan chose Laughter as the topic for his project.  He came up with some fabulous questions that really delve into the experience of a Laughter Club. I enjoyed responding to these thoughtful inquiries. Read on to learn more! 1.  Taigan: Do you […]


Laughter in All Spaces – Laugh Bug Interview with Solomon

The Laugh Bug is back in action after two months busy with many laughter events (Training new Certified Laughter Yoga Leaders in downtown Vancouver, leading Laughter Yoga with the federal government of Canada and World Laughter Day). Some grounding was in order and some of the greatest ‘get grounded’ energy I’ve found exists near Solomon […]


Wonder, Happiness, Healing & Connection – The Laugh Bug Interview with Chris Pollitt

“We have to do this! This is important! This is amazing!” were the words Chris Pollitt spoke after trying Laughter Yoga for the first time in 2007. He knew he’d caught the laugh bug, and he immediately started co-leading a monthly laughter group. Since then Chris has become a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader and has […]


Laughter Yoga, Make Laughter Your Choice

This month I met with the bright and delightful Dr. Kasim al-Mashat. Kasim has a background in counselling psychology and works at SFU’s Health and Counselling Services.  He provides individual/group counselling, and his work includes leading weekly Laughter Yoga for staff and students. I appreciated Kasim’s insights about Laughter Yoga based on his background in psychology, and dedicated meditation […]


Laugh Your Mind Calm

This week, Erol Herold and I sat cross-legged on the floor of Open Door Yoga Studio on Commercial Drive. He shared with me that the first time he came to Laughter Yoga he stood at the door but couldn’t bring himself to join the group. Getting past his initial uneasiness about Laughter Yoga allowed Erol […]


First ever post from the Laugh Bug Blog

Welcome to the first ever posting from the Laugh Bug Blog (say that 3 times fast)! My name is Seia (pronounced Say-Yeah!) and I am thrilled to begin my new role for 2012: managing The Smiling Yogi website. Dr. Madan Kataria, a medical doctor, began to learn the scientifically proven health benefits of laughter in 1995. We all know […]