Laughter Movement: Laugh Yourself to Freedom with Joshinder (Online)

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Need a refreshing and revitalising break? Then join us and Laugh yourself to freedom through laughter yoga and dance!

The most fun way to shed inhibitions? Movement therapy that uses laughter as a tool to move and free the body. This fun and hands-on class is for anyone interested in exploring their wellbeing and pushing away inhibition.

What will we cover?

In this class we will:

  • Learn how memories and emotions are stored in the body and the importance of releasing them
  • Explore the 7 stages of laughter – from absolute minimal to hysterical
  • Introduce movement, as a container to hold the laughter
  • Play with choreography and different laughter levels, to explore ourselves
  • End with a discussion session

This is a total beginners class, suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

What will you need?

  • Comfortable space where you can laugh and move
  • Comfortable clothing recommended


  • Wheelchair Accessible Venue
  • Gender Neutral Bathrooms
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Discounted Early Bird Tickets
  • Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
  • Auslan Interpreted

    Who will be Facilitating? 

    Joshinder Chaggar is a Melbourne based creative and performing artist. She is a dancer, choreographer, actor, teacher, writer and film-maker. Her work centres around the themes of identity, freedom and transcendence. Her work is influenced by physical theatre, Indian folk and classical dance.

    Joshinder spent ten years in Karachi, Pakistan (2007-2017), working in theatre, television, live events and films. She also taught ‘Movement for Actors’ at the National Academy of Performing Arts in Karachi. She has participated in many festivals locally and internationally such as the Edinburgh showcase 2017, Mapping Melbourne 2017, NAPA International theatre festival (Karachi), Karachi Biennale 2017, Kunstareal Fest 2017 (Munich), Emerge in Yarra (2018), India @Mindil 2019 (Darwin), and Dancing Between Two Worlds (2019). She is currently undertaking her PhD candidature at Deakin university, researching identity and interculturalism through dance. 

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