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Guest Name
Sebastien Gendry
Guest Occupation
Expert in Wellness, Creator of Laughter Wellness
Guest Biography


Sebastien Gendry is an expert in wellness and wellbeing with over 11 years of full-time experience teaching and training 1,000s of people on four continents. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, 60 minutes, ABC Good Morning America, National Public Radio and many more national media.

He is the creator of Laughter Wellness, an interactive practice based on Laughter Yoga focused on developing a positive attitude and designed to improve physical, mental, emotional and especially social wellbeing and integration.

Nice to meet you…

My name is Sebastien Gendry. I am the man who wrote this short document and created the Laughter Online University. I first came across the world of Laughter Therapy through an invitation to participate in a laughter club in Mumbai, India, in 1998. I did not to go. The idea of mechanically faking laughter seemed utterly absurd and pointless to me. It took me six full years and my share of physical and emotional challenges to realize that I hardly ever laughed myself and was the one missing out.

To cut a long story short, the world of laughter has been my chosen full time profession since 2005. The beginnings were rough, as there was no path I could follow. I was the first person in the Western world to dedicate myself full-time to the teaching and promotion of Laughter Yoga. I poured my soul into it and then spent years deepening my understanding, continuously learning, questioning and reworking how to use laughter to unlock the inner potential for change. In time my skillset matured and became Laughter Wellness, the program I now teach. It’s a professional approach to voluntary simulated laughter and a service that people value. It’s complete, solid, and it works. It has changed my life and that of many others.

I look forward to laughing and sharing my expertise with you! Mirthfully yours

Sebastien Gendry | The Laughter Wellness Guy