GILFORD — Belknap County Area Committee on Aging meetings are set to resume on Friday, September 13 at 10 a.m. in the Wesley Woods Community Room. The Committee will meet on the second Friday of each month and will cover a variety of topics designed to keep area seniors healthy, educated, and informed. Meetings are open to the public and area residents of all ages are encouraged to attend.
Marcia Wyman from the New England Center of Laughter will discuss the overall health benefits of Laugher Yoga, and Tai Chi, at theour first meeting. Laughter Yoga was started in 1995 by a Medical Doctor in India who also did yoga breathing. Scientific studies in the United States have shown that prolonged laughter improves both the body and the mind.
"It's a great way to feel better and stay better, " says Wyman , "and no side effects except joy and feeling renewed and refreshed."