Laughter Yoga Conference 2021
Tamar Cohen and Marja Pirie
'Laughing with Tamar & Marja'
Since the pandemic began, these fun-loving Canadians, Tamar Cohen and Marja Pirie have come together to create joy, peace and harmony, and connection with the largest weekly Canadian Laughter Yoga Zoom Club, 'Laughing with Tamar and Marja'. Running for 38 weeks (currently on hiatus until March) with participation from over 1486 global laughers from 25 countries, 31 USA states and 8 Canadian provinces. They have also organized and hosted 4 workshops for Laughter Yoga Professionals, as well as Online World Laughter Day 2020 Celebration, 2020 virtual Canada HaHa Day Celebration, Hilarious Ha Ha Ha Hannukah 2020, and a 2021 Global Belly Laugh Day Celebration.
Tamar Cohen from Richmond, BC, has been leading laughter clubs since 2016 when she became a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader. Originally from Ontario, Marja Pirie now from South Surrey, BC, a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader and Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher has been leading laughter clubs since 2005 and has trained 80 Laughter Yoga Leaders. Dr. Madan Kataria has bestowed both with Laughter Ambassador Awards, Tamar in 2020 and Marja in 2006 for their dedicated and selfless service. Tamar and Marja believe the power of Laughter Yoga to be transformational, having experienced how much Laughter Yoga has changed their own lives as well as the lives of those whom they have shared Laughter Yoga.