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The Missing Link is Laughter

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Kerre Burley from Next Generation Aquatics presents the missing link is laughter , this presentation is for all aquatic professionals and shows clearly how swimming professionals can take their programs to new levels of success.

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The Missing Link is Laughter

  1. 1. The Missing Link is Laughter ! <ul><li>Kerre Burley - Australia </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  2. 2. What are you going to learn today <ul><li>To your body, ‘‘Laughter is the opposite of stress”. How will this assist your classes? </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to let go & laugh. Launch yourself into laughter and brighten everyone day. </li></ul><ul><li>The many other personal benefits of Laughter without humour. </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  3. 3. Why ‘Learn through Laughter’? <ul><li>Laughter, even fake laughter, is contagious. </li></ul><ul><li>Laugh & your students will laugh with you ! </li></ul><ul><li>Their brains and your brains will not know the difference. </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  4. 4. Why else ? <ul><li>Brings extra oxygen to the brain. </li></ul><ul><li>Increases creativity. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides an aerobic workout. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase & improve breathing patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Build self confidence, self esteem & gives you a sense of prospective & well being. </li></ul><ul><li>Relaxes all the muscles of the body </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  5. 5. WHY Learning through Laughter <ul><li>Laughter relieves stress, boost the immune system & increase circulation. </li></ul><ul><li>Creates positive energy & good vibes. </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting Fact </li></ul><ul><li>In 1950 people use to laugh 18 minutes a day now it’s 6 minutes. Children laugh around 400+ times a day compared to Adults 16. </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  6. 6. History of The Laughter movement <ul><li>March 1995, Dr Madan Kataria had his first Ever Laughter Club. 4 people showed. </li></ul><ul><li>Two weeks later they ran out of jokes. </li></ul><ul><li>Doctor devised laughter without humor </li></ul><ul><li>April 2006 5,500 laughter clubs on 5 continents. over 250,000 people. </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  7. 7. Why laughter? Today is not about laughter clubs, laughter yoga Or even Laughter Therapy, it’s about getting the best out of you and your students. And create a buzz in your class www.kerreburley.com
  8. 8. ‘ Giggles’ Logan Crew <ul><li>Laughter Training 2008 </li></ul>Play full out. Smiling is not laughing. Use a child’s imagination. www.kerreburley.com
  9. 9. What will Laughter do for me? <ul><li>Imagine improving your overall health </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces pain & depression </li></ul><ul><li>Keep yourself & others above the line </li></ul><ul><li>Being nicer to people around you. </li></ul><ul><li>Laughter attracts positive vibes & good things </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  10. 10. How can I use this skill to <ul><li>1. Become childlike, put your ego away. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Energise my class </li></ul><ul><li>3. Make up your personal laughs that work in your class. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Develop the practice of hearty unconditional laughter daily. </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  11. 11. Time to get you laughing! <ul><li>Welcome Laugh. </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  12. 12. Stress Busting Laugh <ul><li>Mobile phone laugh </li></ul><ul><li>i.e get out of jail free. </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  13. 13. The best way to start the day! <ul><li>Silent laugh. </li></ul><ul><li>Shower Laugh </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  14. 14. Laugh because you can <ul><li>Have a computer button. </li></ul><ul><li>Road Rage Laugh </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  15. 15. More Fun? <ul><li>Gibberish laugh. </li></ul><ul><li>Laugh at yourself </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  16. 16. Look younger through laughter. <ul><li>When you laugh, your face becomes red due to an increase in blood supply, which nourishes the facial skin and makes it glow. </li></ul><ul><li>Laughing people look more cheerful and attractive. </li></ul><ul><li>Tear glands moisten the eyes and add a little sparkle to them . </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  17. 17. What if I don’t want to laugh <ul><li>Not a Morning Person beware…. </li></ul><ul><li>Witchy-poo laughter </li></ul><ul><li>Crying laughter </li></ul><ul><li>Will laughter solve my problems…. </li></ul><ul><li>Use your power of your mind to lift your spirits </li></ul><ul><li>Smiling lots </li></ul>www.kerreburley.com
  18. 18. In Summary … Remember, the missing link is Laughter. If you like what you’ve heard, check out my webpage www.kerreburley.com Laughter is the opposite of stress. Learn to let go Laugh yourself over your everyday challenges. Propel your students to new levels. www.kerreburley.com

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