World Poetry Celebrates the Enchanting Purnima Gosavi from Canada!

Ariadne’s Notes:  The World Poetry Café Radio Show with hosts Ariadne Sawyer and  Neall Ryon along with super operator, Victor Schwartzman welcomed the delightful Purnima Gosavi to our show on January 17th, CFRO 100.5 FM.  Poetry, music and a special live session on the radio about yoga and laughter!  To hear this valuable show, CLICK HERE!

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Purnima Gosavi & Laughter Yoga
Purnima is a Registered Social Worker, with a Master’s in Social Work and a Bachelor’s in Psychology with more than 25 years of experience providing solution-focussed counselling and support to bio-psycho-socially challenged people in India, UK and Canada
She is also a certified Laughter Yoga Instructor, trained under Dr. Madan Kataria the Laughter Guru himself in 2004! She has created and delivered informative and fun packed Laughter Yoga workshop in National Mental Health conference and for schools, hospitals, corporations, non-profit organizations and community groups in Toronto (ON), Plymouth (UK) and Surrey/Langley/Vancouver/Abbotsford (BC).
Through her workshops, Purnima empowers the participants with handy self-help tools and interesting insights about health and wellness based on her expertise and experience as a personal counsellor. She is a certified Interpreter in Bengali, Hindi and Marathi languages. Fun loving, super friendly and caring, Purnima is passionate about mind-body healing, nature and animals, singing, dancing and meditation. She regularly volunteers with different organizations as she believes in giving back to the community.
Currently, she offers a 7-steps Mind-Body Wellness consultancy teaching self-help techniques of healing by using the power of the mind. This will especially be helpful for those who are coping with chronic or acute pain due to certain health conditions or accident injuries. For more information, please visit:

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Laughter Yoga for self-healing and world peace!
Conducted as a group session, Laughter Yoga combines laughter exercises with yogic breathing and stretching. Harnessing the stimulating effects of laughter, we experience the calmness of yoga. It oxygenates our body and we feel energized and rejuvenated. Laughter Yoga is a unique concept, the latest health craze sweeping the world where people are laughing for no reason. For more information on Laughter Yoga, please visit
Healing effects of Laughter Yoga:
• Ø Activates the Immune System
• Ø Decreases “Stress” Hormones
• Ø Relaxes Muscles and Joints
• Ø Reduces Pains and Aches
• Ø Stabilizes blood pressure
• Ø Cleanses the Respiratory System
• Ø Physically, psycho-socially and spiritually uplifting
• Ø Releases happy and peaceful energy around us and into the ether

This Laughter Yoga Workshop is specially created for people who love to or wish to come together to have a real healing belly laughter! In addition, all kind of people are welcome: those who do not laugh at all, or smile only or laugh moderately or those who just cannot stop laughing….people who wish to actively participate in the laughter yoga exercises, or maybe just curious to know what it is all about?….people who wish to laugh for fun and people who need laughter to revitalize and heal…come one, come all. Come alone- to make new friends, better still- bring your friends…

Just come! And we all shall heal: Physically, Psychologically and Spiritually!!!

Join us in creating a more joyous and peaceful world through love and laughter!

Text/call Purnima: 778 316 6371 or email:

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