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Laugh for the Health of It: Fire up Your Learning with Laughter

  • Tuesday, February 12, 2013
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • St. Mary's Hospital, 700 South Park St., Conference Center Bay 1, Madison, WI, 53715
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Laugh for the Health of It: Fire up Your Learning with Laughter

Date & Location

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

St Mary's Hospital
700 South Park Street
Conference Center Bay 1
Madison, WI 53715

Registration, Networking & Lunch begins at 12:00 PM 

Program runs from 12:30 - 2:00 PM


ASTD SCWC Members - $25

Non-Member Guests - $35

Workshop Description

According to Gallup Polls, over 80% of workers today are stressed due to increased work demands. From coping with personal "baggage" to daily schedule overload and increasing expectations, stress is killing us!  The solution: learn to use your own personal "pharmacy!" Laughter is a respiratory exercise that triggers energy, productivity, and extraordinary wellness.

How do we incorporate appropriate humor and laughter in our lives and the lives of our employees and trainees so we can all reap these huge benefits?  That's what our February workshop is all about!

As a participant you can expect to:

  • Learn how stress affects your mind and body
  • Discover the healing powers of the two types of laughter
  • Learn how laughter can enhance learning!
  • Be introduced to "mindful laughter fitness" being used globally
  • Experience 6 techniques for developing your sense of humor
  • Gain skills that will have a positive impact on your life and the lives of your learners

Our Presenter

Kinza Christenson

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Kinza Christenson is nationally recognized as the Performance Pro, and the Humorist with a heart.  Speaking to businesses on communication skills and morale building, she also is a women’s wellness humorist and entertainer.  She sites her biggest career honor was being asked by the American Red Cross to welcome Wisconsin volunteers back after serving at the 9/11 disaster sites. 

Her new book “Burnt Toast & Jam” is an easy read for busy people, and has been acclaimed as a breath of fresh air in these negative times. It is packed with stories on how to cope with life’s ‘burnt toast’ with humor and positivity. Kinza created “Hurray, It’s Monday” radio spots; and authors a popular “Keys for Success” newsletter.

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