About us

Laughter Yoga Australia is a social enterprise dedicated to providing health and wellbeing programs to organisations that are serious about the care of their staff and clients.

Through Laughter Yoga Australia, businesses, community groups and organisations, schools, aged care facilities, disability support centres, hospitals, mental health clinics, universities, colleges and government departments are connected with certified Laughter Yoga professionals who can facilitate sessions, run workshops or train your people in the joyous wellness program that is Laughter Yoga.

Laughter Yoga Australia representatives


Merv Neal is the Chief (or Chortling) Executive Officer of Laughter Yoga Australia whose passion for the benefits of Laughter Yoga is only just matched by his desire to make sure that nobody goes down the same road that he did in not looking after his health. Watch this short documentary The Laughing Man to understand why.


State representatives


New South Wales  — Sharon Gambrill, Laughter Teacher and Facilitator

Queensland  —HeatherJoy Campbell, The Happydemic

South Australia —David Cronin, Clown Doctors SA

Victoria — Mahes Karuppah-Quillen,  Laughter Clubs Victoria president

Western Australia — Janet Whitfield, LaughWA president


Laughter Yoga Australia’s qualified and experienced laughter wellbeing facilitators believe healthy people equals healthy organisations. We believe it’s time to get serious about personal health and workplace wellbeing. We enjoy working with organisations that genuinely rate staff wellbeing as a priority and an obligation, not just a business requirement.

If that’s your way of thinking too, let’s talk — and then let’s laugh together.