CLYT & Speaker
Francine Shore is a dynamic, warm, playful and compassionate Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher- Counselor and Laughter Yoga Ambassador.She was trained by Dr Madan Kataria.
An admitted and recovering class clown,Francine hails from the suburbs of NYC. Francine was the co-founder and creative director of NYC’s 1st Laughter Yoga Club , 14 years ago. To date, her Laughter Yoga Salon has been the longest running and active Laughter Yoga Club in NYC- cultivating Laughter Yoga Wellness through a *Laughter Lifestyle*.
With well over a decade of work facilitating Laughter Yoga Wellness workshops in : Corporations, Schools, Hospitals, Agencies, and Senior settings- Francine reinforces the importance of living joyful and enhancing your own RAZZLE DAZZLE in ones’s personal and professional life . Her one on one Laughter Coaching and groups (some upwards of hundreds) are designed to teach us to unleash our own joyful spirit by giving yourself permission to laugh in the face of adversity and trusting your own playful instincts.
In recent years , Francine ran a Caregiving Program at The Educational Alliance. It was there she started the 1st Laughter Yoga Club for seniors in the USA , 14 years ago- which met weekly . Francine had an opportunity to present Laughter Yoga at the ASA Conference on Aging, among many other conferences.
Her laughter story came full circle as this career was set in motion in the entertainment field . As a Talent Agent , Francine represented many actors and comedians- and as a Casting Associate worked on many feature and independent films.
While at Claire Casting – they won a Clio for most innovative casting for an IKEA commercial . Francine was also a frequent lecturer on ” How to market yourself for commercial auditions.”
Francine has spearheaded World Laughter Day NYC for the last eight years and has been featured in many Print and Television Media.