Vision and goals

The widespread of our social enterprise and social movement internationally to promote a positive self-esteem, exercise and good health using Laughter Therapy as a way to empower people across different nationalities, age, race, gender and socio-economic status, so as to achieved happiness and progress for the growing community of Laughter practitioners around the world.


Featured on..

Mediacorp Channel 5, Channel News Asia, Channel U, Vasantham Central, LianHe Zaobao, Shin Min Daily News, Berita Harian, Straits Times, 938Live, Niyou magazine, Razor TV, Sutra and many other publications.

Referred to by Popular Media As the Laughter Guru!
Senior Laughter Therapist Van Ram is also known for his prized role as the Doctor of Laughter, Van Ram on popular TV show Rojak (Mediacorp Channel 5)

  • Doctor of Laughter by Research Alternative Medicine (Gelotologist)
  • Practitioner of Complementary Therapies
  • Founder of Singapore Laughter Yoga & Maximum Wellness
  • Mindful and Positive Psychology movement
  • Former I/O Psychology Consultant, Health Promotion Board & SpringSG
  • M.ed, Nanyang Technological University 
  • Psychological Studies Bsc Hons
  • Trained by Medical Physician, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher (Master)
  • DipHealth Management & Promotion
  • Skills Future Award Recipient 
  • Essential Counseling Skills, SGH-Postgraduate Allied Health Institute
  • Health Management & Promotion Practitioner
  • Trained in Clinical Fitness (CGH-ACSM)
  • Award of Participation from Professor Fatimah Lateef for contributions to World Mental Health Day
  • Trained in Multi-Cultural Framework
  • UK, Certified Public Speaker and Trainer
  • Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment, Trainer (ACTA) 
  • Qualified PA Trainer by Peoples Association Singapore, Lifestyle and Skills Division
  • Winner of the Cozycotz
  • Renowned Speaker for Human Productivity Programmes
Main Research Projects and
Future Research Projects Funding above $4,000
 

Year

Project Title

Funding

Agency

 

Funding

Amount

 

2015-2016

Effects of Laughter Therapy on Psychophysiology (Gelotology)

Mr. Lexius Pang Sok Hay

$4,000

Receiving the Skills Future Moneytary Award at Institute of Adult Learning, Graduation Ceremony with Senior Minister of Sate, Minister of Communication and Information & Ministry of Education Dr. Janil Puthcheary 
"If you ever experienced the joy of Laughing, this is the right programme for you!"
Dr of Laughter. Van Ram

Founder & Director of Maximum Wellness Guru Van Ram, a Training operator with Skills Future and Peoples' Association, and service provider to ActiveSG. He started with just 5 people in Singapore Little Gulin Park and soon into thousands of Laughter Trainings across Singapore and aboard.

Featured Laughter Therapist Ram has conducted trainings for over 50 organizations with participation from International audiences in varying industries and has reached out to hundreds of thousand of people since 2010. In his prouder moments, was invited to train over 500 Medical Doctors from various countries at the Opening of the Academia with Sing-health and Guest of Honor President of Singapore, Dr. Tony Tan. 

He also supports welfare organizations like the Singapore Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Foundation, Sliver Ribbion and many others, to provide the best Therapeutic Laughter Training for both patients and survivors of Cancer as well as other conditions which also includes Diabetes Mellitus and Trauma Patients. His belief is that Laughter is the best form of exercise for both the mind and body to create an optimal benefit of existence.

Over 500 Medical Doctors Laughing with Master Trainer Ram at the Opening of the Academia with Guest of Honor President  Dr. Tony Tan

Participating Organization Industry Partner, Maximum Wellness Singapore, Founder & Director Van Ram receiving the certificate by Guest of  Honour, Professor Fatimah Lateef for contributions to the Mental Health Seminar 2014

Filming with Singapore Press Holdings and Razor TV to raise awareness for Laughter Yoga

Participating Organization Industry Partner, Maximum Wellness Singapore, Founder & Director Van Ram receiving the certificate by Guest of  Honour, Professor Fatimah Lateef for contributions to the Mental Health Day 2014

(Right) Van receiving the Train the Trainers Certificate, Founder & Director of Maximum Wellness, a collaborator and provider for Workplace Health Promotion by Health Promotion Board.

  • Trained by Medical Doctor, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher
  • Founder of Singapore Laughter Yoga
  • Founder of Maximum Wellness (International)

  • UK, Certified Public Speaker and Trainer
  • Precipitant of Multiple Awards from Professor Fatimah Lateef

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