William & Laura Gentry are a married couple and powerhouse creative team. Together, they run The Gentry Joint, a unique production company that utilizes their diverse talents to spread joy. 



BOOK

Living Word by Laura Gentry featuring the photography of William Gentry was published in 2005 by Penfield Books. This inspirational fine art book is available at Amazon in both print and Kindle form. Read more at the Living Word blog post.



FILM

Laughter Friends was produced by The Gentry Joint in 2008. The only film of its kind, it takes children through a full-length laughter yoga workout. It was recommended by the American Library Association and is listed at IMDB. It’s available on DVD at the link from Amazon above and at The Laughter Shoppe. Visit the Laughter Friends page.

Laura is a painter, musician, ordained minister and prolific laugher. She was selected as the first woman in the USA to become a master trainer of laughter yoga. In 2008, she won a laughter ambassadorship for her many contributions to world laughter. Learn more at the Laughing Laurapage of this site. William is a photographer as well as a musician and ordained minister. Here is William's photo blog. Below are the major productions of The Gentry Joint.




RECORD

Laugh Your Way There, produced by The Gentry Joint in 2008, can help fill your daily commute with joy and laughter. Their best-selling record, it's available on CD and as an instant digital download at the link from Amazon above and at The Laughter Shoppe. Visit the Laugh Your Way There page.



RECORD

A studio album of laughter themed jazz songs for kids and kids at heart, Today is a Laughing Day was produced by The Gentry Joint in 2009. It features Laughing Laura's vocals and a swinging jazz trio. It’s available on CD and as an instant digital download at the link from Amazon above and at The Laughter Shoppe. Visit the Happy Jazz page.



RECORD

The Gentry Joint produced Holy Hysterics in 2010 in response to a growing need for a Christian laughter resource. Bible study, a laughter workout, silly singing and a guided meditation are all found on this 75-minute recording. It’s available on CD and as an instant digital download at the link from Amazon above and at The Laughter Shoppe. Visit the Holy Hysterics page\.



RECORD

A Spanish language laughter yoga resource, Yoga de la Risa was produced in 2010. It features Tosha Tobias, Chile's premier laughter yoga teacher. It’s available on CD and as an instant digital download at the link from Amazon above and at The Laughter Shoppe. Visit the Yoga de la Risa page.



RECORD

In 2011, The Gentry Joint produced this ground-breaking do-it-yourself laughter makeover CD. It takes listeners through a morning routine of yoga breathing and laughing alone. At noontime, there is a dance party track and at bedtime is a 30 minute yoga nidra meditation. This album makes the teachings of laughter yoga founder, Dr. Madan Kataria, accessible. It’s available on CD and as an instant digital download at the link from Amazon above and at The Laughter Shoppe. Visit the Be Laughter page.



BOOK

The Little Book of Big Laughs by Laughing Laura (a.k.a. Laura Gentry) featuring the photography of William Gentry was published in 2011 by Penfield Books. It contains and introduction to laughter yoga and a treasury of laughter exercises. It is available at Amazon in both print and Kindle form as well as The Laughter Shoppe. Read more at this blog post.



RECORD

Brace yourself to take merry to a whole new level with this outrageously jolly Christmas album. Giggle along with Laughing Laura and the Fabulous Laughers as they laugh the Christmas carols, played by a jazz quartet Yule laugh, that is for sure. Fa-la-la-la-la...ha ha ha ha! This unique production by The Gentry Joint from 2011 is available on CD and as an instant digital download at the link from Amazon above and at The Laughter Shoppe. Visit the Yule Laugh page.




RECORD

Enthusiastic laughers from around the globe bring you this unique collection of zealously blasted laughter. It features Laughing Laura and The Laugh Man, Doug Collins who has been hailed as the man with the most contagious laugh in the world. They are joined by other laughers and a jazz trumpeter. Recorded in part in the legendary Sun Studio of Memphis, Tennessee, the contagious peals of fall-to-the-floor laughter will lift you every time you listen. Produced in 2013, this is available on CD and as an instant download at Amazon and at The Laughter Shoppe. Visit the Laughter Blasters page.