Julie Plaut Warwick is a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher and Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate. Originally from New York, she has lived in Bellevue, Washington for the past 24 years. Julie has an undergraduate degree in Music Education from Indiana University School of Music, and a Master’s degree in Counseling from Antioch University in Seattle. In October of 2014, she traveled to Bangalore, India to be certified by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of Laughter Yoga International. She is the owner and founder of Connecting the Peaces, LLC, located in Bellevue, Washington.

Julie has an intense passion for connecting people to themselves and in turn, to others, creating opportunities for inner peace and global peace. She will personalize programming to fit the needs of your community. Julie has worked with many types of groups, including social justice groups, faith based groups, hospice and health services industry, and educational settings. Drawing on her training as a mental health counselor, Julie is uniquely able to bring her laughter yoga skills to the grief community.

Julie can be seen experiencing and teaching the four elements of joy: music, dance, laughter, and play throughout the greater Seattle area. In November of 2017, Julie began touring nationally and internationally.