Julie is happy and proud to be a member of Funny Bones Improv and bringing joy and laughter to those who need it most. As a Humorous Speaker and Communication Coach, American Laughing Champion, and The Second City trained, Julie Ostrow teaches organizations and corporate teams to use improv skills to improve Creativity, Communication, Team Building, Problem Solving, and Productivity with their clients and within their organizations. She teaches the benefits of using humor, laughter, and improv in all aspects of our lives, including in the workplace. She trained in laughter yoga in 2008 with The American School of Laughter Yoga. She was a volunteer grief counselor with Heartlight, a bereavement support group for grieving children and their families (affiliated with Lurie’s Children’s Hospital, formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago). Julie conducts humor, laughter, and improv workshops for corporations, healthcare organizations, conventions, and schools and is a writer for the Positive Psychology People website blog.