For millennia, humans have debated the connection between the mind, body and spirit. But today, the phrase sounds trite — a hallmark of the #selfcare industry. Over three episodes of this special series on TED Radio Hour, TED speakers will investigate fresh perspectives on how we think, move and feel. In the first hour: the […]Continue reading
Why you should listenA Grammy-nominated and Emmy-winning choreographer, Ryan Heffington has worked on everything from film to fashion, commercials to music videos. In March 2020, he became a north star of empowerment and self-expression for hundreds of thousands of people through his free, online dance class SweatFest. He believes everyone can access more happiness through dance.
Heffington pioneered contemporary dance in a commercial context in works including Sia's "Chandelier," HBO's Euphoria, Spike Jonze's commercials for Kenzo World and Apple's "Welcome Homepod," featuring FKA Twigs, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s film tick, tick...BOOM! and Netflix's The OA.
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Session 7 of TED2022 focused on play, with talks on the science behind what it really means to “have fun”, finding your personal groove through dance, the next era of video games, foraging for food in your backyard and more. The event: Talks from Session 7 of TED Fellows Talks at TED2022, hosted by TED’s […]Continue reading