x = independently organized TED event

This event occurred on
December 7, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm PST
(UTC -8hrs)
Torrance, California
United States

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized (subject to certain rules and regulations).

AMC Theater
Fashion Way
Torrance, California, 90503
United States
Event type:
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Abby Cruz

Abigail Cruz | Journalist Abby Cruz is a journalist for ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON D.C.) and a young members committee chairman for the National Press Club. Born and Raised in Philadelphia, she started her reporting journey at the Philadelphia Daily News before taking a leap of faith and moving to Washington D.C. Through tireless non stop reporting days and nights, Abby landed at ABC where she is thrilled to call her home. She is the first in her family to graduate from both high school and college and is a firm believer in education being the key to endless life possibilities. From the tough streets of North Philly, she was raise by her grandma who was a first generation immigrant from Mexico that still does not speak any English. "She's been here for 40 years but 20 of them she had me she didn't have to learn," Cruz likes to say. At one point in her life, Abby had full custody of both of her younger sisters making her the head of the family and living a majority of her late teens/early 20's providing for them. Although this was the toughest time in her life, being a mother is something priceless that builds strength beyond belief. She hopes her TEDX brings hope and faith for anyone going tough times...there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

Joyce Bosen

Joyce Bosen | COO and Founder of Trauma Recovery Yoga Joyce is a certified yoga teacher who has experienced multiple traumas which have gifted her with a profound empathy and has drawn her to work with marginalized populations. In 2012 after watching her 22-year-old son die, Joyce’s desire to help was turbo-boosted. She began to research her PTSD diagnosis and work with other mind body professionals to create a method that helped relieve her each symptom. After counselors observed her improvement, she was asked to teach this method at the vet center where she herself was receiving talk therapy and quickly found herself very busy teaching at many agencies who needed this style of science-based yoga as a somatic intervention and therapy. Joyce and her husband Darwin co-founded the not for profit Trauma Recovery Yoga soon after and have since placed trainees of this method in spaces to teach: at-risk youth at multiple schools, traumatic brain injury patients, PTSD vets and over-comers of other traumas such as traumatic grief, sexual assault, and domestic violence. In 2017 Trauma Recovery Yoga was awarded “The Compassionate Cities Award” by the mayor of Las Vegas after the 1 October shooting, for T.R.Y.s offering of free classes in 11 locations across the Las Vegas community for those affected. In June 2018, Trauma Recovery Yoga traveled to Denver, CO representing the City of Las Vegas where they competed for and won the “All American Cities Award” for their work bringing these self-regulation tools to the at-risk youth in Las Vegas through their “Mindful Movement” program. Trauma Recovery Yoga classes are now taught nationwide.

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Torrance, CA, United States