How dance helps me cope with stress

Yami Joshi had just landed a dream job and a placement in graduate school when she got into a complex relationship…with stress. Through a delightful talk followed by a smashing 8-person dance, Joshi demonstrates how the cleansing qualities and symbolic gods of a 2,000-year-old classical Indian dance can be a cure for our modern-day anxieties.

TED@UPS Speaker: Yami Joshi and Pulse

Their motto is “Dance Hard, Destroy the Floor.”

Yami Joshi is an organizational development specialist at UPS, where she develops and implements organizational strategies to improve the employee experience.

Deeply involved in UPS’s Women’s Leadership Development Group, Joshi dedicates herself to learning how she can grow leadership capabilities in others.Meanwhile, she is pursuing a master’s degree in organizational/industrial psychology at the University of Georgia.

Outside of her work and studies, she is a certified Indian classical dancer, specializing in the dance form Bharatanatyam, which she has taught to students between the ages of 5 and 12.

About Pulse

Pulse, founded in 2010, is a nationally competing co-ed classical dance team. The team is dedicated to testing rhythm and melody to the fullest extent. Their goal is to open up everyone’s imagination with the use of various classical dance forms by widening the horizons of the art form. Their motto is “Dance Hard, Destroy the Floor.”

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