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Learning to tone your body is like learning to play an instrument | Chris Darwa | TEDxBasel
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Added Aug 12, 2016
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What does playing Jimi Hendrix's "Voodoo Child" on guitar have to do with your gym workout? In this funny talk, Chris Darwa explains how building musical proficiency and building one's body are similar tasks. Just don't mention Zumba.

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Chris Darwa is originally from Australia but has lived in Qatar, Germany and London before moving to Switzerland. He worked as a trainer in the fitness industry for 8 years before committing to stand up comedy and acting in London in 2012.
Ambition: to tell all the stories I have to tell.

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