Carolyn Carlson is a contemporary dance legend. As the first Star Choreographer to join the Palais Garnier, she continued to break the codes of classical dance through her art and passion for teaching. A truly free spirit, Carlson shares how she’s chosen to approach life with the rigour of a ballerina and the desire to play by her own rules.
Season 1 • Episode 2 • 19 mn
Watch exclusive content every month and learn from the best to develop your personal life
7-day free trial, then €7.99 per month
You might enjoy these other stories
Kenzo Takada is a free spirit. This Japanese-French designer has always played by his own rules, going to fashion school against his parents’ wishes and travelling by boat to Paris in the 60s. Adopting it as his new home, he proceeded to disrupt the codes of fashion. Looking back on his career, he shares the highs and lows that made him who he is.S1 • 3 • 18mn
For Pierre Rabhi, most people spend their lives boxed in. And that’s exactly what he wanted to avoid. So, when he came to France, he thought long and hard about which path to take. His first step was a self-sufficient farm, which led him to organic farming, a move that inspired his lifelong commitment to writing about environmental issues.S1 • 4 • 18mn
Francine Leca was France’s first female cardiac surgeon. Forty years later, she admits that her career required not only great determination, but also great personal sacrifice. While she claims to “repair hearts like a mechanic”, her genius is no joke: she's devoted her life to saving children across the globe. And at 80, she's still ticking along.S1 • 5 • 19mn