Daniel Hayes

Daniel Hayes is a Medical Doctor, public health scientist, eco-anarchist, and practical idealist. He’s been playing, dancing, meditating, and conversing CI for over a decade and actively sharing his curiosity and knowledge and doubts for the past eight years. He is the founder of the Touch & Play Project, which explores the edges of Contact Improvisation by inviting our (al)chemical bodies into the dance. Through artistic and academic research he hopes to highlight the potential of CI as a tool to create authentic connections with oneself and the other by bringing it into play, communication, BDSM, therapy, education, sexuality, somatic mindfulness, and more.