Tass Thacker

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Tass Thacker is a true Blue Zones world explorer. Tass and her husband Bruce have bicycled and traveled through 53 countries over nearly 4 decades of adventure. Together they have created inspiring photographs for the Images of the World school program, bringing the vision of a healthy life to nearly 2 million students all over the world. Tass’s adult keynote program incorporates her own personality and life stories into the narrative of how the Blue Zones can help everyone to feel better right now, and live longer and healthier.

By showing audiences how to make small changes, Tass is an inspiration for anyone she encounters. She shines on the stage and will use personal anecdotes, as well as her own huge collection of gorgeous photographs, to illustrate a life well-lived, with many more years to come.

“Dan’s insight was an invaluable addition to the event.”

-Bill Clinton

“Dan was one of the highlights at our quarterly company meeting. Employees described him as ‘eye opening’ and awesome!”

-Tony Hsieh, Zappos.com

“Dan was amazing!! Everyone loved him!”

-Capital Blue Cross

“He was just brilliant!  Our attendees gave Dan a much-deserved standing ovation and were left buzzing about his work long after his talk.”

-Positive Psychology Center University of Pennsylvania

“I could have listened to him for days.”

-Attendee at Employers’ Health Symposium

“I have rarely seen a speaker who is as comfortable up on stage giving his presentation as Dan Buettner, plus he felt fresh and excited about the material.”

-Mountain Film in Telluride

“With 98.6% of attendees rating him “Excellent”, Dan was our best speaker ever.”

-Employers Health

“Dan did such a stellar job at our conference. We have no idea how we’ll fill his shoes the next time we put on this event.”

-Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota