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WATCH: Video shows hospital worker performing impromptu ballet

"If I can do one thing in this world to make it a brighter and happier place then I feel fulfilled."

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A video of a phlebotomist spontaneously dancing to piano music in a hospital lobby is inspiring burned-out staff still handling a surge of COVID-19 cases.

Teva Martinson, who works at the University of Utah Health, was filmed by a coworker during a 15-minute break.

"And I was like, 'Hey, her piano playing's beautiful. I would love to just like, dance.'" And I just took my little Crocs off and just felt the music," Martinson told KSTU. "My goal when I took my shoes off and got into that headspace was, be happy."

The video has since been shared numerous times, attracting the attention of former NBA player Rex Chapman, among others.

"In the long run I didn't think that dance would go anywhere, I didn't think it would go past the 6 or 7 people that were watching," Martinson said.

Martinson said he started dancing in high school and it's an outlet that brings him joy.

"I just feel so at home when I'm dancing which I can do in a hallway, or like on my way to work or just tapping my foot, it just brings a lot of happiness," he said. "If I can do one thing in this world to make it a brighter and happier place then I feel fulfilled."