Damian Engelman

Glendale, AZ, USA

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  • Massage Therapist
  • Swedish Institute of Massage Therapy in New York ,few yea...
  • From Zielona Gora ,Poland
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About Me


bring this amazing body work technique called Cranial Release to the whole world


Grew up in Poland but fell in love with NY where I spent almost half of my life only to find the promise land (for now ) in the amazing South West. I'm huge outdoors enthusiast, settled down vagabond always looking for new adventures.



Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I met a traveler on the train in Mexico and since his next stop was going to be Phoenix I offered him a place to stay. He told me about this community and I signed up. I love this idea because you can get to know the places 10 times better if you have a local contacts.


I had a bunch of people announcing their arrival just to not show up ( please either confirm or cancel it, I make my plans accordingly ). I hosted many people so far and stayed with many during my travels. Became friends with many. I had nothing but amazing experiences so far.


scuba diving ,mountain biking ,poker, MMA ,skydiving, BASE jumping, skiing, raw food diet,Falubaz,gardening,Burning Man

Music, Movies, and Books

Seven ,25 th hour,Hate,Fight Club,Young guns, Reservoir dogs, The Big blue
books-anything by Waldemar Lysiak, Andrzej Sapkowski,Irwin Schiff, Arnold Ehret,Ted Dekker
music- favorite band- Siouxsie and the Banshees
the whole New York Hard core scene, punk rock
Nick Cave ,Vaya con Dios

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I saw a full eclipse in Varanasi ( India ) and afterward, followed the superstitions of locals to wash away the bad energy in the holy river of Ganges.
I fell out of the perfectly good airplane few hundred times. I hiked rim to rim in Grand Canyon in 10 hours during the summer heat. I hiked the majestic fiords in Norway. It took me hours to go up and only seconds to get down. Once ( it's a long story why ) I hitchiked from Italy to Poland and back to wash my sleeping bag.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Russian Federation, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Poland, United States

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