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  • 11 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, Esperanto, French, Spanish
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Professional Hypnotist
  • Life Educated
  • From MD, USA
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About Me

- Long Beach, California, 2005
- Bangkok, Thailand, 2008-2009
- Baltimore City, Maryland 2010-2015
- Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina 2006-2008 & 2015-2016
- Montreal, August 2016
- Maryland 2016-2017

TRAVELED: Montreal, Toronto, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Penang Malaysia, Singapore, Spain, continental U.S.

UPCOMING TRAVELS: Las Vegas, Seattle, Vancouver, San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago

CURRENT MISSION: To be awesome, travel the world, and help others reach more of their potential.


- Professional Hypnotist, certified by the NGH,
- Mindfulness Coach,
- Personal Development Coach (Certified Master Life Coach),
- Healer (Reiki, Chakras, etc.),
- Certified Personal Trainer (NASM),
- Trained Mediator and Volunteer Mediator for Carroll County, Maryland (45-hour in-person training in the Inclusive Model),
- Traveler,
- Aspiring Polyglot (Spanish, Esperanto, French, Mandarin Chinese),
- Pescatarian (vegetarian + seafood)/Healthy-ish eater,
- Previous Craft Bartended


"Your Perception Creates Your Reality." SMR

"You can only take one breathe at a time." SMR

"Life is too important to be taken seriously." Oscar Wilde

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Meet up and organize events with other travelers, expatriates, and open-minded individuals. Meetups include basic yoga and meditation practice, Reiki sessions, tours of the area, English practice, movies, or healthy eating practice.


Hosted in Baltimore, Maryland and with my ex-girlfriend in Bangkok. Surfed in Singapore and Denver, Colorado. Attend CS Gatherings in Bangkok and Baltimore, Maryland.


Body Awareness Meditation, Mindfulness, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Hypnosis, CBT, Escrima/Arnis, Kali, Aikdio, Systema, Poi, Parkour/Free Running, Yoga, Meditation, Taoism, Zen, Reiki, Sky Diving, Snorkeling, Internet Marketing, Traveling, Hiking, Languages.

  • seafood
  • vegetarian
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • movies
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • scuba diving
  • snorkeling
  • languages
  • travel
  • techno
  • mindfulness
  • french
  • coaching
  • healthy lifestyle
  • traveler
  • hypnosis
  • esperanto
  • life coaching
  • bartender
  • tequila
  • nlp
  • mediation
  • trance
  • hypnotherapy
  • life coach
  • regression

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Four Hour Work Week, Tao of Pooh, The Science of Getting Rich, The Power of Now.

Movies: K-PAX, The Man From Earth, Celestine Prophecy, Peaceful Warrior.

TV Shows: House of Cards, Suits, Newsroom.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Traveled; lived overseas; sky dived; motorcycle riding; drove cross-country U.S. solo; bought a one way ticket and moved cross country

Teach, Learn, Share

Hypnosis, English conversation, Belief Change, Energy Healing, Yoga, Meditation, Travel information about SE Asia, American Culture, Travel information about the continental U.S.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Random stories, fun, laughter.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Costa Rica, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Spain, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

Thailand, United States

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