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Frank-and-Ana Portella

New York, NY, United States

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Overview

  • 4 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 40, Other
  • Member since 2010
  • Teachers
  • MAs
  • From New York City
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To see as much of the planet as we can!

ABOUT ME

We are both Middle School teachers in NYC. Frank teaches English and Ana teaches math.

Frank has great direction sense and memory of conversations. Ana remembers has an uncanny ability to remember where things are put (awesome when keys, passports, etc. are lost!)

Ana is a great cook! Frank is a great eater of Ana's food! We both are vegetarians.

PHILOSOPHY

Strive for excellence. Try to be balanced about all things.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

We're new to couch surfing and still figuring out how to be good community members. We're eager to surf a couch or two and share stories.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

None yet!

Interests

Laughing, living, learning, teaching, wrestling, meditation, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, reading, math problems, cooking, eating...

Music, Movies & Books

Recently saw Shutter Island and loved it. We walked out of The Last Airbender, though.

Diverse interst in music: Rock and Hip-Hop mostly, though Jazz and Tango have been played in the apartment more than once!

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Frank: I drove to Mexico with my buddy on a lark from NYC and ended up living in my car with him for over a month when I was in my early twenties.

Teach, Learn, Share

Frank: I am a Pan American Gold Medalist in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I also coach wrestling and Judo to kids.

Ana: Studies Buddhism and teaches a class on it once a week. She also practices yoga.

Together: We just started Tango dancing!

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