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Jeff Elgee

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Overview

  • 8 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Yoga teacher. Lifetime student on le...
  • BA in English Lit.
  • From Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Always be in the present, and milk life for all it's worth

ABOUT ME

Finished school (for now), and embarking on my (career?) as a yoga teacher which I'm very excited about!

PHILOSOPHY

Always be present. Freedom is complicated but the greatest goal.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Meeting awesome people while travelling. I look forward to being a host in Montreal!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Have met some awesome people across the country and a few from around the world as well.

Interests

Continental Philosophy (Hegel, Schopenhauer, Lacan, Zizek)
Yoga
Poetry
Wine
Finger painting
Getting lost on cobblestone streets late at night

Music, Movies & Books

Favorite Books: Pale Fire, Great Expectations, Gulliver's Travels, Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales, Don Quixote, Slaughterhouse Five
Music: Classical (Mozart's my man!), Indie and Rock (Neutral Milk, Radiohead, Bowie, Beatles,), and hip-hop (Kanye, Outkast, Wutang)
Movies: If..., Wings of Desire, anything by Kieslowski, Lost in Translation,

One Amazing Thing I've Done

My Travel highlights in my life so far:
-Algonquin Park in Ontario
-Going to two Operas at the Staatsoper in Vienna
-wwoofing on a farm in the Welsh countryside
-seeing the "Ecstasy of Saint Theresa" in Rome
-spending 2 days at a Buddhist monastery before running away
-the Winnipeg Folk Festival.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you yoga! I can explain to you what Lacan means by "object petite a". Also I can teach you how to clap with one hand.
I would like to practice my French more, and learn German.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Canada, France, Italy, Slovakia, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, United Kingdom

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