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Overview

  • 7 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • English Teacher and Yoga Teacher
  • Pomona College, Universidad de Buenos Aires
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

I just relocated back to California after teaching English and yoga in the interior northeast of Brazil. I love learning languages, connecting with locals or fellow travelers, and learning about Latin America. Sharing a good meal, wine, and conversation is one of my greatest pleasures.

Acabei de voltar para Califórnia depois de morar em Petrolina-PE, onde ensinava inglês e yoga. Eu adoro aprender idiomas para fazer amizades com pessoas locais e outros mochileiros, e aprender sobre América Latina. Passei mais de dois anos no sertão pernambucano e gostei demais do lugar e os amigos que encontrei por lá. Tenho um respeito muito grande para a cultura local, o idioma, e as pessoas daqui.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

My boyfriend and I had a great time couchsurfing during our trip around Brazil and we are eager to return the favor once we are settled and have a house to offer to guests. I have met many thoughtful, socially conscious, interesting people through CS.

Interests

Hiking, backpacking, farming, music (fiddle, mandolin, and ukulele), museums, art, painting, contact improv, contemporary dance, salsa, bachata, forró, capoeira, teatro

  • arts
  • dancing
  • bachata
  • capoeira
  • dining
  • cooking
  • wine
  • beer
  • yoga
  • painting
  • music
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • teaching
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Música brasileira: Novos Baianos, Gilberto Gil, Tribalistas, Tom Jobim, Cartola, Tim Maia, Jorge Ben, Isaar, El Efecto, Siba, Alceu Valença, Geraldo Azevedo, Baden Powell, Luiz Gonzaga, Secos e Molhados,
Bluegrass: Spirit Family Reunion, Devil Makes Three, Nickel Creek, Punch Brothers, The Stray Birds, Trampled by Turtles, The Haunted Windchimes
Books: Don Quijote, Hermann Hesse, Barbara Kingsolver, John Steinbeck, Haruki Murakami, Jorge Amado, Ariano Suassuna
Movies: Pedro Almodóvar

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Danced barefoot until my legs fell off on an island in the middle of the Rio São Francisco where there is a specific style of samba that comes from this island called Samba de Véio (old people samba)

Sambei a noite toda numa ilha no Rio São Francisco onde tem um tipo de samba que é da ilha, chamado Samba de Véio.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: I can teach you how to play ukulele, I promise it's very easy. I am also a yoga teacher!
Learn: I always learn something about the lifestyle of other couchsurfers. I would also like to learn percussion instruments, especially the pandeiro.
Share: Food and good company go very well together.

Ensinar: Posso ensinar você tocar o ukulele, é muito fácil! Também sou professora de yoga e de inglês.
Aprender: Sempre aprendo alguma coisa dos CSers, mas também quero aprender tocar percussão, especialmente o pandeiro.
Compartilhar: Conversa e comida boa

What I Can Share with Hosts

I am happy to cook a meal, wash the dishes, bring wine/beer/cachaça/juice, buy groceries. I will openly share my experiences with you and listen with interest to any wisdom you share with me.

Posso cozinhar, lavar a louça, trazer um vinho/cerveja/cachaça/suco, fazer compras. Vou compartilhar abertamente minhas experiencias e escutar qualquer experiencia ou conhecimento que você tiver que oferecer.

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Peru, Spain

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