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Jerusha Barnes

Brooklyn, New York, United States

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Overview

  • 8 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 31, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Freelance Fashion Designer
  • Bachelors of Arts Degree in FAshion ...
  • From Brooklyn, NY
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I work to travel to soak in new cultures and connect with new people.

ABOUT ME

I'm a fun loving, free spirted designer that loves to travel, meet new people, try new foods, dance to hip hop, reggae salsa and electronic dance, learning to surf, practice yoga, meditation, biking, hiking, take photos, organic farming,cooking healthy meals, and striving to be a more open minded grateful person every day!

PHILOSOPHY

The power on meditating on your desires, affirmations and gratitudes is invaluable to heightening the capacity to live on a higher frequency. To be open, positive, cultured, well traveled, educated, humble and have a great sense of humor will take you further than ever imagined!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I travel and take the most joy in meeting/staying with the locals to get a more intuitive insight on different cultures.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Once in Santiago, I CS Chile with a very nice guy who cooked organic meals , and showed me around as we shared our travel experiences, cultures, and musical interests. It was the best way for me to see Santiago! I also CS with the most gracious host in Brazil during Carnival. I engrossed me into the festivities for the entire week and if it wasn't for him I would've never got such an insider view of the culture and beautiful people of Carnival. I once again CS in Goa, India with my dear friend now who I call "The King of Goa" because he took me all around and introduced me to a ton of people. It was a great insider view to the land.

Interests

Dancing, music, vintage shopping, costume making, reading, FOOD, WINE & BEER!! Learning to surf, playing chess, yoga,meditation & visualization, dreaming, biking, hiking...

Music, Movies & Books

books by Octavia E. Butler, Pablo Coehlo,The Celestine Prophesy, The Art of Seduction, Dune by Frank Herbert, The Dharma Buds, Reality Creation 101.... Hip hop, reggae, house, drum n bass, reggae dub, world beat, r n b, grunge/punk/classic/hipster rock, electro, blues, funk, jazz...almost everything!

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Carnival in Salvador De Bahia, Burning Man, 1 month Yoga training in an ashram in Kerala, India, Whoofing in Argentina...

Teach, Learn, Share

Teachings of yoga, meditation, the power of chakras. Social dynamics and psychology, A strong desire to continue learn how to surf. Cooking and eating different and strange flavors of foods. Foreign cultures and travel stories...

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Korea, Republic of, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay

Countries I've Lived In

Argentina, Chile, United States

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