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Lindsay Nova often calls herself “a one woman spiritual circus”. She is a firm believer in the wisdom of the body, the strength of the heart, and the power of the breath. After studying dance, yoga, and movement from coast to coast, she has dedicated her life to being a creative fitness educator and multidimensional performance artist, inspiring and empowering others to take charge of their lives and live their own dreams.
An internationally recognized performance artist, she holds a BFA in Dance from Ohio University and is a certified yoga, Pilates mat, and barre fitness instructor. Currently she teaches in the San Francisco Bay Area and performs aerial, hoop dance, fire dance, and stilt walking as both an independent artist and company member in several groups from around the United States. She has performed for such artists as Zeds Dead, Papadosio, String Cheese Incident, Govinda, Vibesquad, and more at events like Electric Forest, Rootwire, and Burning Man. She has been a member of the dance group Anna and the Annadroids for 5 years, and most recently performed with The Vampire Circus at the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama City, Panama.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I am currently traveling the globe teaching yoga
dancing, hula hooping, yoga, fitness, circus arts, healing, nature, photography, healthy food, altered consciousness....
- music festivals
Music, Movies, and Books
music: shpongle, bassnectar, kaminanda, dubstep, electronic, psytrance, drum and bass
Movies: 12 Monkeys, Tank Girl
Books: Shambhala the Sacred Path of the Warrior by Chögyam Trungpa
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I most recently saw lava in a volcano in person
I have hiked Volcano Maderas on Ometepe in Nicaragua and swam in its crater lake (took me 10 hours total)
I've performed circus arts at the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama City, Panama
I've performed fire dancing in the inner circle at Burning Man
I've zip lined into a lagoon in the Domincan Republic
I have stilt walked down Haight Street in San Francisco
I have taken a boat ride down the Peruvian Amazon to do ayahuasca
Teach, Learn, Share
"When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you." Lao Tzu
What I Can Share with Hosts
I can teach you yoga or Pilates
Countries I’ve Visited
Aruba, Austria, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Saint Lucia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Costa Rica, India, Nicaragua, Saint Lucia, Sri Lanka, United States