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  • 33 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Russian, Spanish
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Hula Hoop Artist and Instructor
  • Music and business degree from the U...
  • From Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me


Love and safe journeys


I am currently a nomadic Hula Hoop instructor, traveling around the country teaching people of all ages how to hula hoop. I'll take a little break in California during October to finish my Yoga Teacher Training, at which point I will become a nomadic Hula Hoop AND Yoga instructor. Sometimes there will be another hula hooper, artist, dancer, or photographer along with me for the ride, but mostly it's just me, my hoops, a couple musical instruments, and a car full of adventure.


I'm learning to let go and live life with more freedom. The destination is not worth it without an adventure to get there.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I love hosting people and showing them my city and the best travels I have had are by staying with people who can share the best parts and people of their community with me. Since I do not have a home to host in at this time, I am currently a surfer . . . unless you want to couch surf the passenger seat of my car . . . that's always up for discussion


I have met so many awesome people through couch surfing and hosting. Many of whom I still keep in touch with outside of the CS site and some who have become some of my dearest friends and family.


Music: singing, arranging, playing piano, percussion, accordion, mandolin. photography, cooking, painting, watching a good movie curled up in a blanket, hoop dancing, reading at the Joynt, mixing a good drink, playing board games, sitting on the front porch, biking, kayaking, impulsive travel

Music, Movies & Books

A couple great reads I had this spring were "Strange Things Happen" by Stewart Copland and "In Search of Captain Zero" by Alan Weisbecker. Both were great books to read while living on the road.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I've had the chance to live in my car, never knowing where work will take me next, or how long I will be in one spot. I've met so many unique people, stumbled upon some pretty cool places, and learned a lot about myself on the road.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to hula hoop, do tricks and even make your own. I have lots of instruments at home, and usually travel with at least one. I'd love to play music with other people, and can share what I know and some of my music as well. I have taught a lot of my hosts and guests to make Sushi, and that's lots of fun! Cooking with other people is always a good time.

Countries I've Visited

Bahamas, China, United States

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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