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Terence Lapidus

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Overview

  • 30 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Afrikaans, Hebrew (modern), Spanish
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Musician, writer, creative, coach, p...
  • Trained as a leadership coach in Ita...
  • From Cape Town, South Africa
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Studying cool things, working with cool people and creating a space of harmony

ABOUT ME

5 years from now I'll be looking at life through a different lens.... however these are things that haven't changed much ....

I'm a positive person and very resilient. I value friendship very highly and love meeting like minded people. I juggle between silly, witty and abstract humor and I have bucket loads of patience. It's difficult for me to get worked up by anything as I'm very easy going. I'm interested in many things and I'm forever chasing something, but in a focused way. I prefer summer to winter unless there is a fireplace and everything I need is inside. I have very close relationships with my family and friends based on mutual respect, acceptance and love.

I neglected my studies when I was younger as I threw myself into volunteerism and up-liftment. i co-founded www.luccaleadership.org in South Africa and other community projects. I worked and ran a couple leadership programs for various organizations. Then for 2 years I worked for a business development training company and eventually started an online travel business which I ran for a few years. Now i'm living in London work as a freelancer on a government contract in youth development, travelling and setting up an innovation company in global development. Final destinations unknown. I'm a citizen of four countries across four continents which opens up many cool options.

PHILOSOPHY

To live in Harmony

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Opening up my heart and home for awesome people.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

mmm they've all been super cool.

Interests

Listening to music, playing guitar, composing songs, facilitating groups in learning Advaita Vedanta (eastern) philosophy, yoga, running, tennis, swimming, the ocean, cooking, surfing, camping, mountains, animals, art, coaching (not sports), travelling, project management, dialogues, sleeping, watching movies, reading text books and novels, saving the planet, technology and global business

Music, Movies & Books

Music: Depends on my mood. I'd say it's generally... Electro Swing, Reggae, Blues, Alternative, Grunge, Electro, Minimal, Progressive Trance, PsyTrance, House, Techno, Classical, Classic Rock, Jazz, Indie Rock, 80's, African drumming, Arabian / Middle Eastern / Balkan music, Salsa, Chanting, Harmonies, Beat Boxing and here and there some Phat ass Dub

Artists... a few guys and girls

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Jumped Bloukrans, the worlds highest bunjee. Swam with whales in SA. Sea Kayaked with a school of penguins. Hot air ballooned over Capadoccia in Turkey. Carnaval in Brazil. Surfed Jeffreys Bay. Been to Afrika Burns many times (Burning man festival in South Africa). Checked out Iguazu falls. Climbed Table Mountain. The Canals of Venice. Tuscany, Amazing artists and designers work,

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you ...

...how to cook some great meals ...English, Afrikaans, Spanish, Hebrew, Guitar ...those stick type things that you kinda juggle ...tennis ...chanting ...inner peace type stuff ...Indian philosophy (Advaita Vedanta)

I'd love to learn a few of these...

...piano ...geography ...environmental stuff ...how to DJ ...skydiving ...diving ...other cool stuff

Share?

Sure :)

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Israel, Italy, Palestine, State of, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

United Kingdom

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