Mario

From: Austria

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    Account Type

    Individual account

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    Travelling to

    Portugal, Thailand

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    Travel dates

    01/12/2018 - 31/03/2020

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  • Description

    Hello!
    I am curious about the island of Koh Phangan, because friends recommended it due to the heartful people and the lively spiritual & bodywork scene they encountered there.
    Keywords:
    arts, meditation, tantra, intentional communities, ecovillages, sustainability, transformative learning, personal development, bodywork/somatics, queer culture, integral theory/We-Space practices.
    Since I do not have many references in here yet, you might want to check some references on my couchsurfing profile: https://www.couchsurfing.com/users/820376/references

  • Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Charity work
    Art project
  • What skills do you have?

    *endurance
    *empathy
    *optimism
    *using my hands
    *using tools
    *designing rooms
    *designing decorative elements of all materials and sizes
    *facilitating workshops
    *planning/hosting events
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    I like doing things precisely, that is my regular way of working. If there are jobs that need to be done quick and with low requirements, I'm happy to be reminded that for example 70% perfection is enough this time.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Age

    43

  • What else ...

    I hold university degrees in arts (sculpture/installation/performance) and and also communication science (interpersonal communication). The past 10 years I regularly attended professional trainings and seminars to continually support my inner development (from meditation to Emergent Dialogue, to family constellations, tantric massage, Reiki, shamanic healing circles, performative artistic approaches for individual/social/global development, etc..). I facilitated workshops for mindful encounters/purpose work/Emergent Dialogue/tantric massage, and love to overlap these fields with each other and also include them in transformative events and immersive/interactive performances.
    This performative work has lead me to work in many interesting places all over the world. I had a side job as a prop assistant in a State Opera House in Austria for a couple of years, so in general I can offer different experiences in artistic surroundings.
    Apart from the artsy field I am co-founder of www.rasenreich.com - A startup company and social sculpture, introducing strange objects as serious training devices to the football world - with the intention to establish FairTrade on the sports goods market. During the years when I was still CEO there, I could collect some experience around social entrepreneurship, like investor pitching, project management, writing business plans, applications and reports for project fundings, methods for impact measurement, etc..
    And one more practical thing, if necessary: I know how to handle a van with a looong trailer (longer than the van, carrying 25 bycicles) on very very narrow streets. That's a skill from the time when I was working as a support driver for bycicle tours in Italy.

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements
      No special requirements. If I prepare food myself, I prefer organic vegetarian or vegan food, and mostly avoid wheat and sugar.

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