Claudi from Germany, currently Philippines

Hello :star_struck:

I am Claudi. I am 37 years old and I was born and raised in Germany.
After finishing school, I studied Civil Engineering and Business Administration in Leipzig before I moved to Berlin and later on to Munich. In Munich I’ve been living for about 10 years where I’ve worked as a Manager in the Real Estate branch. :nerd_face:
Besides that I’ve been instructing TRX and Outdoor HIIT workout sessions as I have a BIG passion for sports and love to be in interaction with people :weight_lifting_woman: :dancing_women:.

In 2018 I decided to change my life as I wasn’t happy anymore. In order to become more clear in my mind and to get more distance from my old life, I bought a oneway ticket to discover the world and its different cultures.
My first destination was a Yoga Retreat Center in Cambodia where I worked as a volunteer together with the local people but also taught workout classes for the community members.
After that I moved on to Thailand and Indonesia where I completed my Yoga Teacher training and also started to learn surfing. Because of that I came to the Philippines where I got the opportunity to teach yoga classes while improving my surfing skills in tropic conditions :surfing_woman: :palm_tree: .
Ive got a bit stuck there :sweat_smile: before Ive decided in May 21 to take a little break from my tropic chill lifestyle :sweat_smile: and I headed back to Germany. Here, I will stay now for a bit to prepare my next chapter in that amazing life journey! :star_struck:

Why am I tutor at Chatterbug now?
Teaching has always been a big dream of me as I have a strong desire to transfer knowledge to other people and thereby improving their skills. I want that a lot of people are able to have better chances while applying for a certain job or traveling around.

Being a Fitness instructor and Yoga teacher has been the first step. But I wanted more! :innocent:
That’s why I completed my 120h TEFL certification course to teach foreign languages. During Covid I`ve started teaching English online as well as the local kids on Siargao island.

Since January this year I`m onboard with Chatterbug and have taught more than 150 lessons already.
I want to help YOU to improve your German skills. Let’s talk about the German culture and language but also about our interests and hobbies. Maybe we have something in common?! :wink:.

I’m looking forward to tutor you soon! :star_struck:

Greetings from Munich,


Welcome the Chatterbug Tutor Community @ClaudiP! Great and thorough intro!


Welcome to Chatterbug Claudi!
I really enjoyed reading your post and to hear that you are enjoying life in the Philippines! I also lived in the Philippines for a few years (on Negros)! :mango: :palm_tree:
I wish you all the best for your start here on Chatterbug!
Greetings from the south of Germany! :sun_with_face: :grin:

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Thanks Megan… I’m also happy to be onboard with Chatterbug now! :innocent:

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Hello Florine, thanks a lot for your message! … Negros I haven’t heard before; but I will google it. :smiling_face_with_three_hearts: … A lot of positive vibes to the snowy Germany! :upside_down_face:

Hey Claudi :slight_smile: Welcome to Chatterbug! Super interesting to read about your adventurous life :100: :sunflower: :smiley:


Hallo Claudi, das klingt wirklich nach einem sehr abenteuerlichen Leben, jetzt wäre ich gerne selbst deine Schülerin! :nerd_face:
Viel Spaß bei Chatterbug und viele Grüße aus Mexiko :cactus:

Hi Claudi, that sound like a very adventurous life, I´d love to be your student now!
Enjoy Chatterbug and greetings from Mexico.


Thanks a lot @catsini! :smiling_face_with_three_hearts: … But Mexiko doesn’t sound bad either! :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye: … How long have you been there already?

Danke liebe catsini! :smiling_face_with_three_hearts: … Aber MExiko ist ja auch nicht von schlechten Eltern! :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:…Wie lange bist du schon dort?


Thank you dear @Anika_S :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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Seit bald 13 Jahren, und immernoch ist es manchmal ein überraschendes Land für mich. Viele Grüße!


Welcome to Chatterbug Claudi :hugs:
Thank you for sharing, about your really adventurous life and how you completely changed your lifestyle by traveling and moving to a different country. This is truly inspiring :smiling_face_with_three_hearts: :pray:
Greetings from Vienna :sparkles:


@taposhi … Thanks a lot for your welcome!! :smiling_face_with_three_hearts: … Yeah, my life is definitely completely changed. But I love it! … And thanks to Chatterbug I can now work online and live my life as I wanted it. :innocent:

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@catsini oh wow!!! Das ist ja echt ne lange Zeit!!! :star_struck: , Mexiko steht auf jeden Fall auch noch auf meiner Liste! :innocent:


Willkommen zu Chatterbug, @ClaudiP , wir sind quasi Nachbarn.

Schöne Grüße aus Malaysia!

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Hey Claudi,

Further to our who/whom conversation, thought you might enjoy this-

Although its done for comedic purposes, the confusion is not exaggerated!

all the best!


Hahahha… very cool!!! … It’s so funny, that “WHOM” is usually only used by German speakers. :sweat_smile: … Now, I can even understand my boyfriend much better. :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

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hallo Claudi
ich bingirgis
ich möchte mein deutsch besser werden
ich mag freundschaft und andere culture yu kennen

Hey Claudi, nice to have you here! :slight_smile:
Love, Lia

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Thank you @Lia12 :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

Hallo @girgis, das freut mich zu hören! … Komm in meine Lessons. Ich freue mich darauf dich kennenzulernen. :smiling_face_with_three_hearts: