Further—I actually had no interest in clowning. My career had been in advertising, and I was so tired of wearing masks, that even the smallest one (an itsy-bitsy clown nose!) was too much for me. I was looking for my “real” self—no masks, no costumes—just me, Dario.
But prior to signing up for Costa Rica 2009, every time I read about these clown trips and watched videos, I would smile deeply, and tears of fulness would run down my cheeks, until somebody who noticed it said to me: “maybe you should try…?”
Yes, maybe I should try!!!!—so that year, 2009, I signed up. I lived the most life-changing experience up to that point in my life, in Costa Rica, with other new and old participants from all over the world.
And I finally found myself. Because the red nose, I learned, is the mask that gets rid of masks. I started wearing my clown clothes and nose every day, at the office, at the supermarket, on my bicycle, everywhere, all the time. And life changed.
I coordinate this program since 7 years now, and if you – like me – have been deeply touched when reading about and watching videos of our clown programs, then today I’d like to be for you that person that says: “maybe you should try…?”
Click below to watch “Change”: a short documentary about how clowning and this very clown trip changed my life, and how strong an impact it could make on yours.
There are still only 9 spots available. If you wish to try, register soon.
Thank you for reading. I hope to have the opportunity to share this wonderful journey with you.
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