My name is Traver Boehm, welcome to my site.
When I was a kid I wanted to be a ninja. That was it. Instead, I became a Strength & Conditioning coach, a CrossFit gym owner, an MMA fighter, a bodyguard, an acupuncturist, a surfer, as well as a prolific writer, speaker, and transformational coach.
I’ve bled all over opponents in the cage, stuck acupuncture needles in homeless HIV patients, meditated for hours on end, lived aboard 250 foot yachts while protecting billionaires, surfed waves I thought were going to kill me, and coached thousands of people with their movement practices, nutrition, well being, and spiritual goals.
With avid travelers for parents and employers, I’ve been fortunate enough to bounce around the globe and see the world from many different perspectives. I’ve been kicked and spit on in subways as a kid for being a Gaijin living in Tokyo, and laughed with Indian porters while sharing cheap wine while traveling across India. I’ve ridden elephants in Africa, surfed through Central America, fought Muay Thai in Thailand, trekked through Katmandu, and don’t ever plan to stop exploring this world of ours.
It is a breathtaking place filled with amazing people. The stories of the human experience fascinate me. The threads that weave us all together and the universality of our shared suffering and triumph wake me up with a curiosity every morning and bring me to my knees more often than I’m willing to admit. I am equally enamored and intrigued by those of us walking this earth.
For all of us, the human experience is rife with impermanence. We live, we love, we build, and we lose. And we continue on. I’ve been there too and know what it’s like to lose everything – to hit rock bottom. I’ve lost businesses, friends, a marriage, an unborn child, family, homes, and pets. Many at once. To live so often times is to