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Richmond Cuddle Party 2016

DH Vancouver Staff Aug 30, 2016 4:59 am

Need a hug? How about a non-sexual snuggle, having your hair brushed, or a friendly back rub?

If you answered yes to any of the above then a Cuddle Party might be for you.

So what is a Cuddle Party?

According to the Richmond event’s website, would-be snugglers – who are encouraged to wear PJs or yoga pants – can expect a consensual, structured, non sexual environment designed to promote human connection.

All genders are welcome to the 45-minute event which includes activities like shoulder massages, spooning and shared snuggles in a relaxed cell-phone free environment.

Run by a trained facilitator (who also hosts the event in their apartment), participants are put through a series of playful exercises to get acquainted with their fellow huggers and to learn the rules of safe snuggling. Then there’s a few hours to practice your new found cuddling competency.

Not into hugging? No problem, you can just enjoy the embracing atmosphere whilst chit chatting with fellow attendees or journalling.

Richmond Cuddle Party

When: Sunday September 4 and Sunday September 18

Where: #307-6451 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond

Tickets: A requested $20 donation is payable at the door.

DH Vancouver Staff
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