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End of July Cuddle Party - Central Seattle w/ Meg
Register on EventBrite: https://july292018cuddle.eventbrite.com End of July brings us back to Central Seattle and mid summer cuddles!!! What is Cuddle Party? Cuddle Party is a short workshop in non-sexual touch, boundaries and communication, followed by a couple of hours to put what you’ve learned into practice by enjoying and exploring touch. (Think hugs, foot rubs, back rubs, spooning and just general non-sexual snuggling.) Cuddle Party is a holistic, social environment, that attracts fascinating people from all walks of life. It provides a special and unique opportunity for connection, learning and growth. Come cuddle with us! A trained facilitator gently leads you and the other guests through an orientation, where you’ll learn to make easy, respectful requests and communicate clear boundaries, and where we’ll go over the simple rules. Then you’ll have plenty of time to relax, chat, cuddle, have a snack, or just hang out. Cuddle Party is not a sexual event! Everyone remains clothed in pajamas and agrees to the Cuddle Party Rules, which include: * Arrive on time for the welcome circle/orientation. * Ask for what you want and get a verbal “yes” before proceeding. * You don’t have to cuddle anyone you don’t want to, or anyone at all, ever. Some people are already comfortable with touch and can’t wait to be in a place where that’s OK. Others aren’t even sure they want any touch at all, but come to explore some communication skills. Others are just curious about what it might be like. Whatever your reasons, a Cuddle Party is a great playground for discovering more about yourself, for exploring new ways of connecting with others, or simply enjoying a relaxing, cozy evening with other cuddly souls. Most Cuddle Parties (unless otherwise specified) include both women and men, (about 10-25 people) and are held at private homes here in Seattle. They last about 3 ½ hours. Sometimes we host parties for particular groups, like women only, or seniors, or singles. We charge a modest fee to cover the training, time and responsibilities of our facilitators. Adults only (18 and up). Nurturing and consensual loving touch is good for maintaining healthy blood pressure, a strong nervous system and a balanced emotional health. One’s ability to connect with and develop greater trust in others is emphasized during the group exchanges during Cuddle Party’s. Self-care is a cornerstone of Cuddle Party experience. See more FAQs about Cuddle Party at http://www.cuddleparty.com

Betty's home

23rd & Jackson (directions with Yes RSVP) · Seattle, WA

What we're about

This group is for anyone interested in living life more fully by getting in touch with your senses, emotions, your Self, your creativity, voice, breath, desires, passion, and playfulness though trying new things and having some fun! Expect the unexpected and savour the variety of events our meetup has to offer - satisfying even to the most eclectic, and simple and down-to-earth, of tastes. Be open to possibly dazzling yourself by courageously stepping beyond comfort levels and into a world full of sensuality, peace, warmth, excitement, expression, individuality, and intentional community, amongst other things. Be simple, Sing, dance, create, just Be yourself, connect, share intimacy, Truth-tell, dive deep, get embodied and live turned on. And please feel free to suggest events, request to host or lead an event, or to send a message about any local, enlightening & enlivening events that you think might be a good fit to post here. Looking forward to exploring with you! <3

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Turned On ~ a poem by Anto Ferrante

Let’s live turned on

Turn on your awareness

Turn on your senses

Turn on your desire

Let’s live turned on

From dusk to dawn

Bring your intentions to life

Allow yourself to be the realization of your dreams

Let’s live turned on

Bring your stamina up

Fill your dopamine tank to full

Seek your next adventure

Let’s live turned on

May your eyes shine the light of the awakened

May your intentions bring love and well-being to all of us

May your actions be the realization of your Voice

Let’s live turned on

Bring your playfulness to life

Let your innocence show you the way

Make your Divine Eros your guide

Let’s live turned on

Wherever and whatever you are, live turned on

Limited and precious is the time you have to manifest your full potentials

Do you know what they are?

Let’s live turned on

Listen, sit, breath

Your Voice will speak to you

And teach you to inquire and bring you insights

Let’s live turned on

It’s all a matter of practice

Just don’t stop

© 2014 Anto Ferrante

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