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August 2017
$40.

August Men’s Hugging Workshop

August 6, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Center for Aliveness,
1020 Cole Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
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This monthly event is a safe space for men to come together and hold one another. Our society is suspicious of this kind of touch outside of an intimate, romantic relationship. But in these workshops, it is evident that, with sexual boundaries intact, that we can benefit greatly from holding one another, even people we don't know well. Research shows increasingly, that our nervous systems calm down and our bodies generate a very positive chemistry when we are held. The…

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September 2017
$40.

September Men’s Hug Workshop

September 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Center for Aliveness,
1020 Cole Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
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We're an intimate group averaging 8-10 men who meet monthly. Newcomers are always welcome. If you've never tried an experience where you are being held, and holding another, for extended periods of time, you may be amazed. When we feel safe, the nervous system calms down and your body generates a feel good chemistry of oxytocin and serotonin. It is a beautiful natural high that leaves people feeling both relaxed and energized. Scientific research is showing that we need adequate…

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December 2017
$40

December Men’s Hug Workshop

December 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Center for Aliveness,
1020 Cole Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
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This is our last event of the year. We come together monthly to experience the sense of connection and comfort that is the result of this meditative holding practice. Research shows that being held increases levels of oxytocin and serotonin in the body, as well as improving immune function. Human beings need to be touched in safe and non-sexual ways. The requested fee is $40, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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