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Bear Hug: Healing Cuddle Pile

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3F Studio

51 W 14th St

New York, NY 10011

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$25 At-door Ticket (venmo or cash)

$35 Combo Ticket - entrance to Bear Yoga and Bear Hug Cuddle Pile - to order combo tickets with special savings here: bearcombo121.eventbrite.com

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Event Description:

Pawed NYC’s own version of a cuddle event for bears, cubs, otters, admirers and the like! We are a friendly, supportive, and inclusive group. All ages, body types, and backgrounds are welcome with open arms!

Enjoy a friendly evening of warm cuddles, snuggles, and bear hugs!

FAQs

I've never been to a cuddle event. What should I expect?

Picture a pile of puppies lying around, snuggling into each other. That's essentially what our event is like. After a few simple warmup activities, we will all lay in one big mass of bodies soaking in the warmth, support, and love from the group.

You will be guided through everything so you don't have to initiate cuddling or feeling left out at all.

Please note: Bear Hug is somewhat different than some cuddle events which have specific rules involving requesting permission prior to touch. Bear Hug is for men who are comfortable with body contact with other men and exploring male intimacy without the pressures of sex.

What should I bring to the event?

Simply bring something comfortable to change into: shorts and a t-shirt, sweatpants, or PJs.

Also feel free to bring a blanket, pillow, or stuffed animal if you'd like!

What are the benefits of a cuddle event?

See a testimonial from one of our group members highlighted below to hear firsthand!

Cuddle events like these provide you all the same benefits you get from a loving human touch. Cuddling releases oxytocin, which is also known as the feel-good hormone.

It can help to reduce blood pressure, which in turn not only reduces the risk of heart disease, but it can also help to reduce stress and anxiety.

Regardless of health benefits, get ready to feel warm, fuzzy, and safe.

Is this event sexual?

No, this is not meant to be an overly sexual event. It is clothing-on, and groping is not allowed.

There may be sexual energy that arises during the night which is natural. You will not be shamed for getting excited or aroused, we just ask you do not act on it during the event.

Here's how a fellow Pawed member explained his experience:

"The Bear Cuddle Party...it was a great to connect with other gay men in a non-sexual loving environment. The atmosphere and the tone was friendly and welcoming. It was nice to explore connecting the body and spirit in a safe and caring way. They are an amazing group of men whom I enjoyed sharing a wonderful, and exceptional time. It was great to meet and connect with everyone. And as it turns out, cuddling was exactly what I needed."

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3F Studio

51 W 14th St

New York, NY 10011

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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