Additional Snuggle & Cuddle Information & Tools

The resources below include additional information and tools on snuggling, cuddling, and touch in general.

Abundance Company

Vitamin T co-authors Bob Czimbal and Maggie Zadikov, along with select colleagues, offer books, speaking engagements, and consulting on touch positivity and related topics. You can purchase Vitamin T through their site or through Amazon (limited quantities available at the latter).

Cuddle Comfort

Site designed for locating other nearby touch-positive individuals interested in cuddling. Allows user to create and search profiles with a range of personal characteristics, send messages, and participate in discussion forums.

Cuddle Party

Provides paid training for becoming an event facilitator, and also includes information on events hosted by facilitators trained in their model.

Envision Arts Studio

Amy Baker, an art therapist and co-coordinator of Oregon touch, offers workshops and information on touch-positive games, and other approaches blending fun and creativity with self discovery.

Loving Community

Author and Oregon Touch co-coordinator Kristen Reynolds provides a range of thoughts on human relationships. The “Nurturing Touch” link on her site includes a description of her snuggle events, and many of her posts include her snuggly animal sketches.

Snuggle Central (formerly The Spoon Drawer: Physical Touch Community)

Posts and discussion topics include snuggle events, cuddle-related groups, businesses, and informational resources.

SnuggleHQ

Will feature a range of resources on snuggling and snuggle-related events, including information on the traveling Snuggle Mobile.

Fast Lane Productions (2014). Cuddle: The Documentary

Covers a range of perspectives regarding cuddle-related events and businesses. The film maker traveled around the U.S. to interview people who have become involved in snuggling in a variety of ways.

Flying Point Moving Pictures (2013). Touch

This 10-minute video includes footage and interviews from a snuggle event, a free hugs demonstration, and touch-positive dance. It also includes opinions on the benefits of touch and snuggling from several snuggle veterans.

Kaleidoscope Community Yoga

This form of yoga incorporates a significant amount of touch and teamwork with other participants, so it’s another way to become accustomed to having more touch in your life. The site includes information on a guidebook for those who wish to start a group in their area.

Oregon Touch Meetup

A working example of an online group devoted to snuggle events and similar activities. Facilitators offer a range of events aimed at a range of audiences, spanning from beginners to experienced snugglers.

 “Touch Made Simple” Graphic

Detailed graphic by Tate Sprite offers another model for organizing the spectrum of human touch, incorporating different functions, types of connection, and levels of intimacy.

Tribal Love Network

Social networking and event planning site that provides a range of resources for heart-conscious, touch-positive events and interaction. Facilitator resources include educational documents and group/event management tools. Attendee resources include the ability to create and search profiles with a range of personal characteristics, send messages, and participate in discussion forums.

Wheitner Authentic Living

Includes blog articles on a range of self-development and life improvement topics including touch, books, music inspired by thought-provoking themes, photos with inspiring quotes, links to socially conscious events, and a description of Dave’s life coaching and speaking services.