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Monthly Series
Next: 5/30. 7:00-10:00pm
The Row Dtla, 767 S. Alameda St.

$33.00 access

Guided by Aviva Mohilner, come as you are. Leave nourished.

HELD is a guided practice using human connection and nurturing touch to help open your heart, calm your mind, relax your body and feed your soul.

HELD is a place for you to relax and ground. To leave your worries and devices at the door. To be with others who embrace the value of human connection and healthy touch, and believe in its power to feed mind, body and spirit.

HELD is not a "cuddle party," couples event, or sensual/sexual workshop. (Nothing wrong with that, it’s just not what we’re up to.) It is a guided experience with exercises in pairs, small groups, and as a collective that let you explore:

  • Eye contact and truly seeing one other

  • Listening with full presence and non-judgement

  • Oxytocin-releasing “HELD hugs”

  • Giving/receiving non-sexual touch 

  • Practicing communication and consent

  • Sharing experiences in a safe space

All comfort levels are welcome – whether you love this stuff or are a little nervous about it. We just ask for an open mind and willingness to stretch into potentially unfamiliar territory, all in a space committed to safety, communication and consent. 

Signup for HELD!

Meet at The Row Dtla, 767 S. Alameda St.

Please make sure to register in advance.

TIME: Doors open at 6:50. Please arrive by 7:15 to support a comfortable, closed container. If you’ll be a few minutes late, please text 917.733.8190 to help us plan accordingly.

WHERE: THE ROW DTLA, 767 Alameda St., Suite #162 (Laura Grier Travel Gallery)

WEAR: Whatever you like – just think comfy. Please come free of perfumes, colognes or other strong scents, since people have different sensitivities.

BRING: Your beautiful self and an open mind/heart. You may want to bring a water bottle and socks (for extra coziness).

PHOTOS: We will be photographing the event - if that’s a concern, please let us know at check-in.

SUBSTANCES: Please refrain from any drugs/alcohol/other mind-altering substances before or during the HELD experience. Everyone deserves to feel fully seen, heard and held.

PARKING: Paid parking is available onsite. Validation is available if you visit the surrounding shops or restaurants. (Daily max without validation: $12)

If you have additional questions, please email us at heldexperience@gmail.com or text 917.733.8190.

Can’t wait to be with you… It’s going to be magical!


This is what HELD is like.


Connect at @weareheld