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What is it?
It’s time to hit pause and get comfy. The power of a good nap and a satisfying cuddle are pretty much indisputable (just think of all those happy babies snoozing and snuggling without a care in the world), but with our overloaded modern schedules, getting enough of either can be tough. Join the experts at Samsung KX for this fascinating two-part talk which will make you consider just how important sleep and cuddles are to our wellbeing, even as high-functioning adults.
In the first part, ‘The Power of Touch’ , Rebekka Mikkola uses her expertise as a cuddle therapist to explain how touch is our ‘forgotten sense’, despite how fundamental it is to all us humans. Mikkola is the co-founder of Nordic Cuddle, a London-based company specialising in lowering anxiety, treating depression and, above all, forging connection through touch.
In the second part, check it with Yoann Demont from Pop & Rest for his talk ‘Why Sleep Matters’. As the co-founder of London’s first meditation and nap pods, Demont understands the science behind sleep, including (in our opinion) the magical qualities of the power nap. Lovely.
When is it?
1pm-2pm on November 20.
This event is part of Time Out's curated series of performances, workshops and classes at Samsung KX. From morning mindfulness to parties and gigs, we're bringing the best of the city to one place – and you're invited. Find the complete guide to Time Out and Samsung KX events here.Need to know: • Your ticket is valid for one entry to Wellness Talks with Nordic Cuddle & Pop&Rest at Samsung KX on November 20. • Please present your e-ticket on arrival. Ticket is only valid for selected time and date. • The event starts promptly at 1pm. • Venue Address: Samsung KX, Coal Drops Yard, King’s Cross, London, N1C 4DQ. • Seating is unallocated. • Samsung KX caters for wheelchair access. For questions please contact a member of staff. • Please note that photography and filming may occur on the evening and which may feature visitors. By purchasing a ticket and attending the event, you are agreeing to the use of these images in any future promotional, advertising or publicity material. • Please note that the venue staff have the right to refuse entry. • This ticket cannot be cancelled, exchanged, refunded or used in conjunction with any other offer. See Time Out's terms and conditions here www.timeout.com/london/shop/terms-and-conditions.
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