IN TOUCH MEN is a members-only
wellness club for men located in Montclair, New Jersey.
By applying to become a member, you agree to abide by the club rules when
attending all in-person gatherings.
Please know you will be asked to sign a waiver on your first visit that addresses our rules of conduct.
IN TOUCH MEN WILL NOT SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH ANY OUTSIDE PARTIES.
We teach and learn a lot from each other; however, IN TOUCH MEN
is not formal training of any kind and is purely recreational.
1. I will follow and respect the seven tenets of IN TOUCH MEN.
Respect and celebrate your body and your touch.
Respect and celebrate your partner's body and their touch.
Respect your fellow ITM's privacy - Fist rule for being a member is no one talks about other members-
Respect and celebrate the space we manifest and hold together at IN TOUCH MEN.
Respect, celebrate, and cultivate the healing found through our work together.
Remember that your thoughts are a form of touch.
Always when sharing yourself with another, start from a place of clear communication and consent.
2. I agree to communicate clearly and obtain consent whenever touching another club member and respect and abide by any boundaries they express.
3. I give my consent to be touched by other group members and take responsibility to communicate any boundaries I may have regarding touch.
4. I will approach all touch and actions towards members only after gaining
their verbal consent and with respect while at the studio.
5. I will not discriminate or judge another club member, and I will work collaboratively with all at the studio.
6. I will not share any other club members' personal stories, identities, information, or likeness with people outside of IN TOUCH MEN, or co-members of ITM without that member's explicit consent.
There will be no use of cell phones, cameras, or recording devices in the studio.
7. I will arrive at in-person events clean, with a smile, and ready to explore.
8. When attending gatherings at ITM, I am fully aware that the methods of touch discussed are for recreational self and consensual partnered care purposes only.
9. I take full responsibility for the touch I give and receive while attending IN TOUCH MEN gatherings. I will in no way hold IN TOUCH MEN or any of its representatives responsible for any injury or discomfort, physical or emotional, from the practicing of techniques discussed.
10. I will abide by any CDC guidelines imposed on in-person gatherings.
I acknowledge that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any indoor gathering. I voluntarily assume all legal and financial risk and further agree not to hold IN TOUCH MEN or any of its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury of any kind, including but not limited to COVID-19.
11. I will only attend in-person events after my COVID-19 vaccination is completed and agree to present my vaccination card or photo.
12. I understand that various levels of undress will be a part of each IN TOUCH MEN gathering and take responsibility to self-determine my comfort level in how I wish to participate.
13. I agree to report in writing any instances where I feel a boundary I clearly stated to any other club member has been crossed.
14. I understand that IN TOUCH MEN holds the right to ask me to leave any in-person event or remove me from my club membership for any activity IN TOUCH MEN feels is not in line with Its Intentions.