Infinite Flow was founded in 2015 by Marisa Hamamoto, a professional ballroom dancer who became temporarily paralyzed, then later regained the full use of her body.
Her group is America's first professional wheelchair ballroom dance company, and works to encourage others to dance inclusively, with and without physical limitations.
But National Hugging Day or not, churches already have their huggers, the now Caro, Mich., resident pointed out."Ask at any church who the hugger is and it would not be difficult for them to point that person, or group of people, out," he said.
According to National Hugging Day's website, this year's "most huggable people" include the Chilean miners and their rescuers who made headlines in October.
But at the same time, it's hard to be surprised by the popularity of it given that everybody needs a hug."People do need positive human interaction," the Rev.