THE TRUE VALUE OF SENSORY DEPRIVATION – FLOAT THERAPY

The core value of Float is not in the experience during the session it self, or immediately after. That’s why it is hard to see why people are willing to commit to such weirdly complicated & expensive therapy. When you come to Float, know that you are not coming to enjoy a traditional spa session. You’re not entertaining yourself seeking …

I Floated Away Back Pain and Stress in a Sensory-Deprivation Float Tank — and Loved It

When a new mom friend told me about her experience at a sensory-deprivation float tank spa and how relaxed and awesome she felt afterward, I didn’t need any convincing. I jumped on the idea and booked my first appointment for 60 minutes and $70. What did I have to lose? I’ve suffered from back pain for as long as I can remember, have anxiety and tend …

Why Silence Is So Good For Your Brain Health

We live in a loud and distracting world, where silence is increasingly difficult to come by ― and that may be negatively affecting our health. In fact, a 2011 World Health Organization report called noise pollution a “modern plague,” concluding that “there is overwhelming evidence that exposure to environmental noise has adverse effects on the health of the population.” We’re constantly …

Benefits of Epsom Salt Baths

Magnesium sulfate is the scientific name for Epsom salt, which looks like table salt. Epsom salt baths are popular for softening and exfoliating skin, relaxation, drawing impurities out of skin and relieving migraine and cold or flu symptoms. The magnesium and sulfates in Epsom salt are easily absorbed through the skin and may increase the magnesium levels in your body, …

I Had A Spiritual Experience Inside A Float Room

I was first drawn to float tanks by stories I’d heard that sounded like mind-altering drug trips except the people telling them were completely sober. They were, quite simply, just floating on water. I had to try it and figure out for myself what made it a life-changing experience for so many. Why were float tanks invented? The flotation tanks, …

Scientific Studies on Floatation Therapy

DRIVER FOR RESEARCH: With the current trend of abusing chemicals substance in treatment, there’s a growing need for alternative therapy like floatation. Sensory Deprivation Therapy is one of the most promising method with high value in improving: Stress management Chronic pain & rheumatoid arthritis Athletic performance  substance abuse Pre-menstrual syndrome Children with autism Creativity enhancement Anxiety reduction Smoking cessation Eating …

What happens if i fall asleep in the float tank?

Alongside that other frequently asked question, this old chestnut is something we often hear from newbie-floaters. The short answer is yes – falling asleep in a float tank does happen, although it’s much less likely than you think. And even if you do nod off, the chances are your brain is in a state of hypnagogia – that is, the state between …

My Experience with Float as a Center operator

Firstly, I believe that float experience can bring true rest to the brain. Sleep is a state of consciousness everyone seeks. Simple a peaceful void away from all the overwhelming sensations of life. The quiet environment of Float tank and the buoyant comfortable water makes you so relaxed you’ll fall asleep. Such quiet environment induce heightened senses and mindfulness (since …

Study demonstrates what flotation therapy can do for depression, stress, anxiety & more

A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine explores sensory deprivation in a flotation tank as a form of preventative healthcare. Its results showed substantial reductions in levels of stress, anxiety, depression, and pain, and along with improved sleep quality and overall mood, proving that flotation therapy is an excellent way to prevent and treat many  emotional and physical ailments. Sensory deprivation cuts off all …

The Benefits of Floating for Expecting Mothers in Pregnancy

During pregnancy, many expecting mothers can start to feel as though all the Earth’s gravity is weighing them down. With another life growing inside them, and the extra weight that the body takes on to care for this growing life, it’s easy to understand feeling cumbersome, sore, and exhausted. In fact, it’s a common experience among pregnant mothers to dream …