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List of Benefits

List of Benefits

Floating is a Body and Mind therapy The tools are: Warm water (skin temperature) Epsom salt (Magnesium sulfate – a great muscle relaxer and anti-inflammatory mineral, that also aids in the detoxification of the body. Epsom salt is absorbed through the skin and replenishes the level of magnesium in the body.) Weightlessness Silence Doctors, athletes, […]

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  December 8, 2016   No comments
Weight Loss & Sensory Deprivation

Weight Loss & Sensory Deprivation

Floating allows the activation of the parasympathetic nervous system, otherwise known as our “rest-and-digest” system. This is where our body does many of its regulatory activities. As you can imagine, our “rest-and-digest” system activates our metabolism, leading to weight loss. In addition to this, when combined with motivational weight loss recordings played in the tank […]

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  December 5, 2016   1 comment
Epsom salt & Skin and Hair Health

Epsom salt & Skin and Hair Health

Despite most people’s immediate impression that soaking in a tub with that much salt will dehydrate or pickle you, Epsom salt is wonderful for skin and hair. In fact, Epsom salt’s main use in the world right now is cosmetic. Being a entirely different compound than table salt, the Epsom salt does not dehydrate you in any […]

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  December 5, 2016   No comments
How to get rid of sore muscles?

How to get rid of sore muscles?

Physiotherapist advice: Floating might be an option for you! by Renata Konopkova PhD, Prague, Czech Republic I am a physiotherapist working with athletes for more than 15 years. Many of them asked me about how to be stronger or how to achieve better performance. They thought that the more they exercise the stronger they would get. […]

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  September 20, 2016   No comments
Introduction to Floatation Therapy

Introduction to Floatation Therapy

Basics of Floatation Therapy – Who, How, What, and Why? Who and How? Floatation therapy first was developed by a neuroscientist and psychologist named Dr. John Lilly. Dr. Lilly was studying consciousness and the effect of sensory deprivation on the body in 1954. Today, Floatation Therapy has been studied extensively in Sweden, United States, Canada, […]

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  September 13, 2016   No comments
The Seven Theories of Floating

The Seven Theories of Floating

Floatation Research There’s no doubt that floating works – as a therapeutic, educational and entertainment tool, it has powerful effects on a number of levels, including the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual. But why is the floatation environment so effective? What can be so actively beneficial in an essentially passive device? This is a question […]

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  September 13, 2016   No comments
Floating Promotes Creativity

Floating Promotes Creativity

Due to the deeply relaxing nature of Flotation therapy, the mind has more availability to think of day-to-day problems or to just rest. The resting brainwave state is often the alpha or beta brainwave state. The theta brainwave state is the most elusive and interesting of the brainwave states of the human mind.

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  September 13, 2016   No comments