Why We Float
Why We Float
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF FLOAT THERAPY?
Floatation Tank Therapy for Mental & Physical Restoration
“Floating” or floatation therapy isn’t new. Developed over 60 years ago during research, the float tank showed surprising, promising, effects that began a series of studies. It has been used by veterans, young people, workaholics, athletes and everyone in between. You may have heard floatation therapy referred to as REST (restricted environmental stimulant therapy). And you may know the tanks as Sensory Deprivation Tanks. Now a days however we like to keep it simple and to the point and just call them float tanks. And they are changing lives.
Want to know more about what the power of salt, water and sensory reduction can do for you? Below is a few of the benefits, but it is far from a complete list. Clinical research is currently booming in the field of floatation and we are excited to see where the journey takes us. And we’re even more excited to find out where floating takes you.
Without external stimulus, our natural defense systems automatically relax, and we benefit from significantly reduced levels of adrenaline and cortisol (the “stress” hormones) and can bask in the glow of increased endorphins and dopamine (the “feel good” hormones).
It’s perfectly safe and unlike most public places, we expect you to fall asleep here.
After birth, floating is a wonderful way to relax and recharge and can even help bridge gaps in a new mama’s sleep schedule.
From College level athletes, Olympians and Weekend Warriors floating is used to focus the mind and recover from injuries and workouts.
When you float in zero-gravity, the body has an opportunity to reset and realign itself, and it is common for neck, back, and joints to pleasantly “pop” during a float.
In fact studies show similar brain activity happens in the tank that one sees in high-level meditators, without any practice or preparation.