- One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves. Machiavelli Niccolo
Relax in a Sensory Deprivation Tank
Do you have find it difficult to truly relax and unplug? A floating session can instantly put you in relaxation mode even if your body resists it. Floating reduces cortisol (the stress hormone) levels in your body. This reduction helps boost your productivity, and improve your physical and mental health.
Alleviate Anxiety & Depression
If you’re anxious and depressed, a few float sessions can greatly improve your mood and make you feel happier in general. Being inside an isolation tank can help you reach ‘theta brainwave’ state which is traditionally only achievable after years of deep meditation. This allows you a clarity that helps you understand what is upsetting you.
Treat Specific Health Conditions
From Hypertension to Arthritis, Migraines, Insomnia, Post Traumatic Stress and even degenerative diseases such as fibromyalgia; Several clinical studies has proven the efficacy of floatation therapy in treating and managing these conditions or in the least their symptoms. So if you’re suffering from any one of them, try using a float tank.
If you suffer from chronic pain and injuries, you’ll greatly benefit from regular floating sessions. This natural therapy provides effective pain relief both immediately after and in the long run. From instant relief by removal of weight from bones, joints and muscles to the long term benefit of relaxation to enable rejuvenation.
Because of the stress-relieving effect of floating, you’ll be able to sleep better at night after being inside an isolation tank. If you have insomnia or find it hard to ‘switch off’ your stressed-out mind at bedtime, give floating a try and see for yourself. Everyone I know who has tried floating has been amazed at how well they slept that night.
The water in the float tank is made salty and buoyant with extreme Salt ratios. Comprising of magnesium and sulfate, this Salt can help improve your circulation, alleviate muscle pain, and improve your body’s ability to utilize insulin and regulate electrolytes. Look up on Google the benefits to the body of Magnesium… an undervalued and under recognised mineral. In the least, your skin will be exfoliated resulting in a soft feeling after floating.
Gets the creative juices flowing
Stuck with writer’s block? Desperate for good ideas but can’t seem to come up with any? Float therapy can help boost your creativity by ridding your brain of any distractions. You can go inside the sensory deprivation tank with a specific problem or question in mind, and come out with a multitude of solution and ultimate decisions.
Improve athletic performance
Do you work out regularly or train for an event? Float tanks are good for rest and recovery after strenuous athletic training. The salty water helps break down lactic acid, a chemical compound responsible for that sore muscle feeling after exercising. Your body can focus on healing itself naturally when your senses are deprived of any unnecessary input.
Help curb addictions and unhealthy habits
For those who tried to quit smoking and reduce alcohol dependency, you know very well the painful withdrawal symptoms associated with controlling these addictions. Floating helps alleviate pain and decrease cravings for whatever it is that your body is addicted to. When combined with other methods, your chance of recovery from addiction increases!
Aids in weight reduction
Have you been trying to lose weight but can’t seem to keep it off? Try float therapy! Clinical studies have shown that even just one REST session can aide people understand a clearer direction to achieving any goals they set their mind too, including the loss of weight.