Discover the powerful benefits of floating
Floating triggers a “reset” for the body and mind’s homeostasis– so in whatever way you may be out of balance – structural, neuro-chemical, metabolic, floating helps you to come back toward your particular baseline center. Although there are no guarantees, floating may be an important element in your unique healing process.
As an antidote to personal and societal demands, multi-tasking and over-stimulation of the senses, floating can help you effectively and quickly let go of stress. Stress drains the body of magnesium and increases levels of adrenaline. When dissolved in warm water, Epsom salt is absorbed through the skin and replenishes the level of magnesium in the body.
Studies and anecdotal evidence suggests that floating helps relieve many addictive behaviors such as smoking, alcohol consumption, and over eating.
Floating can be of great benefit in athletic training. By promoting optimal utilization of resources to support focus, as well as physical and mental recovery, it effectively allows the body to regain a state of homeostasis.
Many skilled meditators proclaim floating to be the “fast track” to meditation. Within as little as 10 minutes, floating can induce a deep meditative state. Floating can be passive or active, depending on the purpose.
Floating will give you a shortcut to lucid dreaming. And many clients remark how much more vivid their dreams are after a session in a flotation tank.
By soaking in our tanks, the salt helps flush toxins and heavy metals from the cells, easing muscle pain and helping the body to eliminate harmful substances.
The uniquely supportive float environment may serve to release pain induced protective “body armor,” induce feel good endorphin’s and re-establish homeostasis.
There are studies and indications that floating helps specific conditions such as hypertension, fibromyalgia, neurological and endocrine disorders, structural imbalance, sleep disturbances, anxiety, and depression.
The magnesium helps to produce serotonin, a mood-elevating chemical within the brain that creates a feeling of calm and relaxation. The mind can slip into a meditative brain wave state of Theta and Delta (between waking and sleep), typically without losing consciousness. It is a deep, pleasurable release into a safe, comfortable place.
Floating is a perfect complement to any treatment, traditional and alternative, accelerating and amplifying the healing process; Mentally, Physically, and Spiritually. Floating has the possibility to capitalize on the body’s utilization of resources for detoxification and restoration.
Many people utilize the float tank as a time for prayer and reflection. For some, it is the only time they get to be by themselves and really let go of fears and distraction.