sensory deprivation

BUSTED: 3 myths about Floating that stop you from trying it. E.g. “But what if I’m claustrophobic?”

BUSTED: 3 myths about Floating that stop you from trying it. E.g. “But what if I’m claustrophobic?”

Three misconceptions that hold people back from using this effective form of therapy.  

“But what if I’m claustrophobic?”

This is probably the most common fear that stops people from starting. To dispute this concern, let’s look at claustrophobia and floatation tanks.

This is the first of a 3-part blog series dedicated to the new floater.  In part 2, we’ll cover preparing for your first float, and in part 3 we’ll discuss the learning curve and accumulating benefits of floating. 

My Life-Changing Experience In A Sensory Deprivation Tank

My Life-Changing Experience In A Sensory Deprivation Tank

You float in complete darkness and silence for 1-2 hours. It’s the most relaxing experience I’ve ever had, but what blows my mind is that relaxation is not limited to your time in the pod. It follows you home.

Busy-ness: The Sickness You Don't Realize You Suffer From

Busy-ness: The Sickness You Don't Realize You Suffer From

I grew up with the mentality of doing everything just to avoid feeling nothing and doing nothing and thus being a nothing. Being busy equals success, right? If I'm not busy, I'm less than you; if I'm not busy, I've somehow failed.

I have to be busy. I have no choice.

How The Float Tank Helped Me Battle My Addiction

How The Float Tank Helped Me Battle My Addiction

The mind is a mysterious and powerful force. It has the power to change your entire world for better or worse and to manifest your most ambitious dreams into reality. In order to do that you must learn to gain control over your mind instead of being a slave to your thoughts.

How Floating Changed The Way I Feel About My Body

How Floating Changed The Way I Feel About My Body

Women and men alike are starving for the reconnection and integration, they just don’t know how to do it.

Floating allowed me to experience my body, for the first time in a long time. It allowed me to be present to how I was feeling, not how I think I should feel. It powerfully encouraged me to reconnect.

Floating: The Next Big Wellness Craze?

Floating: The Next Big Wellness Craze?

Although the use of sensory deprivation tanks was once the realm of New Age hippies, today the practice of hanging out quietly in a saltwater tank is beginning to appeal to the young and Instagram-happy.

5 Health Reasons to Get Into a Float Tank this Year

5 Health Reasons to Get Into a Float Tank this Year

(Lower Stress, Anxiety and Reduce Inflammation)

1. Lower Cortisol and Stress Hormones: While you're in the tank, you're experiencing a deep reset for your entire nervous system. With no external stimulation, you get an extended period of calm in which your body isn't reacting to noise, light or sound. 

#WhyWeFloat: It's Time The World Found Out About Floating

#WhyWeFloat: It's Time The World Found Out About Floating

Recently, we launched a new industry-wide campaign, #WhyWeFloat, to help you share personal and powerful stories to help promote floating to the world, so more people can benefit from this practice and improve their lives. Tell your story using #WhyWeFloat and you will be entered to win a trip for 2 to Kauai, Hawaii! Click through to find out more.