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Floating is a method of attaining the deepest rest that mankind has ever experienced.
You spend 60 minutes or so lying quietly in the dark, in 10 inches of warm water which contains lbs of Epsom salt; the water is so dense that you float effortlessly. Floating provides the opportunity for complete mental and physical relaxation. Is there anything I should do to prepare?
Eat a light meal about an hour to 90 minutes prior to your float to avoid the distraction of being hungry. Do I need to bring anything? Come as you are — we provide everything that you need, making it easy to float after the gym or before work etc. Towels, robes, earplugs, body wash, shampoo, conditioner, a hair dryer, are all provided.
How many times do I need to float to feel results? Many people experience significant benefits on their first float, however like any form of active wellness, consistent and repeated usage amplifies the results. What effects does floating in a floatation tank have on the mind?
When you float, you produce slower brain-wave patterns; known as theta waves, normally experienced just before falling asleep or during deep meditation. This can be accompanied by vivid imagery, very clear, creative thoughts, sudden insights and inspirations.
Your mind is free to explore thoughts without distraction, your brain pumps out dopamine and endorphins, the neurotransmitters of happiness. Because of these effects, floating is used effectively in the treatment of depression and addictions, including smoking and alcohol.
It is also used in schools and universities as tools for Super Learning. You are always in control of your environment, you have the ability to open the door to the float tank at any time and leave a light on.
Many people with extreme claustrophobia have reported having no problems with their time in the tank. How do you clean the tank?
At Mind Body Soul Float we go above and beyond the filtration standard. The water here is fully filtered 5 times between each float, passing through a 5 micron filter and a brominator. The standard is filtering 3 times in between floats with a 10 micron filter.
The natural bacterial killing qualities of the Epson salt means that the water in the tank is cleaner than tap water. The cleanliness of the tank and that of our float center is of the utmost importance to us.
We are governed by and follow Maryland Department of Health regulations. What do I wear? Nothing, floating is done in the nude. Do I have to stay in for the whole time?Guest blogger, Melissa Jones, tells us why sleep is important during a detox and how to get more of it when we're having trouble sleeping.
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Yet, statistics show again and again that we just aren’t getting it. For some, (including me) the idea of ever getting a solid night of uninterrupted sleep again may sound wonderful, but unrealistic. My excuse is the constant presence of a.