Just 1 hour of Floatation Therapy triggers the body’s ability to…

Reduce: Stress, anxiety, pain from injury and medical conditions such as Fibromyalgia, high blood pressure, high heart rate, muscle tension, back pain. Improve: Low mood and depression, sleep problems and Insomnia, creative thinking and problem solving and concentration strength and span, cardio vascular efficiency, uptake of nutrients and oxygen. Strengthen: The Immune system, Lymphatic System […]

Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and treatment using Floatation

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Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is characterized by a (more or less) constant state of excessive worry and anxiety, with symptoms such as poor sleep, muscle tension, irritability, and fatigue. GAD is a relatively common disorder, and has been associated with considerable suffering and functional impairment, as well as high costs for society…Treatment is usually found in […]

Decrease stress, depression, anxiety, and pain…then just float!

Man relaxing in floatation tank

A study looking at stress-related ill-health such as depression, anxiety, and insomnia in relation to sick leave has come up with some fantastic findings and, through randomised trials, has proven the benefits in relation to receiving the aforementioned issues and their associated symptoms. The study demonstrates clear benefit of REST floatation and its ability to […]

Study showing how Floatation REST affects Fibromyalgia sufferers

An in-depth study carried out in 2013 by Roderick Borrie, Ph.D., Tamara Russell, Ph.D. and Stefan Schneider, Ph.D. that studied the the affects of flotation therapy on sufferers of fibromyalgia. They looked at a variety of factors including pain and its effects, muscle tension, ease of movement, stress, energy levels, sadness, well-being, relaxation, anxiety and also […]

We are all remarkably human…

We Are Human

Whether you’ve floated 100 times before or are thinking of taking the plunge for your first, we can’t recommend enough this podcast by the guys at Remarkably Human! A complete and total, extremely grounded, 360 degree exploration of Floatation Therapy… Check it out here…

Salt’s Bad For You… Well Not Ours!

Good Salt

The University of Birmingham’s School of Biosciences did a report on the ‘Absorption of Magnesium (Epsom Salts) Across the Skin’. “Why is this important?”, we hear you ask. “So what?” you say. Well it’s very important! It demonstrates, scientifically of course, that absorption of and bathing in Epsom Salts is a safe and easy way […]

Floatation = Preventative Healthcare

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Published in 2014, a BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine article looked at research from Anette Kjellgren and Jessica Westman investigating the ‘Beneficial effects of treatment with sensory isolation in flotation-tank as a preventive health-care intervention’. Their study looked at the common backgrounds related to ill health such as; stress, depression, anxiety, fatigue, burnout and insomnia and how they […]

Benefits of stress management

This paper looked at data from a variety of studies and research papers and focused on the benefits of secondary prevention, relaxation techniques being one of the most popular techniques for stress management. All relaxation techniques focus on reducing muscle tension, calming the mind, reducing symptoms of stress, and improving wellbeing. There are many relaxation techniques that […]

Floatation thoughts…

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The following quotes are take directly from a very interesting study by Anette Kjellgren, Francisca Lyden, and Torsten Norlander of Karlstad University Sweden that garnered peoples opinions of floatation therapy, their experiences and its effects and impact on them as individuals. Comments and feedback was taken from the subjects at varying stages of the study […]

Improve your sleep… Reduce your stress…

A controlled research study authored by Anette Kjellgren of Karlstad University, Sweden, has confirmed that there is a “significant correlation between mindfulness in daily life and degree of altered states of consciousness during the relaxation in the flotation tank.” To clarify, this means that Floatation Therapy (as well as being relaxing itself) enables you to sleep […]