If you know someone that floats, you may often hear him or her refer to theta brainwaves, but what exactly are theta waves? Are they good or bad? Why do we want them? And what do we really know about the effect of regular floating on our mental state? We pride ourselves on providing float [...]
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Theta Waves & Float Therapy Floatation therapy has many benefits—and many buzzwords! One of the most frequently mentioned but rarely explained is the idea of “theta state” or “theta waves.” “You really tap into your theta waves.” “The float tank lets you enter the theta state.” “Floating is so powerful because your brain produces theta [...]
By now few are unaware that the activity of the human brain creates patterns of electrical energy, that the electrical signals of the brain can be monitored by placing electrodes against the scalp, and that a device known as an electroencephalograph (or EEG ) can record the brain waves by means of a sensitive mechanical [...]
Mindfulness meditation practice couldn’t be simpler: take a good seat, pay attention to the breath, and when your attention wanders, return. By following these simple steps, you can get to know yourself up close and personal. Find a good spot in your home or apartment, ideally where there isn’t too much clutter and you can [...]
Promising effects of treatment with flotation-REST (restricted environmental stimulation technique) as an intervention for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD): a randomized controlled pilot trial.Steve Kilarski 2019-04-06T02:22:36+00:00
"Significant beneficial effects were also found for sleep difficulties, difficulties in emotional regulation, and depression..." "Float for relief from Stress, Anxiety and Sleep Issues" BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016 Mar 25;16:108. doi: 10.1186/s12906-016-1089-x. Promising effects of treatment with flotation-REST (restricted environmental stimulation technique) as an intervention for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD): a randomized controlled pilot [...]
Review By: Luisa Di Lallo "I was given a session as a birthday gift last week. I had heard mixed reviews about this experience and so I was really looking forward to trying it for myself. I found the centre to be immaculately clean and I was guided through how to prepare for the float [...]
Floating and yoga go together perfectly Both yoga and floating help you become work towards creating more awareness of yourself, and the present, thereby creating balance between your body and mind, finding greater mental focus and deep physical relaxation. The practice of yoga requires you to focus your concentration on your breath while holding specific postures, [...]
Back pain is an exceedingly common, and annoying, condition for many Americans. According to the American Chiropractic Association, back pain is the second most common reason each year for doctor visits. An estimated $50 billion is spent each year by Americans trying to eliminate back pain. ”It's warm, you completely relax, and no aches and pains! [...]
If you currently suffer from back pain you are not alone. According to healthdirect.govt.au, around 80% of Australians experience back pain and 10% have significant disability as a result. Injury, pregnancy, incorrect heavy lifting and sedentary office work styles have an effect on back health. Could your mattress be to blame? For some people, they [...]
Your back is a complex structure made up of bones, muscles, nerves and joints, so pinpointing the exact cause of the pain is often difficult. In a small number of cases, back pain is caused by a specific medical condition. Medical conditions Pain in the legs, neck and shoulders can also be felt as back [...]