Associated with meditation, intuition, memory and creativity, the theta brain state is where the magic happens… it’s the place where you access your subconscious to discover inspiration, intuition, receptivity and vivid imagery.
It is the place for:
“The floatation tank environment causes a person’s brainwaves to change from beta (wide awake and alert) to alpha to theta, which is associated with vivid imagery. The float tank provides a reliable means to achieve and sustain this beneficial state without the years of practice that is normally required by advanced meditators to achieve theta at will. This normally occurs in the 2nd half of an hour long float session so if it’s your first time, you shouldn’t expect instant results.” – The Book Of Floating by Michael Hutchison
Sensory deprivation (in psychology) is an experimental situation in which all stimulation is cut off from the sensory receptors. What we know about the benefits of floatation continuously leaves us amazed by the power of the human body. Not because of the states of relaxation and elation that floating can endure. No, rather the body’s […]Read more
The other week we talked to Alex from Mukpuddy animation studio here in Auckland. Alex has been floating at Float Culture for almost 2 years and had over 100 floats by now. His main reason to float is the stress relief.Read more
In the search for sleep, insomniac Rebecca Isemonger entered the tank for three sessions at Float Culture. The benefits she discovered, however, were much more than just catching a couple of z’s. There may be a rover on Mars, but scientists still don’t know why we sleep. Whether for the purpose of information consolidation, cellular […]Read more
“When one or more senses are restricted, the sensitivity of the others senses is expanded.” – The Book of Floating by Michael Hutchison The floatation tank makes use of this sensory deprivation effect to bring about a gentle, pleasant, controllable, and temporary shift in consciousness in anyone who floats. This shift in consciousness is healthy, […]Read more