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
I make a lot of noise about the benefits of floatation. It’s relaxing, it’s great for the joints, works wonders for stress. But that’s sort of like getting excited over the fitness benefits of mountaineering and ignoring the fact that you’re having a religious experience clinging to an ice face on the roof of the […]Read more
Cleopatra, Emperor Nero’s second wife Poppaea Sabina and even Napoleon’s sister Pauline Bonaparte enjoyed bathing in sour donkey’s milk, but for us mere mortals a good long soak in 500 kg of Epsom Salts at Auckland’s new floatation centre would not only be a more pleasant experience, but likely more beneficial too. Auckland’s new Float Culture […]Read more
If you’re new to floating or find it hard to unwind, then you might be awfully familiar with the perception of ‘mind speak’ whilst attempting to relax. A regular battler – even with the physical and mental exhaustion I feel after a day’s work – I often struggle to completely rest at night, battling with […]Read more