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
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
I’m Angela, I’m an expat in New Zealand, I run a business here, I have an active social life, I’m in a band and the majority of the time I lead a fairly ‘normal’ life. I say the majority of the time because sometimes I’m not well. A family tragedy in 2009 has meant that […]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
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