It was concluded that the implementation of imagery alongside physical rehabilitation should enhance the rehabilitation experience and, therefore, facilitate the recovery rates of injured athletes.
Researchers think that Floatation Therapy can help reduce tension though a few major pathways. The first is simply by providing zero-gravity like environment for your body that prompts complete muscular relaxation for an extended period of time. Spending an hour in a completely relaxed muscular state may reduce the overall muscle tension which is causing the pain.
“Relaxed muscles are likely to heal faster than tired, tight and knotted muscles. The athlete emerges from the floatation pod alert but in a state of deep relaxation. The effects can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.” – Sportsinjuryclinic.net
This week we talk to Raj, the brew master for Organic Mechanics, to see why he floats in the darkness and calmness of a floatation tank.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
“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 first heard of Floating around a year ago, when a friend described to me the surreal meditation-like experience she’d been reading about. It sounded glorious. I’m quite a physically active person. I’m also a creative person. I freelance within contemporary dance and choreography, and more recently have engaged with yoga. Of course, the nature […]Read more