I’m going to be honest with you, my first two floats were average as. In fact, it took me three floats to figure out the dos and don’ts, and five floats to totally understand the benefits of sensory deprivation. Read on if you want to know how you can skip past the typical beginner mistakes.
A bit about myself. I’m a twenty-something outgoing, sociable gal – an extrovert through and through. As a Public Relations student I live and breathe social media, social life, social everything. When I feel down I normally just talk it out with a friend who puts an emotional bandaid on me, or hide in social media. Being alone as a way of recharging had never crossed my mind until I tried floatation at Float Culture. Their isolation tanks helped me open my mind to a new level, helped me understand myself as well as others, and healed my sore body and soul.
Five Lessons From Five Floats
Five Benefits From my First Five Floats
I hope the above advice from my personal experience will help you leave your doubts about sensory deprivation at the footstep of Float Culture.
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