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The floatation training manuals (aka our blog)

Consider this page the floatation training manuals – while you don’t need any foreward before jumping into a tank, there’s a wealth of information and research out there on the effects it has on the body and the mind. Read on…

All Welcome! Obviously, there are still some concerns around the Coronavirus. Let me put your mind at ease here. Firstly, COVID-19 is not a water-borne disease. Even if it were, the high salinity levels of the float pod are inhospitable to bacteria, including microbes and other pathogens, 99.5% of diseases can’t survive in this environment. […]

What effects does floating have on the body? A: In the gravity free environment the body balances and heals internally as all the senses are rested. Research shows that floating measurably reduces blood pressure and heart rate whilst lowering the levels of stress related chemicals in the body. Old injuries and aches, (especially backache) experience relief […]

  We live in a hyperconnected world where we connect with more people and things than ever before, causing our attention to be glued to our phones and PC screens. We share our experiences literally with thousands of people at an instant, but often it feels that something is missing like it’s not enough.  Despite all […]

Restless nights, fever dreams and unsatisfactory dozes. We all know what it feels like to get a bad night’s rest, some of us too well. Some of us way too well, for way way way too many nights in a  row. A lack of sleep builds up. It wears on your body, it wears on […]

“Before finding float culture, I was stressed —to say the least.  I was a contractor and my contract was due to end with no future opportunities in sight. . . I became exhausted losing sleep every night, tossing and turning, as I worried about the next day . . . It was tough going to […]

Training for marathons is about more than just practising your muscles, am I right? It’s about the whole picture- making sure your body is healthy, that your mindset is right, and that you’re preventing problems before they set you back.  Adding Float therapy to your training routine can help get the most from your effort- […]

I first introduced floatation and meditation into my life a few years ago, and have watched myself progress through many personal lessons and developments.  I have seen radical shifts in my mood, my emotional intelligence and general awareness, and a lot of this I owe to the insights and serenity I have been able to […]

For thousands of years, people have wondered at the complexity and beauty of the human experience. Theologists and philosophers have strived to explain it for centuries, contextualise it. Now, due to the recent surge in neuroscience studies and technology, we’re gaining a deeper and deeper understanding of our own mind. The experience I’m most interested […]

Floating tends to occupy this special place in our minds. One of peace, tranquillity, even spirituality. I certainly think of it as a reprieve, a reset, all but guaranteed to make me feel better no matter the state I’m in. But is there a limit to this conception? As we know ‘not all floats are […]