Benefits of Floating
The benefits of Floatation Therapy are so profound, you will notice the positive effect for your mind & body almost immediately. In essence, floating has beneficial effects on both our physical and mental well-being.
Floatation Therapy - The Physical
Float Therapy provides an optimal zero gravity environment so your body can heal itself. The physical benefits of floating in one of our state of the art pods are unmistakable.
- Float Therapy reduces stiffness & tenderness in the muscles.
- Enhances athletic performance by speeding up muscle recovery time and eliminating fatigue with a one hour float.
- Promoting blood circulation through the limbs.
- Floating also assists with boosting endorphins.
- Reducing inflammation, stress hormones & heart rate.
- The water and Epsom salt combination help in facilitating the removal of toxins from the body.
- Floatation Therapy alleviates chronic pain symptoms (for example arthritis, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis & migraine).
- Relief of discomfort from pre-menstrual & pregnancy symptoms.
- Improving skin health.
Floatation Therapy - The Mental
Our mind is constantly bombarded by information overload. We are constantly dealing with never-ending deadlines and responsibilities.
Float therapy allows us time-out for ourselves and can have potential benefits including:
- Reducing anxiety, depression, & nervousness
- Combating sleep disorders (one hour in the float tank can be equivalent to 4 hours sleep).
- Sensory Deprivation increases dopamine & serotonin (pleasure & pain-killer hormones).
- Increases in mental clarity & alertness, energy levels, as well as personal motivation & productivity.
- The synchronisation of the right (creative) and left (analytical) hemispheres of the brain.
- Reaching Theta brainwave state - ideal for creativity, visualisation, insight & inspiration.
- Our Float Tanks are an effective tool to reach deep states of meditation and relaxation.
Freedom Float Centre have a number of Float Therapy options for you to choose from. You too can experience the benefits of a float.