Imagine laying in a pool with 400kgs of Epsom Salts in the water. The air and water temperature are set to skin temperature 34.5 degrees giving you the ultimate gift of sensory deprivation.
This is the key to float therapy – sensory deprivation. The salts allow you to float effortlessly without the sensations of your body. Add to this the choice of silence or calming music. This is the ideal space for deep relaxation.
What are the benefits of Float Therapy?
Float therapy, contrary to popular belief, is not a new phenomenon – in fact, the very first floatation tank was devised by Dr John C. Lilly way back in 1954. He was a professor of neurophysiology, who was researching the conscious state of the brain and whether outside stimuli was needed to continue this conscious state.
From the original float tank he created, which was a much more intimidating design than those of today, through the early 1970s and ‘80s, the floatation tank was refined to its current form.
It was in 1983 that floatation tanks and float therapy took off with the public, and as their incredible benefits became widely-known, they became one of the top choices for relaxation and healing thanks to its many benefits