Today I had my first ever Sensory Deprivation Float Tank experience. (at Cloud Nine Float Center in Boulder).
It was incredible…
This is the Tranquility Float Tank that I spent 90 minutes inside of. ==>>
It’s a “sensory deprivation tank” filled with skin temperature salt water… so you can float and let go and not feel anything, including gravity. (The door closes and the light turns off so you are in the pitch dark, just floating).
There are TONS of benefits of floating.
Here are some of them…
Benefits of Floating in a Sensory Deprivation Tank
- Stress relief
- Relief from nervousness and anxiety
- Relief from jet lag
- Relief from insomnia
- Relief from muscular aches and pain
- Improves concentration and memory
- Increases energy
- Stimulates creative thinking and problem solving
- Reduced feelings of anger and agitation
Many people also use flotation therapy as mental preparation for work or academic/sporting challenges.
There are also many medical conditions that flotation therapy benefits as well such as:
- back pain
- premenstrual tension
- postpartum depression
- migraine headaches
- Multiple sclerosis
- cardiovascular conditions
- and many more…
Benefits of Floating in Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate)
According to Floataway.com,
“Floating is a route to profound relaxation.”
Here are some of the benefits of floating in Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate):
“Sulphate (sulfate) is essential to life in several ways. Sulfate is essential for the formation of proteins in joints, also for digestive enzymes and the gut wall lining. Furthermore sulfate is essential to the formation of brain tissue and is also involved in detoxification. Sulfate is not easily absorbed from the diet.
Bathing in magnesium sulfate is therefore a significant, safe and easy way to correct deficiency. The evidence also shows that surplus is naturally removed by the kidneys, just as it is if you have surplus in the diet.”
These and other benefits can be found in much greater detail at Floataway.com.
Must-See Video About The Sensory Deprivation Tank
I watched a really cool video about it by Joe Rogan where he says,
“There’s so much evolution that goes on in that tank. It’s one of the greatest tools ever for exploring thinking.”
Another quote I love from Joe Rogan in this video is,
“It’s a f***ing amazing way to think… everybody should be doing this.”
He says that if this was a ride at Disney World, the line would be 7 hours long. But since it’s such an organic way to achieve this state, people don’t take it seriously.
This video is a must-see… it will help you understand so much more about what flotation therapy provides.
The Sensory Deprivation Tank- Joe Rogan
I feel really good from my session today… and I can also tell that the benefits of hanging out in a sensory deprivation float tank will continually improve the more I do it.
I’m constantly blown away by all of the different modalities, therapies, and methods that are available for human transformation. I love trying new things like flotation therapy. 🙂
I am grateful every single day for the abundant world that we live in…
And I highly recommend finding your nearest float center and trying this thing out. It’s awesome. 🙂
If have any questions, please leave them in the comments below and I will get them answered as soon as possible.
I’d love to hear your comments about flotation therapy and Joe’s video as well…
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Life is what YOU make it,
Amy Starr Allen
Founder of the Next Level Mastermind
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Amy, this is a great post! That video is amazing as wellâ€¦I have looked up the places in my local area that offer this and I am going to go ASAP. I was always scared to try it but based on your results I am going to give it a try. You rock!! Thanks!
So glad you enjoyed the post and video, Brett. I LOVE that video… I think it does an excellent job of portraying what’s available through flotation therapy. I love how he says that all Universities should have tanks. So awesome. Thanks for stopping by! 🙂 xo
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That is so cool! I love things like this!
Yeah, it was really cool. Have you ever done it, Andrea?
I have never even heard of it! I think it is definitely on my to-do list now!
I want to try this but I can’t swim. Should I be nervous?