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Slowly is the Fastest Way to Get Where You Want to Be! Harnessing the Power of Floatation Tanks.

02 September 2023

Slowly is the Fastest Way to Get Where You Want to Be! Harnessing the Power of Floatation Tanks.

In today’s fast-paced world, we often find ourselves racing against the clock, chasing our dreams, and striving for success at breakneck speed. The prevailing belief is that the faster we move, the quicker we’ll reach our destination. But what if I told you that “slowly is the fastest way to get where you want to be”? It may sound counter-intuitive, but let’s explore how embracing the concept of slowing down can lead us to our goals and how floatation tanks can help us find the path to relaxation and meditation.

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Investing in the best and how "Buy Once and Buy Right" applies to i-sopod Floatation Tanks

13 May 2023

When evaluating various float tanks, you’ll find that pricing can vary considerably. However, it’s important to note that not all float tanks are created equal in terms of performance, size, durability and running costs. Therefore, a “like-for-like” comparison based solely on price is not advisable.

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From Steph Curry to Tom Brady: Why Professional Athletes Love Floatation Tanks

03 April 2023

For elite athletes, the pursuit of excellence is a never-ending journey. They’re constantly seeking new ways to enhance their skills, surpass their limits, and gain a competitive advantage over their rivals.

One trend that is gaining momentum in the sports industry is floating. This technique involves spending time in a floatation tank, which provides an isolated environment for athletes to relax and rejuvenate their minds and bodies. But what exactly is floating, and why are professional athletes embracing it?

In this article, we will dive into the world of floating for athletes. We’ll cover the benefits of floating, how it’s used by strength and conditioning coaches, and highlight some of the professional athletes who use float tanks. You will learn how to unlock your potential with floating – the essential tool for athletes.

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How to solve the Empty Treatment Room Syndrome: With the ultimate Touchless Spa Treatment, a Float Tank.

14 February 2023

Spas and salons were hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, leading to staff shortages and empty treatment rooms. But there is hope! Touchless spa treatments, including float tanks, offer a new solution that requires minimal staffing and provides complete peace of mind for risk-averse guests. In this blog post, we’ll explore how these innovative treatments can help solve the problem of empty treatment rooms and staff shortages and why investing in float tanks, in particular, can provide a creative and profitable solution for spa and salon owners. So, let’s dive in and learn how to turn empty treatment rooms into a unique and rejuvenating experience for your clients.

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How Float Tanks Can Improve Heart Rate Variability

14 January 2023

Float tanks, otherwise known as sensory deprivation tanks, are gaining a lot of attention these days due to their ability to reduce stress and improve well-being.1 But did you know that float tank therapy can also improve your heart rate variability (HRV)? HRV is an important indicator of physical and mental health, and a recent study has shown for the first time that float tank use can increase HRV. Now let’s investigate the specifics of HRV, why it’s important, and how float tanks can help.

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How Floatation Tanks Can Support Eating Disorder Recovery

02 November 2022

Nine percent of people will have an eating disorder, such as anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder, in their lifetime.[*] Despite having the word “eating” in the name, these common disorders are about much more than food. They’re complex mental health conditions that typically require intervention to alter their course.

While traditional treatment generally involves a combination of psychotherapy, nutritional counselling, and sometimes medication, a novel intervention called Floatation-REST is steadily gaining recognition.

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Why Floating Is The Perfect Remedy for Jet Lag

01 October 2022

Feeling tired and depleted after a long haul flight? Find out how time in a floatation tank can help alleviate the symptoms of jet lag.

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What does Zero Gravity do?

30 August 2022

When you think of an environment without gravity, it’s quite possible your mind goes to space exploration, and footage of astronauts floating around in space suits… You might be aware that zero gravity has negative health impacts for astronauts on space expeditions. So is floatation therapy really any different? Read on to find out.

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5 reasons why Floatation Tanks are the Perfect Addition to any Hotel or Spa

04 August 2022

A floatation tank is a sensory experience like no other, a soundless, lightless pod that’s filled with skin-temperature saltwater. This Epsom salt solution creates a super buoyant environment — allowing the user to effortlessly float on the surface and drift off into profoundly relaxing and meditative states.

Initially designed to explore consciousness, the float tank is now utilized to enhance health and wellbeing — which is why it’s becoming a popular addition to high-quality hotel spas.

Flotation tanks deliver many health-related benefits, and because they’re easy to install and maintain, they’re the perfect add-on to premium leisure facilities where customers are looking for exceptional wellness experiences.

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Sensory Overload?! Why Floatation is the answer to our overstimulated lives

26 July 2022

Juggling work and your personal life, with places to be, things to do, people to see… Constantly plugged into devices – always with something to reply to, something to read or watch, and notifications to act on… Life moves very, very fast these days, and it can be incredibly difficult to find time and space in your daily life to slow down and properly rest!

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What Not to Tell First Time Floaters

25 June 2022

Floatation is a wellness therapy which attracts people from all walks of life, for a wide scope of reasons. If you work at or run a float centre, part of your work will be introducing floatation to first timers. What do you tell them? There are so many things we can say about floatation… so what are the do’s and don’ts of that introduction, to ensure we have happy, returning customers?

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How Floating Helps With Focus and Studying

28 May 2022

If you have an important deadline for work, or you’re studying for an exam, time in a float tank might not be the first thing that comes to mind to help you focus…

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5 Steps to Opening a Float Centre

28 April 2022

Starting a new business venture is always a bit daunting and at times overwhelming. You have a vision in your head of the end goal – the destination that you want to reach – but the journey to getting there seems like a steep mountain road.

Let’s go walk through the 5 fundamental steps which will get you to launching and running your float business.

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5 Physical Benefits Of Floatation

18 March 2022

Floatation is a pretty amazing practice when you think about it. You’re floating around totally weightless in warm saltwater, in a manufactured pod which blocks out all sound and light… and it’s incredibly good for you; mind, body and soul.

In this article we focus on the bodily benefits of time in an isolation tank.

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What is Burnout?

23 February 2022

Burnout manifests as mental, emotional and sometimes physical exhaustion, caused by chronic stress. The condition is most commonly linked to work related stress, but that’s not all it can be triggered by; ongoing, difficult and stressful situations in your personal life can also induce burnout.

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Can Floatation Help With Anxiety?

01 February 2022

Floatation is an effective therapy for relieving anxiety, and a very effortless method too.

How can time in a float tank help with anxiety? And does one session show results, or do you have to float regularly to see a difference?

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Thinking About Adding a Float Tank to Your Current Business? Read This First

30 December 2021

If you’re considering adding float therapy to an existing business, you’ll want to go through the points on this article carefully.

We’ve laid out the main advantages and what you need to look at before you invest in a float tank.

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Benefits of Being Alone: Why Solitude is Good for You

30 November 2021

To be lonely is to feel truly isolated, like there’s no one you can reach out to in moments of need. Being alone, when it’s intentional, is something to embrace.

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How Can Floatation Help with PTSD?

22 October 2021

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an psychiatric disorder which affects people who’ve been through a life-changing traumatic event. How can time in a float tank help those dealing with the condition?

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Why Do We Need Magnesium?

24 September 2021

When you’re in the floatation industry, you hear a lot about magnesium, as it’s at the crux of much of what makes floating beneficial for our health. As it’s such a key aspect of floatation, if you work in the world of floatation it’s important you know and understand what makes this mineral so mighty.

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