Floating is a unique experience that can easily be described as a shortcut to meditation and yoga, but without the need to learn exercises or techniques. It is a form of treatment where one effortlessly floats in body-temperature water with a high concentration of Epsom salt, shielded from almost all external stimuli such as sound, light, smell, temperature, and touch. However, in our facilities, we offer the option to have dimmed lights and soothing spa music if desired, providing a more personalized and relaxing experience.
The method was developed by American psychologist John C. Lilly at the National Institute of Mental Health between 1954 and 1956. Each 1000-liter tank contains 650 kilograms of Epsom salt, providing the same buoyancy as the Dead Sea.
Artists and performers use floating to explore creativity, business professionals employ it for making important decisions, students combine it with studying, athletes utilize it to reduce recovery time, many use it as stress relief, some use it for therapeutic purposes, others practice meditation and mindfulness, and many simply enjoy it because it feels wonderful.
Research indicates that floating is one of the world's most enjoyable and relaxing experiences, measured through stress levels, hormones, and brain activity. Floating naturally stimulates the production of endorphins, a hormone that controls various processes in the human body, including pleasure and pain relief, to name a few. It also stimulates the natural production of serotonin, which can positively influence mood. Epsom salt is absorbed through the skin, providing the body with magnesium, which cleanses the skin and boosts energy levels. Epsom salt offers many health benefits which you can read more about here: Ullevål kiropraktor klinikk og Balanse i hverdagen.
In the same way that a good night's sleep is essential for good health and stress relief, the body has a fantastic ability to renew and heal itself when allowed to enter a deeper state of relaxation.
Floating is not an alternative treatment but rather a sanctuary that enhances well-being and vitality.
You can expect to arrive at a clean and tidy facility with good user-friendliness and an automated experience. The experiences among customers vary greatly:
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Watch this 2-minute animated video created by Float Culture that explains simply what floating is.
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