Not only will it feel like you’re basking on cloud nine, but floatation therapy can offer some serious health benefits, too. Research has shown that floating reduces blood pressure, heart rate and can lower levels of stress chemicals in the body. Where do we sign up?
What to expect?
Depending on where you choose to have your treatment, your session will either take place in an open pool or a closed pod - these often look a bit like over-sized baths, and have a handy lid should you fancy a little more air. The choice is entirely yours. Go for the pool, and expect a larger space devoted solely to your treatment. Each is tailored to you, and some will offer adjustable lighting and music so you can indulge your other senses, too!
Research over the years has shown that floatation is one of the most effective ways to enhance your mood.
The first thing you’ll notice is that the water is kept close to skin temperature, so it gradually becomes hard to tell which areas of the body are in contact with the water. Some have described this as feeling like you’re suspended in mid-air (in a good way, of course). Unlike a well-deserved bubble bath or a dip in the ocean, floatation chambers allow you to experience total weightlessness. Trust us, this feels really, really good.
Good to know
Research over the years has shown that floatation is one of the most effective ways to enhance your mood. This is due to the increased levels of dopamine and endorphins during your treatment, leaving you with less physical pain and a heightened sense of happiness!
A typical session lasts for about an hour, and your friendly therapist will show you exactly what to do along the way. Simply show up and get ready to leave your worries at the door. For the best results, don’t forget to take a shower beforehand, removing any products and oil on your hair and skin. You’ll also shower afterwards, as although salts are gentle on the skin, nobody wants to risk leaving gritty marks on their fresh garms. So what are you waiting for? Let those mineral salts do wonders, and you’ll feel as light as a feather for days afterwards.
Book a floatation treatment on Treatwell, today. We have a feeling it won’t be your last...