Three Ways Floatation Can Help Your ADHD Child

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has become so common today that many parents are alarmed, but not necessarily surprised, at the diagnosis. The diagnosis rate for this actual disorder among children is above 10%. Parents looking for something to help their children cope with the inability to focus through sensory input are now looking to floatation therapy as a supplemental … Read More

How Floatation Therapy Can Help Survivors Cope

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Floatation offers a survivor a chance to get away from the world for a bit, helping them relieve stress, anxiety, and other results stemming from their traumatic experiences. Understand Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) The development of PTSD usually stems from a traumatic event, which anyone may face. Around 56% of Americans face some kind of severely traumatic event (e.g., near-death, … Read More

Three Ways Floatation Can Get You Back on the Field Sooner

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Winter provides some of the most exciting venues for sports worldwide. However, those sports often result in some injuries that can keep you sidelined. Whether suffering from a concussion or nursing a bruised muscle, floatation can help you get better faster, so you’re back on the field before your team misses you. Helps All Types of Athletes Many different athletes … Read More

Winter Is Coming! Float the Winter Blues Away

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With winter approaching, you’re probably preparing to get through those gloomy months with fewer sunny days and less outdoor activity. Shorter days, lower temperatures, and lack of sufficient exercise all lead to some dark days. Here’s how floatation can help you during those freezing months. Understand Winter’s Effects During the winter, many people feel the effects of decreased sunlight. They … Read More

Five Techniques for Relaxation

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Letting go takes practice for some people. Even in a floatation tank, some people’s minds race at 90 mph. The concept of nothingness or pure focus is foreign. When it comes to relaxation, what works for one person may not work for another. There are a few techniques floaters can try to eliminate the mind’s noisiness and enjoy the full … Read More

Five Times You Should Not Use a Floatation Tank

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Most people can safely use floatation tanks to relax and eliminate tension and strain throughout the body, but there are a few times you should skip floatation. Individuals should avoid floating if they are intoxicated, have a contagious illness, have a known incontinence problem, or an open wound (including new tattoos). Read on for some helpful answers to questions people … Read More

Can Floatation Therapy Help Me Change Bad Habits?

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Floatation therapy is becoming more popular for people hoping to change bad habits like smoking. The relaxation and chemicals released into your brain while experiencing floatation therapy can help floaters get through difficult cravings or low points in their recovery. Here are some of the ways floatation therapy helps people who want to remove harmful chemicals from their bodies and … Read More

Incorporating Mindfulness Into Your Daily Activities

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Floatation therapy is a great way to relax and become more centered. Meditation while floating offers users a way to experience mindfulness and reconnect with yourself. This post will give readers tips to continue that connection and practice mindfulness in their everyday life. Bring the better health and improved mental clarity from your float session into all areas of your … Read More

How Floatation Therapy Can Improve Your Self-Awareness

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Taking a break from gravity allows your mind and body to have a chance to take a break and become more self-aware. You’re bombarded every day by sensory input. When you remove that input, you can focus on what’s happening inside you. Give yourself space for self-reflection, clarify your motivations and re-center around what’s important. Here are some of the … Read More

How to Prepare for Your First Float

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If you have never experienced floatation therapy before, it can be a little daunting. Knowing what to expect can relieve your anxiety and make it easier to try something completely new. Here’s what to anticipate. Walking in the Door When you walk in the door at Northwest Float Center, you’ll find a clean, well-lit lobby area with friendly staff. The … Read More