Floatation (or ‘floating’) is a type of relaxation therapy.
Float on the surface of warm water saturated with Epsom salts, in a comfortable environment where sound and light are minimised. Imagine relaxing in a giant bathtub that you can sleep in with peace of mind.
Float in the Forest is your new float centre, coming soon to the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire… providing a wonderful floatation experience, with the unique benefit of emerging into a beautiful natural environment.
Your muscles let go of tension
Your mind can switch off
This is time which is yours alone
Stress drops away
Sleep patterns improve
Pain is relieved
Recovery is accelerated
Improved performance is yours for the taking
Unlimited possibilities are opened to you for creativity and adventure
Calm is yours to embrace
Escape hectic daily life and let your tensions dissolve into weightless relaxation. This is time which is yours alone, free of the demands of others. The calm comfort of floatation soothes away stress and anxiety. At last a space to truly rest the body and still the chatter of the mind.
Floatation reduces blood pressure and improves circulation. Levels of the ‘stress hormone’ cortisol are reduced. You are bathed in salts of the essential mineral Magnesium. Your muscles, joints and bones are released from the effects of gravity.
Sufferers of chronic pain from many conditions including Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, and back pain have gained relief by using floatation for pain management. Muscle tension and joint pain are reduced through being unburdened by the buoyant water.
The deep rest of floating dissolves fatigue, leaving you feeling truly refreshed. Not only can a single float feel as restorative as a full night’s sleep, but floating also improves sleep patterns, offering relief from insomnia and the ability to ‘reset’ jet lag.
Sports recovery is boosted by floatation, with lactic acid broken down faster, allowing you to train smarter, and get back to doing what you love sooner. Rehabilitation times from injury are reduced. Proper recuperation keeps you at the top of your game. Visualise success.
The float environment puts the power to reprogram unwanted behaviours in your hands. Abandon your addictions. Through regular floating you can insert a pause between the stimulus and the habitual response, giving you an opportunity to act from somewhere authentic.
Break creative block. Open a channel to the wellspring of your innate creativity. Calm the inner chatter and find peace of mind. Open yourself to inspiration, and meet your muse in the garden of your mind.
Discover a space of peaceful reflection, free of all distractions. This environment fosters true focus: for improved decision-making, effective problem-solving, deeper insight, and freedom of mind. Here is the clarity you need to make real progress.
Floating is a doorway to deeper meditation. The reduced sensory input and weightlessness removes distractions, empowering you to quiet your mind with ease. Switch off the mind and be present, and make it easier to do so in your every day life.
Find a calm mind, free of distractions. You can give full attention to learning, absorb knowledge more quickly, and understand more deeply. The more challenging the concept, the more useful you will find floating.
You are the frontier of unlimited possibility, free to experiment without constraint. Travel through time. Explore the multiverse. Hang out with transdimensional entities. This is your space. This is your adventure. Have fun and enjoy!
Enjoy the sensations. Enjoy the time alone. Enjoy that post-float feeling. Combine your float with other activities and treatments. Bring a friend along. Floating doesn’t have to be serious, and you don’t need an excuse to enjoy yourself.
The deepest relaxation you will ever feel, the closest to weightless you can be on this planet.
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