Float in the Forest
Welcome to Float in the Forest!
Float in the Forest is your new floatation centre, in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire.
Floatation (or ‘floating’) is a type of relaxation therapy.
You float on the surface of warm water saturated with Epsom salt, 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 provides a wonderful floatation experience, with the added benefit of emerging into a beautiful natural environment.
Current status: now accepting bookings!
Float in the Forest is not open yet, however we are working hard on getting open as soon as possible.
We are going to be opening our doors in February 2019.
Check out our latest construction blog update here.
If you would like to be kept updated on our progress towards launch, please sign up to our email list using the form at the bottom of this page.
Bring a friend to float
Whether it’s a gift for for your Valentine or for a friend, it’s fun to bring a someone with you to float.
Although the float itself is a private experience, you can emerge at the same time, talk about your experiences, and chill out together in the lounge, sharing the ‘post-float bliss’.
Book 2 simultaneous floats here, and get a gift card to give them.
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. Above all, 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. Furthermore, 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 certainly floating also improves sleep patterns, offering relief from insomnia and the ability to ‘reset’ jet lag.
Sports recovery is boosted by floatation as a result of lactic acid broken down faster, allowing you to train smarter and get back to doing what you love sooner. Likewise rehabilitation times from injury are reduced, and what’s more, proper recuperation keeps you at the top of your game. Enhance your performance and visualise your success.
Floating can give profound relief from the physical strains of pregnancy due to the buoyancy of the water. An opportunity to practise breathing techniques and relax. Not only is this a real rest for you and your baby, but also a chance to build a profound connection together in a peaceful and supportive environment.
Floating is a doorway to deeper meditation. The reduced sensory input and weightlessness removes distractions, empowering you to quiet your mind with ease. As a result you can switch off your mind and be present, and make it easier to do so in your every day life.
The float environment puts the power to reprogram unwanted behaviours in your hands. Consequently, this is an opportunity to 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.
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. What’s more, this is your adventure. Have fun and enjoy!
Discover a space of peaceful reflection, while free of all distractions. This environment fosters true focus: for improved decision-making, effective problem-solving, deeper insight, and freedom of mind. Certainly here is the clarity you need to make real progress.
First of all, business floatation packages offer team-bonding and brainstorming opportunities. Focus on your business problem or idea with a fresh new perspective. Furthermore, floatation membership provides options for happy, healthy and productive employees.
Find a calm mind, free of distractions. You can give full attention to learning, absorb knowledge more quickly, and understand more deeply. Similarly, the more challenging the concept, the more useful you will find floating.
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 maybe meet your muse in the garden of your mind.
Floatation could be called a spiritual technology. The floatation pod removes a lot of work from us, and frees us up for the real work. Though deliberate work in the pod we can establish an experiential connection with our selves in the broadest sense, and uncover a way to be of service to our greater self.
Enjoy the sensations. Revel in the time alone. Wallow in that post-float feeling. Combine your float with other activities and treatments. Bring a friend along. Above all, floating doesn’t have to be serious, and you don’t need an excuse to enjoy yourself.
Check out the latest Float in the Forest blog posts:
Float in the Forest fit-out blog Tues 5th Feb 2019 THE FIT-OUT IS APPROACHING THE END The majority of the fit-out has been done now... exciting times! The plumbing, ventilation, carpentry and second fix electrics are all now finished. ...read more
Float in the Forest fit-out blog Fri 18th Jan 2019 Ventilation In our last fit-out blog, we mentioned that we were starting work on the ventilation system for the float centre. We've been having fun putting this system together - it's made progress, with...read more
Float in the Forest fit-out blog Fri 4th Jan 2019Time for paintingWe hope you had a lovely Christmas and New Year break.Over the festive period our construction team took some well earned time off. This meant we could get stuck into painting the float...read more
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
The deepest relaxation you will ever feel, the closest to weightless you can be on this planet.
We are not yet open.
But when we do open, it will be
Tues to Sun, 10am - 8pm