Benefits of floating


Great benefits from doing nothing

Floating is the most effective method for relaxing and reducing stress. In the past few decades a lot of research has been conducted on the positive effects of floating. Float tank therapy is now used as a medical treatment to help all sorts of ailments, pain and disease. Furthermore, most of the effects are cumulative; the more you float, the stronger the effects!

Great benefits from doing nothing

Floating is healthy for everyone. The effects of floating can be broken down into three areas:

  • Well-being / wellness
  • Physiological / the body
  • Psychological / the mind

Effects of floating on general well-being:

  • Deep relaxation of mind and body
  • Perfect remedy for fatigue and jet lag
  • Improves sleep & sleep quality
  • Boosts energy; refreshing and invigorating
  • Reduces stress (mental & physical)
  • Fosters motivation; diminishes symptoms of depression and anxiety
  • Helps you to free yourself from addictions, phobias and bad habits

Positive mental effects of floating:

  • Stimulates synchronisation of left & right hemisphere of the brain
  • Changes brain wave frequencies; from bèta waves to alpha & thèta waves
  • Provides mental clarity & alertness
  • Improves visualisation capacity
  • Enhances creativity and problem-solving ability
  • Facilitates meditation and ‘mindfulness’
  • Expands awareness, intensifies the senses, speeds up learning capacity

Positive physiological effects of floating:

  • Reduces the production of cortisol, ACTH, lactic acid & adrenaline
  • Increases production of endorphins
  • Speeds up the healing process and recovery from injuries
  • Helps alleviate pain (muscle pain, arthritis, migraine, rheumatism, etc.)
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Improves the circulation of oxygen and nutrients
  • Lowers blood pressure, heart rate and consumption of oxygen
  • Improves athletic performance
  • Helps prevent sports injuries
 


In the heart of Amsterdam

Koan Float“Float- & Massagecentre”Herengracht 3211016 AW Amsterdam
T+31 20 555 0 333Einfo@koanfloat.nl

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We are open from Monday to Sunday from 9.30 AM to 11 PM.

You are welcome during opening hours for more information, and/or for making a reservation.