Have you ever wanted to feel completely weightless, relieve your body of stress and wake up feeling rejuvenated? Float therapy has been a topic of hot discussion for some time, mainly for its stress relieving properties; but it has many more invisible benefits to your health, sleep and all round immunity that you might not know about. Here at CBB BLVD, we are the only clinic offering this unique and highly-effective dry float therapy in Brisbane.
What is Float Therapy?
Float therapy commonly refers to the process of suspending your body’s full weight for a short period of time to achieve numerous proposed health benefits. While more traditional devices utilise a tank of salt water to help your body feel the effects of zero gravity, more recent developments have made dry float therapy possible. This allows our Zerobody device to harness the full power of floating with none of the inconvenience of getting undressed or wetting your skin, which makes it perfect for lunch breaks. Dry float therapy is also perfect for people who don’t enjoy the experience of enclosed spaces. You can enjoy the benefits of full-body relaxation in as little as 30 minutes.
How Does the Zerobody Work?
The Zerobody system is a new technology designed to simulate sensory deprivation tanks. The system has a very thin membrane that cradles the body, creating a warm, comfortable and completely weightless sensation. The light and sound around the system is minimised to enhance the experience and you can also listen to music through headphones to create a deeper sense of immersion. The experience of using a float tank is currently being studied for its improvements to sleep hygiene, which plays a large part in the functioning of the body.
What are the benefits?
Aside from being incredibly relaxing, float therapy has been thoroughly researched and is considered a science-backed technology that can assist in more than one area of your life.
Better Quality of Sleep
A natural byproduct of reducing bodily stress is improving the quality of sleep. Sleep is vital for our bodies and minds to function as it regulates the release of hormones. A good quantity and quality of sleep can greatly improve quality of life and energy levels.
Stress Reduction Strengthens Immunity
Your immune system is required to fight off unwanted bacteria and diseases. As your body accumulates continuous stress in the form of cortisol, it can weaken your immune system’s response over time. Managing your stress means that your immune system is strengthened to prevent illness and speed up your body’s recovery to everyday threats.
Happier Skin and Stronger Muscles
Float therapy allows your body to gain muscle, grow healthy tissue and increase your endurance and recovery. Paired with other therapies and CBB Fit Personal Training, your body will be sure to reward you for a balanced lifestyle with a focus on restorative therapy.
Stabilising Mood and Mental Wellbeing
Several studies have found that participants report feelings of mild euphoria, increased optimism and even spiritual peace following a float therapy session. A 2018 study also found that float therapy is effective in reducing anxiety, irritability and fatigue.
Alleviating Chronic Pain
Float therapy helps alleviate stress-related pain and has been proven to be effective in combatting chronic pain, tension headaches and muscle tension. The body’s sensitivity to pain has also been proven to have a direct correlation to insufficient sleep, so incorporating float therapy will be sure to improve your body’s pain receptors.
What other treatments work well with dry float therapy?
While it’s possible to see significant benefits from dry float therapy alone, it also combines really well with other immune boosting treatments such as infrared therapy, red light therapy and cryotherapy.
Cryotherapy is our number one recommendation to pair with dry float technology as it also delivers a holistic range of benefits that overlap to get you feeling better faster. Cryotherapy also stimulates the body’s immune system, improves muscle performance and quality of sleep.
Our infrared sauna is a therapy that uses the power of infrared to get the body to sweat faster with direct energy emitting from powerful lights. Like float therapy, it’s highly convenient and also helps to lower stress levels, improve circulation, release tension and eliminate toxins by basking in red light.
Red Light Therapy
Studies have found that infrared therapy can vastly improve cellular health and encourage tissue regrowth by up to four times. Our red light therapy devices are world-class and 4 to 5 times more powerful than other devices on the market.
Experience a Float Therapy Session in Brisbane
If you’re in need of any of the benefits we’ve just described, and are especially in need of a therapy that can markedly improve your sleep hygiene – we recommend you come and try our Zerobody float therapy system in Brisbane. You can get in contact to book an appointment and wake up feeling refreshed after just one session.