Amanda Allen, two-time CrossFit Games Masters Champion, four-time Top 5 Australian CrossFit Regionals competitor and 2011 Individual CrossFit Games competitor weighs in on why flotation therapy is an important part of her wellness plan.Read More
FloatPod Technologies has a great breakdown of their reasons for including an mp3 dock on the pods...and they're brilliant! Word has it that the SEALs are using flotation to learn languages faster - would that benefit you?
Check out what FloatPod has to say:
The Float Pod® is the perfect place for guests to bring and experience a guided meditation. Once the brain begins producing Theta waves, an ideal meditative state is entered—as a result we are more open to suggestion and visual and auditory cues. Floating has the advantage of maintaining an aware “awakeness” in this state, whereas we are likely to fall asleep otherwise.
This same deeply relaxed Theta state is sought out by hypnotherapy-based techniques, which thrive in the deepest relaxation possible. Bringing in recordings of affirmations and positive suggestions can be more easily assimilated when the brain is in this state!
It is said that “greater conscious effort = less subconscious response”—thus the effortless experience of a float is perfect for therapies that seek access to this part of the brain.
Speeches, Rehearsals, Dance Routines
While in the deeply relaxed state of a float, we gain greater access to our ability to envision and imagine.
Visualization while floating isn’t just for athletes—who have been using the tool for years to imagine themselves making the play, winning the game and more—it can enhance any type of performance. Speeches, presentations, dance routines and more are just a few examples. Using the Mp3 integration allows guests the opportunity to bring in the supporting audio for visualization (such as the song or a recording of a speech)
Have you heard of Super Learning? It’s been found that the ideal state to retain and learn information in is one in which we are relaxed—yet aware. Sound familiar? Yes, the Float Pod® is built for this, as well.
When the brain is in an Alpha or Theta brainwave state, our ability to learn material is enhanced. In the super learning state connections are more easily made, information is better assimilated and retention is higher!
Flotation is recognized as the easiest way to enter this state and remain conscious. Other techniques to slow the brain waves, such as deep breathing and closing the eyes are easy to bring into a float session as well.
Bring the audio you are ready to learn—whether it be a language, music or other and hook it right into your Float Pod® to experience super learning for yourself.
Whatever audio you and your clients wish to experience, visualize or learn— the unique state offered by flotation and the Mp3 integration that comes standard with the Float Pod work hand in hand to provide it for you on the deepest level possible.
Original article found here: www.floatpod.com/making-the-most-of-mp3-integration/
We chose The Float Pod from Float Pod Technologies (FPT) really for the comfort of the users. These Pods have internal controls (to be used while floating) that other manufacturers simply don't offer. They have an external MP3 dock so floaters can plug in their own music or audio lessons easily and they also have an intercom so we can easily signal the end of your float with gentle music.
To maintain a static sensory environment, Float Pod has also installed Theta Wave Heater technology in each Pod. This means the water in the tank will stay at a steady 93.5 degrees - all the time!
For the highest degree of cleanliness possible, in additional to a bromine system (and over a 1/2 ton of antimicrobial Epsom Salt), FPT developed a Combined CD Ozone + Germicidal UV Purification System.
"Unlike harsh chemicals, ozone does not create dangerous byproducts, corrosion or disposal issues; it leaves behind ordinary oxygen. The AOP system produces even stronger oxidation and an additional layer of protection beyond the capability of than CD ozone alone."