A First-Time Floater
Rob Price, a writer for Business Insider UK, decided to give float therapy – which he describes as, “A far-out procedure that’s part-physiotherapy, part-new age spirit journey, part-relaxation technique”— a try.
In the pods, he says, you can’t feel your body, or even the water surrounding you. Noise is kept to a minimum, leaving users with only the sounds of their heart beating and their breathing.
Price’s mind wandered, and he found himself hovering between awakeness and sleep; an hour-long session felt more like 25 minutes, he says.
When the session was over, his body felt heavy, but his was really relaxed. “I would have hated to work, or do anything stressful or intense afterwards,” he says. “I just wanted to chill.”Learn More