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Stress Relief

One of the primary benefits of floatation therapy is stress relief. Floating allows for deep relaxation that can help reduce stress. At Halcyon Floats, floatation therapy provides the perfect stimuli-free experience to unplug and reset. Halcyon Floats is the perfect getaway, right here in Philadelphia, with two locations in Fishtown and Roxborough.

Suspended in your own private sea of Epsom Salt solution, completely free of distractions, the body's relaxation response is triggered. The relaxation response is the opposite of stress response - fight or flight, and is characterized by the release of dopamine and serotonin, while stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline decrease, lower blood pressure and heart rate. In the psychological state, thoughts that might normally result in a feelings of anxiety, are processed with a deeper level of clarity, promoting deep introspection and problem solving, and overall sense of well-being. For these reasons and more, studies are showing that sensory deprivation tanks are wonderful tools to help clients who struggle with anxiety, PTSD, and other stress related disorders.

Floatation therapy has a profound impact a Stress Relief, here's how:

-Distraction free environment

-Reduces cortisol levels

-Promotes the production of the GABA neurotransmitter

-Aides in cultivating mindfulness

-Float effortlessly in body temperature water

-Perfect environment for a meditation practice

-Allows the individual to have a deeply personal and intimate experience

-Clarity of thought and sense of well-being