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Floating


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Floating


 

Welcome to Floating Lotus

 

From the stillness within, a new sense of Self arises

 

 
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about


about


 

 

Be. Weightless.

 

Floating offers a unique environment which promotes deep and restorative relaxation of body and mind.

 

Rest is essential to a healthy life quality, without it our movements are incomplete. Floating returns us to that state of restful stillness.


 

Sensory input is brought back to a minimum and gravity is bypassed with high amounts of epsom salt. This magnesium rich salt has you float effortlessly and is great for the body. 

 

Enjoy the totality of stillness or choose for the integration of music, light and guided meditations.

 

We offer 60, 90 and 120 minute floats, of which 90 minutes is our most popular duration. Time perception fades quickly once inside the tank.


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Benefits


Benefits


 

Rest, Meditate, Vitalize, Heal

 

Floating has been around since the early 1950's. Developed by the neuroscientist Dr. J.C. Lilly. The effectiveness of Floating has proven itself and is supported scientifically by various researches

Floating relieves the entire bodily system of the bonds of gravity, restoring health through this incredible tension relief. The skin and muscles enjoy high amounts of magnesium while body and mind are deprived of all external sensory stresses.

From the stillness within, a new sense of Self arises.

 

Research has indicated that

 

Floating Induces

  • Well rested and stress-relieved body and mind
  • Performance
  • Muscle tension relief
  • Learning capacity
  • Mental clarity and Intuition
  • Awareness
  • Imagination and Creativity
  • Nutrient uptake and digestion
  • Release of endorphins

 

Floating Reduces

     
     
    • Depression & Anxiety
    • Burn-out syndrome
    • Rheumatism
    • High blood pressure
    • Destructive habits; such as addiction

     

    • Tensions on the muscular, nervous and skeletal systems
    • Chronic pain
    • Skin disease
    • Migraine
    • Insomnia and Jetleg 
     

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    F.A.Q.


    F.A.Q.


     

    Frequently Asked Questions

     

    Do I have to make a reservation? Absolutely, it is the only way we can guarantee the availability of the Float Room.
    How do I prepare myself for a float and what do I need to bring? Make sure to check out our preparations page.
    How many float tanks to you have running? Momentarily we have one tank in operation.
    What is the water temperature like? The water temperature equals skin temperature at approximately 35 °C. and feels neither cold nor warm. You won't perceive where your body ends and the water begins. Feeling as if you were space itself.
    How about the water quality? The water consists of 35% Epsom Salt, which is an environment in which pathogenic organisms like viruses and bacteria cannot survive. Additionally, the filtration system employs UV-light, Hydrogen-Peroxide and a cotton-filter to ensure optimal cleanliness. The entire body of water is filtered 3 times after each float and the water quality is checked regularly. This way we guarantee optimal water quality.
    What if I'm claustrophobic? This has proven to be a wonderful environment for the exploration and transformation of fears such as claustrophobia. You can float with the door open and the music and lights on. Over time you may experiment with closing the lid, until you find yourself floating in stillness with your phobia long gone.
    Can you float together? No, to us floating is an individual process.
    What if I fall asleep while floating? This is totally safe and happens quite often.
    How about pregnancy and floating? A profound experience to say the least! Perfect to explore the amazing bond you share. Also, you can float safely on your back and be effortlessly relieved of the pressure of gravity. 
    How does the salt affect my hair-dye? Actually, your hair-dye might affect our water quality. For this reason we ask you to not float until no more color is given off during showering.
    Won't I get all wrinkly after being in the water for so long? Your skin won't prune at all. The mineral rich Epsom salts nourish your skin intensively, leaving you with a healthy and super soft skin.
    Can I float during my period? This is totally fine, just follow the same protocol as you would for a swimming pool. 
    Can I stick around after my float? We love you to stay around to reflect and integrate your float more fully. Integration is a very important part of the floating experience and we highly recommend you to take your time.
     
     
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    Preparations


    Preparations


    Preparations

     
     

    BEFORE

    • Avoid shaving at least 12 hours before, due to epsom salt stings.
    • Avoid caffeine at least 4 hours before, to benefit your ultimate relaxation.
    • Have a light meal 2 hours before and make sure you hydrate enough but not too much.
    • Reduce your mental activities 1 hour before.
    • Physical activities such as yoga and cycling will benefit your float.

     

    AFTER

    • Make sure you hydrate plenty.
    • Have time to spare so you can integrate your radiant glow.
    • Integrate stillness into your daily life, this will enhance your life quality. 

     

    We Provide

    towels, vaseline & earplugs, shampoo/conditioner & bodywash by 'Dr. Organic', water & tea

     
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    Location


    Location


    Floating Lotus

    LOCATION

    Temporarily located at Djoj, center for wellbeing.

    Located in Rotterdam, Hillegersberg. We approach this time at Djoj as a period wherein we research and develop our vision as floating center and its facilitators.


    Anthony Duyklaan 5-7
    Rotterdam
    010 307 31 76

     

    OPENING HOURS

    Monday — Sunday
    8am — 10pm
    always book in advance


     
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    prices


    prices


     

    Prices

    We hope that our prices enable everyone to integrate floating as a weekly or monthly practice.

    The benefits of floating are revealed, deepened and integrated much stronger when floating is done regularly.
     
     

    We may extend your floating time during your visit, if the schedule allows for it.

     

     
     

    Share your float pack with friends and family!
    Our packs do expire. The amount of floats equals the amount of valid months.

     

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    book


    book


    BOOKING

    Select 60, 90 or 120 minutes in our booking system,

    purchases and changes to your account will be made at our front desk.

     

    Make sure to be 15 minutes earlier for your first floating appointment.

     

    We only accept pin payments

     

    We would love for you to review us on Facebook or Google.

     


    Our floating center is located in Rotterdam