It’s all about the senses, and I will try and make sense of that for you!
The human sense are designed to keep us safe from harm, alerting us to risks. providing us with awareness to our surroundings and even enjoyment through taste, smell and touch. It is commonly accepted that as a race we are suffering from hyper stimulation and our senses are feeling it. Our modern life poses modern problems. With technology advancements such as computers, smart phones, email, Google, Facebook, Instagram etc…. We have constant connectivity. Never before have our senses been so stimulated and we are suffering a connective crisis. Anxiety – Stress and Depression are major health concerns and can be largely attributed to our modern world over stimulating our senses.
Floating provides balance to overstimulated minds. As it states on our website floatlab.com.au “
At Float Lab we are true to the science. Our passion is floating.
It is our job to ensure our clients receive the best floatation therapy treatment available to reset, recover and recharge.A properly constructed floatation therapy room should eliminate eliminate external sensory stimulation noise and light in particular. It should be capable of maintaining consistent temperature in accordance with agreed floating science. This provides a sanctuary for the mind to switch off from its daily state of awareness and slip into a meditative relaxed state.
Silence is golden. External Noise will interrupt the cycle of a float session, following strong acoustic principles is critical to good float room construction.
Decouple, floors walls and ceilings wherever possible use soft fixings it will limit noise transfer from other rooms, and adjoining spaces.
Flanking, noise travels through objects, over walls, around corners needs to be eliminated. Block the noise pathways.
Mass, use dense materials to avoid vibration in walls ceilings etc.
Absorption, too much is never too much, buy the best materials and batts, use lots of them Rockwool is our insulation material of choice. ” Learn about our expert choice, Rockpool Insulation here.
After all, “Noise is the enemy”, poorly constructed float studios are noisy, any external noise can ruin your float cycle never underestimate noise.