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Have you heard? Flotation therapy has been making the news lately. Check out the videos below to learn more.
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Video: Justin Feinstein – Floating with Anxiety/PTSD/Depression – Float conference 2017
Video: Float Conference 2016
DR. JUSTIN FEINSTEIN
RESEARCHER AT THE FLOAT CLINIC AND RESEARCH CENTER
Dr. Feinstein is Director of the Float Clinic and Research Center (FCRC) at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research. The FCRC’s mission is to investigate the effects of flotation on both the body and the brain, as well as explore its potential as a therapeutic treatment for promoting mental health and healing in patients who suffer from anxiety and PTSD. His presentation will unveil the results from a recent float-fMRI study, illuminating for the first time how the human brain is changed by the floating experience. (Please note: this is a 45-minute video).
Video: The Next Big Thing
CHANNEL ONE NEWS
YOUTH-FOCUSED ONLINE NEWS SOURCE
In this video, Azia Celestino of Channel One News explores flotation therapy as “the next big thing” in American culture. If excessive screen time, school- or work-related stress, or over-scheduling yourself weigh you down, or if you battle aches and pains from demanding physical activity, Channel One News says “flotation therapy just might be the restorative outlet for you. The wellness trend is catching on for its benefits across the country with as many as nine new flotation parlors opening up every month.”
Video: Floating with NBA Players
STEPHEN CURRY AND HARRISON BARNES
PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL PLAYERS
The NBA champs are floating. Literally. In his latest “Hang Time” feature, ESPN’s Sam Alipour catches up with NBA MVPs Stephen Curry and Harrison Barnes to learn more about floating, a sensory-deprivation exercise that allows the Warriors to recover after games (caption and video courtesy of ESPN SportsCenter, 12/10/15).