Why is sleep so important? The world is only just waking up to the importance of sleep and realising that it is an essential part of life and something that cannot be “banked” – meaning we can’t make up for a lousy night’s sleep by sleeping more the next night. Sleep expert Doctor Matthew Walker [...]
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Why is sleep so important? The world is only just waking up to the importance of sleep and realising that it is an essential part of life and something that cannot be "banked" – meaning we can't make up for a lousy night's sleep by sleeping more the next night. Sleep expert Doctor Matthew Walker [...]
If you’re a runner, you may have been lucky enough to experience one of those runs where everything just clicks. You feel like you’re running on clouds and floating through the air - no, it’s not the latest super shoes providing that comfortable ride, but your rhythm. Time and pace are forgotten in this [...]
Hydrotherapy has been used for hundreds of years in many forms, from exercise to healing. There are places with unique water quality known to heal and treat diseases. Water has many properties known as minerals and salts that give it the ability to heal. The dead sea, salt lakes, and hot springs are places [...]
What does the circadian rhythm have to do with sleep routine, stress and heart health and why it is so high on the global health radar this decade? Western Science has been studying the laws of nature for hundreds of years, more recently a group of the Nobel prize winning researchers found that the [...]
Most detox programs ask you to give up substances in your daily routines where one often suffers withdrawal symptoms such as headaches, exhaustion and irritability making it harder to stay on track. Whereas floatation is a gentler approach matched perfectly with a detox program as floating provides a continuous technique to change your life [...]
Do you suffer from acute or chronic pain? Complementary therapies such as Acupuncture and Floatation Therapy shine as they offer a different method of pain relief and management and have no adverse side effects that can be associated with Western pharmaceutical. Acupuncture has a long history of well over 2000 years and has become [...]
According to Chinese Medicine theory, Autumn is associated with the metal element, the lung and large intestine and the strength of the lungs can indicate how effective our immune system is. Also, in Chinese medicine theory, the lungs are in part responsible for protecting our body from being attacked by external influences. Often described [...]
Our skin is truly amazing. Did you know, our skin is the largest organ in the human body and like other organs, it has its own special function by acting as a protective barrier from harsh chemicals, bacteria and all the elements mother nature shares with us throughout the year. It is also extremely [...]
The goal of Chinese Medicine is to achieve Balance and Harmony, and Western Medicine focus’s on Homeostasis. At Water Temple Floatation and Holistic health, we use the combination of Chinese medicine and floatation therapy to create this balance and overall sense of well-being. In Chinese Medicine theory there are 5 elements; our heart is [...]