Crystal Water Float SPA, LLC
Floatation Therapy is a luxurious way to soothe and heal the body from the constant stress of life’s daily pressure you can leave the noise and confusion behind and perhaps, for the first time in your life, experience total relaxation and deep healing in your private, peaceful space … it is truly the ultimate ESCAPE!
The Effect of the Salt
Most float tanks use Epsom salt, magnesium sulfate, in high concentration so that the relative density of the solution is about 1.25. (Lilly recommended 1.3 but this requires operating very close to saturation with the risk of re-crystallization). The density assists floating particularly making the head buoyant so that the nose and mouth are well out of the water for breathing.
It has recently been discovered that there is a secondary effect which is important to flotation therapy. Magnesium is absorbed through the skin due to natural molecular diffusion. This tends to correct magnesium deficiency. Magnesium is absorbed from the diet but in many areas of the world, over-cropping without adequate replacement of magnesium makes the normal diet low in magnesium. The body naturally optimizes the levels of magnesium, so there is no overload effect from floating in the salts for extended periods. It is noted that there is no “flotation therapist”, although there is a need to instruct the floater and need to maintain the equipment in a safe condition. However, flotation therapy is compatible with other therapies as a preparation or conjunct activity. Examples include massage, talk therapy, and hypnosis. Flotation requires a soundproof and lightproof fiberglass enclosed float capsule (sometimes referred to as float tank or spa – approximately 8 feet long by 4 feet wide by 4 feet high) filled with heated water (to skin temperature of 94-95 degrees F) and a very high concentration (800 lbs.) of Epsom Salts. The resultant high density allows ones body to float naturally and spontaneously without effort. Even the head floats. The center of buoyancy and the center of gravity of the head are in about the same place so you can tilt your head back comfortably without fear of sinking. Due to the high salt levels in the water, the flotation tank creates a zero gravity environment. Unless you are an astronaut the flotation tank is the only situation you will encounter where your body is free from gravity. NASA employs flotation to stimulate weightlessness. Zero gravity allows you to relax every single muscle, your neck, arms, back, and even ears. The tank enables you to find those areas you are holding tense so you can let go. Finding where gravity is and in which direction, then computing how you can move and not fall over, takes about 90% of your brains activity on a daily basis. When you start to float you are free from all the gravity computations and the physical world, which leaves the brain free to attend to other matters. The tank creates a state of sensory relaxation as the mind and body are shielded from all the external stimulation. The brains normal workload is reduced by up to 90%. In this situation, the body conserves energy and has a chance to heal and rejuvenate itself. Floating in darkness allows areas of the brain which are always in use when awake to be liberated from their work. Tests have shown that there is a drop in electrical activity of the brain and you begin to generate theta brain waves, which are associated with deep relaxation. The darkness during floating also induces a balance between the left and right brain. There is a shift from the normally dormant left side of the brain (logical, analytical, rational) to the right side (intuition, mental clarity and creativity). For the first time both sides of the brain are in harmony and the balance creates allows you to use huge amounts of previously unavailable brainpower. One of the major sources of stimulation in humans is the temperature gradient change on the surface of the body. Temperature inside the float tank is isothermal over the surface of the body so that the nerve endings covering the surface of the skin no longer perceive a separation between the skin and the solution inside the tank. The flotation tank is soundproof. During floating, you may choose to wear earplugs, your ears are below the surface of the solution, which cuts out external sounds. Some people find that gentle music from underwater speakers helps them to relax.
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How dry salt therapy works: Inflammation is reduced due to natural properties of the inhaled salt particles which helps conditions such as Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Allergies, COPD/Emphysema, Ear and Sinus infections; it even helps with the common cold and flu. Dry salt therapy also helps to relieve you of stress, anxiety, fatigue, snoring and sleeping problems. If breathing better wasn’t enough it also helps with psoriasis, eczema, and acne because as the salt deposits on open skin areas dry salt particles increase activity of skin ion channels, stimulating cell growth and regeneration. Dry salt particles balance skin pH and auto flora as well as reducing harmful bacteria and inflammation. Salt is AMAZING! Discover it for yourself- breathe better and feel better
1 SESSION IS $10!
An innovation in relaxation!!!
The hydro massage Technology makes it the strongest water massage unit on the market with a touchscreen that offers real-time massage adjustment and multimedia entertainment options..That’s right- you have complete control over your experience in the hydromassage lounger!!! You control the water pressure. You control which body parts are focused on. You get to have complete control over your hydromassage- you will melt away!
A 15 MIN SESSION IS $15
Infrared light (experienced as heat) is the invisible part of the sun’s spectrum with the ability to penetrate human tissue, giving soothing, natural warmth. It is naturally occurring from the sun and is the basis for infared sauna therapy. This sauna’s infrared technology is therapeutic because it is 95-99% efficient at heating the body directly rather than heating the air. It works to raise the core body temperature to produce a deep, detoxifying sweat at the cellular level where the majority of toxins reside. Some of the health benefits of using the sauna are detoxification, relaxation, weight loss, heart health, pain relief, anti-aging, cell health/immunity, and wound healing. Plus it’s a wonderful and healthy way to warm up on these chilly days to come!
A 30 MIN SESSION IS ONLY $30
And of course we still have your favorites!
The newest health and pain management concept in the world! Floating in a super saturated solution of Epsom salt and water frees you from the sensation of gravity, temperature, touch, sight and sound which will conserve and redirect vast amounts of physical and mental energy. Floating also helps to decompress the spine and induce a state of deep relaxation (theta state) that will lower corisol and melt away the tension stored in muscles. Floating is EXTREMELY effective at calming the mind, which greatly accelerates our body’s ability to heal itself from the rigors of modern life. Float therapy works wonders for relaxtion and recovery, can provide relief from chronic pain, boosts creativity, and MUCH MORE! Each float leaves you with a euphoric afterglow that can last for days. Just a few of the conditions known to be improved by floating are as follows: Fibromyalgia, Stress relief, Muscular Pain, Rheumatism, Chronic Pain, Fatigue Fertility, High Blood Pressure, Migraine Headaches, Jet Lag, Anxiety, Insomnia, Back Pain, Depression and so much more. What are you waiting for? Come to Crystal Water Float Spa and get your float on!!!
SPECIAL PRICING FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER ONLY TO CELEBRATE OUR NEW ADDITIONS…
2 FLOATS FOR $70!
TRADITIONAL CHINESE FIRE CUPPING
According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) cupping is a method of creating a vacuum on the client’s skin to dispel stagnation-stagnant blood and lymph, thereby improving qi flow. It is commonly used to treat respiratory diseases such as the common cold and bronchittis. Cupping also is used on the back, neck, shoulders, etc. to help treat pain, deep scar tissue in the muscles and connective tissue, remove muscle knots and toxins, and improves swelling. How is this all done you may ask…Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin. The skin is drawn into the cup by creating a vacuum in the cup placed on the skin over the targeted area. The vacuum can be created by the heating and subsequent cooling of the air in the cup, or via a mechanical pump. Fire cupping involves soaking a cotton ball in 99% alcohol. The cotton is then clampedy by a pair of forceps and lit. In one fluid motion it is placed into the cup, quickly removed, and the cup is placed on the skin. The fire heats the inside of the cup and suction is created by the air cooling down again and contracting. A feeling of warmth and comfort follows. The cup is usually left in place for somewhere between 5 and 15 minutes. Once the cups are removed skin marking is common as is a feeling of complete bliss!
A one hour session is only $45!!!
What our clients say about us
We have been coming to visit for a number of years now and we feel each time gets better than the last. Be it a stay-over or just a day chilling out, we love every moment and you can rest assured we will be back in the near future. From the minute we arrive, throughout the day, if we have treatments, whatever we do it is perfection. Thank You!Shane R.
We had an absolutely brilliant time – too short if anything! Just like to mention that ALL of the staff who we encountered were welcoming, efficient and had really good customer service skills, perhaps you would let management know. See you next time!Deborah C.