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Go Find Nirvana at Brooklyn’s First Sensory Deprivation Center
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Go Find Nirvana at Brooklyn’s First Sensory Deprivation Center

October 6, 2020October 6, 2020

Created By Brooklyn Magazine Floating in a dark, silent little pod full of water and 1000 pounds of Epsom salt could become your new favorite way of escaping the stresses of city life. Lift Next Level Floats, Brooklyn’s first sensory deprivation center, has recently opened in Carroll Gardens, offering a sci-fi-esque form of therapy that promises to cure...

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How floating naked may offer relief from pain, stress
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How floating naked may offer relief from pain, stress

October 6, 2020October 6, 2020

Created By Fox news Forty-eight-year-old Christine Jagde thought she had tried everything to relieve her debilitating migraines, until she stumbled upon a simple holistic therapy: floating in a tank. “When I walked out of the float the first time, I felt relaxed, my headache felt better, and I thought, ‘OK this is something that I...

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Lose your senses: Float tanks promise unique stress relief
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Lose your senses: Float tanks promise unique stress relief

October 6, 2020November 16, 2020

Created By PIX CARROLL GARDENS, Brooklyn — Naked and wet in the dark. It might sound horrifying to some, but my experience inside the sensory deprivation pod at LIFT in Carroll Gardens was one of the most peaceful, rejuvenating experiences of my life. Just make sure you’re not scared of being alone with your own...

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Five Reasons to Float In a Sensory Deprivation Tank
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Five Reasons to Float In a Sensory Deprivation Tank

October 6, 2020October 6, 2020

Created By Bazaar GETTY IMAGES There’s beauty in the habitual activity of everyday life, but every now and then, I like to challenge myself to break away from routine and get out of my comfort zone. That’s why I’ve ridden, paralyzed with fear, in hot air balloons, become a solo global traveler, planned a New Year’s Eve trip to an...

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Is sensory deprivation the key to relaxation? My test in a float tank
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Is sensory deprivation the key to relaxation? My test in a float tank

October 6, 2020October 6, 2020

Created By Today A few months ago, a mysterious new business opened in my neighborhood: a “flotation therapy center” offering one-hour sessions in sensory deprivation tanks. “Aren’t you curious?” beckoned the sandwich board from the sidewalk, as did the eerie blue light that glowed from the second-story windows. Are float tanks the fast track to mental...

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What It’s Really Like to Float in a Sensory-Deprivation Tank
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What It’s Really Like to Float in a Sensory-Deprivation Tank

October 6, 2020October 6, 2020

Created By Glamour When my acupuncturist, Justine Wenger (you might remember her from my account of what it’s like to get facial acupuncture), first told me about Lift/Next Level Floats, a spa in Brooklyn where you float in dark, gravity-free water tanks filled with 1,000 pounds of Epsom salt, I was…feeling a lot of feelings. But she said floating...

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Suffer from anxiety? Try a sensory deprivation tank
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Suffer from anxiety? Try a sensory deprivation tank

October 6, 2020October 6, 2020

Created By The Guardian Developed in the 1950s by a psychologist interested in hallucinogenic drugs, sensory deprivation tanks are now back in vogue When was the last time you really stopped running around and just stood still? At a time when work, endless emails and a million distractions vie for our attention, the idea of...

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