Let your troubles float away with pool therapy

Thursday June 16, 2011

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Saunas, steam rooms, therapeutic water jets, relaxing water beds... there are a thousand and one water-based relaxation techniques available at spas and thermal baths.

And here's one more: the flotation pool.

Its aim? To help you achieve deep relaxation by floating in body-temperature water, saturated with mineral salts.

There are many benefits to flotation tanks and pools, mostly related to deep relaxation and the general well-being of the user.

A one-hour session in the flotation pool is equivalent to several hours of sleep, and is a great way to combat jet lag.

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