Hi, I have the opportunity, and I’m taking it, to have an hour in a Sensory Deprivation (float) tank. I’m pretty excited and a bit nervous. I’m not nervous because I feel like I would freak out. It’s just that “trying something new” kind of nervous. I think that I’m really going to like it.
Anyone have experience in a float tank?
I would love to try one. With the way my brain works during normal stimulus times I’m pretty sure I’d trip.
Two members of my family have done it and found it quite interesting/relaxing.
I’m kind of afraid that I might just fall asleep and miss the whole thing.
I’ve totally done that mediating. Work out some kind of internal watchdog. Having not done it I don’t know if you can tell though?
August 11, 2021, 8:45pm
me too. would be great to try. adding to my bucket list.
adding to my bucket list
Mark, I googled this for you:
Your First Float - Just Float, The World’s Largest Float Therapy Center
Your first time is $60. Another thing I’m afraid of is that I will like it too much and want to make it a regular thing.
My ADHD brain can’t comprehend the appeal. Nothing to do? Nothing to look at or listen to? For a whole HOUR? Eeeek!
No, not nothing to do. Go anywhere your mind wants to take you. Probably super beneficial for non neurotypicals if properly prepared.
August 11, 2021, 9:27pm
Can you bring your phone? Seems like a great opportunity to catch up on Facebook.
August 11, 2021, 9:37pm
Dang, within drivable distance and not overly expensive.
I really have no excuse now.
August 11, 2021, 10:11pm
I can’t stand to be touched. Not a germ thing, an Asperger’s thing. Can’t count the number of massage gift certificates that friends thought would be funny to give me. I can’t say for sure whether a sensory deprivation tank would be heaven or would I just imagine hands coming out of the darkness. Yeah, and new things also make me highly uncomfortable.
I have always wanted to try this! Please report back.
August 12, 2021, 12:08am
My only experience is second hand from watching the movie Altered States.
August 12, 2021, 12:20am
I am so with you on this. I can’t begin to imagine how anyone could willingly subject themselves to a massage.
It’s one of the standard “perks” where I work. You get points supposedly redeemable for this torture.
August 12, 2021, 12:42am
This is pretty much the opposite.
you feel nothing, see nothing, hear nothing. The water and air are supposed to be skin temperature so you don’t even feel that.
August 12, 2021, 1:07am
If I can imagine a monster under the bed it’s pretty easy to imagine hands coming from out of the darkness.
August 12, 2021, 1:19am
Getting a massage is one of my FAVORITE things!!