Rooting for Root Vegetables

Easily digestible, food-for-thought from Eat Well Halifax, Nicole Marchand! As the fall and winter approach, we naturally begin to crave foods higher in carbohydrates (sugar). Although this was historically done to help build insulation (extra fat stores) under the skin for protection throughout the winter months, root vegetables are still an excellent addition to our…

What Happens if I Fall Asleep During my Float?

Have you ever floated and caught yourself nodding off, so close to sleeping that your body twitches and startles you? While hypnic jerks are common during the transition of wakefulness and the dreamlike state of floating, bypassing that stage and falling asleep is also common. This prompts many to ask “What happens if I fall…

Tones for Tanks Creator, Joel Waddell

Meet Joel Waddell.  Nestled in Dartmouth, he is an Audio Engineer and Musician in groups such as Rich Aucoin and Beauts, and is the brains and heart responsible for our Tones for Tanks (TM) Solfeggio Frequencies for our floatation therapy tanks.  We wanted to get cozy and get the “WHY?” behind Joel’s drive to create these…

Ayurvedic Tips for Staying Cool This Summer Part One: Food

Ah Summer; Pitta season, or the season that has the most in common with Pitta Dosha at least. Pitta is composed of the elements of fire (primarily) and water (to a lesser degree). It has hot, oily, sharp, light, sour, fluid, and pungent attributes – many of the same qualities we think of to describe…

Frequent Floater Profile: Andrew

Andrew’s float journey began with us in July. It’s always such a nice injection of positivity when he walks through the door so it was natural that we chose to feature him next. Below, Andrew touches on a few key points about floating: allowing time for self care is important, be patient with yourself, and…

Custom Bach Flower Formulas Now Available!

Have you ever used Rescue Remedy? It’s a type of herbal treatment known as flower essences. Bach Flower Essences is a system of 38 flowers meant to balance out negative emotions and transform them into more positive ones.  Bach Flower Essences are very gentle and have no risk of side-effects or interactions with medications.  The…

Transitioning into Fall – The Ayruvedic Approach

Most of us don’t want to face it, but it’s getting colder, we are quickly moving out of Pitta Season and into Vata season. In the Ayurvedic calendar, fall is one of the biggest transition times for our bodies. As our Doshas become aggravated by the external shifts, we become more prone to illness. One…

Seasonal Transition Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese medicine understands how the seasonal changes affect the mind and body through the 5 element and yin-yang theory.   Each season correlates to a different element, different organs and correspond to different stages in the yin-yang cycle. The movement from yin to yang and back again is where life happens. It is irresistible, insistent,…

Why is self-care so hard?

From our Ayruveda and Yoga Specialist, Stephanie K, this really hits home. ——- It is much easier to help others than yourself. It can be hard to put into practice the things you know about healing and being well. But as a healer or highly sensitive person, it becomes more important than ever to do just that,…