Have you ever felt truly, and absolutely, weightless? When staying afloat takes no effort at all, to the point that you begin to lose any sense of your own body? If you’ve visited the Dead Sea, then these feelings might be familiar. But add total darkness, silence and stillness into the equation and things start to get a little more… interesting. This is what it was like trying floatation therapy for the first time.
Recently, floatation tanks, also known as sensory deprivation tanks or isolation tanks, have popped up all over Melbourne offering busy Melburnians a chance to escape from the world and enter a dream-like state of weightlessness. Who knew that an alien-like pod filled with warm water and Epsom salt can be so soothing? Here’s a rundown of the best float therapy joints around Melbourne.