Get discounted floats while Slí Beatha Float House is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 – help support local medical workers and keep us afloat.

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We are temporarily closed, but if you purchase our discounted floats or gift vouchers for 23% Off (€49) –
Slí Beatha Float House will donate a free float to medical workers for every float purchased until the end of April.

Slí Beatha Float House raised the standard for floating in Ireland when bringing a dedicated stand-alone float center (Float House Ireland) to Naas, Co. Kildare in 2016 with 3 modern float tanks. We’ve also recently expanded to Dublin with a one float tank facility in the SBG D24 gym in Tallaght.

Over the past three and a half years, thousands of people have floated in Float House Ireland. People have used floating to meditate and to problem solve, to de-stress, manage anxiety & depression, to help with sleep problems, alleviate jet lag, recover from injuries & sports training, to help chronic pain, and even help with habits and addictions.

What is Floatation Therapy?

Floating for one hour will help to lower levels of stress, anxiety and increase feelings of relaxation and wellbeing.

90% of our central nervous system’s workload is related to gravity, light, sound and touch. While in the float tank the water is heated to 35.5 degrees – this is skin-receptor neutral, which means you lose track of where your body ends and the water begins.

It turns out that when you’re not fighting gravity or constantly taking in information your body has a lot of extra resources at its disposal.

Your mind is free to mull things over without distraction, your brain pumps out dopamine and endorphins, and your body gets to rest, de-stress and heal.

Our purpose is to provide you with a clean, relaxed and tranquil environment so as to facilitate you with the ultimate Floatation experience and help you with your personal growth.

For some, floatation therapy provides the ultimate in relaxation and recovery; others turn to floating to boost creativity and visualization; for everyone, floating offers a welcomed rest from the hustle and bustle of the modern-day world.

Whatever reason you have for Floating we want to provide a top quality space for you so that you can perform at your best!

• Floatation Therapy is a unique and powerful tool that is highly effective at combating chronic stress and its associated conditions. Floating is also highly enjoyable and creates profound experiences of relaxation and wellbeing.

Floating combines the sensation of weightlessness with an experience known technically as Restricted Environment Stimulation Therapy (REST). Over 1,000 pounds of Epsom Salts (Magnesium Sulphate) are dissolved into a pool with water that is maintained at human skin temperature. This super-saturated Epsom Salt solution creates a hyper-buoyant environment where users naturally float on the surface without any effort.

The effortless floatation frees the user from the effects of gravity, facilitating a deep relaxation of the body and a state of meditative calm within the mind.

From a health perspective, meditation has been shown to reduce blood pressure, calm the nervous system and increase alpha wave patterns in the brain. Recent studies suggest that it dramatically improves the immune system by reducing anxiety, worry and stress.

“I’ve come to realize that when the mind and body are relaxed and absent of chronic stress, it has an amazing ability to heal itself.”

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Research

Dr. Justin Feinstein is leading today’s research on Floatation therapy. For more information visit http://www.laureateinstitute.org/justin-feinstein.html

Another great website is https://www.clinicalfloatation.com/. The official site dedicated to the medical use of clinical floatation therapy. This website provides an overview of an emerging new technology known as Floatation-REST (Reduced Environmental Stimulation Therapy) that appears to powerfully counter the deleterious effects of stress in modern life.

Published peer reviewed papers, presentations and news related to Clinical Floatation to assist researchers and clinicians in all disciplines

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What is Floatation Therapy?

Benefits

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Physical

During flotation, there’s an increase in full body circulation. Oxygen is delivered to cells with greater efficiency, and the brain is better able to function. The act of floating encourages the body to relax and allows its systems to function unimpeded.

Physical benefits of floatation include:

  • Decreases the production of cortisol, ACTH, lactic acid and adrenaline
  • Increases production of endorphins
  • It is an incredible way to absorb magnesium and sulphate with the epsom salts which is excellant for a range of physical benefits.
  • Speeds up rehabilitation and recovery
  • Relieves pain (arthritis, migraines, injuries and so on)
  • Boosts immune function
  • Improves circulation and distribution of oxygen and nutrients
  • Reduces blood pressure, pulse, heart rate and oxygen consumption
  • Improves athletic performance
  • Many Professional athletes are incorporating regular floating into their routines, whether it be for the physical benefits, to sharpen their mental game, or both!

Simply put, floating calms our overly stimulated systems and restores the body’s chemical and metabolic balance.

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Mental

Research consistently demonstrates that Floatation therapy has a significant impact on mood enhancement. Suggested reasons for this increased level of happiness include elevated levels of dopamine and endorphins, through to the deep meditative state achieved during floatation therapy. -

Floatation therapy can help with a host of mental health issues such as anxiety, PTSD, ADD, and ADHD. Floating in the dark is a profoundly serene experience.

Conditions like anxiety, depression & ADHD respond to the process of calming the mind. With no sensory input the continuous flow of pointless negative thoughts slows right down. For once, you can be in touch with your true self.

Floating benefits the mind:

  • Increases creativity and problem solving ability
  • Heightens visualisation
  • Creates mental clarity, alertness
  • Facilitates freedom from habits, phobias and addictions
  • Studies also show that flotation therapy decreases stress hormones such as cortisol.
  • Other benefits include reduction in arthritis, balancing of the left and right brain, regulation of sleeping patterns and detoxification.
Benefits

The Float

  • Don’t shave or wax before floating
  • Eat a small meal 11/2 hours prior to your session
  • Remove your contacts
  • Don’t drink caffeine before floating

Arrive and check in

You don’t need to bring anything but yourself. We’ll cover the basics together and answer your questions.

the-float

Have some complimentary tea with us if you’d like and float on.

The Float

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Buy 1, Donate 1

We are temporarily closed, but if you purchase our discounted floats or gift vouchers for 23% Off (€49) –
Slí Beatha Float House will donate a free float to medical workers for every float purchased until the end of April.

Please note these are not gift vouchers. Gift vouchers can be purchased by clicking here.

1 Float
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1 x 1 Hour Float

3 Floats (Shareable)
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€147
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3 x 1 Hour Floats

10 Floats (Shareable)
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Membership Package **

€49 per month

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  • €49 per month for a minimum 3-month contract
  • 1 x 60 minute float session per month in any tank
  • Additional single floats for only €49 incl. gift vouchers
  • Bring a friend to float for only €49
  • FREE float on your birthday
  • 💧 Float 4 times in one month get a FREE FLOAT
  • Plus random additional perks for members along the way
  • 1 x 60 minute Salt Cave session per month
  • Bring a friend for FREE for a Salt Cave session

** Contract will automatically renew after three months. Please notify us 10 days before automatic renewal if you wish to cancel membership.

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Gift Vouchers will be emailed out to your email address for you to print out. Vouchers can be used in any of our facilities in Naas or Dublin 24.

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1 Float
SALE!
€49
1 x 1 Hour Float

3 Floats
SALE!
€147
3 x 1 Hour Floats

10 Floats
SALE!
€499
10 x 1 Hour Floats

Gift Vouchers

Frequently Asked Questions

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Do I get dehydrated from soaking for so long?

No – your skin doesn’t even prune up. You do absorb a lot of magnesium from the Epsom salt which has oodles of benefits.

Is this new-agey mumbo jumbo?

The first flotation tank was developed in 1954 by the American neurophysiologist Professor Dr. John C. Lilly while working at the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) in Maryland.USA.
In 1982, International REST Investigators Society (IRIS) was founded in order to give the increased number of REST researchers a platform to share their research findings. For several years float tanks were solely used by researchers in university laboratories or by private individuals.

In 1983 floating increased in popularity as more became known about it’s effects. Today, flotation therapy is a rapidly growing trend around the world

I’m pregnant. Can I float?

Absolutely! There will be a womb within a womb! Floating can relieve a lot of the aches and pains caused by pregnancy. If you are in your third trimester, or have any concerns, please consult with your physician before coming in.

Do I need to prepare in any way?

Don’t drink coffee for several hours beforehand (it can make your system jittery). Also, don’t shave or wax since the salt water can irritate your skin. Eating a light meal about an hour to 90 minutes ahead of time stops your stomach from sounding like an angry monster while you float. Other than that, there’s no specific preparation needed.

What do I wear in the tanks?

We recommend that you don’t wear anything so that you can feel truly free and so you are not distracted by your clothing. However we completely understand this can be daunting the first time, so you can wear a costume if you like. You have your own private room to do as you please. –

How many times should I float?

The more regularly you float the better. Just like any activity, the more you practice the better you become, and the more cumulative effects you will see.

it really depends on the individual

How will I know when my time is finished?

At the beginning of your session there is 10 minutes of music to allow you to relax and then a golden silence for 45mins. In the last five minutes the music will fade back in to ease you back to out of your float.

How are the tanks kept clean?

The high saline content of the floatation environment ensures that nothing harmful can survive within the tank. The water within the tank is automatically filtered between each customer (and 24-hours a day when not in use). The water is filtered through a 1 micron pool filter (that’s 1/100th the diameter of a human hair!) and is sanitized with a small amount of disinfectant and UV light. – See more at: https://floatworks.com/faq#sthash.o00gJmRQ.dpuf

Can I drown if I fall asleep?

No. Some people fall asleep, but the water is so buoyant that you stay afloat.

What if I’m claustrophobic?

Our i-sopod is a revolutionary float pod packed with superior features and technologies. It is 8ft 6″ long by 5ft 6″ wide with lots of space to manoeuvre around, you can get in and out whenever you like. You control the opening of the pod and even the light, to ensure your experience is right for you.
People worried about claustrophobia consistently report no problems with floating. You’re always in control of your environment and can get out at any time.

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We are located in Naas Town Centre. Address: Unit 33 Naas Town Centre, Dublin Road, Naas, Co. Kildare, W91 AH02.

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