Being able to relax in an 8 foot by 11 foot tank of water in the darkness with no sound is not an easy task, especially for people afraid of water and small spaces. Here are five tips I use in order to help me relax and feel at one with the water in floatation tanks.
The image of water is commonly used in meditation as a symbol of the infinite flow that moves through blockages and unlocks inner peace and healing. What better way to access this flow then by turning visualization into reality and meditating in water, rejuvenating the mind, body and spirit in the process? Meditating in water can enhance the power of a meditation—reverberating a mantra’s sound current inside a human body of water, calming the overactive mind, and encouraging a feeling of non-attachment and weightlessness.
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Learn the practice of keening, a form of crying and wailing, to release sorrow and explore the emotions of loss and grief.
- Let baby lead the way
- Birthing is not a service for women, mothers design the births
- Natural birth takes time
- Design your birth experience
- Give space for the water to do the work
- Water the equalizer