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What is Floatation Hydrotherapy?

 

The Ubuntu Wellness Centre is one of the very few places in South Africa to offer a completely focused floatation hydrotherapy environment. It is also called sensory isolation or R.E.S.T (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique).

A unique relaxation environment that assists with alleviating anxiety, fears, habits and addictions. An hour floatation equals 4 hours deep sleep. It is beneficial in reducing jet-leg, anxiety, depression and more. The tank is filled with water and Epsom Salts or Magnesium Sulphate at body temperature. Over 200 kg salt is added which allows you to float without trying to stay afloat. 

 

 

Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Lowers chances of certain cancers

Manages diabetes by reducing AC1 levels

Metabolism benefits

Reduce pain and anxiety
Improve sleep 
Optimise Immune Health

Experience Tranquility at our wellness spa. 

Conveniently located behind Mount Nelson Hotel. We invite you to come and allow your body to become weightless and enjoy relieved skeletal tension benefits which promote mental relaxation. 

Ubuntu wellness is one of Africa’s only floatation hydrotherapy centres. 

Our floatation pods, masterfully designed to achieve what was once impossible are positioned 20m west of the Ubuntu Tree

Ubuntu Float F.A.Q

Floatation hydrotherapy is a zero-gravity environment that allows the mind and body to completely let go, relax, and reset. We use about 450kg of Epsom Salts to get you buoyant and floating in the water making you feel like you’re floating on air. This requires a person to float on their back in a 10inch(25cm) solution of water and Epsom salt. The warm salt water solution is kept at a very high density so that the user will float effortlessly on top of the water. This experience is usually described as a feeling of weightlessness.

Floatation therapy is the suspension of a person in a tank of warm salt water, typically in the dark, with limited sensory stimulation. It has been used as a treatment for muscular and psychological tension.

Our tanks are designed with the user in mind. You can float with the top. open or closed and we use the tallest possible floater whereby even the tallest person can still sit up in the tank without hitting his head.

Yes, you can definitely purchase a voucher as a gift for someone else. To ensure that the voucher is properly personalized, please provide us with the name of the person you are making the purchase for to support@ubuntuwellness after the purchase. This will allow us to print the name on the voucher so that it can be easily redeemed by the recipient.

Yes, pregnant women may use float tanks. Floating while pregnant allows you to escape the added weight of pregnancy by taking the strain off the body and spine (and feet!). It promotes excellent sleep, a lovely sense of well being, and can help with all the aches and pains normally associated with pregnancy.

Yes, pregnant women may use float tanks. Floating while pregnant allows you to escape the added weight of pregnancy by taking the strain off the body and spine (and feet!). It promotes excellent sleep, a lovely sense of well being, and can help with all the aches and pains normally associated with pregnancy.

Vouchers generally expire after a certain period of time, usually 90 days from the date of purchase. If the voucher is not used within this time frame, it can be renewed upon request.

Users are required to shower and shampoo before and after floating in order to maintain a hygienic solution and remove salt from the body when they exit. The tanks are kept clean using hydrogen peroxide to maintain PH level. The water filters hourly for 15mins. Ozone generators are also used periodically to ensure extra cleanliness.

The main benefit of using a sensory deprivation tank is to ease mental anxiety and muscle tension. Due to how buoyant the Epsom salt and water solution is, you can fully relax all of your muscles when floating. This is similar to experiencing zero gravity.

Towels, soap, shampoo, conditioner, and ear plugs (to help keep salt out of the ear canal) are supplied at each session. 

If you are having trouble reaching our support team, please try using our online contact form or send us an email to [Insert Contact Email]. Our team will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

The floatation pod room is equipped with underwater speakers to play relaxation music or instructional meditation audio recordings upon request and/or if a CD or audio is supplied. In addition wellness sound journeys can be requested for your session in advance when booking

Yes, the voucher can be used at any time that is convenient for the recipient, subject to availability.

Yes, our float and massage rooms is designed for maximum comfort and privacy. This room is equipped with shower and toilet facilities, providing a convenient and tranquil experience. 

 

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