For this discussion of introducing floating successfully to a person with autism, we’re welcoming guest blogger Amanda Maginley, owner of Nepsis Floatation in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Hi there. I’m a mom of two autistic teenagers and started floating them about 5 years ago. I opened my own float Center this year. I’m also trained in behaviour and have worked in our school system as a TA and observer of behaviour.
Floating has improved our lives significantly. It has helped me be a better parent, reducing my stress and helping me function better, and helped my kids with increasing awareness and emotional regulation.
Continue reading Floating and Autism
I mentioned getting ready for my own float challenge two newsletters ago, but just kept getting delayed. Life happens! After a particularly hairy week, I finally took my own advice and just started putting floats on the calendar. I need floating more than ever right now! Continue reading Sara’s float challenge kicks off
I was drifting happily in my first float in a while, and for some reason my thoughts latched on to my float kit. We provide most of what you need at Float: towels, shampoo, soap, combs, Q-tips, and so forth. But there are a couple extras I like to have with me when I float. Continue reading What’s in my float kit
The following is a wonderful discussion of floating and eating disorders, by OlyFloat in Olympia, Washington. I wanted to repost this great resource here in full, in the hope that it could help someone in our community. Continue reading Floating and eating disorders