About a year ago – maybe less – is the first time that I was introduced to floating. Or, float therapy – as some call it. It’s a specialty wellness experience offered at Cloud 9 in Jamaica Plain (about 10 min south of the downtown Boston). Floating (also known as sensory deprivation therapy) is where you immerse yourself into a 200-gallon pod that’s filled with about 800-1,000 pounds (!!) of salt, on average.
I want to preface this post by saying that this is an open letter to myself, my friends, my supporters, haters (if I’ve got ’em!), the universe – everyone. This letter is raw, emotional and 100% authentic. I appreciate your support in advance, as I’m sure you know, one of the most difficult things in life is to be vulnerable and let your walls down. What you’re about to read is me doing just that. And while it may seem a bit disjointed at times, I recorded the thoughts as they came to me in order to maintain their integrity and to capture the emotion that I was feeling as I was writing…
I hate tea. Always have. But I so desperately want to like it. I’ve tried so many times. I’ve tried all the styles – green, black, herbal. All the flavors – from fruits to flowers. Cold. Hot. You name it, I’ve tried it.
In a sea of spin bikes, Sweat Fixx is standing alone. Using rowers to guide the workout, Elise Caira’s studio in Wakefield, is offering Bostonians’ a new way to sweat.
One of the hardest things to do in life, is listen to your instincts. Especially when your head or your heart is pulling you in the opposite direction. So, what do you do?