We’re excited to have Richard Bonk join us this week! Richard started floating through his work with Tom Fine where they began float research many years ago. Through a practice of floating and transcendental meditation (TM), Richard began to explore “alternate waking states” that felt at times like lucid dreams or out-of-body experiences while in an alert, awake state.
Richard talks about the technique he uses, and how floating enhances that experience. He hopes to create a way for others to follow this process, and would love to create a research project to map out the experiences of the brain during this alternate waking state.
This week Dylan had some adventures with his out-of-warranty float tank and the thought process and importance of troubleshooting equipment, not just as an owner, but also for the staff.
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Alternative Waking States Induction Method: Richard Bonk