Float Pods: Welcome To The Future

Relax for one hour without any interruptions while you relieve pain, heal faster, de-stress, and improve sleep with no effort!
1,000 pounds of Epsom salt in 180 gallons of water creates a 30% salt solution. An environment even saltier than the dead sea! This allows the human body to float effortlessly on top of about 10 inches of water, free from the pressure of gravity. This anti-gravity environment makes you feel like you are floating in the air! The sensation is truly unique and deeply relaxing. It’s even safe to fall asleep. In the pod, the spine naturally elongates and straightens, and the body and brain undergo the same regeneration process that transpires during sleep-leaving you feeling relaxed, rebalanced, and revitalized!

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Health Benefits of Float Pods

Sensory Deprivation

Choose to float in complete darkness and silence to experience sensory deprivation. The water is even heated to skin temperature, nearly eliminating all sensations. Sensory deprivation allows your mind and body to enter the most relaxed state they can be in while you’re awake. In the pod, your brain waves will change from alpha and beta waves— which dominate throughout the day— to theta waves. Naturally you experience the theta state on the cusp of falling asleep, right after waking up or during the deepest level of meditation. The theta state allows us to access deeper levels of creativity and higher-level problem solving. It is the border between the conscious and the subconscious mind. A state of deep relaxation and healing.

Improve Mental Health and Function

Total lack of external stimuli and stressors will help your brain relax and function at it’s greatest capacity. Floating improves mental clarity and alertness, increases creativity and problem solving abilities, and accelerates learning.

Alleviate Pain and Inflammation

Epsom salt has been used for hundreds of years to alleviate aches and pains. Epsom salt is a strong anti-inflammatory that will aid in the relaxation of muscles and relieve pain from arthritis, migraines, injuries, workouts, etc.

In this unique anti-gravity state all weight and tension can be dropped. There are no pressure points on the body, which can provide up to 100% pain relief. The spine naturally elongates and straightens, and the body undergoes the same regeneration process that transpires during sleep.

Float pods have seen success easing chronic pains such as neck and back pain, and help with spinal misalignment issues. Float pods have even been shown to ease the pain from such conditions as arthritis and fibromyalgia, conditions with few natural treatment options. This alleviation in conjunction with the healing of massage and exercise can lead to prolonged periods of relief from pain.

Quicken Recovery

Bodies physically rest and recover more quickly in a float pod- up to four times faster, in fact! This means you can train harder and reap the benefits of faster recovery times. The high concentration of Epsom salt draws out toxins and lactic acid from work outs, speeding up recovery time and allowing athletes to push themselves further, faster. This is especially in conjunction with infrared sauna use.

The float pod environment has also been shown to expedite the healing of broken bones and sprained joints, sometimes healing twice as fast as without floatation therapy.

Stress Reduction

Floating melts away stress by decreasing the primary stress hormone, cortisol, within the body. This leaves us feeling refreshed and serene after the float.

Lack of external stimuli is extremely rare in modern society. In the floatation environment, without the hustle and bustle of the world imposing itself, people experience a profound calmness of mind. This vacation away from the world allows for stress management and offers the psychological benefits of inner peace.

This means that for anyone with stress induced or related diseases, such as hypertension, ulcers, heart disease, and many others, the flotation tank offers a mental solution to the physical symptom, and goes after the problem at its source. By combating the stress, which is at the root of these issues, flotation tanks help to heal the body and the mind. Even more abstract mental issues, such as depression, psychological issues, even PTSD, have been shown to be alleviated in the tank environment due to shifts in brain chemistry. It may also help facilitate freedom from habits, phobias and addictions.

Improve Circulation, Blood Pressure, and Heart Health

The near-weightless environment of floating allows for the muscles and joints of the body to relax, increasing blood flow and circulation.

This helps decrease blood pressure, protects the elasticity of arteries, prevents blood clots, and reduces the risk of heart disease and heart attack. The increase in circulation also increases the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the cells throughout the body. Leaving you feeling replenished and energized.

Healing Properties of Epsom Salt

Epsom salts aid in joint pain, ease stress, and naturally relax the body. Despite the name, Epsom salts are actually a naturally occurring pure mineral compound of magnesium sulfate- which is absorbed readily through the skin- making a float the perfect way to uptake these essential minerals!

Nearly 70% of Americans do not get the daily recommendation of magnesium. Magnesium helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps heart rhythm steady, supports a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It also helps regulate blood sugar level, increases the effectiveness of insulin in the body, promotes normal blood pressure, and is known to be involved in energy metabolism and protein synthesis. Now getting your daily dose of magnesium is a whole lot easier!

Sulfur, the second component in Epsom salt, improves the absorption of nutrients, and naturally detoxes the body by flushing toxins and heavy metals from the cells. This eases muscle pain and helps the body eliminate harmful waste. It can then perform optimally so you feel your best!

Increased Immune System Functioning

The low-impact environment gives your body time to rest and recuperate, and gives your immune system the opportunity to shift into a higher gear, strengthening your body’s immune response.

Skin, Hair, and Nail Health

Epsom salts naturally exfoliate your skin, and strengthen your hair and nails. This leaves you looking and feeling younger!

Increased Reaction Time and Sensory Acuity

The sensory deprivation of the flotation tank environment has been shown to heighten the senses post-float and even lead to increased sensory acuity for days following.

Sleep Schedule Maintenance

Float pods have seen much success as an aid to those with insomnia or other sleep disorders. The sensory deprivation allows the brain a natural calm-down period, aiding those who have trouble entering this period naturally. Floating can even be used to alleviate feelings of “jet-lag” caused by changes in time zones or reset sleep schedules for those needing to do so to maintain a healthy level of sleep.

Get to Know Yourself

Floating helps you get down to the core of what makes you, you. It is a personal experience, so it’s different for everyone. Inside the tank you are alone with yourself. Eliminating all outside stimuli, and the weight of life in general, allows your brain to process things like never before and you truly get to know yourself. Inside the tank you are able to conquer things that normally weigh you down—even things you may not realize are a factor. Relaxation on this level helps put everything into a different perspective. Floating will truly change your life—helping you grow into the best version of yourself. All you have to do is let it.

Feelings of Euphoria

Floating also offers a natural increase in dopamine and other neurotransmitters, which create feelings of euphoria and aid mental relaxation. This has both the subjective benefits of a feeling of well-being, and the mental benefits of a more balanced brain chemistry.

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Pre-Float Instructions

  • Do not consume caffeine or nicotine for at least 4 hours prior to floating.
  • Eat a small meal 90 minutes prior to floating (just so you are content, not starving and not stuffed).
  • Do not float for at least 3 washes after dying/coloring hair (wait until the water in your shower runs totally clear), same for self-tanning products. We do not know if it will strip the color from your hair or skin, so it is best not to do it too soon.
  • Do not get a massage that uses oils right before floating. It is too difficult to remove all of the oils in a quick shower before your float.
  • For your first float get here 15 minutes early so we can give you the run down on everything.
  • Prepare your mind for the float: expect complete relaxation, quietness, and darkness, unless you choose to customize your float.
  • For a 60 minute float, set aside at least 1.5 hours for your appointment.
  • Do not shave/wax/exfoliate the day of your float; the salt may irritate those areas.

More Information

Other Ways to Float:
Choose to customize your float by listening to music off your own device or with one of the various color therapy lights. Claustrophobic? No problem! Just float with the pod door lifted open.

Regardless of floating style everyone will experience the benefits of floating right away! However, it is important to remember that floating is a process and it is different for everyone. Some people experience more benefits faster than others. It may take up to three floats to get used to the environment and idea of floating, but once you do the benefits are endless!

Remember:
As with any therapy, with regular use benefits are enhanced. Stress, tension and pain have formed over time and will take some time to experience the greatest relief.
Thankfully, floating is a relaxing, fun, and effortless way to do so!

Float therapy offers relief and benefits which are cumulative—they build on themselves with each subsequent session. We like to say “the more you float, the better it gets”, as floats themselves deepen beyond the first session. Though flotation is an “effortless” therapy, the body and mind actually learn how to relax into the float with each session.

For these reasons, we encourage guests to return to floating more than once, and to receive sessions on a regular basis to maintain their benefits.

What To Bring

  • We supply shampoo, conditioner, body wash, towels, earplugs, Vaseline (to protect cuts), and a blow dryer.
  • If you wear contacts, you may want to bring a case and solution.
  • A brush, if you have long hair.
  • Any hair products, make-up, make-up remover, deodorant, etc. needed for getting ready after your float

    When To Cancel

    • If you have large open skin wounds, infectious/contagious diseases.
    • Menstrual cycle.
    • Yeast infection.
    • Or any other serious medical condition.
    • Consult your physician before floating if you are currently under physician care for any condition

    If you are unsure it is always best to get it cleared in writing by a doctor first. We want floating to be a safe, sanitary, and beneficial experience for everyone who floats!
    Cancel within 24 hours to avoid charges.
    Those under the use of drugs or alcohol are not permitted to float.

    Float Pod Pricing

    First Float Special: $55
    One Float: $65
    Three Floats: $180
    Six Floats: $330
    Extra 30 Minutes: $25

    NOTE: Float pod sessions are sixty (60) minutes
    *Packages Valid One Year From Purchase Date