Is it difficult to float?

Floating is easy and as natural as breathing. The key is to simply let go; the less you do, the better.

Is it possible to drown in the floatation bath if I fall asleep ?

Floating is easy and as natural as breathing. The key is to simply let go; the less you do, the better.

Should I eat before floating ?

Avoid heavy meals and caffeine before floating, as it may interfere with your ability to relax. A light meal or an empty stomach is suggested.

Are there any restriction on who can float ?

You should not float if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs, presently ill, have kidney problems, epilepsy, or have active skin conditions, and/or other severe medical conditions.

What do I wear while floating?

The most effective floatation experience is meant to be had nude. Swimwear is acceptable but may be uncomfortable and distract from the experience.

How long do floatation sessions usually last ?

One hour or longer. The optimal float experience is between 1-3 hours, and we recommend experimenting with different durations to find one that best fits you.

Do's & Dont's

– Avoid shaving on the day of your float, as irritation of the skin may distract from achieving deep relaxation.

– If you have recently spray-tanned, wait one week until floating.

– Remove contact lenses

– It is not suggested to float during menstruation but if one must, pool protocol should be followed.

Is there an age limit to float ?

18+. If you are under 18 years old, you may float with the consent and signed waiver from a parent or legal guardian. Parents can be in the float room with their child or wait in the post-float room.

Can I float if I just dyed my hair?

While there is no guarantee that the salt won’t strip some color from your hair, we recommend that you wait a few days.

Can I float if I'm pregnant ?

Women who are pregnant should consult their physician before floating. Due to the anti-gravity atmosphere in the pod, pregnant women in the later stages of pregnancy (2nd / 3rd trimesters) have found floatation therapy to be one of the most effective natural pain-relief therapies available. Pregnant women have also reported a reduction of erratic movements of the baby inside the womb while in the pod. This is due to a phenomenon called the “mirror effect.” The baby is safe and secure inside the womb, and the mother shares a similar experience in the pod.

 

What effect does the Epsom salt water have on my body ?

According to research done by the creator of isolation pods, Dr. John C. Lilly, using a saturated solution of Epsom salt allows the entire body to float close to the surface of the water. This salt solution removes the effects of gravity on the body and permits the floater to achieve the deepest state of relaxation attainable.

Floating in Epsom salt can also address important mineral deficiencies. Magnesium is the 2nd most abundant element in human cells. An absence of this crucial mineral contributes to heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, joint pain, digestive ailments, chronic fatigue, and stress-related disorders.

What are other researched benefits of magnesium absorption ?

- Improves heart and overall circulatory health

- Improves cellular oxygen utilization

- Reduces frequency of migraines

- Reduces inflammation and relieves muscle cramps

- Gives the skin and hair a renewed glow

- Helps maintain proper calcium balance and regulates electrolytes

- Helps regulate insulin

- Relieves stress and creates feelings of well being

- Flushes toxins and heavy metals from the cells

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