Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some answers to the questions we receive the most about our floatation therapy services. If we missed anything, please do not hesitate to contact us. We’ll be happy to help!
WHAT IS APPROPRIATE TO WEAR?
We prefer that you wear nothing but your birthday suit. Anything you wear will get very heavy with the salt solution and press against your body, becoming a distraction. Your experience is completely private from beginning to end and there are locks on every treatment room door.
WHAT IF I'M CLAUSTROPHOBIC?
We have had several guests with varying degrees of claustrophobia and each has successfully floated and enjoyed their experience! In addition, you are in control of your environment at all times. You can open the door, leave a light on and play music if desired.
CAN I FLOAT IF I'M PREGNANT?
Yes! The zero-gravity environment is ideal for managing back pain and discomfort during pregnancy. There have also been reports of women having deep levels of connection with their unborn children while floating. Experiences such as hearing the baby’s heartbeat, or feeling the baby move for the first time in early pregnancy are common.
HOW DO YOU CLEAN THE ROOMS?
Our sensory deprivation rooms get an hour deep cleaning between each use. Our automated filtration system employs UV, ozone and a dual filtration system, to filter the water particles down. This is performed three times between each session, ensuring pristine water.
We adhere to an extremely strict set of testing protocols. The water is tested every day for hygiene, specific gravity, pH balancing, sterilization, temperatures. In addition, our specially designed filters are capable of screening the water down to as little as 1 micron (100th the size of a hair).
DO I NEED TO BRING ANYTHING?
If you have longer hair, you may want to bring a comb. Also, something to put your contact lenses into while you’re in the float room. Other than that, we provide everything you need (towels, earplugs, body wash, shampoo and conditioner).
CAN I FLOAT IF I'M MENSTRUATING?
Yes, the benefits of the magnesium are known to ease the symptoms of PMS. However, we just ask that you please use the same sanitary precautions as when swimming in a pool.
CAN I FLOAT IF I JUST DYED MY HAIR?
What happens to your newly dyed hair when you shower at home? Is the water clear? If not, you should probably wait before you float. To clarify, if there is still some color coming out you should wait to float after 7 or more days/showers.
WHAT IF I CAN'T SWIM?
That’s OK. Floating is as easy as taking a bath. You just step in, sit down, and lay back. You can touch the bottom with your hands. There is no skill required, you just let the salty water do the work – you’ll actually float like a cork and it doesn’t matter what shape or size you are.
DOES IT WORK FOR EVERYONE?
No. Floatation therapy is not for everyone. It’s not ‘normal’, but if it connects with you the results are amazing. Like anything it is only a tool, a practiced way to achieve a goal. The closest analogy is that of meditation.
HOW LONG UNTIL I'M GOOD AT FLOATING?
You may need to float a few times before you are able to relax completely, both physically and mentally. Depending on your own journey through life, a float might provide an hour of total physical relaxation. Floating can be a wonderful aid to opening doors into your inner world, gradually allowing access to those deeper levels at which real changes take place.
HOW MANY TIMES DO I NEED TO FLOAT TO FEEL RESULTS?
The benefits of floatation therapy happen even with only one float. However, like any therapy consistent and repeated usage amplifies the results. Expect to go 3 times before you can really notice the feeling and difference that floating can make.