Frequently Asked Questions
Who should float?
Anyone who would like to:
- improve memory
- improve sleep patterns
- accelerate muscle recovery from a gym workout
- de-stress and relax
- improve skin and hair
- pain relief
- relieve muscle aches
How do I prepare for a float?
Ensure you have not waxed or shaved in the last 24 hours, or dyed your hair in the last 3 days. Have a light meal 2 hours prior and avoid caffeine 4 hours prior to your float.
How should I float?
The recommended way is to float on your back with your arms by your side.
Is it hygienic?
Yes. The Epsom salt in the tank is a natural antibacterial disinfectant. In addition, the Epsom solution is passed through a purification filter for 15 minutes before and after each float session, and hourly when the tank is not in use.
Can I float if I am pregnant?
Yes. Floating relieves pressure from your back, joints and organs from the extra weight. Seek medical clearance and further clarification from your doctor.
Can I float if I am afraid of the dark?
Yes. You can have the door to the tank open, soft lights on and music playing. You are in full control of your session.
How often should I float?
Regularly and according to your preference and needs. Studies recommend an initial six consecutive week program of one hour float sessions for new users. The effects of a float session can last between 2 and 5 days depending on the individual.
Is there evidence to prove the benefits of floating?
There are numerous scientific studies that have provided evidence of the benefits of floatation in test subjects. These benefits range from a positive effect on sleep, stress, pain, cardiovascular and respiratory function as well as creativity and learning capabilities. Follow our Facebook page for more information.