Frequently Asked Questions
1. Who should float?
Anyone who would like to:
- improve memory
- improve sleep patterns
- accelerate muscle recovery from a gym workout
- destress and relax
- improve skin and hair
- pain relief
- relieve muscle aches
2. Who should not float?
If you are epileptic or have had an upset stomach in the last 72 hours. Contact us for further clarification.
3. 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.
4. How does one float?
The recommended way is to float with your arms by your side with no clothing, or in loose swim wear.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Can I float if I am claustrophobic?
Yes. You can have the door to the tank open, soft lights on and music playing. You are in full control of your session.
8. 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 7 days depending on the individual.
9. Is there evidence to prove floatation’s benefits?
Yes. 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. Click on our 'Research' page and follow our Facebook page for more information on these studies.