What Do I Need To Know Before My First Float?

Are float tanks clean?

all users should shower prior to entering the tank.

the entire salt water solution must be filtered 3 times between float sessions.

tanks are disinfected by using a combination of ultraviolet light and bromine or chlorine depending on the tank design.

regular physical cleaning of the tank’s interior surfaces..

Can I float on my period?

Yes, you can float while menstruating. Just treat it like going to a swimming pool while on your period. Pro tip: if you happen to be using a tampon, consider coating the string with petroleum jelly (provided in the room) to prevent salt water from wicking into the tampon.

What should I expect in a float session?

When begin your floatation therapy session, you’ll enter a clean and serene environment that eliminates all external stimuli. The Epsom salt solution (1,000 pounds of magnesium sulfate mixed into water) makes your body extremely buoyant, and the water is kept at 94 degrees, mimicking the temperature of your skin.

Can you pee in a float tank?

Being in a tank with complete sensory deprivation means hyper body awareness. I like to have a very light meal or nothing at all before a float so my mind isn’t drawn to focus on my digestive system. And avoiding liquids is pretty cut and dry – you can’t pee in the tank! (Seriously, don’t pee in the tank.)

Do you wear a bathing suit in a float tank?

Do I wear a bathing suit? You will have complete privacy in the room (equipped with the pod and a shower) so a bathing suit is not necessary and may even take away from the float experience. The less sensation you have on your body, the easier it will be to enter deep relaxation.

Can you sleep in a float tank?

And for obvious reasons, stomach sleeping won’t work when you’re floating in water. The concentrated Epsom salts in the tank make you so buoyant that there’s no danger you’ll accidentally roll over in your sleep.

Should you eat before a float?

Don’t shave or wax on the day of the float as the mineral laced solution that helps you float can irritate tender skin. Eat only a light meal before your float session as a large meal just before you float can cause noisy distractions. Avoid stimulants such as caffeine and alcohol on the day of your session.

What do you wear to float?

Since it is a private experience, most people don’t wear any clothing. You’ll have the room to yourself and be required to shower before and after. Anything you wear will press against your body, becoming a distraction.

What do I need for a float tank?

You only need to bring yourself, a hair tie and any of your personal toiletries/make-up/hairbrush that you may need for after your session. If you have come straight from work or physical exercise you might want to bring a fresh change of clothes for afterwards. We provide one towel, body products & earplugs.