What is a flotation chamber?
Our chambers provide a light and sound free environment containing 12” of solution of water and about 1,000 lbs. of dissolved Epsom salt (magnesium sulfate). The water is heated to skin temperature (about 95 degrees). The participant floats effortlessly with neither sound or light inputs.
What are the benefits of floating?
Can two people float in one tank?
No, it’s intended to be a private experience.
What do I wear while floating?
You don’t wear anything while floating.
Do I shower before using the chamber?
Yes. It’s extremely important to shower before using the tank to help keep it clean. You will also need to shower after to remove the Epsom salt from your skin and hair.
Does it have other names?
Yes: Sensory Deprivation Tank, Float Tank, Flotation tank and Isolation Chamber.
How large is the tank?
It is 4’ wide, 8’ long and 7’ high.
How long does a session last?
Will I float easily?
Yes, it’s impossible to stay underwater due to the buoyancy of the 1000 pounds of Epsom salt. Your eyes, nose and mouth will stay fully exposed.
Can I fall asleep in the tank?
Yes, many people safely fall asleep in the tank. If you were to turn over somehow, the salinity in the eyes would wake you immediately.
What happens if salt gets in my eyes?
We provide a bottle of salt free water to rinse your eyes should you accidentally touch your eyes. It’s important to keep your hands away from your eyes. In addition, earplugs are provided to keep salt out of your ears.
Is anyone unable to use the tank?
People with infectious diseases and those who are epileptic (and not on controlling medication) should avoid using the tank.
Will I feel claustrophobic?
The tank is large enough to stand up in, and you can exit the chamber at any time.
Is there an age limit to float?
If you are under 18 years old, you will need your parent’s permission.
Can pregnant women float?
Yes. Pregnant women have reported a reduction of erratic movements of the baby inside the womb while floating. This may be due to the security felt by the baby while the mother shares a similar experience in the isolation tank.