Expert Float & Wellness Advice

The Positive Effects of Floating Therapy

Floating therapy, often referred to as floating or float sensory deprivation therapy, involves going into an enclosed float tank and floating in water that’s been mixed with Epsom salts. The solution increases buoyancy, allowing you to float

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Floating Therapy for Athletes

According to Health.com, there are many good ways to help an athlete recover, and one of those ways is floating therapy for athletes. While this is a relatively new recovery method for athletes, studies at Ohio State and other locations have shown

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Hydrogen Peroxide vs. Chlorine, and Which is Best for Floating?

Maintaining a float spa means knowing which type of chemical sanitizer is best for your intended purpose. You want to be able to meet or exceed sanitation requirements, but also create a welcoming environment that is free of the smell of harsh

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The Complete Guide to Floating

A Brief Overview of Floating and Its History Floatation Therapy, also called sensory deprivation or REST (restricted environmental stimulation therapy), is a de-stressing practice in which your body is suspended in a highly concentrated (salty)

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Why Mothers Need to Float, Too

Mothers just might have the most difficult job on Earth. They certainly have a tremendous amount of responsibility; bringing a child into the world, ensuring that their needs are met and raising them well is more than a full-time job. While

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A Beginners Guide to Juice Detox

This article looks at the potential benefits and safety of a juice detox. In addition, you will also get a juicing sample along with the tips to maximize the benefits.

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The Endocannabinoid System | How Cannabis Works

What is the Endocannabinoid System? The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a molecular signaling system that affects virtually every physiological process in the body. The name is derived from two words, endogenous – originating from within the

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Introduction to Cryotherapy

Top Science-Backed Health Benefits of Cryo Cryotherapy is an alternative treatment and preventive practice in which the whole body or a part of it is exposed to an extremely cold temperature in a controlled environment such as a cryotherapy chamber.

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Floating in Love

We recently sat down with Marina Lavochin, a Seattle-based dating coach to get recommendations for building stronger connections, dating, thoughts on Valentine’s Day, and how self-care activities like floating fit in with relationships.  

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Tips to Planning a Float Date

Making plans with that special someone? If you’re thinking of a float date then we have a couple recommendations to get the most out of the experience. We’ve had the opportunity to talk with hundreds of couples on float dates and this is what

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Float

Everyone floats for different reasons since the benefits are so extensive.  Whether you float to relax your mind, soak your sore muscles, or even just to hit the reset button, there are definite ways to help you get the most out of your

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The Floater’s Guide to a Winning Mindset

The Floater’s Guide to a Winning Mindset Visualization is the natural power of our minds to imagine positive paths forward. It’s a process by which we create or recreate experiences in our mind using information stored in our memory. This

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Staying Balanced Through the Holiday Season

December can be one of the hardest months for us to stay balanced, both mentally and physically. Between hearing Christmas music everywhere, the desire to find the perfect gifts for everyone in the family, sugary foods at every turn, and near

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Therapeutic Art Journalling with Artist Susan Elliott

“I lose all track of time when I’m working in my visual journals,” Susan Elliott tells me. In front of us are three of her works, all made from vintage books she finds on her travels. She has taken these books apart and rebound them

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Meditation Practice: Before, During, and After Your Float

You may be interested in the deep restorative benefits of floating, but aren’t sure how to prepare. Perhaps you’re even a little anxious. Here’s how to enhance the calm and invigorating effects starting a few days ahead and extend them long

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Self-Talk Your Way to Happiness

It is an old and well-accepted truth that our perception determines our reality. When we perceive the world to be beautiful, it is; conversely, when we’re dissatisfied with the world around us, it’s often because we’re perceiving things in a

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Meditative Contours: An Interview with Artist Laura Childs

On a bright and sunny August afternoon, LifeFloat team member Colleen Louise Barry sat down with Seattle-based artist Laura Childs to chat about her upcoming art show at LifeFloat and the process behind her dreamy, line-driven work. CLB: How did you

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Why Self Care Isn’t Selfish

An interview with Emily Kasman Floating helps us create space to do nothing. When we float, we allow ourselves to take a break from the worries and stressors of daily life; we get to just be. Eliminating all other sensory pleasures or distractions,

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Decrease Stress and Enhance Your Float with Deep Breathing

Deep Breathing and Floating Help Us Combat Stress It’s no secret that today’s world is a fast-paced and dynamic one; a world that asks us to always be achieving, striving, and competing. A 2017 study on stress in America done by the American

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Compassion Meditation Guide for New Floaters

Understanding Your Busy Mind Default Mode Network (DMN) When our brains are not focused on something specific we can slip into a network of brain areas known as the Default Mode Network, or DMN. This happens about 47% of the time in our day

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Understanding & Optimizing Inflammation

Understanding the role inflammation plays in your body is crucial whether you’re floating to help manage your stress, pain, or health. What is Inflammation? Inflammation is a chemical response to trauma or infection.  It is a very complicated

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