Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Updates:

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πŸ’™Our operating hours will be limited to start and will reflect on our online booking scheduler
πŸ’™All customers (even if you've been with us before) must sign our new waiver which will be emailed to you once you book your first appointment back with us
πŸ’™We have a touch free hand sanitizer on our front desk and will ask that you use it or wash your hands at entry
πŸ’™We have extended our time blocks for 60-min floats from 90-min blocks to 2-hour blocks so we have sufficient time to clean thoroughly between customers
πŸ’™We have increased our cleaning practices between customers and will be doing a complete and thorough cleaning
πŸ’™Our staff will be required to wear a mask while interacting with customers
πŸ’™We kindly ask that you wear a mask while in the common areas of Transitions. Once you are in your private room you may remove your mask
πŸ’™We are removing all products until further notice to allow for minimal touch points. Please bring your own products for post-float as you wish. We will be providing towels, ear plugs, shampoo/conditioner/soap only
πŸ’™If you are experiencing any symptoms or have been in contact with anyone with symptoms or a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, we ask that you remain home

 

Salt Cave COVID-19 Update:

We are staying conscious of social distancing, so if you are booked with another party, we will be bringing you back separately. Once you are in the Salt Cave, you will be asked to remain in your chairs and exit one at a time to control social distancing. We will be thoroughly cleaning the chairs and head phones after each use. 

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What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
We offer Float Therapy, Infrared Sauna and Salt Cave with Halotherapy. We will soon be adding more services. We are locally owned and operated and opened the float studio to share something with others that has had a profound impact on our lives. 

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So, what is Float Therapy exactly?

You float like a cork in 10 inches of water with 1,000 lbs of medical grade Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate). The air and water are the same temperature as your skin (which allows your body to absorb a large amount of Magnesium) and there is zero gravity, so you won't feel a difference between the water and air after some time. You are in complete darkness (if you choose, there is a light in the pods) so you cannot see, and you won't hear anything (unless you opt for music). What you are left with is an environment where you can fully relax every single muscle in your body, and your mind has a chance to be removed from everything in the world (work, kids, electronic devices, etc). We call it the "ultimate reset button."

 

What are the benefits of Float Therapy?
It helps with many things and the benefits vary from person to person, but some of the main benefits are Stress Relief, Relaxation, Pain Relief (including muscle and injury recovery), Meditation, Anxiety and Depression Relief, it helps with Sleep Deprivation, Heightened Awareness and Creativity, Eliminating Unwanted Habits, Skin Ailments, etc.

 

How do you clean the Float water? Do you change it?

We do not change the water, we replenish it! As it is more dense than the Dead Sea, the solution itself is completely sterile, so no living organism can survive in it. We also filter the water before and after every float. This also includes a UV filter combined with Ozone and H2O2 as necessary for sterilization. Every floater does a pre-float rinse to remove and products and oils on the hair and body so everyone enters the tank as clean as possible. Lastly, we cleanse the water daily with all natural products.

 

How often do people normally Float?
Most people experience immediate relief after just one float, but to receive the full benefits and a full understanding of what flotation therapy can help with, it is recommended trying 3 weekly 60 or 90 minute floats.

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What do I need to bring? What do I wear?

We provide all the essentials for the shower and float. We ask that you float nude for water cleanliness and comfort. You are in a private suite and it is best not to wear anything in the tank for complete sensory deprivation, and also to avoid bringing in oils, sunscreen and dirt from a swim suit. 

Provided: towel, shampoo, conditioner, soap, ear plugs, body lotion, deodorant, combs, vaseline, contact solution, blow dryer.

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How do I book my appointment? 

Please use our online booking button on the tool bar that says "shop & book now". If you are a first time customer, make sure to use our promo code "firstfloat" at checkout to get our intro special of $49. 

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How many Floats do you have? Can more than one person go at the same time?

We have two floats (one pod and one cabin), and floating is an individual experience. If you would like to come with someone, please book times that are available at the same time. 

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What is the difference between the Float Pod and the Float Cabin?

Not much! The only difference is the size. The Cabin is bigger, so for those who are 6'2" or taller, we recommend the cabin! 

Cabin dimensions: 94" L x 52" W x 88" H

Pod dimensions: 85" L x 55" W x 55" H

 

How do I need to prepare for my Float?

-Avoid caffeine intake 4-5 hours before your appointment (so you are not stimulated)

-Be well hydrated 

-Have a snack or meal before your float (hunger is a powerful distraction)

-You will be showering before and after in the same room as the tank, so you may bring anything you would normally use for after your float (deodorant, face cream, hair brush, etc)

-Do NOT shave within 24 hours (your skin will sting!)

-If you wear contacts and cannot nap in them, bring a case to put them in during your float

 

Will my hair get wet?

Yes, we do ask that you shower here before and after your float. During the float, you will be laying down in the epsom salt water solution and your hair will be fully submerged. If you would like to avoid getting your hair wet (as much as possible), we recommend you bring a swim cap. 

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What if I am claustrophobic?

Most people who are claustrophobic express little to no fear once they are inside the tank. The environment itself allows you to be relaxed and calm while inside, and floaters report that it feels like they are floating in space or on a cloud. However, if you do feel uncomfortable in any way, you have full control and are able to get out or crack the door or leave it completely open at any time.  

 

What if I am pregnant?

Please always consult with a physician prior to deciding to float when pregnant. Floating can relieve much of the stress and pain during pregnancy and has been reported to create a very unique relationship with a mother and her child while in a session. The water is zero gravity so there is no pressure on your body. 

 

Who should not float?

-Women who are heavily menstruating

-People with Epilepsy

-If you have open wounds or infectious skin conditions

-High risk and first trimester pregnancies (especially if nausea is easily triggered)

-Please wait 7 days if you have had your hair colored

-Absolutely no temporary hair dye is allowed 

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