Tips for Floating on Tough Days

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We’re all prone to bouts of mental chaos. Whether it’s a looming work deadline, family troubles, or troubles with school, we all experience thoughts that spiral out of control. A float session can be the perfect way to calm those thoughts and embrace the silence – if you allow it. While everyone experiences sensory deprivation differently, there are things you … Read More

Alternative Mental Health Therapies to Consider

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People are increasingly turning to natural alternatives to pharmaceutical options. If you’re not interested in taking medications to curb depression, ease anxiety, or regulate your mood, you may have other options. Consistent talk therapy, floatation tank sessions, hypnosis, and mindfulness can all play a role in helping people overcome common mental health struggles. It’s important to note that Northwest Float … Read More

Chronic Fatigue and Floatation Tanks

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) occurs when individuals experience extreme fatigue. It’s different from feeling tired, as this kind of fatigue goes away after you sleep. People with CFS feel constant fatigue, in spite of adequate rest, for a period of six months or more. One of the most frustrating things about CFS is it limits your ability to enjoy or … Read More

Three Must-Read Studies on Floatation

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The rise of digital age has made us naturally more skeptical. It’s not hard to see why – people can post whatever they want on the internet, and we have no way of knowing what’s true. When alternative therapies appear on the scene, our natural skepticism appears and we seek to look for arguments against it, rather than considering its … Read More

Why Everyone Should Try Floating at Least Once

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We live in a world driven by technology. Look around you, and you’ll find that most people are glued to their screens. If you’re reading this, you’re using one right now. While technology has opened a world of wonderful possibilities, it also has a dark side. The kind of light emitted from screens messes with our circadian rhythm, which in … Read More

Floating Benefits for Students

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School is stressful. Studying, research, projects, and tests can leave secondary and post-secondary students feeling drained and mentally foggy. Instead of turning to all-nighters and insane amounts of caffeine, many modern students prefer holistic brain-boosting therapies including meditation, yoga, and floating. And for good reason – these practices help calm mind and body, while helping regulate sleep and achieve mental … Read More

Skin Benefits of Floating

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Did you know that we fill our float tanks with 950 pounds of magnesium sulfate? This concoction, more commonly known as epsom salt, does more than help our customers float effortlessly. For centuries, people have been using it to treat muscle pain, fight fatigue, and even regulate sleep cycles. Epsom salt carries a bevy of benefits, even for the largest … Read More

Breathing Exercises for a More Relaxing Float Experience

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Floatation tanks help users naturally sink into a calm, meditative state over the course of the float session. During the initial minutes of floating, however, some users experience difficulty quieting the mind. If your to-do list, worries, and other random thoughts keep you tense during the first part of your session, consider some simple breathing exercises to quiet the mind … Read More

Five Ways to Make Your Float Benefits Last Longer

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We frequently extol the benefits of float therapy, from relieving pain to improving mood. But how can we extend those good feelings after each session? There are several ways, each of which is easy to incorporate into your everyday routine. If you’ve noticed your float benefits waxing and waning, now is the perfect time to make small changes that will … Read More

Five Things You Didn’t Know About the Dead Sea

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The Dead Sea is something of a natural float tank; its hyper-salinity makes people naturally buoyant. Throughout history, people have also visited the Dead Sea for its healing properties. If you have never visited this exotic location, we’ve gathered a few reasons to take advantage of it on your next getaway. Supreme Salt Levels The Dead Sea is the deepest … Read More