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Our mantra is “Promote the Float.” We strongly believe in the benefits of floating and want everyone to give it a try. Whether you’re an athlete, artist, or a busy nine-to-fiver, time in a float tank can help bring balance and peace to even the......

Though it’s incredibly common, arthritis is no walk in the park. The many sufferers of arthritis experience pain every single day, oftentimes all day. Arthritis is a condition characterized internally by inflammation of the joints and externally by swelling and redness of the affected area.......

Sensory deprivation tanks have been used a bunch in pop culture. From The Simpsons to Fringe, we’ve seen float tanks on television like crazy lately! One show stands out in particular.  Throughout the Netflix hit Stranger Things, the main character uses sensory deprivation to access......

Picture this: you walk into the room where your sensory deprivation tank awaits you. You’re looking forward to being alone and clearing your mind after a long, stressful day at work. You prepare yourself and step into your tank. It’s pitch black and silent. You......

So, you’re loving the float life? The relaxation you feel, the pain relief you’re enjoying, the soft skin and the creative inspiration you’re finding. All of it! Researching sensory deprivation has become part of your evening ritual and telling every person you meet about the......

We live in a busy world that moves fast. If we were to turn off all forms of technology in our lives for even just a matter of hours, many of us would feel like we’re missing out on news, business matters, activities, get-togethers, and......

Since 1954, when neuropsychiatrist John C. Lilly developed the first isolation tank, there has been much research into the benefits of floating and sensory deprivation. In fact, Pro Float has pushed a lot of the research as of late! Although the physical body greatly benefits......

We all know the song; the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. However, during the months of November and December, our workloads expand, our commitments to friends and to attend social events increase, and our bank accounts become as exhausted as we......

Having assisted so many small business owners set up their first float centres, we here at Pro Float know a thing or two about what it takes to enter into this industry. Setting up shop isn’t as easy as buying the equipment and opening your......

When it comes to living a healthy life, there’s still no substitute for exercise and eating right. But by engaging in regular float therapy, you can profit from additional health benefits. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons of each of these these......

Ever since our first Float Con way back in 2014, Pro Float has made its mark as a mainstream manufacturer (and proudly so)! For that, we are eternally grateful. While we jump at any opportunity to get together with the community, it’s the Float Conference,......

Believe it or not, but in 2017 anxiety disorders make up the most prevalent mental health problem in the entire world, affecting millions of people. Although anxiety has been present throughout human history, since the end of World War II it’s been reported that the......

Although there are a number of benefits associated with float therapy (all of which contribute to positive athletic performance), there are a few in particular that benefit athletes the most. From pain relief to injury prevention, here’s why every athlete should consider float therapy. Recovery......

This may come at some surprise, but there are places in the world where one can float without the assistance of a float tank. The Dead Sea, for instance, is one of those places. Because of a its extreme salt content, bathers can float on......

Depending on who you talk to, tapping into your creativity can be done any number of ways. Some say that daydreaming is your best bet while others believe curiosity is key. What many people don’t seem to realize is that float therapy is an effective......

Today, we’d like to share some tips and tricks to properly prepare for your first float. We’ve covered a few frequently asked questions in the past, but many people often wonder what they need to know before their first therapy session. Please keep in mind......

There are a number of reasons why we believe float therapy is key to people’s health, but rest in relaxation is at the top of that list. Although it is easy to write off the merit of meditation as some sort of spiritual mumbo jumbo,......

You wouldn’t be the first to wonder what in the world is Epsom salt? Well, for starters, it isn’t actually salt. Epsom is a naturally occurring mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate, and it’s what we use inside of our float tanks. With over 1000......

People often ask us if there is any danger of drowning when they enter into a float tank. The answer is short and simple: NO! For a variety of reasons, sensory deprivation is a completely safe experience. From the way the tanks are designed to......

Now that we know what float tanks are for, let’s dive deeper into why people actually float. We’ve briefly touched on benefits before, but let’s look at each one in greater detail. Above all else, float tanks are a fantastic form of therapy, whether that......