Am I able to use the pod if I'm claustrophobic?
Yes, people that suffer from claustrophobia often choose to float with the lid open and the lights on. This will ease you into floating in the pod without this anxiety. As you relax, you can choose to close the lid and turn the lights off if you feel comfortable.
What if I fall asleep during my session?
Falling asleep is very possible, but the water is so buoyant it would be very difficult to sink. The pod will wake you up when your session is nearing completion.
Is the float pod hygienic?
Thanks to the high amount of epsom salt in the water, bacterial growth is greatly diminished. We go above and beyond filtering standards; the water in the pod is constantly filtered through several purification systems when it is not in use. Each night we add a solution that aids in keeping the water hygienic.
How old do I have to be to enter the pod?
For insurance purposes, anyone above the age of 16 is able to float in the pod.
Can I drown in the pod?
There are 1,100 pounds of Epson salt in the water, making the water so buoyant that you'll automatically float without trying.
What are some benefits of float therapy?
Some of the basic benefits of float therapy include pain relief, sleeping better and stress relief. Float therapy has also proven to be beneficial to individuals with PTSD.
Why should I float for longer than 60 minutes?
It has been scientifically proven that it takes the brain 45 minutes to get to the theta wave state of deep relaxation. If you float for just 60 minutes, you will only receive 15 minutes of intense relaxation. We recommend starting with a 60-minute float and working your way up to 75 minutes and more.
How many people are able to float at a time?
We only allow one person to float at a time. With it being a sensory deprivation pod, adding a person in the pod with you can easily activate the senses we are trying to deprive the body of, counteracting the effects of the pod.
How often can I float?
You can float every day. It is very difficult for your body to absorb too much magnesium (one of the main ingredients in epsom salt).