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How Celebrities and Athletes are Benefiting from Float Therapy

Joe Rogan and Pat Healy. Both 2015 Super Bowl teams and Olympians. Wayne Rooney, Carl Lewis, Tom Brady, Elle Macpherson, Peter Gabriel, Michael Crichton, Susan Sarandon. What do they all have in common? Floating. Either in their own tanks or at float centers throughout the world, these athletes and artists have found pain relief, relaxation, [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Blog|1 Comment

The History of Floatation Therapy

Float therapy, or floating, is a trending wellness tool, allowing people to reduce stress, relieve pain and generally feel more positive and optimistic about life. Though this practice is new to many, float therapy was born in America and has resurfaced here, all grown-up and better than ever. Here's a brief history of floatation therapy to better [...]

By | September 24th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

5 Ways to Float Through the Holidays

Let’s face it: Despite all the joy the holidays are supposed to bring, sometimes we feel more Humbug than Happy. Our to-do lists triple, our savings dwindle, our free time shrinks as we try to connect with those we love, count our blessings, and enjoy the sparkle of the season. May we suggest a little [...]

By | December 2nd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Rock n’ Roll Marathon LA: Benefits of Float Therapy for Runners

The famous and fabulous Los Angeles Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon/5K will be gracing our fair city this Sunday, October 25. Live, local bands, raucous cheering sections and all manner of Halloween fun await. We at Just Float wish you all a great run, and we’d like to invite all of our L.A. runners to [...]

By | October 20th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

The Journey to Here

By: Annalisa Hefner, Co-founder Just Float, Inc. It started with a miracle. Eight months pregnant with our long-awaited first baby, we sought out our first float. I emerged from a dream. I’d been weightless for over an hour and had somehow heard a sweet duet of my baby’s heartbeat and my own. Jim emerged into [...]

By | September 25th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Goodbye Summer, Hello Crazy: Floating Is Here to Help

Summer is waning. The kids are back in school, and the weather is getting less obnoxious. But along with these reasons to celebrate a new season, you may also feel some dread: Homework battles, endless extracurricular activities, the holidays, a packed calendar, carpool, work. It’s enough to give anyone a case of the end-of-summer blues. [...]

By | September 10th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Float Your Way to a Theta State of Mind

FYI, the neurons in your brain would really like a break. Every second of every day, they are busy sending electrical signals that allow you to breathe, drive, walk and switch quickly between YouTube and work at your desk. These electrical signals rise and fall like the brain waves they are. Doctors discovered in the [...]

By | August 25th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Discover the Worldwide Phenomenon of Floating at the 4th Annual Float Conference

Looking for something to do this weekend? Well, it just so happens that we have an idea for you. The 4th annual Float Conference is happening August 14-17 in Portland, Oregon. If you like good beer, amazing food and groovy people, come join us and find out just what a worldwide phenomenon floating really is. [...]

By | August 12th, 2015|Blog, In The News|0 Comments

Floatation Tank Comparison: Different Types of Float Tanks and Their Benefits

Tanks, pods, cabins, sensory deprivation, isolation...there’s a bit of lingo associated with floating. Although the basic definition of floatation therapy is universal, what you choose to float IN may affect how much you enjoy your experience. Are you really tall? A little claustrophobic? A tad picky (like us)? If so, it might be helpful to [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|Blog|2 Comments

Floating in Los Angeles: A New Way To Be Well

Los Angeles, like most major cities in America, has its fair share of stress. Those of us who commute at peak hours spend more time stuck in traffic than anyone else in the nation--72 hours a year, on average. Ouch!  But there are also many facets of L.A. that make it a perfect place to [...]

By | June 23rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Five Common Questions About Your First Float

So as I’m rolling through the world, most chats with new people arrive at, “So, what do you do?” pretty quickly. Then I watch as their heads tilt and their eyes crinkle as I mention the float center we’re opening. Huh? And though I’ve tried to shape a perfect, simple explanation, people just have a [...]

By | June 4th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Floatation Therapy and Mindfulness: A Match Made in Heaven

The new “M” word on a lot of hip lips these days is mindfulness. More than just a trend, mindfulness meditation is becoming a movement. Although mindfulness has strong religious and spiritual roots, it is not, by definition, aligned with any one belief system. The practice of focusing our attention and embracing the moment, whatever [...]

By | May 19th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Floating in Solitude

Sensory deprivation tanks, isolation tanks, floatation REST—float tanks go by many names, but the goal is always the same: To provide a private, comforting space where we can shut out the noise of modern life and tune in to our breath, our relaxation, our peace. While our float tanks at Just Float allow our guests to customize their [...]

By | April 21st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Two Firsts: Pregnant and Floating

By: Annalisa Hefner Eight months pregnant is a beautiful but uncomfortable state. After multiple IVF treatments and miscarriages, I was finally nearing the end of my miraculous, easy pregnancy. Awesome... but there were also the swollen ankles, insomnia and sheer exhaustion of hauling my much larger self through the world. Not always so awesome. Then one [...]

By | March 24th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Three Meditation Techniques To Practice While Floating

Float therapy is often used as a method of physical relief, but it is also known for its ability to enhance mental clarity.1  The float tank is an ideal environment in which floaters can calm their minds and reach a place of positivity and relaxation. Due to minimal distraction, meditation can be intensified in the [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Four Ways Float Therapy Combats Stress

We all suffer from stress, whether it is from work, life, relationship, or all of the above. According to the American Medical Association, 60 percent of all human illnesses can be linked to stress!1 It’s linked to the top five causes of death in the U.S., including heart disease, stroke, and cancer. So, how is [...]

By | March 3rd, 2015|Blog|1 Comment

10 Benefits of Float Therapy

Floatation therapy is a simple, effective way to invest in your own health and happiness. We at Just Float would like to take a moment to invite you to extend a little extra TLC to yourself. Here are ten benefits of float therapy. 1)  Tame tension headaches: A recent study at UC Irvine confirms that [...]

By | February 24th, 2015|Blog|1 Comment

The Science Behind Floating and Relaxation

To resolution or not? Perhaps we don’t have to choose. Reducing stress and increasing relaxation are pretty appealing aspirations for all of us, whether we commit to them with gusto on January 1st or just have a fleeting flirtation with them on a Tuesday in April while slogging through our commute. Sometimes the thought of [...]

By | January 27th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Sensory Deprivation: An Altered State of Mind

Take a look at ABC's Neal Karlinsky strange sensory deprivation tank experience at Float Seattle. More ABC news videos | ABC Entertainment News

By | January 11th, 2015|Blog, Video|0 Comments

Everything You Need To Know About Floating

New to the float tank?  No worries.  Below you will find everything you need to know about sensory deprivation and how it all works from our friends at Boca Float Center. Get prepared for your float tank experience with this handy infographic.     Book A Float Tank In Los Angeles 

By | December 15th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments
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