Do I need to bring anything?
You will be showering before and after your float. We will provide you with everything you will need for your shower in your own private suite. Towels, shampoo, soap, conditioner and hair dryers. If you have long hair you may want to bring a hair brush. If you have special toiletries you want you should bring those.
You will be asked to remove your shoes when you arrive. We have spa slippers for you to wear or you can remain barefoot/socks. Feel free to bring slippers or sandals if you feel more comfortable.
Do I need a bathing suit?
Nope! Your float room is totally private. Be nothing but yourself in the water for the optimal result.
Anything else I should know before my appointment?
It is extremely important to be hydrated
Avoid caffeinated beverages 6 hours before you float.
If you shave the same day as your float the Epsom salt can irritate your skin for the first few minutes of your float so avoid shaving that day. The same for fresh tattoos , and more serious cuts or scrapes.
Contact lens wearers should be prepared to remove their lenses.
Come with some food in your stomach but not too full.
Are there any rules?
It goes without saying, but no bodily fluids inside the tanks.
We will not allow intoxicated, high or altered clients to float.
Please do not have any skin products or hair products on prior to your float.
Ladies in the process of menstruating are not permitted to float, please reschedule.
You cannot float if you have applied artificial tanner in the last 72 hours.
If you have had hair coloring done in the last week, or have had a keratin treatment performed, please call us right away at 516-600-9301 to consult with us if you float or not. Additionally, please shampoo your hair a minimum of (3) times prior to floating in order to properly protect both your hair color/tint and the integrity of our water.
Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to float
Our Water Quality
Our water is filtered after every float as well as every 45 minutes when not in use.
Our water is also sanitized by ultraviolet light (UV) and ozone daily. Ozone and UV light filtration is state of the art technology that is also used by hospitals to sanitize equipment.
Salt is a natural antibiotic, antiseptic and antimicrobial agent as well, and our salt concentration is 10 times greater than that of the Dead Sea. They call it the Dead Sea because nothing can live in it.
And if all these steps weren’t enough, we also use hydrogen peroxide to sanitize as well to guarantee that our water is absolutely pristine.
Before You Float
We ask that you arrive 15 minutes before your float so you can check in and relax in our pre-float lounge and allow enough time for a tour. Not arriving on time may take away from your session.
Use the restroom and empty your bladder and bowels prior to your float.
During Your Session
We recommend the use of earplugs that we will provide for you to keep the Epsom salt out of your ear canals, that can be mildly irritating for some. We also recommend putting them in before your shower
Your session is an extra 30 minutes from the float time to give you time to shower before and after your session. Everyone is required to shower before and after floating.
Be thorough. First shower should be at least 5 minutes long to ensure removal of any product or outside elements on body. Use the body wash and shampoo. Conditioner can only be used AFTER your float since the oils in the conditioner can damage the water. Everyone must wash their hair. Rinse thoroughly to ensure that no bath products get inside the tank.
After your shower you can enter the pod or float suite. After closing the pod lid or suite door you will gently lay back to find yourself extremely buoyant. Try to avoid getting the water close to your face. If it does get on your face be sure to dry it with a cloth. Salt will burn your eyes so be sure not to touch them with your wet hands.
Some people find that they need a neck pillow to give the neck comfortable support. As you lay there try to relax as much as you can. Think of things that make you happy. At first it will be hard to let to go, but without the sound, light, etc., your body will eventually relax to the point where your brain is producing theta waves.
You will hear a voice introduction followed by meditation music to let you know your session has begun. You can turn the light off and adjust the music by pushing the round buttons inside of the pod or suite. You are in complete control of your environment.
Music will begin playing softly to help ease you into relaxing. It can be tricky for some folks to relax at first so just think about things that make you happy. After you are nice and comfortable you can reach over to push the button that will turn the light inside the pod off. Then the fun begins. This is your experience, we are here to assist in any way possible to ensure you have an awesome float.
After Your Float
A soothing voice will come on along with the light and the jets will turn back to gently let you know that the time is up and its time for a shower. If that doesn’t wake you up then you may hear a knock at the door after 10 minutes or so. Before you get out of the pod, be sure to take a minute and stretch, you will be amazed.
After slowly and steadily getting out of the pod, step right back into the shower to rinse the salt off. Please feel free to use hair conditioner at this point. Your skin will be very soft and silky after floating. Your hair will also benefit from the Epsom Salt.
We have a primp room available to blow dry your hair and get yourself ready to enter the world again.
Please be mindful of the next client after you as to not take a longer shower than needed.
You are encouraged to hang around in the relaxation lounge to enjoy a cup of tea and share thoughts or just relax after the experience. No pressure though, We know your busy.
Cancellation policy: We require 24 hour’s notice to cancel an appointment. Failure to cancel prior to 24 hours will result in a $35 cancellation fee. If you do not cancel your appointment and do not show up, you will be charged the full amount for your float appointment.