Woman in Float Tank, Oakland Floatsfloat·ing verb, adjective \ˈflō-tiŋ\

  1. : Being buoyed up on water or other liquid.
  2. : Having little or no attachment to a particular place.
  3. : The act of entering a float tank, laying down in 10 inches of warm saltwater, free from gravity and light, and entering into a state of deep relaxation, pain relief, and creative exploration.
  4. : Something you do at Oakland Floats, San Francisco Bay Area’s largest float center.

Floating Research in Time Magazine!

Mary Oaklander writes a fantastic piece on the new wave of research into the medical and therapeutic applications of floating, centered around the Float Clinic and Research Center at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research in Tulsa, Oklahoma, run by neuroscientist Justin Feinstein, who we had the privilege of listening to at the Portland Float Conference […]


Floating in The New York Times

Journalist Julie Turkewitz investigates the modern landscape of floating, visiting float centers and interviewing new and long time members of the float community. Turkewitz gives a brief but informative synopsis on the history of floatation centers and touches on their swiftly rising popularity, therapeutic benefits and varying levels of cleanliness. We’re proud to report that […]


Autumn Special – 3 floats for $125

This week only, Monday October 19th until Friday October 23rd, we’re offering a shareable 3 float package for $125. The package does not expire, but the sale ends Friday. The winter months are on their way and with them, the bustle of holidays, finals, rainy days and chilly nights. You don’t have the luxury of hibernation, […]