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Thanksgiving Specials Now Though Sunday The 27th

Thanksgiving Specials Now Though Sunday the 27th

  • November 23, 2016

This Thanksgiving week, whether your surrounded by friends and family or enjoying a quiet low key celebration, Oakland Floats has you covered. Everybody coming together can be a wonderful time, but travel, shopping, cooking, and entertaining can be stressful and close…

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Closed For Remodel Sept 6-13

Closed for Remodel Sept 6-13

  • September 7, 2016

We will be closed Sept 6-13 to upgrade our two float chambers and install thicker walls for quieter floats.  Sorry for the inconvenience and hope to see you soon after the remodel.

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New Online Booking System!

New Online Booking System!

  • August 22, 2016

With the end of August and beginning of September comes big developments at Oakland Floats. To better serve you, we’re making some major redesigns and upgrades, the first of which is a new customer database and online booking experience. Today, Monday,…

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Vote Oakland Floats Best Of The Bay!

Vote Oakland Floats Best of the Bay!

  • July 1, 2016

We grateful for everyone that has helped Oakland Floats serve the Oakland and Bay Area community for the last 4 years. As we continue to grow and evolve, you're continued support means a lot! Please vote for us in the…

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MAPS Benefit Potluck At Oakland Floats

MAPS Benefit Potluck at Oakland Floats

  • April 18, 2016

MAPS is making breakthrough discoveries in the field of psychedelic research. Their mission statement is to show how psychedelics can play an integrative role in the treatment of psychiatric, emotional and physical disorders. Because we believe in the work MAPS is…

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More Floating In The New York Times

More floating in the New York Times

  • December 10, 2015

The New York times can't get enough of floating. Though their previous piece had a general air of trepidation, the periodical seems to be warming up to the idea, like cozy skin temperature water filled with a 10% Epsom salt…

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Stephen Curry In The Float Tank

Stephen Curry in the Float Tank

  • December 9, 2015

Stephen Curry floats. We really should stop right there. What else do you need to know?  Watch the video from ESPN to take a tour of a local float center and see how one of the most famous athletes on…

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Floating Research In Time Magazine!

Floating Research in Time Magazine!

  • November 18, 2015

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…

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Floating In The New York Times

Floating in The New York Times

  • October 27, 2015

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…

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