Holiday Sale!

  • December 17, 2015

Today, December 17th and tomorrow, December 18th, buy $50 floats in any quantity! You can come in for a discounted float or stock up on cheap floats for the new year while the sale is active. With Christmas coming up…

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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

  • 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!

  • 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

  • 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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Autumn Special – 3 floats for $125

  • October 20, 2015

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…

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BioSound™ Biolounge at Oakland Floats

  • October 6, 2015

October 24th&25th Only At the Portland Float Conference back in August, we got to experience the BioLounge first hand. It's an ergonomically-contoured, memory foam bed that resonates at subsonic frequencies. When used in tandem with their binaural beat audio compositions,…

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Last Wednesdays – $45 floats

  • September 15, 2015

Floating just became easier on the wallet.  $45 floats all day on the last Wednesday of the month. No need to bring in a friend, start a membership, or buy a package. Make your reservation today.

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Now Open Tuesdays

  • September 15, 2015

Oakland Floats has extended into Tuesday from 4pm-11pm.  Take advantage of our weekday deal with a friend (2 floats for $99) or simply recharge during the middle of the week.

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On the Floor at Float Conference 2015

  • August 18, 2015

Spilling out from a large performance hall in Portland State University, among food trucks, organic produce stands, psychedelic light therapy machines (courtesy of Traveling Light and their Lucia N3, who we hosted last year), ergonomic resonant sound therapy beds (courtesy…

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Floating is Literally En Vogue

  • August 13, 2015

Vogue Magazine highlights floating and teaches us a new acronym: REST (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy). Nathan Heller writes, "In recent years, [float tanks] have regained a following, and, at the moment, the case for certain benefits is compelling. Under examination,…

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