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Discover Magazine covers the floating trend

Calling sensory deprivation North America's avant-garde drug, Discover magazine explores the world of floating, its history and the science behind it.  Click for the link.

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Ayurveda Health Talk at Oakland Floats

Curious about Ayurvedic medicine and how it can help you? Join us Monday, April 14 at 7:30 pm for our latest free health talk. Eden Tosch from Eden Ayurveda will be presenting "Ancient Ills:  What Ayurveda says About Stress (and what…

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National Press from a floater at Oakland Floats

One of our floaters, Christine Ciarmello, writes about the renewed interest in floating for online mag She credits her time at Oakland Floats with inspiring her to write the article.  Article includes an interview with Glenn Perry, co-founder of…

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Next Overnight Float – Saturday, April 19

Our next overnight float is scheduled for Saturday, April 19.  Ever wondered what it would be like to spend the night floating through your dreams?  Past participants have reported longer-lasting health benefits and bouts of lucid dreaming.  Not recommended for…

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Website Refresh

Just like the human body, websites need to be refreshed and rejuvenated every so often to stay healthy and active. Our web design team over in San Francisco, Razorfrog Web Design, spent a few days with and made it…

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WS #4 – Author of “Maxed Out”

Tell Us About Yourself: My name is Katrina Alcorn and I'm a writer and web consultant. My first book, "Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink" was just published this September with Seal Press. It's a memoir about my experience…

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Floating Review from tries out floating and realizes what most people do when they float for the first time -- it seems weird at first but wow do you feel great afterwards.  Click for link.

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Things I Like Monday

Open on Mondays!

Big news at Oakland Floats -- we are open on Mondays!  We are beta testing some hours and will currently be open 10am-5pm, so now there's no excuse to not have a happy Monday.  If you want to float regularly…

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Best Place to Achieve Nirvana

Under their "Categories We Didn't Think Of . . ." , the East Bay Express bestowed a Best of 2013 mention from one of our longtime floaters.  The title? Best Place to Achieve Nirvana.

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Valentine’s Day — Date Night with a Float

A few double appointments left open for tonight - 6pm, 7pm and 8pm.  Get them while you can and take advantage of our 2 floats for $99 special.  Call (510) 423-8772 to make a reservation.

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February Special – 2 Floats for $99

Our February special is back!  Purchase 2 floats for $99  in the month of February  (by March 2, 2014 - EXTENDED) - gift them, share them, keep them to yourself.  They don't expire but there is a limit of 1 per…

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Resolution #1 – Do Nothing

Floating offers so many benefits and asks you to do so little in return.  You float in darkness on the surface of a warm solution of epsom salt and water - and that's it.  Floating does not require push-ups or…

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