What Happens if I Fall Asleep During my Float?

Have you ever floated and caught yourself nodding off, so close to sleeping that your body twitches and startles you? While hypnic jerks are common during the transition of wakefulness and the dreamlike state of floating, bypassing that stage and falling asleep is also common. This prompts many to ask “What happens if I fall…

Floating and Self-Care

The term self-care has been a prominent buzz word that I’ve been hearing a lot lately.  For entrepreneurs, self-care should be a priority yet we manage to put everything and everyone else ahead of our owns needs which can lead to stress, burnout and even resentment. Self-care is a very active and powerful choice to engage…

Taran’s Update From The Road

The last time I wrote for The Floatation Centre, I was shaping up to ship out on my cross-Canada backpacking adventure. Now I’ve returned, and would like to imagine that the trip has taught me a number of things about myself and about people in general. The trip lasted seven months. I left with $200.00…

Frequent Floater Profile – Ryan Leblanc

Say hello to Ryan! Ryan has been a regular with us since September! In addition to being a monthly member, Ryan has used our Float With A Friend Thursdays to introduce many people to floating. It’s always so great to catch up with Ryan and meet some of his lovely friends! 1. Tell us a lil’…

Tones for Tanks Creator, Joel Waddell

Meet Joel Waddell.  Nestled in Dartmouth, he is an Audio Engineer and Musician in groups such as Rich Aucoin and Beauts, and is the brains and heart responsible for our Tones for Tanks (TM) Solfeggio Frequencies for our floatation therapy tanks.  We wanted to get cozy and get the “WHY?” behind Joel’s drive to create these…

Float Tunes – Shawn’s Pick

From Shawn, our Float Host and all-around INCREDIBLE guy! As a frequent floater, I like to change things up while in the tank.  Sometimes I to listen to music. This mix of songs represents the dream like state I sometimes go into while floating.  Jumping from thought to thought.  Some of the songs I have…

Karmic Exchange Day – December 7th

Mark your calendars! Make an offer!  The Floatation Centre is excited to announce that we will be having our very first Karmic Exchange Day this holiday season. Our intention is to give first-time floaters the chance to float with a different type of exchange than regular currency. What you bring fourth is up to you!…

Post-Float Tunes – Lindsay’s Pick

Each person who works here has a deep connection with music. Today, we were discussing albums that we listen to post-float and thought “heck, let’s share this with our pals” and ask YOU, our dear float family: What tunes do you put on to keep the bliss running through your bones? It is no secret that…

Frequent Floater Profile: John Rockwell

We immediately feel our selves calm down when John enters TFC for his weekly floats.  So it shouldn’t be a surprise that he teaches meditation internationally via Shambhala and brings this incredible presence to our space.  He is a lovely, lovely human being. [I’ve been staring at the computer screen, trying to put into words…

Palmer’s 5 Tips for Floaters

There are plenty of things that you can do to “prepare” for your float.  Our float guru, Palmer, wanted to share his five tips for floating with you to assist in your own practice.  Read more below! Arrive early! Even if it isn’t your first time, come say hi, pay, have some water, sit and read….