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Why I do What I do: Maggie, Physiotherapist

I love the body. I have been fascinated with the body ever since realizing I had the power to make mine feel better. I wasn’t a particularly athletic, or health-conscious kid. Up until my early twenties, I was known as the person in my group of friends who ate the worst, and exercised the least…

Ayurvedic Tips for Staying Cool This Summer Part Two: Dinacharya

Part Two of in-house Ayurvedia Specialist, Stephanie Kincade’s Tips for Staying Cool This Summer.  Part One can be found here. There are many things Ayurveda can recommend to help cool us down and bring our Pitta (and other Doshas) back into balance.  In part one I specifically looked at tips to do with food.  In this…

Ayurvedic Tips for Staying Cool This Summer Part One: Food

Ah Summer; Pitta season, or the season that has the most in common with Pitta Dosha at least. Pitta is composed of the elements of fire (primarily) and water (to a lesser degree). It has hot, oily, sharp, light, sour, fluid, and pungent attributes – many of the same qualities we think of to describe…

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…

Are You Experiencing? 3 Floats for $99

Like Yoga, Floating is a practice.  You won’t get all the answers in your first float, but it’s a great start.  All our guests we chat with have hearts in their eyes after that key third float – they’re locked in! They *get it* and are hooked on the blissful effects of floating.  We’re all…

#WhyWeFloat: Natalie

We use the word ‘compassionate’ here to describe the team that we’ve attracted.  There is no one more caring and compassionate about your experience here than Natalie.  Nat is part of The Tea Hive Collective, a group that provides harm reduction services//psychedelic support and creates safer spaces (primarily at music festivals).  What she brings to…

Taran’s Adventure: T-Minus Two Weeks

Taran is a friend and frequent floater here at The Floatation Centre.  Recently he set off to backpack all over the Americas and we wanted to provide a platform for him to share his adventure (and to make sure he is safe!).  You’ll be able to follow his on his Facebook page as well! In…

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….

Why We Float: Rachel

Early Spring, we hired three new team members to ensure that we are providing you with the best experience possible.  While each team member’s personality is vastly unique, they all have two things in common: they have the biggest hearts out there AND they love to float.  Our reasons for #whywefloat are always different and we take away our…

Tanks for asking!

One of the common questions we are asked is about the floatation therapy tanks we use.  A lot, and I mean, A LOT of research went it to this decision.  The things I considered were: ease of maintenance, durability, price point, company reputation, and what other floatation centres around North America were using.  I settled…