FAQ –  Can I float if I have my period?

Yes! You can float during your menstrual cycle. For sanitary reasons, we ask that you please use a tampon. Tampons are provided for you in FLOAT STL’s restroom. Plus, floating can enrich your menstruation experience. We are aware of rituals in which women experience their menstruation in solitude. They devote time during their cycle to… Continue reading

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  • Jennae Herring

    FLOAT STL Team Member ~ Jennae Herring

    Hi there, floaters! This post offers you the opportunity to get to know one of our amazing staff members, Jennae Herring. As a formal introduction, you can find her bio on our about us page: “Raised in rural Illinois by a laissez-faire family, she developed a fiercely independent mind with an affinity for the fantastical. As… Continue reading

  • FAQ – How many times do I need to float in order to feel results?

    It is likely that you will feel results after your first float. Your skin will feel soft and your body will feel relaxed. But, let me expand on your question. First of all, the “results” of floating vary from person to person, and from float to float. For instance, sometimes, the primary result of your… Continue reading

  • On our bookshelf: Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

    “Of all the virtues we can learn, no trait is more useful, more essential for survival, and more likely to improve the quality of life than the ability to transform adversity into an enjoyable challenge.” ― Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Good morning, readers! Have you heard about Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s book, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience? It’s… Continue reading

  • STL Artist Jasmine Raskas

    Frequent Floater – Jasmine Raskas

    Jasmine Raskas is a local painter in STL. After her second float, she felt inspired to create a painting. We wondered if she would share her work with us, which she was absolutely willing to do. When Jasmine arrived with her painting, we were delighted to see it and chat about it. We feel grateful… Continue reading

  • FAQ –  Is there a height/weight limit to float?

    Nope! Every person is welcome to float with us! Floaters over 420 pounds and up to 7-feet-tall have floated comfortably in our tanks. For the sake of your comfort, we recommend you take our tank dimensions into account when scheduling your float. At our Midtown location, our tank dimensions are as follows: Rooms: 8’L x… Continue reading

  • Zach Hector

    FLOAT STL Team Member ~ Zach Hector

    Hi there, floaters! This post offers you the opportunity to get to know one of our amazing staff members, Zach Hector. As a formal introduction, you can find his bio on our about us page: “Zach is a Saint Louis native and has lived and worked in several major metropolitan cities including: Los Angeles, Chicago… Continue reading

  • FLOAT STL Maryland Heights Relaxation Space

    Tools for Relaxation while Floating

    A few months ago, we introduced you to The Law of Reversed Effort, which states: the harder you try to achieve mental silence, the more mental quietude will escape you. While it is tempting to resist mental noise, we made the suggestion that you practice acceptance instead. For instance, if during your float, your mind… Continue reading

  • Katie interviewing frequent floaters

    Frequent Floater – David Neuman

    David Neuman is a frequent floater here at FLOAT STL. He was kind enough to sit down with us for an interview and talk about his early morning floating practice. We hope you enjoy reading along! Welcome, David! How you originally learn about floating? I learned about it in college in the early 80s and… Continue reading

  • Katie and Luke

    FAQ – Is there a typical float user?

    Not that we are aware of! We have provided floats to people of all ages and from all walks of life. Moms, Dads, grandparents, professionals, leisure-ites, teachers, police officers, lawyers, artists, yogis, meditators, non-meditators. Some people have prior knowledge of floating, but most do not! Our customer’s post-float glow does not discriminate! There are several… Continue reading

  • Assumptions about Mental Chatter and Floating

    “If I want to have a positive floating experience, then my mind needs to be completely quiet…90-minutes! How can I shut off my mind for that long? What if I can’t stop thinking…can I still benefit from this floating thing?” Sound familiar? The idea that your mind must be quiet while you float is one… Continue reading