Blog

We thrive on sharing our passion for the lifestyle and culture of floating, from understanding the basics, personal stories, to our philosophy and reason for existing. Our blog is a co-created effort, contributed to by the owners, our team and our floaters, and contains a multi-media combination of audio, story, and video.

  • Performance, Recovery, Family, and Floating | The Float Digest with Kevin McCulloch

    August 22nd, 2018

    Zach Turnure and Kevin McCulloch sit down to talk floating and its impact on Zach’s performance, recovery, and family. Zach is a 22 year old student at Lindenwood University studying business. Zach played football for Ohio State University as a walk on. Ohio State is where Zach first encountered the float experience. Kevin McCulloch is […]

    Posted in: Community
  • How Floating can Impact Athletic Performance

    July 28th, 2018

    Many athletes and recreational exercisers are familiar with the healing benefits of Epsom Salt (magnesium sulfate). If you’ve ever had an injury or a serious case of post-workout soreness, it’s not uncommon to hear your chiropractor, friend, or family member say, “take a warm Epsom Salt bath” for relaxation and physical recovery. Would it surprise […]

    Posted in: News
  • Floating & Stress Relief

    May 10th, 2018

    Hmm…stress. Good ol’ stress. Stress is biological, personal, and social. It lives in our bodies, minds, and environments, and it affects us on all cylinders! Whether we believe our stress is a result of what we carry within us, how the world we live in affects us, or a combination of both – our personal […]

    Posted in: Education
  • Floating For Insomnia and Improved Sleep Quality

    April 2nd, 2018

    Most of us, at some point in our lives, have struggled with tossing and turning in bed all night, or waking up with a start at 3AM, unable to get back to sleep. When this pattern builds over time, people begin to experience symptoms of sleep deprivation, which is known to have negative effects on […]

    Posted in: Community
  • Floating for a Positive Mood

    March 21st, 2018

    Good morning, floaters! Is it just me, or are you feeling ready to walk our beautiful Saint Louis parks abloom with flowering cherry trees, to make way for gaggles of baby ducklings, and to find the poet in your heart arrested by a sea of lavender crocuses as they slowly peak their noses through the […]

    Posted in: Community, Education
  • FAQ – Is this sensory deprivation? The idea of deprivation makes me nervous.

    March 13th, 2018

    Great question! Yes, technically speaking, floating is the layman’s term for “sensory deprivation.” The term “sensory deprivation” describes a broad area of scientific research that looks at the effects of reduced environmental stimulation therapy (also known as “REST”). Unfortunately, the term “sensory deprivation” presents the concept of “deprivation,” which isn’t appealing to most people, and […]

    Posted in: News
  • Floating and Pain Relief

    February 5th, 2018

    “…it’s beginning to look as if the specific remedy for any eruption of pain in your life is to find your way quickly to the nearest float tank, plop in, and spend an hour pumping up your endorphin levels and avoiding the pain-increasing effects of anxiety.” – Michael Hutchinson, from “Floating for Relief of Pain.” […]

    Posted in: News
  • FLOAT STL Team Member ~ Hilary Sedovic

    January 29th, 2018

    Hi there, floaters! This post offers you the opportunity to get to know one of our wonderful staff members, Hilary Sedovic. As a formal introduction, you can find her bio on our about us page, or read about her here: “Like most of the pivotal encounters in her life, Hilary’s first exposure to floating was purely serendipitous. After […]

    Posted in: News
  • Frequent Floater – Stacy Sullivan

    January 2nd, 2018

    Stacy Sullivan is a frequent floater and wellness enthusiast. A few years back, she left the wine and spirits industry to open an infrared sauna studio, called Sol Sweat, which is located in Kirkwood, MO.  Inspired by her desire to efficiently share solutions for optimal health, she is currently launching a STL wellness directory, Sol […]

    Posted in: News
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