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These are some of our most frequently asked questions, but if you have any questions we haven’t answered, do not hesitate to contact us through our Contact Form or by calling the centre! We are always striving to do our utmost to make your experience a positive one and will answer any questions you have!


What is sensory deprivation?

Sensory deprivation involves creating an environment with minimal external stimuli to induce relaxation and heightened mental states. Experienced in floatation tanks or rooms, sensory deprivation minimizes light, sound, and physical sensations. This practice allows individuals to disconnect from the outside world and enter a state of deep relaxation, promoting stress reduction and mental clarity. By eliminating distractions, sensory deprivation offers a unique opportunity for introspection and rejuvenation of the mind and body.

How does sensory deprivation work?
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What are the benefits of sensory deprivation?

By immersing oneself in a tranquil floatation tank, free from external stimuli, individuals experience deep relaxation and stress reduction. This meditative state enhances mental clarity, focus, and creativity while fostering introspection and inner peace. Physically, sensory deprivation can alleviate chronic pain, promote muscle recovery, and improve sleep quality. Overall, the therapy provides a sanctuary for the mind, leading to mental rejuvenation and a profound sense of well-being.

Is sensory deprivation safe?
Sensory deprivation is considered safe when practiced under appropriate conditions. Floatation tanks and rooms are designed with hygiene and safety measures in place, including water filtration and sterilization. It is important to follow guidelines, use clean facilities, and consult with a healthcare professional if you have specific health concerns.
How long does a float session usually last?

We offer 60 & 90 minute sessions. However, you are in full control, as you can easily get in and out of the float room at any point during your session. You can also speak to our staff if you are looking for a longer session!

What can I expect during a float session?

It is important to let go of any expectations in your session. The only thing that is constant in the room is the temperature of the water and the buoyancy! You can use the lights, turn on some music and relax in peace, but the benefits of floating come when you let go of the expectation and just experience the calm, comfortable weightlessness.

Do I need to bring anything with me for the session?

Flow State will provide you with Towels, Flip Flops, Ear Plugs, Vaseline and a fully stocked beauty bar for after your session. We also have a refreshment station that has tea and water to relax rehydrate after your session.

What do I wear during the session?

We recommend going in the tank nude, but if you don’t feel comfortable with that, you can definitely wear a clean bathing suit. This is not recommended as the fabric can be a distraction, making it difficult to fully let go. You will be in your own private suite with everything you need for the session.

Can I drown in the tank?

The water in the tank is only about 10 inches deep, so the risk for drowning is negligible, the water is saturated with 1200 pounds of Epsom Salts enabling you to float effortlessly and even nap in the tank!

Is sensory deprivation suitable for everyone?

Sensory Deprivation has benefits applicable to every one’s life and can be experienced very easily through practice. However if you have any hesitation, speak to our front desk or your medical professional for any specific concerns related to your medical history.

Are there any age restrictions for sensory deprivation?

Anyone of any age can float, but at FSFH anyone under 12 must have a guardian present in our Double Float Room. Ask our front desk for more details.

Can I fall asleep in the room?

Absolutely! The deep sense of relaxation and stimulation of alpha brain waves make falling asleep very possible, but with the buoyancy of the water, you can sleep soundly knowing that you are perfectly safe!

How often should I float?

You can get benefits from a single float but in order to become more familiar and get the deepest benefits, it is recommended to Float anywhere between 1 and 4 sessions per month.

Can sensory deprivation help with stress and anxiety?

Absolutely! There are numerous studies that can be found in our Blog Section that point to these benefits.

Is sensory deprivation beneficial for physical pain or chronic conditions?

Most Definitely! Studies that support this can be found in our Blog Section!

Can sensory deprivation enhance creativity and focus?

By allowing you to tap into your alpha brain waves, Floating definitely enhances creativity and focus! See our Blog Section for studies that support this.

Will I feel claustrophobic in the room?

Our Ocean Float Rooms were designed with this specific concern in mind, high ceilings and wide walls give the feeling of being in a pool instead of a small tank. With that said, you are in a private suite, so feel free to float with the door open to help with those feelings!

How do the tanks get cleaned?

The water in the tank is fed through a state of the art, UV filtration system at least 4 times in between each float ensuring that the water is crystal clean for each user. Additionally the water is tested throughout the day to ensure the highest quality experience is available to you!

Can I have a float session If I am pregnant?

Absolutely! Connect with your healthcare professional for specific guidance in your situation, but the feeling of weightlessness and relaxation is a welcome benefit to pregnant women. Relieving your body from the extra weight on your joints helps you and the relaxation experienced in the float room relieves anxiety which can help your baby.

Are there any potential side effects with floating?
  • Disorientation: The absence of external sensory input may initially lead to a sense of disorientation. However, this feeling usually subsides as the body and mind adjust to the new environment.
  • Dizziness or nausea: Rarely, individuals may experience feelings of dizziness or mild nausea, especially if they are prone to motion sickness. If this occurs, it is recommended to exit the tank, drink some water and try again another day.
  • Sensory hallucinations: Some people may experience vivid sensory hallucinations or altered perceptions during a session. These can range from visual distortions to unusual sensations. Such experiences are generally considered normal and part of the process.
  • Post-session fatigue or grogginess: After a sensory deprivation session, some individuals may feel slightly fatigued or groggy. This is often attributed to the deep relaxation experienced during the session and tends to subside quickly.