How One Client Uses Flotation Therapy for Pain Management Client Close-Up: Client Close-Up: Meet Dawne, a Just Float member coping with the intense daily pain of fibromyalgia, who calls floatation therapy her “lifeline.” Here is Dawne’s inspiring story of how floating has literally changed her life. Dawne suffers from severe fibromyalgia - symptoms including deep muscle pain, tender joints, insomnia, and migraines. [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|Blog, Video|0 Comments

5 Tips For Self-Care

Relax, Resettle and Rejuvenate with these Tips for Self-Care. In the hustle and bustle of modern life, self-care has become more important than ever before. That’s why, for thousands of people the world over, float therapy has become their one-stop shop for relaxing, resetting and rejuvenating (as featured on Good Morning America). We believe there’s [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How Celebrities and Athletes are Benefiting from Float Therapy

Joe Rogan and Pat Healy. Both 2015 Super Bowl teams and Olympians. Wayne Rooney, Carl Lewis, Tom Brady, Elle Macpherson, Peter Gabriel, Michael Crichton, Susan Sarandon. What do they all have in common? Floating. Either in their own tanks or at float centers throughout the world, these athletes and artists have found pain relief, relaxation, [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Blog|1 Comment

The History of Floatation Therapy

Float therapy, or floating, is a trending wellness tool, allowing people to reduce stress, relieve pain and generally feel more positive and optimistic about life. Though this practice is new to many, float therapy was born in America and has resurfaced here, all grown-up and better than ever. Here's a brief history of floatation therapy to better [...]

By | September 24th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

5 Ways to Float Through the Holidays

Let’s face it: Despite all the joy the holidays are supposed to bring, sometimes we feel more Humbug than Happy. Our to-do lists triple, our savings dwindle, our free time shrinks as we try to connect with those we love, count our blessings, and enjoy the sparkle of the season. May we suggest a little [...]

By | December 2nd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Gratitude: The Gift You Give Yourself

‘Tis the season. If the thought of the holidays is filling you with more dread than joy, perhaps it’s time to shake things up. Here are a few simple ideas for holiday stress relief and more magic, less mayhem. Be Grateful What’s so amazing about Thanksgiving (besides the food, of course)? It’s all about the [...]

By | November 18th, 2015|Blog|1 Comment

How to Enhance Your Post-Float Glow

Perhaps you’d been looking forward to your first float for a long time. Perhaps you’ve been floating since the 70’s. Somehow, you found your way into our float tank, but what can you do to best carry that experience back out into the world with you? Many people emerge from floating with a deepened awareness [...]

By | November 3rd, 2015|Blog|1 Comment

Rock n’ Roll Marathon LA: Benefits of Float Therapy for Runners

The famous and fabulous Los Angeles Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon/5K will be gracing our fair city this Sunday, October 25. Live, local bands, raucous cheering sections and all manner of Halloween fun await. We at Just Float wish you all a great run, and we’d like to invite all of our L.A. runners to [...]

By | October 20th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

A Journal Filled with Gratitude

A leather-bound journal sits in the relaxation room of Just Float, where guests can get cozy with a cup of tea to read, sketch, or share thoughts after a float therapy session. Jim kicked off the journal on September 29th, the day that Just Float officially opened its doors to the public. In it, he [...]

By | October 8th, 2015|Blog|1 Comment

The Journey to Here

By: Annalisa Hefner, Co-founder Just Float, Inc. It started with a miracle. Eight months pregnant with our long-awaited first baby, we sought out our first float. I emerged from a dream. I’d been weightless for over an hour and had somehow heard a sweet duet of my baby’s heartbeat and my own. Jim emerged into [...]

By | September 25th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Goodbye Summer, Hello Crazy: Floating Is Here to Help

Summer is waning. The kids are back in school, and the weather is getting less obnoxious. But along with these reasons to celebrate a new season, you may also feel some dread: Homework battles, endless extracurricular activities, the holidays, a packed calendar, carpool, work. It’s enough to give anyone a case of the end-of-summer blues. [...]

By | September 10th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Float Your Way to a Theta State of Mind

FYI, the neurons in your brain would really like a break. Every second of every day, they are busy sending electrical signals that allow you to breathe, drive, walk and switch quickly between YouTube and work at your desk. These electrical signals rise and fall like the brain waves they are. Doctors discovered in the [...]

By | August 25th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Discover the Worldwide Phenomenon of Floating at the 4th Annual Float Conference

Looking for something to do this weekend? Well, it just so happens that we have an idea for you. The 4th annual Float Conference is happening August 14-17 in Portland, Oregon. If you like good beer, amazing food and groovy people, come join us and find out just what a worldwide phenomenon floating really is. [...]

By | August 12th, 2015|Blog, In The News|0 Comments

Floatation Tank Comparison: Different Types of Float Tanks and Their Benefits

Tanks, pods, cabins, sensory deprivation, isolation...there’s a bit of lingo associated with floating. Although the basic definition of floatation therapy is universal, what you choose to float IN may affect how much you enjoy your experience. Are you really tall? A little claustrophobic? A tad picky (like us)? If so, it might be helpful to [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|Blog|2 Comments

Floating in Los Angeles: A New Way To Be Well

Los Angeles, like most major cities in America, has its fair share of stress. Those of us who commute at peak hours spend more time stuck in traffic than anyone else in the nation--72 hours a year, on average. Ouch!  But there are also many facets of L.A. that make it a perfect place to [...]

By | June 23rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Five Common Questions About Your First Float

So as I’m rolling through the world, most chats with new people arrive at, “So, what do you do?” pretty quickly. Then I watch as their heads tilt and their eyes crinkle as I mention the float center we’re opening. Huh? And though I’ve tried to shape a perfect, simple explanation, people just have a [...]

By | June 4th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Floatation Therapy and Mindfulness: A Match Made in Heaven

The new “M” word on a lot of hip lips these days is mindfulness. More than just a trend, mindfulness meditation is becoming a movement. Although mindfulness has strong religious and spiritual roots, it is not, by definition, aligned with any one belief system. The practice of focusing our attention and embracing the moment, whatever [...]

By | May 19th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Floating in Solitude

Sensory deprivation tanks, isolation tanks, floatation REST—float tanks go by many names, but the goal is always the same: To provide a private, comforting space where we can shut out the noise of modern life and tune in to our breath, our relaxation, our peace. While our float tanks at Just Float allow our guests to customize their [...]

By | April 21st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Two Firsts: Pregnant and Floating

By: Annalisa Hefner Eight months pregnant is a beautiful but uncomfortable state. After multiple IVF treatments and miscarriages, I was finally nearing the end of my miraculous, easy pregnancy. Awesome... but there were also the swollen ankles, insomnia and sheer exhaustion of hauling my much larger self through the world. Not always so awesome. Then one [...]

By | March 24th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Three Meditation Techniques To Practice While Floating

Float therapy is often used as a method of physical relief, but it is also known for its ability to enhance mental clarity.1  The float tank is an ideal environment in which floaters can calm their minds and reach a place of positivity and relaxation. Due to minimal distraction, meditation can be intensified in the [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments
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