It’s up to you: some guests prefer a more modern experience by enjoying soothing music and low lighting during their float. Others wish to engage in a more traditional float and completely disconnect by removing all stimuli. While in the 70s and 80s floating was known as sensory deprivation and our float cabins are technically isolation tanks, science is now showing that float tanks are actually a piece of sensory enhancement technology, a place where your entire system can focus on itself to cleanse, process, & reset. In addition, our Float Suites are spacious (8’x7’x5′!), and we have several options for float enhancements, so our guests have a wide array of options for how they can enjoy their time floating.
We represent the highest industry standards of service, technology, luxury, and cleanliness. Every square inch of our facility was custom built with your comfort in mind, and each member of our thoughtful and caring staff is dedicated to making sure your every need is met. These elements, along with our optional float enhancers and post-float tea lounge help you float from the moment you walk in, until the moment you re-enter the outside world relaxed, refreshed, and restored.
Modern life is stressful for nearly everyone. Traffic, deadlines, constant connection to technology, not enough sleep… replenishing ourselves in body, mind, and spirit is an essential part of modern wellness. Floating reduces stress, promotes relaxation, improves sleep and gives us all a chance to unplug and recharge.
Single and first floats can often be profound. However, there can be a bit of a learning curve requiring a few floats to feel totally comfortable. Also, floating has powerful cumulative effects and is becoming recognized as an essential part of an optimal ongoing wellness practice. Basically, floating 1 to 2 times per week will supercharge your long term physical, mental, and spiritual health.
Though it’s definitely on the rise, it’s far from new. Floating has been around for over 40 years and has been the focus of a lot of research. Check out our blog page for info and links.
The salt water concentration in our float suites is the only place in the world that anyone, no matter the body type, can completely float without moving a muscle. Plus there are no hard surfaces pressing against your skin, no chill from water or wind, and no possible interruption of your bliss from noise or outside forces.
It’s an acronym coined by a scientist that stands for “Reduced Environment Stimulation Therapy”. It simply means float therapy.
We offer easy freeway access and abundant, free, well-lit parking in a large open lot on the right side of the street. We are across from the Target parking structure, as you travel north on Hudson Ave.
You will see our signage on the side of our brick building. Just Float is in the heart of a very walkable neighborhood in Pasadena, close to many excellent restaurants, theaters, and activities. We are also about a 10-15 minute walk from the Lake Avenue Goldline Metro stop.
Please call us (818) 639-3572 as we may be able to adjust your appointment time. If not, your time in the float cabin will be reduced as we still need to end your float at your appointed time to ready the room for the next client.
When it comes to eating, we suggest a light meal 90 minutes prior so you’re neither full nor hungry. As for liquid, hydrate normally in such a way that you won’t need a restroom break mid-float.
Avoid both for at least several hours prior to your float.
Yes. Each float suite contains a changing area, shower, and float cabin. Everything you need is here, including towel, robe and basic amenities. The suite is your own private oasis while you’re here.
Before you float, you take a quick shower to remove body oils and products. After, you shower to remove the salty residue from your skin and hair.
Each float cabin is private with a door that can be opened any time. In other words, you are able to leave the cabin whenever you like. You can also turn the light off and on as you wish, or request music to help soothe you.
No, the high salt concentration prevents this from happening. It leaves your skin quite soft and smooth.
The lights and music will gently fade back on to let you know it’s time to exit.
Once you’ve showered and dressed, we recommend you to spend a little time in our post-float lounge. Read or write in our journal, chat with fellow floaters or stay quiet, share your experience with a Float Guide… just take a little time to reintegrate before returning to the outside world. Also, remember to hydrate well, and thank yourself for making quality you-time!
All amenities, including basic hair products, body wash, towels, robes, earplugs, and hair dryers are provided. You may wish to bring personal products you would use after you shower such as hair brush, deodorant or face lotion, as those are personal items we do not provide.
Yes! In order to protect this space for ALL guests, we will continue to require masks until further notice. You only need to wear it outside the suite as the rooms have their own individual air filtration systems that do not share air with other rooms.
Each room is private, and the vast majority of people float nude. However, If you prefer to wear a bathing suit, you are more welcome to.
You may wish to leave at home. Certainly remove prior to floating as the salt water might damage it.
Our float cabins are incredibly spacious: 7 feet tall, 8 feet long, and 5 feet wide- plenty of room to stretch, sit, even stand if you want to. Also, like a room in your own home, you can leave the door to your float cabin open, and you can exit the cabin whenever you wish to- your float suite is completely private. Additionally, we have options for soothing music and low lights during your float. You have total control over your comfort.
Yes you will definitely float! Ability to swim is not necessary as absolutely everyone floats without effort. The salt water will support weight of 1000+ pounds.
Many guests love to fall asleep in the relaxing world of a float tank. In fact, 1 hour of rest in the tank is anecdotally reported as the equivalent of 4 hours of deep restful sleep. Also, because of the high salt content, you will float completely safely whether you’re awake or asleep.
You can leave them in, or if you need to remove them for your 60-minute float, please ask our staff, and they will get you solution and a case to put them in.
The salt water can sting wounds, so we provide packets of petroleum jelly in each suite to cover any problem areas.
Ideally, don’t shave at least 8 hours before your float. The salty water can be irritating or itchy if you do.
If they’re new additions, just make sure they’re fully healed. Otherwise, the saltwater will sting.
Floating is safe during pregnancy, but we must insist you consult your healthcare provider first. Most mamas really enjoy a break from carrying baby’s extra weight and an hour of deep relaxation. For more information check out this wonderful video about floating and pregnancy
Take the same precautions as if you were going in a swimming pool or hot tub.
We recommend waiting at least one week to let the color fully set. We don’t want the salt affecting the color, or your color bleeding into the water. If the color is not rinsing out when you shower, it’s usually fine to float.
It’s 8 feet long by 5 feet wide by 7 feet tall.
The high concentration of salt creates a very hostile environment for all sorts of germs and bacteria. More importantly, the water is run through a filtration and purification process 4 times. Our system was designed by one of the top water quality and sanitation engineers in the country. Each system utilizes a large pool filter, hydrogen peroxide, and a very robust ultra-violet sterilizer. This entire process is the same thing that Orange County uses to treat waste-water before discharging its back into the water table that is then used for drinking water.
The 1,300 pounds of Epsom salt dissolved in the 250 gallons of water in a float tank creates the effortless part of floating. No matter your size, when you recline into the warm water, your body will float like a cork. EVERYONE floats.
It’s 95 degrees Fahrenheit, which is the same temperature as the surface of your skin. It’s neither warm nor cold, but rather very neutral.
Though our cabins are very spacious, they’re only meant for a single person to fully stretch out.
Yes. We kindly ask that you consider everyone around you at Just Float to be in the middle of their float. If you would like to share with others by engaging in conversation, please do so mindfully. Also, please refrain from cell phone use as much as possible. Make time for yourself!
If you are not completely pleased with your experience, please let us know! If no solution can be found we will refund 100% of your money. Refunds for all purchases must be requested within 90 days of purchase.
We require 24-hour advance notice. Cancelations within 24 hours are subject to $40 fee per appointment. No notice/no shows will be charged full appointment price.