Sensory Deprivation Float Tanks, also known as float rooms, are talked about as being relaxing and meditative. They may offer benefits like better sleep and decreased stress. At Float Coppell located in Coppell Texas, sensory deprivation tank sessions have become very popular.
What exactly is a float chamber or float room? “So, it’s a saltwater chamber, and it’s 400 gallons of water and 1300 pounds of salt. The salt is magnesium sulfate so it’s the medical grade of Epsom salts. Being in A float tank is like taking an Epson salt bath, on steroids,” Owner Joann Mester said.
Sensory Deprivation Float Tanks were first created by a neuroscientist named John C. Lilly in the 1950’s that said the tanks have benefits like improving focus and concentration, boosting mood and helping you sleep better. Most of our clients feel just general relaxation. The aches and pains kind of fade away because of the amount of salt in the tank, Mester said. Some people will say they’ve had a sort of euphoric feeling from floating. Everybody’s a little bit different, So it just depends what it is that you’re looking for.
The float process is very simple, “You take a pre-shower. The pre-shower is more of a rinse-off shower. This is also a good time to put in your earplugs. That way they’re molded in and everything’s comfortable. And then there’s the petroleum jelly which we have you put on if you know you have any cuts or scrapes because the salt water is so potent that you’ll feel it almost immediately,” Mester said. “And then you get in, you do your session, the session will last from 30 minutes to an hour long. Some customers prefer to float with music and some choose no music. It really depends on what it is that they’re actually trying to get out of their session. And then you just get out at the end and take a full shower to get all the salt off.
The salt water is heated to match our body temperature so during the float it’s hard to tell where your body stops and the water starts. The float tank has a built-in filter system, so it cleans itself between each use. Book your float experience now at Float Coppell located inside CBD American Shaman of Coppell.