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Float therapy is what you need

Float therapy is a necessary refuge for many—from athletes nursing sore muscles, individuals battling stress or pain, to creatives seeking clarity. By surrendering to the quietude of the float tank, a diverse array of benefits unfolds, catering to both the body and mind. This gentle practice nurtures relaxation, fosters mental clarity, and invites a unique exploration of one's inner tranquility.

A space where you don’t need to do anything, just be

Floating acts as a reset button, ushering you into a state of physical tranquility and mental serenity. Within the gentle embrace of the float tank, your body gets the rare opportunity to unplug from the rigors of daily life. Every muscle gets the chance to relax, every joint the freedom to ease. It’s a haven where the gnawing aches fade away, giving room for a cascade of rejuvenation to flow through your muscles, bones, and joints.

As you drift in the peaceful stillness, your mind finds its way to quiet corners of clarity and reflection often overshadowed by life’s constant bustle. The outside chatter dims, allowing your thoughts to unfurl and stretch out. This meditative stillness, rarely experienced elsewhere, nurtures your mental wellbeing, helping to clear the cobwebs of anxiety, stress, and mental fatigue. Your creative spark gets a chance to ignite in a mind uncluttered by everyday worries.

In this sanctuary of stillness, your spirit too finds a moment to breathe. The serene float experience is a voyage inward, an exploration of your inner landscapes, reconnecting you with a deeper sense of self, often lost in the whirl of daily tasks and obligations.

Floating is not just a pause; it’s a doorway to a more mindful, more balanced, and a rejuvenated you.

It’s an invitation to experience a profound simplicity, where by just being, you unlock a richness of wellbeing. And as you step out from the soothing hush of the float tank, you carry with you a sense of calm and renewal that subtly enriches every aspect of your life.

“I've been floating for years. And at Infinity for 2 of them. I absolutely love it here. Clean. Relaxing. And always a friendly face waiting to greet at the front!”

Amanda S.Verified 5-Star Google Review

I love this place they totally Renew the body and spirit!! I loved the experience it’s literally one of my favorite things to do when I need to press the reset button on life.

Had no idea I would love it so much and have gone 4 times now ❤️

Kellie T.Verified 5-Star Review On Google

How do you float?

Float therapy, at its core, is a means to propel the individual into a state of deep relaxation, achieved through several carefully engineered environmental conditions. The first among these is the buoyancy effect created by the Epsom salt solution. With about 1200 pounds of magnesium sulfate dissolved in just 10 inches of water, the resulting density makes floating on the surface effortless. This neutral buoyancy alleviates the gravitational pressure on the musculoskeletal system, providing instant relief to joints and muscles. Your body, no longer confined by the usual physical constraints, begins to relax deeply, promoting better circulation and allowing the healing process to kickstart in areas that might have been strained or injured.

Alongside buoyancy, the sensory reduction plays a crucial role. The float tanks are designed to shut out external sensory inputs—no light, no sound, and the water maintained at skin temperature to blur the boundaries between the body and the water. This sensory deprivation drastically reduces the amount of sensory information being relayed to the brain, allowing the brain waves to shift from the more alert beta or alpha state to a more relaxed theta state.

This state, often associated with deep meditation, enhanced creativity, and a sense of tranquility, is a doorway to profound mental relaxation and insight.

Further, the warm, magnesium-rich environment of the float tank offers a unique therapeutic setting. Magnesium, a crucial mineral for various bodily functions, is known to promote muscle relaxation, better sleep, and stress reduction. It’s absorbed through the skin during float sessions, helping to replenish magnesium levels in the body, which many individuals are deficient in. The warmth of the water also aids in blood vessel dilation, enhancing circulation and oxygen delivery to tissues, fostering a state of physical calm and repair.

Moreover, the secluded, tranquil space of a float tank allows individuals to enter a state of meditative stillness. The absence of external distractions facilitates a deeper connection to one’s own thoughts and emotions. It’s a time of introspection and self-discovery.

The benefits derived from float therapy are both immediate and cumulative. Regular sessions can help reduce stress levels, manage chronic pain, enhance creativity, and improve overall mental well-being.

“Floating is amazing and this place is very very nice. Only done it twice but definitely life changing. Totally amazing.”

Mike D.Verified 5-Star Google Review
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Mind

Studies are starting to show the benefits for our mental health.

Float therapy provides a unique environment for the brain, soothing it into deep states of relaxation, which can lead to heightened visualization, creativity, and memory. This profound calmness can also reduce anxiety, stress, and sleep issues, allowing for improved mental clarity and rejuvenation.

  • Enhances mental clarity and alertness, aiding in better decision-making.
  • Promotes a deeper state of relaxation and stress reduction.
  • Boosts creativity and problem-solving abilities.
  • Encourages a positive mood by helping in the reduction of anxiety.
  • Supports better sleep quality by aiding in the management of insomnia.

Body

Boost your energy, reduce pain and recover faster.

Immersed in a saline solution, the body experiences true weightlessness, relieving joint and muscle tension. This weightless state also encourages improved circulation, facilitating faster muscle and injury recovery. Additionally, floating helps to reduce inflammation and boosts the body’s natural ability to heal.

  • Alleviates chronic pain conditions like arthritis and fibromyalgia.
  • Accelerates muscle recovery and reduces fatigue.
  • Improves circulatory health and reduces blood pressure.
  • Promotes better skin health through magnesium absorption.
  • Enhances immune system functionality.

Spirit

Dive deeper into a mindfulness and meditation practice.

Floating offers a sanctuary for introspection and personal growth. It’s a rare opportunity to disconnect from external distractions and connect with one’s inner self. The serene environment allows for deep meditation and a sense of unity and tranquility.

  • Facilitates a deeper connection to self, promoting self-awareness.
  • Encourages a state of mindfulness and present moment awareness.
  • Provides a tranquil environment for meditation and introspection.
  • Cultivates a sense of peace and harmony.
  • Assists in the processing and releasing of emotional tension.

Goals

Stretch past your goals as the benefits of floating compound.

For those seeking personal development and growth, float therapy can be a powerful tool. It fosters a space where visualization techniques become more effective, supporting goal manifestation. The enhanced focus and clarity gained from floating sessions can also boost motivation and drive, assisting in achieving personal and professional objectives.

  • Fosters a conducive environment for visualization and manifesting personal or professional goals.
  • Enhances focus and concentration beneficial for academic or professional achievement.
  • Provides a clear mental space for planning and strategizing.
  • Promotes discipline through a regular self-care routine.
  • Encourages a balanced lifestyle, aiding in the pursuit of holistic well-being.

I've had 2 floats and I have to rave about the wonderful experience!! The benefits have far exceeded my expectations!!

I highly recommend floating, it has helped with muscle tension, better sleep and stress relief!! Thank you Infinity Float, I can't wait to book my next float!

Christine E.Verified 5-Star Review On Google

It’s A Practice, Feel The Benefits Compound

TESTING THE WATERS

First Float

The first float is often about acclimation and surrender. As you step into the float tank, you might feel a mixture of excitement and uncertainty. The sensation of floating effortlessly on the saline solution is initially peculiar, yet gradually, the warmth of the water and the seclusion from external stimuli begin to dissolve the tension in your body.

It might take a while before your mind stops racing and tunes into the profound silence. That’s normal and totally OK. Yet, as the session progresses, you likely will find a sense of calm enveloping you, making this maiden voyage into float therapy an eye-opening venture into tranquility.

DEEPENING YOUR EXPERIENCE

Second Float

By your second float, the novelty has partially faded, making way for a deeper exploration of the experience. Now familiar with the environment of the tank, your body and mind may ease into the serene setting more swiftly. This session might reveal the stark contrast between the clamor of daily life and the profound tranquility within the tank.

As your senses gradually attune to the subtler nuances of the float experience, the peace encountered here may feel more profound, and the rejuvenating effects on your mind and body, more noticeable.

WHERE IT OFTEN CLICKS

Third Float

With the third float, a sense of familiarity and anticipation precedes the experience. Now accustomed to the unique setting, you may find yourself delving into a meditative state with greater ease. The therapeutic effects on both body and mind become more apparent as the cumulative benefits of floating start to manifest.

This session might also foster a deeper introspection or even creative insights as the mind unhindered by external distractions explores the boundless landscapes of thought.

The third float often cements the practice as a valued part of one’s wellness regimen, opening the door to a continual exploration of the myriad benefits float therapy can offer.

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Enhance Your Experience

Massage

Studies are starting to show the benefits for our mental health.

Pairing a massage with a float session at Infinity Float Center amplifies the holistic wellness experience. The targeted manipulation of muscle tissue during a massage preps your body, releasing tension and enhancing circulation. This provides a smooth segue into a float tank’s serene, weightless environment where relaxation deepens, muscles continue to relax, and the mind finds clarity amidst the quietude.

The massage works on the physical knots and stresses, while the float session extends this relief into a mental and spiritual domain. This complementary duo is designed to offer a comprehensive wellness routine, allowing for an immersive journey towards inner tranquility and enhanced bodily vitality. At Infinity, we tailor this combo to meet your unique needs, ensuring a rejuvenated, harmonious state post-session.

Acupuncture

Boost your energy, reduce pain and recover faster.

When entwined with a float session at Infinity Float Center, the time-honored practice of acupuncture unfolds a profound pathway to holistic wellness. The strategic placement of thin needles during an acupuncture session invigorates the body’s meridians, fostering a harmonious flow of energy that sets the stage for deep-seated healing. As you transition from the acupuncture mat to the serene float tank, this harmonized energy flow melds with the sensory-reduced tranquility of floating, creating a continuum of healing and relaxation.

The meticulous needlework of acupuncture, aimed at relieving physical discomfort and balancing energy, paired with the deep relaxation and mental clarity offered by floating, sets a complementary rhythm of wellness. This blend of ancient wisdom and modern tranquility at Infinity Float facilitates a profound exploration of holistic healing. Through addressing both the energetic and the sensory realms, this pairing promotes an enhanced state of overall well-being, echoing through body, mind, and spirit.

This place, the staff, and each experience I’ve had here has been incredible. I cannot speak highly enough about IFC! Whether I’m getting a massage or floating, I leave feeling so relaxed and refreshed. The relaxation rooms are wonderful and the complimentary tea makes sitting in there even more enjoyable. All the ladies that work there are friendly and helpful.

I will forever be a customer and have recommended them to friends & family who have also tried it out and loved it.

Tabitha S.Verified 5-Star Review On Google

Frequently asked questions

How do you keep the tanks clean?

The 1200 pounds of Epsom salt in the water creates a solution that is inherently hostile to the proliferation of bacteria.

Between each float the entire 300 gallons of solution is filtered 3 times through a 1-micron filter and treated with Ultraviolet light and 35% (food grade) Hydrogen Peroxide to purify and disinfect the water. Additionally, when the tanks are not in use the purification system routinely runs to cleanse. the water.

What if I am claustrophobic?

Being in the float tank is much more expansive than you’d think, rather than feeling like you’re in an enclosed space. Our float cabins are also X-LARGE, 6′ wide by 8′ long by 7′ tall.

You are always in control of your environment and can leave the door to the tank open or turn on the light if that makes you more comfortable.

Even people with extreme claustrophobia have reported having no problems with their time in one of our cabins.

What if I can't swim?

No problem. Floating is as easy as taking a bath.

You just step in, sit down and lay back and float like a cork. You can touch the. bottom with your hands (it’s only 10″ deep). There is no skill required, just let the salty ‘water’ do all the work.

What do I wear while floating?

Your float cabin is in your own private suite with your own private shower. Most people float in the nude, and this is what we recommend as well. Anything you wear will become heavy with epsom salt and distract from the experience.

Is there anything I should do before a float?

Your float will be much more beneficial if you arrive ready to relax and let go! We recommend you come in at least 15mins little early to enjoy our lounge and get acquainted with our center.

A few other things to think about:

  • Avoid drinking coffee or anything heavily caffeinated for several hours beforehand, it can make your system jittery, your mind active and alert and prevent you from fully relaxing into your float.
  • Don’t shave or wax immediately before your float since Epsom salt solution can irritate your skin and make your tank time unpleasant.
  • Since floating activates the rest and digest portion of your system much like sleeping does, eating a light meal about an hour to 90-minutes before your appointment stops your stomach from sounding like an angry monster while you float.
  • If you wear contacts, we recommend removing them before floating.

If you have any other questions, feel free to give us a call: 281.486.1864

What should I expect from my first float?

There is literally nothing to expect.

Like meditation, the float experience naturally varies from person to person (and session to session). And, like meditation, to get the most out of your experience you should try to fully relax and let your thoughts go.

Since we often lead such busy and stressful lives it may take a couple of float sessions for the body and mind to re-learn how to fully relax and just be. Many first timers find their minds racing, not quite sure how to handle this free time…

What if I fall asleep? …….Am I asleep? ……. Did I feed the cat today? ……. Am I doing it right? ……. Are my eyes open?

How much time do I have left? ……. Did the milk expire today? ……. No, my eyes are closed… I think…

This is why we recommend committing to 3 floats within a few weeks of each other because, even by the second float, you are more at ease and prepared to fully unwind into the experience, thus reaping more benefits.

Do I need to bring anything?

Nope. We provide everything you need (towels, robes, earplugs, body wash/shampoo, combs, blow dryers, deodorant, etc.).

That being said, if you wear contact lenses, you will want to bring anything you need to store them while you are in the tank.

And, if you require any particular styling products for your hair, that may be smart to bring along.

How long should I plan to be there?

Our Float Sessions are either 60 or 90-minutes in length but we recommend blocking off at least 2 hours of your day to simply focus on you.

  • Please arrive a few minutes early to fill out our ‘New Client Form’ and kick back in our lounge to wind down a little before getting into the tank. We will give you a full tour of the center and be sure we have answered all of your questions before your float. You will also want to account for shower time before and after your float, as well as any time you need to get yourself ready for anything you have planned after your visit.
  • After decompressing in the float tank you will likely want to hang out in one of our two lounges and enjoy your post-float-glow with a cup of tea, contemplating the amazing experience before heading back outside.

Of course, you are welcome to come in as early or stay as long as you’d like – we are here for you. 😋

What about my hair? Can I float if it was dyed recently?

If your hair has been colored within the past two weeks, please wait until the color is no longer bleeding in the shower and leaching onto your towels at home. Dark or bright colors from your hair dye could discolor our water or stain our tanks resulting in you being responsible for a clean-up fee of up to $2000, depending on the extent of the damage. ☹️💸

Be aware we may require a white towel test before allowing you to float.

For any other hair treatments, please consult with your stylist if you are unsure of how your hair will react to the salt solution.

What's the history of floating? How did it start?

The first float tanks were invented by a neuroscientist named John C. Lilly back in 1954 while working at the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH).They were trying to figure out what occurred within the brain in the absence of stimulus (light, noise, touch…etc.).

Well, as it turns out some pretty amazing things happen!

The first tanks were quite strange compared to what we have now. The floater was suspended upright, entirely underwater, head completely covered by an underwater breathing apparatus and mask….

As his studies progressed the tank was modified and by the 70’s the float tank had evolved from Lilly’s original laboratory chambers to the comfortable commercial tanks that we have now.

Can I float if I am pregnant?

Yes! The float tank is great for pregnant women.

The buoyancy of the water helps to relieve the pull of gravity on the body, helping to alleviate back pain and body aches. We even provide a special pregnancy kit that is comprised of various floatation devices to help Mom achieve the most comfortable position possible. Floating has frequently been used in the third trimester to significantly lessening the weight of the baby and the strain on the Mom’s body giving her a chance to truly rest before the big day!

FloatationLocations.com has this wise recommendation:

Pregnant woman probably get more relief from floating than most people. The extra weight carried by the mother-to-be can be very stressful due to the forces of gravity. Floating eliminates the negative effects of gravity which can cause joint pain, inflammation, and stress on the organs as well as the unborn baby.

Pregnant woman have also reported a reduction of erratic movements of the baby inside the womb. This is due to a phenomenon called the “mirror effect”. The baby is safe and secure inside the womb and the mother shares a similar experience in the warm buoyancy of the float tank. Woman often report a stronger connection with their baby when exposed to this environment.

If you are pregnant and have any concerns, please consult with your physician before coming in.

Can I float if I am menstruating?

Yes. Just follow the same protocol you would for a swimming pool.

Do I have to stay in the whole time?

Nope. There are no latches on the tank doors, and you can get out anytime. That being said, the 60 or 90-minutes usually goes by way faster than you’d expect.

But isn't it a "sensory deprivation tank?"

Yes, but it’s not one of the crazy person morphing contraptions you’ve seen on TV or in the movies. In reality, these are completely non-threatening and very comfortable environments that actually calm your mind and body, like an amazing deep sleep.

You are in complete control of the environment. You can relax with the door completely open or only partially closed. You can turn your lights on or request something a little softer. There are even music options you can add onto your float experience.

Or, you can opt to enjoy the quiet, warm, dark, gravity free environment and use it to disconnect from the every day and enjoy a little, much deserved, “Me Time”.

Can I drown?! What if I accidentally turn over in the water?

Not likely. The water is very shallow, about 10″ deep, and is much more dense than ordinary water because of the 1200 lbs of Epsom salt. As a result, you float very easily and much higher in the water than in a swimming pool or most other bodies of water.

You float on your back with absolutely no effort in a very comfortable neutral position. There are no pressure points on the body, therefore no tendency to roll over.

Actually, people often fall asleep while floating, reporting some of the best sleep they had in a VERY long time. The worst that can happen is getting woken up by a bit of salt water in your eyes.

Will I get cold, like staying too long in a bath?

Nope. The float cabin is constantly heated to the same temperature as your skin. The correct temperature is important and constantly monitored. We even have a little bit of heat coming down from the ceiling of the cabin just to make sure you are comfortable.

PRO TIP: If you typically run cold, shower in cool water before getting in the tank. If you typically run hot, shower in warmer water. This will help you acclimate to the neutral temperature of the tank with ease.

After your float, if you find the experience to be too cold or too warm, talk to one of our Float Guides before leaving. If we understand your discomfort we can make some adjustments for you before your next float!

What is Epsom salt and why is it used?

Epsom salt is made up of naturally occurring minerals, magnesium and sulfate. It is very different from sea salt or table salt, which is mainly sodium chloride. Many, many years ago, after trying all the salty elements available, the float industry settled on Epsom salt because,

  1. It allowed users to float effortlessly.
  2. It actually softens the skin (aka: no pruney fingers)
  3. It has been used medicinally for centuries to treat various health issues.

 

Win, Win & WIN!

Is there anyone who should NOT float?

You will not be allowed to float if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Infectious skin or respiratory disorders
  • Open wounds
  • Incontinence
  • Epilepsy
  • Serious mental conditions
  • A high-risk pregnancy
  • Under the influence of any drug or alcohol
  • If you have colored your hair in the last 7-10 days and the color has not yet set in. (If the hair color is coming out in the shower or bleeding onto your towel after shampooing. This is typically not an issue for your hair, but your hair could compromise the integrity of the water in our tanks or the tanks themselves. You could be liable for a costly clean-up fee.)
  • The same applies if you have recently spray-tanned.

 

IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION OR UNDER MEDICAL TREATMENT OF ANY KIND, PLEASE, CONSULT WITH YOUR. HEALTHCARE PROVIDER BEFORE BOOKING AN APPOINTMENT TO ASSURE FLOATING IS RIGHT FOR YOU.

If it's so salty will it cause. irritation or burning ("down there")?

Some clients, typically women, typically under 13 or menopausal (over 50), will experience an intense burning to their nether-regions… their vulvas. It doesn’t happen terribly often but it is a possibility.

Heat rash, hormones out of balance, wiping too aggressively, poor genital hygiene, too tight undergarments, hemorrhoids, small tears to the genital areas, etc. can all cause burning while floating. Often mild burning will dissipate like many other stinging situations on the body, but occasionally there is something more serious afoot that will cause someone to terminate their float early.

(BTW: burning can happen to men as well and is typically noticed around the anal region.)

In short, the Epsom salt solution might cause a little stinging to areas of the skin that are sensitive. If this happens to you, and if the stinging doesn’t subside within a few minutes, then we recommend getting out, rinsing the area in the shower, drying the area gently, and then applying petroleum jelly.

I would like to book a float and massage on the same day. Which one do I do first, does it matter?

No, it does not matter. They both complement your relaxation journey no matter which one you experience first. Everyone is a little different, we recommend trying it both ways to which combination resonates with you.

Is it safe for me to float if I have a medical condition (diabetic, pregnant, epileptic, etc)?

If you are being treated for any condition, please consult with your health care provider before scheduling a massage, acupuncture or float.

MORE QUESTIONS? GIVE US A CALL, WE’LL BE HAPPY TO HELP! (281) 486-1864

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I've floated at several float centers around Houston, and this one is simply the best, by a large margin. Every float I've done has been better than the last, and they create an inviting, relaxing and delightful environment to make sure each float experience is incredible!

Brian R.Verified 5-Star Review on Google

Acupuncture with Carol was what I needed. Healing from a vertebrae fracture in April. Thank you for getting me in so quickly.

Susan B.Verified 5-Star Review on Google

I've had 2 floats and I have to rave about the wonderful experience!! The benefits have far exceeded my expectations!! I highly recommend floating, it has helped with muscle tension, better sleep and stress relief!! Thank you Infinity Float, I can't wait to book my next float!

Christine E.Verified 5-Star Review on Google

Great experience. Massage was wonderful and the float is great. It's only my 2nd time to float so I am still learning how to get the most out of (relaxing that is) but I am finding my groove. Will float again soon! The facility is so clean and the float rooms are very roomy. The lounges are very relaxing!

Cathy C.Verified 5-Star Review on Google

This was my first visit to Infinity Float and I will definitely be back. I absolutely loved it and found myself wishing I had done 90 minutes instead of an hour. It was so very relaxing! The facility is very clean and comfortable. I have full control of how dark or light I want it. I have to admit that I left the door to the tank cracked just a bit for a sliver of light. I am going full dark next time. I am so glad I bought the newbie package because I can't wait to do it again. I didn't want to leave. It was an awesome experience. 10/10 recommend.

Kelly D.Verified 5-Star Review on Google

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