How Floating Helped Me Accept I Am Trans

This Pride, we thought we’d share a personal story from within the float community from someone who used floating to help her find herself. Juliet Mylan is a trans woman who lives in Portland, Oregon and she has been gracious enough to share her experiences with floating and how it helped her understand her identity […]

How to Comfortably Float While Pregnant

by Float Tank Solutions | Buoy Blogs Floating has many potential benefits for both mom and baby, and so it’s not surprising to see a growing trend in floating while pregnant. Some take on floating to help reduce back pain, while others just love to hear their baby’s heartbeat without anything else around to distract them. The rise […]

Oh No! Another Post about Covid-19 but this is ALL good news.

Cloud Nine Remains Open with a Twist! You read that right. Cloud Nine is remaining open unless & until we feel it’s time to close, or we are told to by the CDC. There is a twist though, and it COULD affect you in a surprising and most wonderful way. It’s been a very long […]

Fight, Flight or Float

You’ve probably heard of our fight or flight response – when we’re presented with stressful or threatening situations (like being chased by a hippopotamus), our body’s autonomic nervous system responds by preparing for action. Our heart rate increases, our breathing picks up, and blood flows from our core out to our limbs (along with a […]

‘No’ Time: Become an Expert in Nothing

Aug 31, 2021 07:00AM ● By Kalyn Wolf “I think 99 times and find nothing. I stop thinking, swim in silence, and the truth comes to me.” ~Albert EinsteinNo one would ever call Albert Einstein or Steve Jobs lazy slouches, yet they both regularly took full advantage of doing “nothing” as a verb. Einstein accepted […]

Up From the Depths

Murphy-Monroe-Floating

As a vehicle for both relaxation and recovery, float tanks are fairly unparalleled. There are lots of studies and anecdotes about the benefits that even a single hour float can offer. The most profound (and often inspiring) results, however, actually come from floating more regularly. We hear this everyday in our conversations with our members […]

Where Did Float Tanks Come From?

History of Floating

Hopping into a soundproof, light-proof box filled with saltwater may be a popular relaxation therapy today, but those just discovering it are likely asking themselves: “who came up with this strange device, and when were float tanks developed?” In order to answer those questions, we first have to ask “why did they want to make […]

Theta State: How the Brain Signals Relaxation

by Float Tank Solutions | Buoy Blogs What’s happening to your brain when you float? How do you go from being awake, conscious, and stressed to relaxed and dreamy? While we still have a lot to discover when it comes to different states of consciousness, one key element is the “Theta State,” when our brain waves operate at […]

#FloatsForMaps

#FLOATFORMAPS We have a slightly unusual, maybe out of left field, possibly controversial, but, we think, super interesting and exciting update for you. We’re asking for your partnership with us in co-funding research into the groundbreaking realm of MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Throughout July, the entire floatation therapy industry is […]

It’s Not Always Sensory Deprivation

Here at Cloud Nine Flotation we focus on Float Therapy which includes Sensory Deprivation, but not always. We just added two new pieces of audio excellence to the tank experience. Our first regular floatee just got out of the tank where she listened to an hour of The Dalai Lama’s Greatest Hit! No kidding, it’s […]