Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ PAGE)


What time should I arrive?

If you are a first time floater, please arrive 15 minutes early

Do I need to bring anything?

Just yourself...Dharma Floats provides towels and products for before and after your float.

If you wear contacts remember to bring your contact lens case and solution. 

  • It is highly recommended to remove your contact lens's before you float for your eye safety. 

Bring a comb if you have long hair for after your float. Most people chose to float au natural. However, if you prefer bring a bathing suit if you will feel more comfortable. 

  • Before and after your float you are required to shower. 
  • Towels, shampoo, conditioner, and body wash are need to bring your own unless you have a preference.

Do I need to do anything to prepare?

Please limit caffeine a few hours before you float.

 Eat a light meal (nothing heavy) before you float.

  •  It is not recommended to shave the day you float...the salt will sting.

What if I'm claustrophobic?

You can choose to float with the door open or closed, with the light on or off. There is no right or wrong way to float. You are in complete control of the float environment. We highly recommend floating with the door closed to get the maximum benefits out of your floating experience.

Can I float if I'm pregnant?


 Floating while pregnant relieves stress on the body.

  •  If you are pregnant we ask that you consult your doctor before booking a float....especially if you have concerns.

What if I fall asleep?

No worries it happens!

The float tank is filled with 12 inches of water and 1000 lbs. of Epsom salt and is incredibly buoyant. You will be floating on the surface of the water and will not sink. If you happen to get salt in your eyes, a towel and spray bottle filled with water are provided to clear your eyes.

Are the tanks clean?

Due to the salt content of the water pathogens and bacteria cannot survive. Before and after each float session the tank if filtered thru a UV filtration system. In addition each floater is required to shower before entering the tank to remove any  body oils or contaminants. Also, a shower after each float is recommended to remove salt from hair and skin.

  •  Shampoo, conditioner and body wash are need to bring your own unless you have a preference.

Can I float if I am menstruating?


 Please use the same protocol as a swimming pool. Tampons can be provided on site.

Were do I keep my stuff when I float?

You can keep your belongings with you in the float room.

  •  It is recommended that you turn off all mobile devices during your float session so that your float experience is not interrupted.. 

Is there anyone who should not float?


  • Anyone who has a skin disorder, infectious disease or illness, or a communicable disease in an infectious state. 
  • Not recommended if you have a large cut, open sores or wounds. Please visit us after all wounds have healed.
  •  Sufficient strength is needed to enter and exit the tank.
  •  If you have Epilepsy, Diabetes or chronic heart disease consult your doctor before you float.
  • If you have a new tattoo, please wait until the tattoo has healed completely before floating.

 Your safety if a priority!

If you still have questions that were not answered here on the FAQ page please feel free to contact us so we can answer your questions

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Epsom Salt

We use EPSOAK Epsom Salt @ Dharma Floats (1,000lbs in the float tank)

  • HIGHEST QUALITY PURE UNSCENTED EPSOM SALT (Packaged in USA): Epsoak Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate) is USP grade. It is GMO free (Genetically Modified Organism).                 
  •                     DISSOLVES QUICKLY/GREAT VALUE: After soaking in Epsoak Epsom Salt it becomes clear why Epsoak is the leading name in Epsom Salt. The expertly selected grain size of Epsoak Epsom Salt means that it dissolves quickly & easily in warm water without hassle every single time. It's transparent/slightly white in color, and is unscented. Buy in BULK and save.                 
  •                     RELAX MUSCLES & IMPROVE SKIN: Known for its amazing therapeutic qualities, an epsom salt bath can help to relieve muscle aches and pains, relieve aching feet, cleanse pores, flush out toxins, detoxify the skin