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How to Talk About Floating

How to Talk About Floating

You step into the elevator and shuffle to the side to make room for the kind-eyed, old woman with the miniature poodle.

“Good morning,” you say with a smile.

“Good morning,” she beams back, her gaze resting briefly on your water bottle with the logo from your float center’s annual party.

After a brief pause, she asks, “What is Float-a-Palooza?”

You take a breath, smile, and launch into your literal elevator pitch.

So, what do you say?

How Floating Helped Me Accept I Was Trans

How Floating Helped Me Accept I Was Trans

“I’ve often heard strong advocates of floating question why people might have difficult floats, “what’s wrong with spending time alone with yourself?” When you love yourself, it’s easy to be alone with your thoughts – when you hate who you are and can’t understand why, it can be a nightmare.” – Juliet Tango Mylan

Floating While Pregnant

Floating While Pregnant

Upon gaining a doctor’s approval, there has been a growing trend of floating during pregnancy. Some take on floating to help reduce back pain while others just love to hear their baby’s heartbeat underwater. The following are some suggestions based on experience on how to comfortably float while pregnant.

How to Properly Wake a Floater

How to Properly Wake a Floater

aka What to Do when You’ve Got a “Sinker” There are multiple ways to let your floaters know that it is time to get out of the tank. According to float lore, the first centers to open back in the 70’s used to wake people up by popping open the hatch and giving the...