Urban Float – Sensory Deprivation


Our tanks are scientifically designed to help reduce stress, even the deepest levels of emotional anxiety. Float tank therapy is even prescribed by professionals to help the body relax, ease pain and generally unwind.

  • Ease anxiety & stress
  • Relieve pain & tension
  • Reduce depression
  • Increase concentration
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Benefits of Sensory Deprivation

The benefits of sensory deprivation have been well documented. Treating everything from an improved sense of well being to relief from both chronic and acute pain, sensory deprivation can benefit almost anyone.

Relieve Pain

Removing the effects of gravity
allows for the release of muscular
tension and postural realignment

Reduce Stress

Step away from your daily stresses.
Floating induces a state of total
relaxation and peace

Heighten Creativity

Reducing anxious thoughts and
distractions helps you enter a
creative flow state

Increase Focus

Total separation from daily
distractions increases focus and
mental clarity, allowing for peak

Improve Sleep

The deep relaxation of the mind and
body that floating provides can
greatly reduce insomnia

Increase Energy

Floating can be a deeply restful and
rejuvinating experience, increasing
energy and mood levels


Benefits of Sensory Deprivation

A. Absolutely. The water is filtered 3.75 times with Ultraviolet, Chemical and micron filters and we purify the water between every single use. Clean tanks are among our highest priorities.

A. Everything you need will be provided. If you wear contacts we recommend bringing a case for them.

A. Although floating can take some getting used to for the first time, most say it’s a very relaxing experience.

A. No special preparation is required. We recommend avoiding caffeine for 90 minutes before the float if possible. Also avoid shaving or waxing a couple days before floating, as the salty water can cause some stinging if it contacts irritated skin.
A. The water is quite shallow – between 230mm and 235mm deep. In addition, the super saturation of Epsom salt will let you float effortlessly with no special technique or know how.
A. If you are concerned about any medical condition, please consult with your doctor before floating. That being said, many doctors recommend floating for a variety of ailments.

Float Packages

Whether you just want to give floating a try or want to commit yourself to exploring sensory deprivation on a deeper level, we offer affordable packages that can make the benefits of floating available to most budgets.

Our most popular packages are listed below, but all options can be customized upon request.
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Introductory Package: 3 Floats

Package of 3 hour long floats

Who Is It For?

Newcomers. It’s best to start with several sessions to allow the effects to sink in.

Time: 3 Hours

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Single Float

A single hour long session

Who Is It For?

Anyone who wants to quickly relieve stress and reduce pain.

Time: 1 Hours

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Monthly memberships from
$65 per month

One monthly float for one

Who Is It For?

Those who want to experience the deepest benefits of floating, which require frequent use

Time: 12 Hours

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5 Reasons Why You Should Try Float Therapy

While some might not be familiar with the concept of float therapy, it is merely an extension of the concepts associated with isolation therapy and sensory deprivation therapy. Float therapy is providing various patients with the ability to detach from all of their worries and problems, so that they can relax and remove the stress factors from their lives.

So why should you be willing to try out float therapy? Let’s take a closer look at some of the most important reasons why this form of therapy has started to take off in recent years.

Here are five reasons why float therapy should become a part of your regular routine:

1.) Larger Chambers
This form of therapy used to receive a bad rap because of the tiny chambers that were provided to patients. The chambers that were once used were tiny and caused patients to experience an extreme sense of claustrophobia as a result. Now, there are chambers large enough to accommodate all patients and in some instances, the chambers are even large enough to allow you to stand up inside of them without hitting your head.

2.) Privacy
You do not have to share the area in which your therapy takes place with any other patients and for those who truly treasure their privacy, this is a key aspect of their enjoyment. Most of us would rather not spend any time around other patients when we are in the midst of undergoing flotation style therapy and thanks to the advances that have been made when it comes to these chambers, you no longer have to.

3.) Soundproof
It can be hard to remove yourself from all of the stress and continuous noise that is encompassed in our everyday lives and one of the best parts about flotation style therapy is that you are given the chance to completely remove yourself from all of this noise once and for all. Music is also piped into the chamber and this allows you to shut out any and all outside noise even more easily than you could before.

4.) Maximum Cleanliness
Clinics of this nature are run by administrators who understand the everlasting importance of complete and total cleanliness. Not only are the facilities themselves subjected to very high standards of cleanliness, but so are the float tanks you are going to be using. The waters are purified with a state of the art disinfection process and as soon as a float has concluded, these machines are immediately spurred into action.

5.) There Is Zero Rush
It does not matter how long of a session you may need and this form of therapy does not typically come with any sort of time limit. Patients are not put under any sort of rush and leisure is always the name of the game. Once the float is over, you are not going to be hurried out of your chamber and you will also be given a specialized shower and the proper conditioner, so that you can remove any and all residue from your hair and body before carrying on with your day.