FLOAT ENTHUSIASTS AND EXPERTS
This is a short compilation of resources to help guide float center owners, potential owners, enthusiasts, and researchers to existing resources beyond the Float Conference.
Media and More
Float Conference Podcast
Leading up to each conference, we host podcast interviews with speakers and other industry experts. Listen to our podcasts to learn a bit more about a certain speaker or topic. You can subscribe to the podcast to be notified when new episodes are released.
Art of the Float Podcast
The Art of the Float Podcast is a great resource for anyone in the float industry. Each week they hop on the air and talk through a different topic related to running a float center, with a focus on the practical information that can be helpful to you. Listen to all their episodes here!
Daily Solutions Podcast
The Daily Solutions Podcast is brought to you by Graham and Ashkahn, the founders of Float Tank Solutions, Float On, and the Float Conference. They released an episode every day for a year, answering a different question sent in from the industry on each episode. It’s a great place to get satisfying solutions to your salty situations (they made us write that here).
Float Industry Report
Each year Float Tank Solutions puts out a survey for existing and prospective float centers. They aggregate the data and put out an industry report, creating some of the only stats that are available on the float industry.
Click here to view the 2020 State of the Float Industry Report
Clinical Floatation is a robust website dedicated to research about floatation REST and float therapy. The website includes a collection of articles, publications, and presentations, plus contact information to learn more.
Floatation Locations provides an up-to-date, International, directory of float tank therapy locations. Their robust directory can help anyone find a float center near them, and get great deals while they’re at it!
In addition to the directory of float centers, Floatation Locations also shares articles and blogs on the benefits of floating. Plus, they have an extensive list of ambassadors of the float industry.
Float Tank Solutions
Float Tank Solutions contains resources for float center owners (new and aspiring). They have an active blog, a host of free resources, and a number of products and training programs, including a full guide to construction, a customizable business plan, and a 3-day in person training course. They are also hosting the Start a Center Workshop and the PHTA Certified Pool &Spa Operator training at the Conference.
Float Tank Association
The FTA’s mission is to serve the world-wide floating community by promoting the profound benefits of floating, increasing the use of floatation tanks, and encouraging the growth of the floating industry.
They establish standards and best practices that assure a safe, consistent and effective experience for the floating public and guide the floating community toward a bright and prosperous future.
The Float Collective is primarily a Facebook Community for float center owners, float center operators, and up and coming Floatrepeneurs. The Facebook Group is a great place to go when you have questions about, well pretty much anything that comes up when operating a center: Types of flooring or wall covering that resist salt deterioration, best practices on dealing with difficult customers, software to use, etc.
Join the Float Collective to be a part of a community of float people experiencing the same joys and challenges you have in your center.
Mindfull Solutions hosts periodic free live videos and shares tips for marketing your float center. You'll find social media news and tidbits, how to connect with your customers, what to consider when designing marketing materials, ways to improve your website, and more.
Why We Float
The Why We Float community is a Facebook Group dedicated to float enthusiasts across the globe. It's a place for anyone, anywhere to share their float stories and lend support to others who enjoy float therapy.