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How Floating Changed The Way I Feel About My Body

How Floating Changed The Way I Feel About My Body

Women and men alike are starving for the reconnection and integration, they just don’t know how to do it.

Floating allowed me to experience my body, for the first time in a long time. It allowed me to be present to how I was feeling, not how I think I should feel. It powerfully encouraged me to reconnect.

At First Float

At First Float

Many people will have to manage the time it takes to read this post.

In our fast-paced world of ready meals, quick check-out, express bus, train, lanes, drop-off, pick-up windows, high-speed, 30 minute workouts, news highlights, 140 character attention span - everything is about now. Faster, easier, cram it all into the day.

Thoughts Before My First Float - Alone

Thoughts Before My First Float - Alone

I’m Jacqueline and I have four daughters—the oldest one is six, and the youngest is a ten-month-old. Needless to say, I don’t get a lot of time to myself. In addition to being a mother, I’m a writer, but this solitary activity does not get a lot of focus these days. I write while I watch Bubble Guppies and when I should be in bed, and I write when I should be cleaning, or exercising, or pre-cooking meals for the week. It’s one of the toughest things about parenting for me, that everything I want to do for myself takes time away from something more important. I am surrounded by squirming little people all day long.

I've Floated Over 100 Times, Here Are My 7 Tips for a First Time Floater!

I've Floated Over 100 Times, Here Are My 7 Tips for a First Time Floater!

Since Float House in Gastown opened up about a year ago, I've floated close to 100, if not more than 100 times. I consider myself an experienced floater and am jazzed whenever I get an opportunity to talk to first timers about the experience.

Other than showering off really well, making sure your ear plugs are in nicely, what else is there to know about floating? Chances are if you ask any experienced floater, they'll have their own unique insights as well as some "true across the board" tips for you on your first float adventure.