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rest. relax. recover.

at Grand Rapids' one and only
flotation therapy studio

EXPLORE A DIFFERENT state of mind

it turns out that when you float in a warm, Epsom salt solution that is housed in an environment which frees you from almost all of your senses, wonderful things happen. with external stimuli at a minimum, our bodies have a profoundly intense relaxation response. the body is no longer in “fight or flight” mode and switches to “rest and digest”. this natural transition carries a wide array of health benefits. the brain reduces cortisol output (stress hormone) and increases dopamine and serotonin, the “feel good” endorphins. it is essentially a reboot switch for your mind. this warm, salty bath dissolves stress stored in muscles, decompresses joints and elongates the spine, and puts the body in an ultra deep state of rest and relaxation. floating helps with rest and recovery, stress, anxiety, can alleviate chronic pain, and so much more!

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location

1555 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

the studio is on the corner of Wealthy and Woodmere, positioned on the edge of Eastown and East Grand Rapids

hours

Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm

a peaceful lobby to welcome you

a comfortable private room
in which to prepare

a gentle shower
before your float

a tranquil hour of
rest and relaxation

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Mike Johnson
Mike Johnson
15:35 23 Sep 19
I was surprised to find that GR had a float place. I had never tried it before. I found the place great. Quiet, relaxing, incredibly clean. I'm a big dude and the tank had no trouble fitting me. Tyler was quick to accommodate my needs. I'll be back once I hone my meditation/mindfulness skills.read more
Tatianna Spencer
Tatianna Spencer
14:27 12 Jul 19
What a unique experience! I loved it. The rooms are gorgeous and the space flows really well together. The tanks are much bigger than I expected. And the way they ease you out of a phlot is beautiful with the soft music and light. I've only been once but will be back!read more
Travis Trudgeon
Travis Trudgeon
16:22 19 Jun 19
Absolutely amazing experience. If you have not tried one you these yet, make this your place to go. Very friendly and helpful staff. Everything from room temp, water temp, to noise levels was perfectread more
Michelle Mishler
Michelle Mishler
15:29 01 Jun 19
Staff was beyond excellent, very knowledgeable and offered helpful tips. This place is in pristine condition, and for anyone who would be compelled to question the cleanliness of an experience like this, this is the location to go. Every single detail was meticulously thought of for the phloter’s premium experience. I will most certainly be back, and inviting friends and buying gift cards. Thank you, Tyler, for making it such a comfortable experience for my husband and I.read more
Erik Spencer
Erik Spencer
16:06 23 May 19
Way more than just a float. This is an experience of serenity; in a world that is becoming more distracting by the minute. The attention to detail is staggering. Not a single item in the building demands your attention; but when it does have your attention it commands it. An excellent example is the shampoo dispenser, which is magnificently solid but blend in unnoticed. The whole building could be described as such. The result is a incredibly unique experience that starts the moment you walk in.read more
Leslie Schmitt
Leslie Schmitt
18:30 05 May 19
This was my second time here and loved it! If you're someone who has struggled with relaxing or even meditating, I can't recommend floating enough. Facility is well taken care of and has a really chill vibe. Great place to go to de-stress.read more
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Lidia Hayhurst
Lidia Hayhurst
2019-08-15T22:12:07+0000
Wonderful experience! I didn’t know what to expect and immediately felt welcomed and relaxed. Facility and products are top notch! Highly recommended 🙂read more
Meredith Renee
Meredith Renee
2019-08-10T22:33:00+0000
Thank you so VERY much for your generous sponsorship of the Kent County Fair!! We appreciate your willingness to support local events.read more
Katie Baxter
Katie Baxter
2019-07-27T03:25:14+0000
VERY relaxing. I could just close my eyes and sleep now
Connie Hyatt
Connie Hyatt
2019-07-20T04:52:45+0000
Amazing experience with such low key and calming employees. Wonderful all aound!
Russell Dontcallmeruss Mock
Russell Dontcallmeruss Mock
2019-06-16T18:15:37+0000
Had a great experience as first time floaters. We had lots of questions and the staff made us feel very welcome and did a great job explaining everything we needed to know. Definitely check this unique relaxation offering in GR out for yourself!read more
Heather Zaldivar
Heather Zaldivar
2019-06-15T17:44:13+0000
Super relaxing! Really nice to have that time with yourself and thoughts! Highly recommend!
Amy Blue
Amy Blue
2019-06-14T16:11:50+0000
Super clean, super friendly. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but i was put at ease right away. This is next-level relaxation and it’ll be my go-to for gifts. Online booking was really easy. Loved the post-shower products too.read more
Dick Buist
Dick Buist
2019-05-24T22:53:48+0000
Excellent out of body experience, once again.
Daniel Peretz
Daniel Peretz
2019-05-13T23:13:06+0000
Great place to enhance your body and mind. Very clean establishment. Tyler (owner) was great. Very informative on how it works. I highly recommend everyone to experience PHLōT.read more
Elizabeth Anne
Elizabeth Anne
2019-05-08T15:53:42+0000
Such a great way to relax and unwind. It is unlike any other experience you will have. I don't know of any other environment that allows you to completely shut off the outside world for 1 hour.read more
Elisha Ann Johnson
Elisha Ann Johnson
2019-04-06T04:19:21+0000
Extremely relaxing and calming experience. The owner was very helpful and thorough orienting on how the process goes. The facility is very nice.read more
Robert James Housley
Robert James Housley
2019-03-17T00:04:56+0000
Very sweet, service was amazing!!! Highly recommend checking this place out. Worth the money, very clean, and professional.read more
Mike Stellino
Mike Stellino
2019-03-11T22:07:35+0000
Very clean an more then comfortable . So easy to come to the present and block out all the noise in life . very good treat for yourself. I felt like I was dreaming but I was wide awakeread more
Mike Turner
Mike Turner
2019-03-09T22:20:01+0000
Today I was a first time floater and had a great experience. The atmosphere walking in was instantly calming. When I left the room I was, at peace. I ended up walking an hour back to the hotel, not once having an anxious thought. I will definitely be back.read more
Bobbie Galion
Bobbie Galion
2019-02-24T17:01:39+0000
I was nervous and excited to experience this for the 1st time. I was given a tour before I began, which included some helpful tips. It was an amazingly relaxing experience. I look forward to going back.read more
Ken Watts
Ken Watts
2019-02-17T20:43:56+0000
Totally unique experience, DO IT!
Aditi Taplin
Aditi Taplin
2019-02-17T20:42:41+0000
Tyler has an amazing zen atmosphere to provide us with a sacred relaxation experience!
Jenn Harrod
Jenn Harrod
2019-02-11T15:23:49+0000
Very relaxing experience! The lobby, rooms and relaxation area were clean and beautiful. The owner gives you a step-by-step tour on your first visit, and his shirt was super cool as well!! Thanks Phlot!!read more
Jerry Lee
Jerry Lee
2019-01-26T16:33:46+0000
Ahh relaxation.. Tyler took care of us before our session and explained everything we needed know before “floating”. The 60 minute float felt like just the right amount of time. I was able to let my mind and body relax and truly felt stress and worry free. After the session I continued to feel very relaxed and quite simply, happy. Really amazing how therapeutic it was! Highly recommend to anyone who hasn’t tried it and are curious in alternative therapeutic treatments.read more
Alex Lovelorn
Alex Lovelorn
2019-01-25T03:55:25+0000
An immersive experience into yourself unlike anything else. You float on a bed of epson salt allowing you not to sink. No lights, no sounds...except your own heart and lungs. It’s a journey into yourself as deep and as far as you choose. I found myself floating in a vast universe inside myself, as my mind relaxed right along with my body. I highly recommend this experienceread more
Leanne Marie
Leanne Marie
2019-01-17T01:12:54+0000
I had my first experience floating today. Definitely looking forward to floating again. Very clean and comfortable setting. Tyler has thought of everything one could possibly need.read more
Bob Hendriksen
Bob Hendriksen
2019-01-12T18:54:10+0000
Had my first phlot session this morning after receiving it as a Christmas gift from my wife. It was a great experience and the place is first class in every way. So clean, neat and great decor. I’ve been learning to meditate over the last year and thought this would be a good next step in that journey. I was right! Tyler (owner) is a great host. He makes it easy for first timers like me, explaining the process and what to expect. Benis: I’m feeling great physically from taking weight off my joints for an hour and mentally from the sensory deprivation and forced mindfulness. Highly recommend.read more
Rachel Mosnar
Rachel Mosnar
2019-01-11T01:35:21+0000
I expected floating to be a relaxing experience but it was so much more than that. Being able to get away from the noise and stress of the day is exactly what I needed. The sensory deprivation is a feeling unlike I have ever had before. I will absolutely be back and I will be recommending this to my friends!read more
Belinda Jane Curtis Phelan
Belinda Jane Curtis Phelan
2019-01-04T18:21:06+0000
My therapist recommended it to me, and I fully recommend it to you!
Nicole Holtrop
Nicole Holtrop
2018-12-26T21:12:51+0000
I didn’t really know what to expect for my first visit but I loved it! So relaxing! The facility was very clean and the staff were professional and walk you through everything. Can’t wait for my next float session!read more
TyGr Nguyen
TyGr Nguyen
2018-12-15T17:02:16+0000
Grand Rapids' Very Own Water Flotation Therapy Center that Treats & Heals Your Tired & Stresed Out Lifestyle. At Affordable Prices, Promos, Inviting Environment & Decor, to the Knowledgeable Owner, Tyler & His Staff. You'll Relax & Enjoy a 1hr of Relief & Leave more Rejuvenated & Educated. They also Recently Celebrated Their 1yr Anniversary too! ☺#ShopLocalSupportLocal d-_-bread more
Amber Albanesi
Amber Albanesi
2018-12-14T19:52:45+0000
Wonderful experience. Just. Let. Go.
Jillian Rundell
Jillian Rundell
2018-09-29T20:37:51+0000
I’ve been having severe back pain and muscle tightness at 15 weeks pregnant. My Husband surprised me with a float for my birthday and my body has never felt more relaxed. The facility was clean and calming and the staff was very knowledgeable. I will definitely be going back!read more
Julie Ammerman
Julie Ammerman
2018-09-13T12:01:43+0000
Restful, restorative, rejuvenating. My experience was perfect from the moment Tyler welcomed me. It was my first time and had no idea what to expect. When I left my entire mind body and soul were greatly impacted by the quiet hour of peaceful floating. Clean, peaceful, elegant modern details allowed for a beautiful morning. Thank you, Tyler and thank you, phlot, I’ll be back soon;).read more
Deborah Dufour
Deborah Dufour
2018-08-31T13:02:06+0000
Zen thoughts- A healing experience to”phlot” in the salts. Whether relaxing or meditating a calmness resounds. Controlled breathing enhances the experience as you are floating void of outside influences and stimuli. Mix in some gentle stretching and flexing to get a total experience. As a business owner, educator, & certified massage therapist I would highly recommend this experience on a regular basis. Two days later my chiropractor at Chiropractic Unlimited reported that I was the most relaxed ever and my adjustment was easily done. Yes I took him the Phlot phamplet. One week later I am still enjoying the positive effects of the salt and sustained relaxation!🧜🏾‍♀️ Practical Thoughts- Everything is provided for the experience including hair dryers, lotions, ear plugs, facility shoes, etc. you can leave the phlot chamber door open with room lights on - they are movement sensitive. Additionally, they provide a relaxation room with hot tea. You receive the full hour and the time to change before and after. They book the rooms with 2 hour segments so you are not rushed and they have time to filter water and properly clean for the next client. This was one of the best birthday gift ever from my son Josh Stauffer/Blue Flame Thinking, who also bought me a phlot shirt. Clients can also earn Birthday phlots and phlots for referring a certain number of new clients. The Best part of this review is that the float owner caught me out in the community at Metro Cruise last Saturday night wearing my “phlot” shirt, so he gifted me a phlot. Thank you to a great Phlot staff and experience!read more
Tansy Harris
Tansy Harris
2018-08-30T14:31:58+0000
What an amazing experience. The room was very clean and the employee was helpful in explaining what to do and how to relax. I really didn't know what to expect from the experience, my maid of honor surprised me with this visit. nearly 24 hrs later I am still feeling so relaxed and amazed. I feel like it reset my brain in the best possible way. Highly recommend.read more
Cristyn Bergstrom
Cristyn Bergstrom
2018-08-29T18:17:18+0000
The first time I read about this concept I was intrigued and knew I had to try it! This was amazing for helping the aches and pains - especially the back. I was very skeptical at first but felt amazing after the fact. I did learn that I am terrible at relaxing and need to practice that more often. So with that in mind, looks like there will be more phlōt in my future!read more
Chad DeVos
Chad DeVos
2018-07-22T15:37:22+0000
What a great experience and I will be back. Highly recommended
Jen Kornowski
Jen Kornowski
2018-06-29T01:25:48+0000
Amazing experience. I feel so relaxed. Highly recommend it for stress relief, relaxation and chronic pain.
Gregory Baadte-Realtor
Gregory Baadte-Realtor
2018-06-29T01:20:08+0000
We went today for first time...amazing experience and will be going back!
Jamie Venema
Jamie Venema
2018-06-24T20:52:35+0000
Interesting experience. I enjoyed my first experience but at about the 40 minute mark I was as relaxed as I could get. I would try it again.read more
Bobby Jaikowski
Bobby Jaikowski
2018-06-18T03:49:46+0000
Tyler is a great guy, I'm glad this is going so well for him! I'd recommend this to anyone to try.
Susie Treu
Susie Treu
2018-06-06T01:05:27+0000
This was my fist time. Staff was great, informative, the spa was clean and pleasant. It was a very relaxing experience. I would go again.read more
Kaitlyn Steelman
Kaitlyn Steelman
2018-05-13T02:38:21+0000
Jaime Klingler
Jaime Klingler
2018-05-10T22:08:05+0000
Sheri Beth Dusek
Sheri Beth Dusek
2018-05-07T18:43:39+0000
Anna Gavin
Anna Gavin
2018-04-30T01:34:34+0000
I am so happy I found out about this! Being 39 weeks pregnant and so swollen this was about the best thing I could have ever done. I wish I could spend the entire rest of my pregnancy here!read more
Kate Beery
Kate Beery
2018-04-28T19:16:52+0000
If everyone did this once a week for the rest of their lives, the world would be a better place
Erika Stob
Erika Stob
2018-04-25T00:44:15+0000
Interesting experience. Felt at ease and peaceful (when my mind was not wandering) Went in for stress relief and muscle relaxation. While in the tank, felt I was getting all of that. Afterwards, skin felt GREAT! My body felt relaxed. Had the best sleep I've had in awhile. I did feel that an hour was a little long though. All in all though, I'd do it again and would recommend.read more
Nancy Marie Cherbeyla-Haken
Nancy Marie Cherbeyla-Haken
2018-04-13T18:57:43+0000
I felt rejuvenated and the atmosphere is inviting.
Alex Haley
Alex Haley
2018-04-12T19:03:13+0000
Phlot is an amazing float center. Tyler and the staff will make sure you feeling super comfortable before floating your first time. Been back over 6 times now and I try to bring a friend with me every visit since I really enjoy all the benefits from floating. if you haven’t checked them out yet and your a local please do. you won’t regret itread more
Larissa Kelly Wirkner
Larissa Kelly Wirkner
2018-04-04T20:14:41+0000
I had a very relaxing float, I was 30 weeks pregnant at the time and I felt amazing after an hour float. I also had the best sleep that night; I wish I had more good nights these days. I facility was very clean and the owner was very kind and offered extra items that provided extra comfort made me feel safe. I will definitely be floating againread more
Mike McDaniel
Mike McDaniel
2018-04-02T18:53:42+0000
It was amazing. The place was neat and clean. I imagine the experience is different for different people. It took a little while for me to completely relax, but once I did it was awesome. I didn’t even know I was in the cabin after a few minutes. Totally freeing and relaxing. It’s hours later, and I still feel as relaxed as when I got out!read more
Charlene Taylor
Charlene Taylor
2018-03-23T23:28:44+0000
Austin Schullo
Austin Schullo
2018-03-04T16:59:00+0000
Dameon Clark
Dameon Clark
2018-03-02T15:28:59+0000
The water temp was a little low so that any movement caused a cooling sensation on the skin which takes away from the sensory deprivation experience. Also the buoyancy was a little less than other tanks I have been in. But all n all a nice place. Very clean facilities, large spacious tanks and friendly professional staff. It is great to have a place to float locally 🤙read more
Melissa Burns
Melissa Burns
2018-03-01T01:23:10+0000
Excellent, soooo relaxing. The space is so spa feeling. Great friendly, helpful staff. Thank you for letting me float!!!read more
Angela Phelan-Amerson
Angela Phelan-Amerson
2018-02-22T17:41:07+0000
Great experience. Surprised my husband with a Phlot for his birthday. He was very nervous and the staff were very reassuring and explained the whole experience to him before hand. After the session my husband couldn't stop talking about it. It was a wonderful experience and now I can't wait to try it myself.read more
Noe Islas
Noe Islas
2018-02-15T01:00:52+0000
Words can’t describe the feeling. After 60 minutes I felt revived, initially I had mixed feelings but once I let my mind relax, I didn’t want it to end. Afterwards I enjoyed a nice tea, while trying to solve a nice puzzle. Good way to end a stressful day.read more
Ginger Hensley
Ginger Hensley
2018-02-04T01:58:20+0000
Great environment, clean & comfortable surroundings. First time floating and it will not be my last! The calming healthy benefits are still felt the next day!read more
Melissa Cordial-Stout
Melissa Cordial-Stout
2018-01-29T00:43:56+0000
Great experience. I will be back! Everything was very clean, quite, and relaxing! So glad this is so close to my house. When I need a time out this is where I will be. Loved it!read more
Rachel Doren Davies
Rachel Doren Davies
2018-01-28T16:28:10+0000
It was my first time floating and the experience was amazing, I will be back! Tyler has done an excellent job creating a relaxing, welcoming and clean environment for floating. Thanks for bringing this to GR!read more
Greg Bates
Greg Bates
2018-01-26T20:27:46+0000
If you have back pain and or joint pain this is the thing for you!! Also helps with muscle recovery after work outs! Very relaxing and helps with your thoughts. I'm not one that's a fan of complete silence, but I enjoyed this very much.read more
Margaret Snider
Margaret Snider
2018-01-25T13:20:09+0000
Great experience. Tyler walks you through everything and answers any questions you have. Facilities are extremely clean. I was apprehensive going into this but had such a great experience that I’m sure I will be back. I would really recommend for anyone with any pain, anxiety, depression, etc.read more
Margo Burian
Margo Burian
2018-01-22T01:29:03+0000
First time floating, but definitely not the last. It was a great first time experience. I left feeling very relaxed and rejuvenated. From the orientation to the float, all was very professional, facility was hyper clean. Cant wait for the next time!read more
Cory Rosencrans
Cory Rosencrans
2018-01-21T01:19:35+0000
An incredible experience! I have done it two times now and helps with my mild anxiety and stress as well as some body aches! Everything is very clean and state of the art! The owner is very nice and knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions you might have!read more
Mallory Schmidt
Mallory Schmidt
2018-01-19T15:54:21+0000
Maddie Koth
Maddie Koth
2018-01-17T22:16:50+0000
Karma Albert
Karma Albert
2018-01-16T16:12:25+0000
This was my first time floating and it exceeded my expectations. Phlot is the perfect place to go in GR if you're feeling stressed or just want to relax. The place is spotless and the owners make you feel comfortable from the minute you walk in. They are very knowledgeable about floating and are more than happy to give you a tour and answer any questions you might have. I felt amazing - completely relaxed and stress free after my session and definitely plan on being back soon!read more
Jake McAvinchey
Jake McAvinchey
2018-01-11T15:07:56+0000
This was my first time floating, and it's certainly not going to be my last. Like anything new I went with a little apprehension, but the owner himself came and greeted me when I arrived. He was quite knowledgeable and was able to give take the time to show me how things worked as well as prepare me for what to expect. The facilities are beautiful and amazingly clean, things were very well thought out. In the end I came out feeling much better than when I entered. I would recommend this to anyone who has constant pains with their body.read more
Diane Eovaldi
Diane Eovaldi
2018-01-07T02:18:35+0000
Annette Vandenberg
Annette Vandenberg
2018-01-06T15:17:03+0000
Worth it. My aches and pains dis appeared for over a week.
Kevin Collins
Kevin Collins
2017-12-31T18:01:15+0000
����� Great experience/Tanks are state of the art.
Levi Waldon
Levi Waldon
2017-12-30T20:34:11+0000
Super nice spa type facility. Staff is awesome. And the floating experience is unlike anything. Super rejuvenation.
Jenna Geier
Jenna Geier
2017-12-30T04:36:56+0000
Really amazing experience, definitely need to go in with an open mind. Facility is VERY clean, and owner is great to chat with. He is totally invested in hearing about your experience.read more
Margaret Larabel
Margaret Larabel
2017-12-28T14:02:03+0000
Karen McBurney
Karen McBurney
2017-12-24T03:25:25+0000
The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Great experience! I've gone two times already and I can't wait to become a monthly member!read more
Kyle Los
Kyle Los
2017-12-21T17:46:08+0000
Meredith Larabel Buikema
Meredith Larabel Buikema
2017-12-16T00:04:53+0000
I loved my first experience! The owner was extremely knowledgeable and walked me through the information and education I needed to know in order to have a great float. It was interesting intriguing relaxing and enjoyable, Overall a great experience for my first ever float.read more
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