2019 Friday Activities

On Friday, September 27 (the day before the Float Conference), we will have a day of exciting, smaller activities open to everyone coming to the Float Conference. These activities are organized by your fellow members of the float community. These events will take place throughout the day on Friday between about 9 am – 7 pm.
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Friday Activities Schedule 2019

Activity Details and Registration

All activities will take place in the Hyatt Regency, on level 3. We’ll be at the Float Conference Registration Booth and we will help you find the activities from there.

Hyatt Regency Denver
650 15th Street
Denver, CO 80202

Click on each Activity for details.

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Bus Tour of Denver Float Centers
2:00 – 7:00 pm
$69
48 person capacity
Organized by the Float Conference

Take a tour of Denver’s Float Centers! Denver has wide range of centers that offer a variety of types of tanks and other services, including light therapy and inversion therapy.

We’ll be riding a party bus from place to place, which will be serving craft beer so we can tour the float centers in style.

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Foundations of Floating: What every float operator needs to know
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
$135
30 person capacity
Organized by Thomas H. Fine

The Floatation REST experience has been promoted widely as having numerous health benefits, including chronic pain reduction, stress management, performance enhancement, improved recovery from exertion, anxiety reduction and improved sleep. While many float operators know about these benefits, many have not had the opportunity to learn the basic science of Floatation’s effects. This workshop will provide a brief, but comprehensive, introduction to the science of the Floatation tank experience and its relationship to the long term effects. The session will begin with the physiology of the stress response system and its adaptation to the Floatation environment and proceed to the neuroscience and psychology of single and repeated floats sessions. The workshop will provide the connection between the science, the float experience and the positive benefits of Floating. The workshop will conclude with some basic principles, based on the science, for center/floater relationships to facilitate the success of the floaters experience.

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Open Float Room Construction & Maintenance
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Free
50 person capacity

An entry level presentation on float room basics such as noise, salt, and moisture control, tailored to open-style float rooms.

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Learn About Franchising with True REST
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Free
35 person capacity
Organized by Mandy Rowe

Are your curious what franchising with True REST entails? Join us to dig into the construction, pre-open marketing, ongoing support, Groupon tactics, financial benchmarking, operations and more!

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Indigo Float Center Tours
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Free
24 person capacity
Organized by Scott Adams

Check out our very first Indigo Float franchised float location. At Indigo Float you can see and sample our FloatSpa float pods which feature 100% water removal between every floater. We also offer Brio true zero gravity massage chairs, and a special “Colorado Room” that features a unique combination of Jacuzzi full spectrum infrared sauna and an Ofuro style cedar cool down soaking tub and shower in the same room. Perfect for couples and adds variety of modalities to your float center. Welcome to Colorado!

Pick up and drop off at the hotel lobby. Transportation provided by Scott Adams and Indigo Float.

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Good Morning QiGong
8:00 – 9:00 am
Free
50 person capacity

What a wonderful way to start your day – with light hearted, meditative, “wake up” Qi breathing & stretching exercises!

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Didgeridoo Meditative Journey
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
$10
50 person capacity
Organized by Corey Costanzo

Experience a peaceful inner journey through rhythm, breath and soul as you are bathed with vibrations from live didgeridoo.

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Surf Happy Qi for Your Center, Floating, & Healing
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Free
50 person capacity

Facing some challenge in your life, or at your center?

Come experience for yourself the healing & magic, of fun light hearted, yet powerful, Surf Happy Qi, qigong energy tools, for optimizing your float center experience, & your daily life too!

FYI: One of your presenters is world record holder body surfer :)

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Ceremonial Breathwork for Non-Ordinary States
3:00 – 5:00 pm
$25
30 person capacity

Breathwork is another modality used to explore non-ordinary states of consciousness and is popular at our Tulsa Float Center and allows our clients another way to access some of those states that can be accessed in a float session.

Through conscious breathwork, ceremonial practices, and inward journeying, we’ll have both an individual and group experience. As you begin to trust your breath, the body is activated and the pathways to deep inner states open. In this safely-held container, the possibility exists to release stagnant energy of unhealed parts and outdated programming.

During these sessions, we infuse our bodies with oxygen and life force (prana). As we begin to trust the breath, our energy body is activated and the pathways to our deep inner work open. In this safe container, the possibility exists to release stagnant energy of unhealed parts and outdated programming. This energy activation can awaken us to possibilities that may have been hidden or repressed. When the channels or pathways are open we can receive information in a whole new way. It can enliven and connect us to source providing clarity, vision and inspiration or simply allow us to bliss out in a deeply altered state.

This practice if for you if you are ready to dive deep and explore the breath as a sacred ally for healing and wholeness, truth and expansion.

Participants can expect: Grounding and intention setting, guided meditation to connect body and breath; 60-75 minutes of circular breathing while listening to a customized playlist (three energetic waves) and integration. The session may include the use channeling, energy work, activations, flower essences or oils, sound therapy and more (each session varies depending on the group dynamics and individual processes) by two trained facilitators.

Come experience non-ordinary states of consciousness in a safe and healing environment and create an experience for yourself at the Float Conference.

Please note: relative contraindications include: pregnancy, heart disease, or history of severe emotional disorder. We will ask you to fill out a consent form before participating.

*Dress in comfortable clothing. Bring your own mat, blanket, pillow, eye mask and journal if you wish (or a pillow and blanket from your room if possible).

*Please refrain from using any substances, eating heavy or drinking large amounts of liquid within 2 hours of our session.” This is a 2-hour session with 1 1/2 hours laying on your mat.

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Music & Mindfulness
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Free
20 person capacity
Organized by Float Waves

A live ambient-music experience preceded by a brief introduction to the Pure Healing Frequencies and how they’re used to enhance the float experience.

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Heart Light: Cacao Ceremony & Lucia N°03 Light
5:30 – 7:00 pm
$5
25 person capacity
Organized by The Travelling Light

Come tune into the Heart Space with a cup of cacao (raw, organic chocolate) and a group session with the Lucia N°03 Hypnagogic light.

A cacao ceremony is an intentional gathering to tune into and open the heart space through meditation, sound healing and in this case the Lucia N°03 light experience. Cacao is full of antioxidants and magnesium, as well as chromium, theobromine, manganese, zinc, copper, iron, vitaminC, omega-6 fatty acids, tryptophan, serotonin, and more. Theobromine in particularly special and unique as it has been shown to lower blood pressure, may help your teeth, boosts your energy levels and helps with receptivity and openness.

This cacao ceremony will include an intro, ceremonial drinking of the cacao together, then moving into meditation and light, with people taking turns experiencing the Lucia and meditating in the heart space. It will also include Sound Healing by a local Colorado sound healer!

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4 Decades of John Lilly’s “The Scientist”: Celebrating the Story of a Float Pioneer
9:00 – 10:30 am
Free
40 person capacity
Organized by Jon Torn

Four decades after its original publication, a new, expanded edition of float pioneer John Lilly’s “metaphysical autobiography” The Scientist will be released this Fall. Join a discussion with some of the people behind the reissue about the origin story that inspired the birth of the floatation community, see unseen archival material and images from Lilly’s life, hear about a new theatrical adaptation of The Scientist, and much more.

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Working With the Military: What It Is, What It Isn’t, and How To Get Paid
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Free
40 person capacity
Organized by Nicole Walcott, CEO of Floating Shanti + Beth Jones, Founder of Float Spa X Wellness Centers

Are you interested in working with military and veteran organizations, but not quite sure where to start or how to generate revenue from them? Join Nicole + Beth to learn about the basics of procuring military contracts, servicing military contracts, collecting payment, + working with special populations. Nicole + Beth have served their own communities and hold several military contracts for their companies. They want to share their knowledge and tips they have learned along the way about working with this unique population.

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The Impact of TBI: From NHL Enforcer to Wellness Advocate
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Free
40 person capacity
Organized by BodyChek Wellness

NHL Stanley Cup Champion #27, Scott Parker, is a former ice hockey player who played professionally for ten seasons with the Colorado Avalanche and San Jose Sharks from 1998 to 2008. Parker earned his nickname, “”The Sheriff””, from his reputation as a feared fighter and enforcer and retired from the NHL in 2008 after having suffered upwards of 25 concussions.

After being diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (“TBI”) and exploring various treatment options, Parker decided to take the “road less traveled” and pursue CBD as his primary source of treatment and long-term rehabilitation and recovery plan. Scott and his wife, Francesca, will speak about the impact of TBI on their family and how a devastating diagnosis ultimately gave them renewed purpose.

Today, the Parkers are passionate about helping professional athletes, war veterans and the public at large find a better road to recovery by challenging the western medicine’s traditional approach to treatment, specifically in terms of long-term conditions. Together with their son, DJ, they founded Parker’s Platoon, a Colorado 501c(3) non-profit charitable organization that brings a “Team Room” concept by pairing combat veterans and retired professional athletes together, fostering their WARrior spirits to transition together to live post-career. As an NHL ambassador for Athletes for CARE, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, Scott is also helping to advocate for the health, safety, and wellbeing of people of all ages who compete annually in sanctioned sports globally.

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Working with Veterans: Changing Lives for 32 Years
1:30 – 3:30 pm
Free
35 person capacity

Combining alternative healing modalities using AI, Quantum sound technologies Tesla technology and Hydrotherapy to relive symptoms of anxiety, stress and insomnia.

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Orbit Earth in Virtual Reality while Floating
3:00 -5:00 pm
Free
24 person capacity
Organized by SpaceVR

Come orbit Earth in the world’s first virtual reality headset designed for floating! Under the guidance of Astronauts, SpaceVR has designed an experience called Orbit to allow people to have extremely powerful and insightful experiences while orbiting around the Earth in zero gravity float pods around the world.

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Getting to know Stewart (booking software)
5:00 – 6:30 pm
Free
30 person capacity
Organized by Zak and Chris of Stewart

We will start with an introduction and demo of Stewart.app. Next, we will go through the core features and then answer any questions. Finally, we will help attendees setup their business / schedules in the app. They will leave with the knowledge and confidence to run their business with an advanced booking software.