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Our big change!

13 March

My Dearest Members, Frequent and Casual floaters, I am excited to share with you that Cocoon will be expanding! We have outgrown our current location and there are new opportunities that await us. I will be offering new tanks and doubling in size. It has been deeply satisfying building Cocoon from nothing and doing everything […]

Wordsmith Candy Royalle as Writer-in-Residence

26 February

In partnership with Wollongong Writers Festival (WWF), Cocoon Floatation has established a floating writer-in-residence program. Each year, WWF selects a writer from their line up to receive two free floats in exchange for producing a piece of work to be donated back to WWF and Cocoon Floatation. The 2015 Wollongong Writers Festival Cocoon Floatation Writer-in-Residence was […]

John Lennon overcomes heroin with the use of a float tank

03 September

NEW YORK (AP) _ John Lennon kicked a heroin habit with the help of a sensory-deprivation tank and felt as healthy as he’d ever felt in the weeks before his murder, according to a new biography. Lennon kicked the debilitating habit in 1979 with self-discipline and a cedarwood box filled with a warm saline solution in […]

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Let’s float

02 February

Shining Bird frontman Dane Taylor creates this incredible tune for our Musician-in-Residence program. Dane spent some time inside our floatation tanks in exchange for this dreamy track. Give it a listen!

Why I gave up the boozin’ and got into floatin’!

13 November

This warehouse party was one of the greatest parties Sydney had ever seen at the time. It was a special time in Sydney for this alternative music scene and it felt so soulfully freeing. Not the next day however. It was hardly a rave or a riot but you know, it was The Telegraph! Around […]

Float baby announcement!

11 May

We are excited to announce we have our first float baby! Nicole was given a gift voucher for her first ever float with us. At age 41 she gave up trying for a baby 1 year ago. Post-float, Nicole felt extremely relaxed and on the night of her float, she conceived! Floating helps across all aspects […]

Floating for recovery and athletic performance

30 January

The results of REST (Restricted environmental stimulation technique, a fancy word for floating) are fairly phenomenal. This article, taken from TIME magazine 1995, is a great illustration of how float tanks have played major roles in helping people get their life back on track after sustaining major injuries. Brett Dennis, a promising young cyclist, cycled […]