024: Andy Zaremba: Relieving Pain, Stress, and Anxiety with Floatation Tank


Andy Zaremba and his brother, Mike founded Floathouse in Vancouver serving people in Vancouver area since 2010.  He is the co-host of the Vancouver Real podcast. Andy has a fascination for learning and a deep passion for personal growth through books, courses, public speaking, podcasts, floating, and the like.


  • The Floatation Tank and it's history
  • The Set and Setting
  • What is the Floatation Tank?
  • The Benefits of the Floatation tank
  • The Mind in a Black Space
  • Floatation for Beginners
    • Avoid salt in your eyes
    • Make sure you don’t have cuts
  • The tank as introspective tool and creative insights
  • Different Brainwaves
    • Beta - engaged mind
    • Alpha - relaxing state
    • Theta - right before you fall asleep
    • Delta - deep unconscious sleep
  • The problem with technology for being on for 24/7.
  • The harmful effects of chronic stress
  • Floating for anxiety or depression

Recommended Books

When the body says no Dr. Gabor Mate

Why Zebras don’t get ulcers for stress physiology