True REST® (Reduced Environmental Stimulus Therapy) is a zero-gravity environment that allows the mind and body to completely let go, relax, and reset. Using 1,000 pounds of Epsom Salts, the buoyancy of the water makes floating on water feel like floating on air. By eliminating the forces of gravity pulling on the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, you can effortlessly relieve pain, relax, recover, and improve sleep in this unique state.
Flotation therapy (aka sensory deprivation) offers relief and benefits which are cumulative—they build on themselves with each subsequent session. We like to say “the more you float, the better it gets”, as floats themselves deepen beyond the first session. Though flotation is an “effortless” therapy, the body and mind actually learn how to relax into the float with each session.. Stress, tension and pain have formed over time and will take some time to experience the greatest relief—luckily, floating is a relaxing, fun,and effortless way to do so!
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The intricate interplay of our body and mind has everything to do with living a healthy and happy life. Floating offers an all-natural approach which has been proven to help a wide scope of ailments and offer physical and mental well-being to its practitioners.
Floatation tanks have seen much success as an aid to those with insomnia or other sleep disorders. The sensory deprivation allows the brain a natural calm-down period, aiding those who have trouble entering this period naturally. Floating can even be used to alleviate feelings of “jet-lag” caused by changes in time zones or reset sleep schedules for those needing to do so to maintain a healthy level of sleep, something many alternative medicine regimens attempt to cultivate.
The lack of external stimuli is extremely rare in modern society. In the floatation environment, without the hustle and bustle of the world imposing itself, people experience a profound calmness of mind. This respite from the world allows for stress management, offers the psychological benefits of a feeling of inner peace, and is a perfect complement to many alternative well-ness regimens.
Floatation tanks and floatation therapy have seen success easing more chronic pains such as neck and back pain, and help with spinal misalignment issues. Float tanks have even been shown to ease the pain from such conditions as arthritis and fibromyalgia, conditions with few natural treatment options. This alleviation in conjunction with the healing of massage or the strengthening of yoga and other exercise can lead to prolonged periods of respite from pain.
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Clients experiencing chronic pain or who are recovering from an injury are encouraged to begin floating with a series of consecutive sessions,
and transitioning into a Monthly Membership to maintain relief.
Studies have shown that pain levels and relief build with each float. True REST offers several Package Options.
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During the Olympics last summer, we were watching amazing physical feats of Olympians across every sport. Although these athletes make their athletic prowess look effortless they have spent years, some even decades, honing their bodies to be in the best possible condition for this worldwide competition. The process of training hard every day is essentially the act of breaking down your muscles and rebuilding them to be stronger, faster and more efficient. As you can imagine, this takes a huge physical toll on their bodies. Even though not everyone is The post Float Therapy is an Effective Athletic Recovery Tool appeared first on True REST Float Spa.
True REST Float Spa’s director of franchising, Mandy Rowe, sat down for a live-streamed episode of the Pillars of Franchising podcast to discuss float therapy and the experience of owning a float spa franchise. She answers live audience questions and shares what inspired her health and wellness industry journey. Mandy’s experience as a holistic therapy industry liaison and member of the Float Tank Association makes her not only a great expert in the field of float therapy but integral to fostering the success of each True REST Float Spa franchise. The post Mandy Rowe Joins the Pillars of Franchising Podcast to Discuss Float Spa Franchising appeared first on True REST Float Spa.
The First Float Pod The incredible effects of float pods were discovered and researched by a prolific scientist, John C. Lilly, in 1954. In the first iterations of the float pod, it was a giant tank filled with warm water, and participants wore diving suits and facemasks painted black to achieve total sensory deprivation. At the time, total-body submersion was used to study the effects of float therapy but later developed into simply floating on top of the water—a practice that is still done today. Although the benefits of sensory deprivation The post The Evolution of Float Pods appeared first on True REST Float Spa.
Recognizing that there is significant work to be done in the lives of military and veterans, True REST Float Spa is proud to announce its support of the Yellow Ribbon Fund this Giving Tuesday. As one of the leading and largest global generosity movements, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving serves as a worldwide effort to encourage people to do good, collaborate and celebrate acts of kindness, big or small. Giving Tuesday emboldens everyone to positively impact others and uplift their communities through smiles, small deeds, or donations to nonprofit organizations. With this message of inspiration and alternative therapies for The post Join True REST Float Spa on Giving Tuesday to Support the Yellow Ribbon Fund appeared first on True REST Float Spa.
True REST Float Spa has a long history with military and veterans, providing them with opportunities to feel their absolute best since 2014. Having designated the 11th day of every month as U.S. Military Appreciation Day, the float brand has donated nearly 17,000 free floats to military service members, in addition to donating free floats each year on Veterans Day. This year, True REST Float Spa is continuing its military support by is closing locations to the public to offer veteran-only float sessions on November 11, otherwise known as Veterans The post True REST to Give 1,700 Free Floats to Veterans this Veterans Day appeared first on True REST Float Spa.
When you hear the words “floatation therapy,” it can sound confusing, and many people have never heard of the wellness practice. However, once we explain what it is, one of the most common questions we hear at True REST Float Spa is, “how can sitting in a pool of water help me?” Fortunately, it’s an extremely simplified explanation but with powerful benefits. Floatation therapy is a holistic experience where you float in a solution made of 1,000 pounds of Epson salt and 180 gallons of water. Like the Dead Sea phenomenon, the The post Float Therapy Benefits: Zero Gravity and Sensory Deprivation appeared first on True REST Float Spa.
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