Giving Tuesday
24Nov, 2021

Join True REST Float Spa on Giving Tuesday to Support the Yellow Ribbon Fund

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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 […]

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Veterans Day
8Nov, 2021

True REST to Give 1,700 Free Floats to Veterans this Veterans Day

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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 […]

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Float Therapy Benefits
3Nov, 2021

Float Therapy Benefits: Zero Gravity and Sensory Deprivation

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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 […]

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Alternative Therapies for PTSD
25Oct, 2021

How do Alternative Therapies for PTSD Support Mental Health?

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health issue that usually manifests after a traumatic event; combat, natural disasters, car accidents, and sexual or physical assault are all events that can trigger PTSD. Symptoms include: Flashbacks. Recurring memories or dreams about the event. Severe emotional distress and/or physical reactions to reminders of the event. An increasingly negative view of yourself or the world. Heightened arousal symptoms such as being easily startled, self-destructive behavior and difficulty sleeping. Feelings of depression. Often, without treatment, PTSD can be debilitating for those it affects, which is […]

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5Oct, 2021

How Float Therapy is a Holistic Therapy

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Many people tend to have a negative view of holistic therapy, thinking of it as ‘hippie’ or a pseudoscience. However, this widespread perception does not tell the whole story. Simply put, holistic therapy is the view that the mind, body and spirit must all work together for optimal health and wellness. All three are equally important and interconnected; if one is broken, the other two do not function. Float Therapy is a Holistic Therapy Holistic therapy falls under Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), which includes treatments that have been effective for thousands of […]

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14Sep, 2021

Top 3 Reasons Float Therapy is the Best for Muscle Recovery

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One of the most common ways individuals rest their muscles is through relaxation. But whether your muscles need a break from a challenging workout or recovering from an injury, what is truly the best for muscle recovery? Of course, we could suggest resting on the couch or in the comfort of your bed as methods for taking it easy, but what about floatation therapy as a holistic approach? The best examples to answer that question are through athletes who utilize floating. As individuals are more susceptible to injury and need […]

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7Sep, 2021

Mandy Rowe Discusses Health and Wellness Franchise Trends with Social Geek Radio

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Mandy Rowe, director of franchising at True REST Float Spa, recently joined Jack Monson at Social Geek Radio for an exclusive, one-on-one interview about floatation therapy, entrepreneurship and franchising. She shares her unique experience at True REST Float Spa, why it’s important for mental and physical health, and how Navy Seals inspired sharing the benefits of floating with the public. Rowe’s involvement in the brand started because of the compelling story of Navy Seal friends who utilized float therapy to help them with sleeping, PTSD and language learning by streaming audio tracks that […]

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27Aug, 2021

How to Eliminate Stressors with Float Therapy

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With the fast-paced world we live in, it’s no wonder thousands of people are looking to find effective ways to reduce stress and relax. According to researchers, 75 to 90 percent of all human diseases are related to the activation of the stress system. Furthermore, stress is known to cause: Headaches Cardiovascular disease High blood pressure Insomnia Depression Weakened immune system Muscle tension But learning how to eliminate stressors that create other problems in life, including health issues, isn’t always easy. So, it’s vital people find activities and hobbies to help decrease […]

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19Aug, 2021

Epsom Salts Uses and Benefits

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One of the essential aspects of float therapy is the 1,000 pounds of Epsom salts we add to every float pod. This allows guests to float effortlessly atop the skin-temperature water for a zero-gravity experience. However, while there are great for the actual act of floating, there are numerous benefits and uses for Epsom salts. What is Epsom Salt? Epsom salt, also known as magnesium sulfate, is a chemical compound of magnesium, sulfur and oxygen. It was discovered in Surrey, England in 1695, and has since has been known for its medicinal properties worldwide. […]

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11Aug, 2021

Using Float Therapy as a Solution for Sleep

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The science behind floating acting as a solution for sleep   Poor and insufficient sleep are a major public health problem, with more 1 in 3 adults not getting the high-quality rest they need to meet their sleep needs. Sleep deprivation contributes to chronic disease, accident and injury risks, compromised cognitive performance, social and emotional dysfunction, reduced mortality, and a lower quality of life. Improving sleep can have nothing short of transformational, life-altering, life-extending effects, and float therapy can serve as a solution for sleep issues.  Sleep problems—including restless, unrefreshing sleep and […]

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