16Oct, 2020

Free Offer for Veterans: Treat PTSD, Anxiety & Depression with Float Therapy

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Did you know that float therapy has shown great success in helping veterans manage their chronic pain, anxiety and PTSD? With Veterans Day fast approaching, True REST Float Spa’s commitment to helping both active-duty military personnel and veterans remains strong. On Veterans Day, November 11, True REST Float Spas across the country will be closed to the public and open for free floats to veterans only. Clinical research has proven floating has a profound effect on post-traumatic stress disorder and other stress and pain-related conditions. Float therapy mimics the effects […]

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28Sep, 2020

Floating 101: Intro to Float Therapy

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Curious about float therapy but not sure what to expect from your first float? Our intro to float therapy will answer any questions you may have! What is float therapy? Float therapy is not a new fad. Invented in 1954 by John C. Lilly, an American physician and neuroscientist who studied the impact of float therapy on the human mind. Thanks to his work, float therapy and the many benefits it provides have a well-documented scientific history. Known as Reduced External Stimulus Therapy, or REST, floating is the act of […]

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15Sep, 2020

Float Therapy: The Ultimate Self-Care

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Let’s face it, between all the stressors of our everyday life and the never-ending pandemic, who is managing to even make time for themselves?! Research has shown that stress can reduce the body’s ability to recover from and reap the benefits of exercise. At True REST Float Spa, our float therapy will provide you with 60-minutes of pure, blissful relaxation in one of our state-of-the-art float therapy tanks in a sensory reduced environment. How does it work? Float therapy is a reduced environmental stimulus therapy that has both physical and […]

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4Sep, 2020

Floating Is The Future of Post-Gym Recovery

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Float therapy is a widely known and accepted technique that many world-class athletes and sporting teams have adopted. It can be used to treat a variety of sports-related injuries and can assist in the healing process.  There are many people who enjoy the benefits of sensory deprivation tanks besides athletes. Studies have confirmed that it provides a therapeutic effect on chronic pain and headaches, muscle tension and soreness, stress and anxiety. Athletes use the therapy to experience the optimal effects of their training routines. This way it will allow them to manage any fatigue and speed […]

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18Aug, 2020

The Healing Properties of Epsom Salts

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True REST Float Spa uses the highest quality Epsom salts in our float pods. But you may be wondering what the benefit of Epsom salts are and why they are integral for providing the best float therapy experience. Epsom salts have been used for centuries for cleaning, digestive issues, stimulating lymph drainage, treating inflammation and promoting the absorption of magnesium. Every cell in your body needs magnesium in order to function. Magnesium, a major component of Epsom salt, also helps to regulate the activity of more than 325 enzymes. Magnesium […]

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28Jul, 2020

Can Float Therapy Provide Better REST than Sleep?

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The human brain is extraordinarily complex with our unconscious minds processing the equivalent of 11 million bits of information per second, versus our conscious brain only being able to handle 40 bits in that same time frame. Amazingly, when we are awake, our brain generates 12-25 watts of electricity – which is enough to power a small light bulb. With as much as we expect our brain to process every day, it’s imperative that we give it time to recharge. Judgement, memory and reaction time are all impaired when you […]

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20Jul, 2020

5 Benefits of Float Therapy

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No matter your age or occupation, flotation therapy can have a profoundly positive impact on your physical and mental well-being. Whether you’re a mom, business professional, professional athlete or student, float therapy offers a wide variety of scientifically proven benefits including relief from stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia, fibromyalgia, inflammation and chronic pain. Here are the top 5 benefits of float therapy at True REST Float Spa: Stress Relief: The lack of external stimuli is extremely rare in modern society. In the flotation environment, without the hustle and bustle of the […]

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9Jul, 2020

Improve Your Work Focus and Performance with True REST Float Spa

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The American workforce is more stressed than ever before. Whether workers have had to adjust to working remotely, change their in-person operational procedures to maintain safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, or they’re working on the frontlines as a first responder during the global health crisis, there’s no question that work routines have been altered. A change in work environments and routines, combined with the near constant negative news cycle, social unrest, economic upheaval and concerns about the future can take a toll on mental health and impact professional focus and […]

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18Jun, 2020

Floating Through The Second Trimester

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Floating during pregnancy is raved about by clients. True REST has shared blogs before about Pregnancy and Float Therapy: What to Know and Why to Try as well as Tips and Tricks to Float During Pregnancy. We even shared how floating can help women who are trying to conceive! Now after Floating Through the First Trimester, find out what the second trimester experience was like for me! Background My first trimester float took place at eight weeks pregnant after I was cleared from my doctor to pick back up my […]
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27May, 2020

The Power of Disconnecting on Mental Health

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The advent of technology and smart phones has had a remarkable impact on our daily lives. We live in a privileged time as the first generation exposed to technology and its many advances over the last decade. However, while technology has allowed us to connect in new and more expansive ways, it has undeniably taken a toll on mental wellbeing. By denying our brains important downtime for deep thinking, we experience a reduction in ability to maintain focus as well as a shortened attention span. Additionally, studies have shown that […]

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