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If you know someone that floats, you may often hear him or her refer to theta brainwaves, but what exactly are theta waves? Are they good or bad? Why do we want them? And what do we really know about the effect of regular floating on our mental state? We pride ourselves on providing float therapy – The Science of Feeling Great – so let’s take a look at the science behind this phenomenon. What are brainwaves? First things first – what are brainwaves? The neurons in our brain are […]
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Nashville, TN – Nationally known brand True REST is proud to announce the opening of its 24th location in Franklin, TN. This will be the first float spa to open in the Cool Springs area, bringing a premier wellness experience to the Nashville community. True REST Cool Springs owner, Jamie Simmons, heard about floating in late January 2017, while celebrating his neighbor’s birthday over margaritas. His neighbor’s wife handed him a stack of papers full of information about floating and instructions about their first visit. After reading through the material […]
Anxiety disorders are the single most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults, or about 18% of the population. Unfortunately that number continues to rapidly increase over the years. The general cost for anxiety disorders alone in the US is over $42 billion per year and makes up almost ⅓ of the entire mental health bill. So why the rapid increase in anxiety disorders? One idea is linked to the dramatically increased amount of time each person spends on digital technology per day. Many Americans spend […]
For the last seven summers, we’ve traveled to Portland for the annual Float Conference, a place where float enthusiasts from around the globe gather to share stories, present research, show off new technology, and uncover new ideas for the future. This year’s visit to Portland felt just a little bittersweet, as it’s the final year that this event will be hosted by the original Float Conference Team. Needless to say, it also left us feeling grateful for the tremendous progress we’ve made as an industry and still eager to see […]