In recognition of Month of the Military Caregiver in May, True REST Float Spa and Yellow Ribbon Fund, a national veteran service organization for wounded, ill and injured post-9/11 service members, caregivers and families, are working together to provide complimentary float therapy sessions to the nonprofit organization’s military caregivers. True REST feels it is important to recognize these remarkable and s
On May 12, people from around the globe observe National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day in an effort to shine a light on the often painful condition. It is reported that more than 12 million Americans are affected by fibromyalgia. True REST Float Spa joins in this important observance and hopes that people with this musculoskeletal condition find relief and reduced pain with floatation therapy. Floatation Therapy for F
On May 12, people from around the globe observe National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day in an effort to shine a light on the often painful condition. It is reported that more than 12 million Americans are affected by fibromyalgia. True REST Float Spa joins in this important observance and hopes that people with this musculoskeletal condition find relief and reduced pain with floatation therapy. Floatation Therapy for F
Stress – it’s become a typical part of modern life. It’s also part of your body’s innate defense system. However, stress causes significant health concerns to your body and mind, including increasing the release of cortisol, a hormone linked with several adverse health outcomes and various effects on different functions within the body. The Rise of Stress in Recent Years The modern world is filled with thin
As a way of empowering and encouraging entrepreneurship across the United States, National Entrepreneurship Week was founded in 2006 to build equitable access to the entrepreneurship ecosystem, also known as a system that includes business practices, entrepreneurs, talent, knowledge and resources, culture and more. Entrepreneurs work diligently to build their business, dealing with the day-to-day struggles of a new
Sleep is a necessary part of life. The process allows our bodies to rest and prepare for the next day. Without it, the body functions at a lower level, reducing necessary cognitive skills—after all, your brain is responsible for telling your entire system what to do. The average person will spend more than one-third of their lifetime sleeping. However, falling and staying asleep is not easy for many and finding a
A healthy mind is key in creating a happy and fulfilling life. However, it can be hard to maintain great mental health while struggling to balance the different stressors of life. Everyday stress and the uncertainty and consequences of COVID-19 caused a drastic rise in stress levels across the world, almost 80% of adults cite the pandemic as a primary source of stress. The effects of the pandemic are stil
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 t
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 Associati
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 lat