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?
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
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 l
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
Each of our Float Pods contains over 1,000 pounds of pharmaceutical grade Epsom salt – also known as magnesium sulfate. Epsom salt is a natural exfoliant and has been known to treat muscle aches and sore muscles, as well as soothe dry skin. There are a variety of ways Epsom salt can improve your health and your daily life. Here are some of the top benefits of magnesium and Epsom salt: 1. Boosts Magnesium Levels
Did you know that True REST is an acronym? REST stands for Reduced Environmental Stimulus Therapy. While floating, we are reducing nearly ALL stimuli that our brains are processing constantly. This dramatic reduction in sensory stimuli is what creates a profound shift in pain, stress, and overall mood after just 60 minutes of floating. Face it; in today’s day and age, we are plugged in nearly 24/7. True REST prov
Olympians. Super Bowl Champions. Stephen Curry. Tom Brady. Wayne Rooney. Julian Edelman. What do they all have in common? They float. Repeat national champions like Stephen Curry and Tom Brady are able to out perform the competition with a well-rounded training routine that includes REST and relaxation. They also have a trick up their sleeves – flotation therapy. Over the last several years, floating has been use
We hear the question all the time, “Why can’t I just float in my tub, pool, or the ocean?” The answer is short; it’s a common misconception that floating in the bath, pool or ocean equates to flotation therapy. You cannot float like this in your tub at home – or even in the ocean. Plain and simple. Here are 6 reasons why Float Therapy is different: Each one of our Float Pods contain 1,000 pounds of
You may have heard through the news or media that flotation therapy is one of the hottest wellness trends on the market today. Athletes, celebrities and influencers from all over the world have spread the word about why they love to float and how it has benefited their lives. In recent years with its gaining popularity, the term “floating” has almost become common place and we’re seeing its effects with new s
8 full hours of sleep. It is ever elusive but mandatory. Seemingly impossible or even worse, unnecessary. People claim to need less sleep as they get older, but they aren’t sleep experts. Adequate restoration isn’t achieved from inadequate sleep. Like our iPhones when half charged, we operate more effectively fully charged. Without adequate sleep our bodies do not function at homeostasis. This results in an a