Sleep affects everyone. It is as essential as breathing or eating. The National Sleep Foundation hosts its annual Sleep Awareness Week® on March 8 -14, 2020. The annual event celebrates sleep health and encourages the public to prioritize sleep to improve their overall health and well-being. The Float Pod is a unique way to improve sleep naturally and helps focus on the benefits of sleep. Sleep Science and Sleep Disorders There are a myriad of sleep disorders such as: Excessive Sleepiness, Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Non-24-Hour Sleep Wake Disorder, Restless Legs Syndrome, […]

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In recent years, the effect of technology on our health has been widely present in the scientific community and mainstream media, uncovering the cold hard truth that digital life might have some serious side effects. The common understanding, across the board, is that too much technology in your day-to-day life can have negative effects on your mental, emotional and physical health, even possibly being a contributing factor for cancer, obesity, and heart disease. Other health concerns include neck pain, headaches, migraines and even eye strain. In my own experience, after […]

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Floating during pregnancy has been regarded fondly 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. But these both count on one thing happening first- conception. TTC can be a challenge, but floating has the ability to help. The Stress Factor TTC (trying to conceive) can be a really frustrating journey for many. The lack of control and the unknown is something many women stress about. Unfortunately, stress is […]

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People are moving from gift giving to activity giving, following a minimalist trend. The ideology being that experiences, adventures, and quality time hold more value than clothes, games, or other physical items items. The float experience is a great addition to the activity giving mindset. Less Clutter How many times do you get gifts that you never asked for and don’t want, but now feel compelled to keep for a least a while? So when that person comes by, you can make them feel good by showing them you still […]

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The concept of floating has been around since the 1950s – and in the last 70 years it’s gone by a few different names. For us, we consider True REST a “float spa” offering a “flotation therapy” service. Float therapy has also been called floating, sensory deprivation, REST, a float tank, think tank, or an isolation chamber. It’s all the same thing. It all began in 1954 with Dr. John C Lilly, who was researching the mind’s response to “sensory deprivation,” a subject that had grasped the interest of the […]

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2020 rings in a new year, a new decade, and for many, a chance for a “new you”. But what was wrong with the old you? Here are some ideas to do what you already like to do, just better! If You Like to Be Creative Creativity is not fluid. You will not experience the same amount of creativity an hour, a day, a week, sometimes even longer. Many clients enjoy floating to feel more creative. To enhance this feeling, True REST has an exclusive Creativity Program that you can […]

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True REST and Defiance Fuel have partnered to bring their respective water sciences together in the quest for whole-body wellness. Water Focus The best partnerships are when two companies come together with the same vision. True REST has been leading the world in flotation therapy with their commitment to wellness and focus on The Science of Feeling Great. The entire concept surrounding the power of water with the right external factors. On the other side of the coin is Defiance Fuel, the result of 35 years of water-science research, packaged […]

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The year 2020 is just ahead of us – can you believe it? This marks our 10th salty year of growing our floating family at True REST. Founded by Nick and Holly Janicki, the first location was actually built in Scottsdale in 2010, before moving south to the Tempe neighborhood in 2012. This marked the beginning of crafting our own unique Float Pods, and soon after, our first franchise location in 2015. In the last five years, we’ve opened over 35 locations with an incredible group that we call family. […]

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True REST Float Spa locations opened their doors on November 11, 2019 with the goal to completely book every pod full of veterans in honor of Veterans Day. Thanks to the overwhelming community support, about 170 pods were open to Veteran Floats on 11/11 across the thirty-two True REST Float Spas in the country, allowing for 1352 Veteran floats. Leading up to Veterans Day, True REST held their One for One Challenge in which True REST donated a float to a veteran for every float gift card purchased. Gift cards […]

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Why Floatation Therapy Helps Fight Eating Disorders Floating has been proven to be a beneficial therapy for many mental illnesses. The recent science is showing that a floating practice can reduce symptoms associated with OCD, depression, addiction, and numerous anxiety disorders, including anorexia nervosa. Affecting both men and women of all ages across the world, anorexia is characterized by a distorted body image and an unwarranted fear of being overweight. Symptoms include trying to maintain a below-normal weight through starvation or too much exercise. So, what can float therapy do […]

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