The first time I booked an appointment to float, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had heard through the grapevine about this amazing healing tool that could help me destress and release body aches, so I went for it. After the float consultant dropped me off to Room #1, I knew I was in for a treat. The room had a slight salty smell in the air, the pod was glowing from the changing lights and music filled the room as the water filtered itself. […]

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Come January, gym memberships begin to skyrocket as people get on their post-holiday detox routines and exercise regimens. Health blogs see a jump in their community engagement, wellness companies have a boost in sales and healthy living seems to be a widespread resolution on almost everyone’s list. The New Year has a certain energy about it, it just makes you want to give up those bad habits and turn to healthier choices instead. I believe that in order for us to stay committed to our health goals long term we […]

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Break out the tinsel and the mulled cider because this is the time of year when you can’t help but get a little spirited in your day to day life. Holiday discounts are seemingly everywhere, decorations trim the houses and people are buzzing around like little holiday honey bees in search of that sweet nectar. We zip around town shopping for the perfect gift and many of us spend hours planning and researching for the best and newest products on the market. There just seems to be so much going […]

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The iconic saying “when you’re here, you’re family” may not be Olive Garden’s slogan anymore, but it should be the motto for all of our spa locations. There’s just something special about walking into a True REST and the feeling that you get from the staff and everyone who is there to float. It’s that sense of communal energy that’s been cultivated and we’ve got YOU, our Float Family, to thank for that. Let’s set the scene. You arrive to a friendly welcome from the float consultant who shows you […]

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA – Like grabbing a coffee in a big box retailer or picking up prescriptions in a convenience store, you will soon be able to float at your local gym. With the introduction of True REST Float Spa in select LA Fitness locations, two of the biggest brands in the health industry are collaborating to offer a premier wellness center encompassing both fitness and relaxation.   True REST is the largest and fastest-growing flotation therapy franchise in the world, with a projected 40 locations open by 2019 and […]

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It doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from, in some way shape or form you’ve probably felt the ripples of addiction somewhere, somehow in your community. Addiction is a non-biased disease, it affects all walks of life and not only those individuals who are struggling but also the families, friends and community that surrounds them. This is a major issue that is affecting the global populace without many affordable, consistent or effective treatments that can lead to long term, sustained recovery. Traditionally, the methods used to battle […]

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For many of us, meditation is one of those elusive, mystical arts that is often married with the phrase, “I’m not good at it.” In actuality though, what does being “good” at meditating really even mean? Let’s start by defining what meditation is in the first place. Meditation is an acquired skill of the mind, one that takes dedication to continuously practice and one that reminds us to be present within each precious moment. Meditation can be guided by a variety of controlled breathing techniques, repetition of mantras and postural […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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