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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We know that flotation therapy provides a wide variety of benefits, both immediate and long lasting, to people all over the world . A dedicated float practice can affect every part of us, physically, mentally, emotionally – even spiritually. Floatation Therapy Affects So, what is it about the post-float glow that keeps us coming back? Why do we feel so great after an hour of nothing? Simply put, floating is the proven antidote to the stress-inducing overload of our modern times. Our systems are on sympathetic overload as technology races […]

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After years of pod research, observation, and modification, True REST perfects the pod experience and unveils the exclusive True REST Round Pod available November 1st 2019. This True REST Round Pod is the first exclusive pod for franchisees and True REST clients only. True REST Round Pod Basics The True REST Round Pod is a true 8 feet exterior circle, allowing ample room for guests of all shapes and sizes. The float area is 7 1/2 feet by 6 feet 2 inches to accommodate pro athletes. The 6 foot opening […]

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It’s the spookiest month of the year. Instead of playing tricks, use the following tricks to help you reach your best float yet! Earplugs Earplugs are the most common trick people use when floating. The silicon ear plugs at True REST make it easy to shape the putty into a ball which will sit nicely in your ear to keep the water out. With this trick, if you are listening to music be sure to adjust the volume so you can still hear it at your ideal volume. Be aware […]

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