23Sep, 2019

Migraines and Me: Float Therapy for Migraine Relief

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I remember the first time I got a migraine like it was yesterday. I was thirteen. My head felt like it was exploding, as if there was a hammer pounding the inside my skull and it was resisting cracking open. I lost my ability to see clearly and I became extremely nauseous. My sensitivity to sound and light had become truly unbearable and I just wanted to crawl into a little ball in a cave and go to sleep. When these migraines happened, it was so painful that I couldn’t […]

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9Sep, 2019

Fall into the September Float Challenge

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We’ve heard it before. The story goes something like, “I come once every few months and I always feel relaxed afterwards but during the float, I have such a hard time relaxing my body and quieting my mind”. Sound familiar to anyone? It doesn’t matter what it is that you choose to do, if you do it with consistency, you will start to notice improvements. This is one of the first things we tell clients who inquire about ways to find more physical relaxation and how to deepen their meditative […]

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26Aug, 2019

Together, Let’s Float More Veterans

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There are few stressors in life like the ones the men and women of our military face on a daily basis. They are put under immense pressure during high-intensity situations and the stress they endure while deployed away from their families can take its toll when they return home. Often enough, we see more and more soldiers coming back from duty with PTSD, anxiety, depression, insomnia and addiction. For the people who literally put their lives on the line for the freedoms we take for granted everyday, I say enough […]

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12Aug, 2019

The Best of True REST: A mini series

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In the 7 years I’ve been regularly floating, I’ve had an incredibly vast spectrum of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual experiences while in the pod. Although I rarely fall asleep during a session, how deeply I am able to relax depends on how much I allow myself to relax. When I look back at the full range of the experiences I’ve had, there are a few, very specific floats that still stick out in my memory. They have that extra sprinkle of magic that we use in the phrase, the […]

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29Jul, 2019

Calming the Monkey Mind: Mantra, Visualization and Floating

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How many of you have been in the middle of a float and found it nearly impossible to turn off the whirlwind of thoughts in your head? It’s a very common experience and I know I’m not the only one who has found myself lying there wondering, “Why can’t I turn this monkey mind off?” A racing mind can be frustrating and extremely distracting from the essence of why we come to float in the first place: to practice slowing down and relaxing into the moment. The mind is a […]

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8Jul, 2019

Float to Freedom: Why Consistency Matters

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By now I’m guessing we probably don’t need to convince you that floating has some serious benefits to your overall health and well being. It’s been known to help reduce pain and inflammation, decrease stress and anxiety, along with a laundry list of other things like promoting inner peace, deepening your meditation practice and helping you achieve more rest and relaxation. Maybe you book a float every once in a while as a little treat in your self-care routine and maybe you’ve started notice some of those health benefits, but […]

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17Jun, 2019

Tips and Tricks to Float During Pregnancy

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As a woman, one of the biggest life changing events that can happen to you is getting pregnant. It affects your physical, mental and emotional state unlike anything you’ve experienced before. No two pregnancies are alike, making the journey of each individual one that much more unique. For some mothers, pregnancy can take its toll when things like swelling, insomnia, cramping and stress start to creep in on a frequent to everyday basis. Here at True REST, we hope to help alleviate as much of these symptoms as possible, so […]

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3Jun, 2019

Float Therapy is the Perfect Father’s Day Gift

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You probably know a Dad or two who could use a break. The ones that work hard taking care of just about everyone else but themselves. Sometimes, the beloved men in our life don’t carve out the time to prioritize themselves and their relaxation. A Float Spa is a perfect 1-hour getaway to a zero gravity, zero-distraction environment, helping him substantially reduce stress, relieve physical pain, and get better sleep. Celebrity dads like Stephen Curry and Joe Rogan swear by Float Therapy, and have promoted it as a post-workout recovery […]

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21May, 2019

Floating and the Mind

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“The quieter you become the more you are able to hear” – Rumi People say the last frontier is a mastery of the mechanics of the mind and I couldn’t agree more with that statement. We are just beginning to crack the surface of the depth that is the human mind and the consciousness that illuminates it. That’s what gets me excited for the future. Here in the present, a majority of global societies face a daily struggle in taking the time to really slow down and rest in a […]

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6May, 2019

Your First Float: What NOT To Do

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You always remember the first time you try something new. The feeling of excitement and nervousness all tied into one can leave its mark on you. The first time you float will be one of those memories you’ll never want to forget. Maybe you heard about it through a friend, or through a publication of some kind, or maybe you’ve had an interest but haven’t had the chance to try it out yet. Whatever the reason is that brought you here today, we’ve got you covered on how to ace […]

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