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True Rest Brings Sensory Deprivation to Florida

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True Rest Float Spa's sensory deprivation tanks. Photo Credit: True Rest Float Spa.

True Rest Float Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida has opened with its sensory deprivation tanks, according to The Palm Beach Post. 

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The egg-shaped tanks contain water that is heated to skin temperature and saturated with Epsom salt. The saturated water provides buoyancy so customers can float without support, though rings are provided for the head and neck if needed. 

The environment provides a natural, nonaddictive way to help relieve stress, anxiety, pain and sleep issues.

Owner Matt Ringler said, "It's effectively a zero-gravity environment. There you are floating on top of this water that's heated to the temperature of your skin, so you don't really feel your skin. The idea is that by removing external stimuli, the brain has a chance to focus on the inside, and allows your nervous system to disconnect from the real world and heal." 

True Rest Float Spa at Alton Town Center is one of 37 locations throughout the country, and the only one in Florida.