EDGEWOOD, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Restworks, makers of a complete line of workplace short rest installations for corporations, hospitals and universities, today announced that the company reached an agreement with Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington's new and groundbreaking venture, to become the exclusive provider of napping installations. Thrive Global is officially rolling out at a pop-up shop in New York City, which will feature a napping pod provided by Restworks. Restworks also announced the launch of iOS and Android versions of the company's sleep and relaxation app.
Huffington, a wellness activist and entrepreneur whose bestseller, "The Sleep Revolution," identifies the global sleep deprivation crisis and its effect on health, job performance, relationships and happiness, is launching Thrive Global, a venture that aims to revolutionize the way we work and live by offering companies and individuals science-based solutions to lower stress and burnout, and enhance well-being and productivity. Thrive Global selected Restworks as its exclusive provider of short rest installations.
"We are focused on addressing the global sleeplessness crisis with short rest solutions that can help people recharge so they can be more productive," said Christopher Lindholst, CEO of Restworks and Founder of MetroNaps. "Thrive Global's pop-up shop in New York City will showcase the best solutions available in the health and wellness space today, so we encourage people to drop by and check it out, including our EnergyPod installation."
The Thrive Global store, located in a 5,000 square-foot SoHo loft at 419 Broome Street, will offer live demonstrations, education, and trials of the latest products and technologies across the categories of mind, body, sleep, productivity, recharging, creativity, and giving. The pop-up will be open seven days a week, from 10:00am to 7:00pm, December 1 through January 15, 2017.
Restworks also announced that its free basic version of its sleep cognition app is now available on iOS and Android. The app supports daytime napping and nighttime rest with audio content from partners with proven sleep expertise, as well as unique educational features that promote good sleep habits. guided relaxation, music that promotes restfulness, and additional premium content. The app is designed to be used as a workplace sleep solution for integration with a corporate wellness program but can also be used by anyone on a standalone basis.
"We are a company deeply rooted in science and dedicated to helping people go from knowing what to do to bring more well-being into their lives to actually doing it. I'm so excited about the amazing collection of products, services and technologies we're featuring at Thrive Global that will help people improve their well-being and productivity and lead healthier and more joyful lives," said Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO.
Restworks offers a complete line of workplace short rest installations for corporations, hospitals and universities, including a line of transparently priced, comprehensive sleep solution packages. To learn more about Restworks, please visit www.rest.works.
About Restworks Science tells us that well-rested people are happier, healthier and more productive. Restworks offers complete solutions for businesses that are seeking a competitive advantage through a fully energized workforce and organizations like universities and healthcare facilities that are looking to better the lives of the people they serve. The company provides accessible packages that include workplace napping installations, communication tools and products that promote sleep and wellness, and supporting technologies, education and products that promote sleep and wellness. Restworks supports the WELL Building Standard, sharing its goal of integrating health features into buildings. Through its products, expertise and partnerships, Restworks is actively involved in promoting wellness through better sleep solutions. Find out more by visiting www.rest.works.
About Thrive Global Thrive Global's mission is to end the epidemic of stress and burnout by offering companies and individuals sustainable, science-based solutions to enhance both well-being and performance. Thrive Global's three interconnected core components are: corporate trainings and workshops that bring the latest strategies and tools around health and well-being to organizations; a media platform that serves as the global hub for the conversation about well-being and performance with an emphasis on action; and, an e-commerce platform that offers a curated selection of the best technology and products for well-being. Together, the three components create an integrated platform that empowers people to make sustainable changes to their daily lives, going from knowing what to do to actually doing it. Thrive Global is committed to accelerating the culture shift that allows people to reclaim their lives and move from surviving to thriving.