Restworks, makers of a complete line of workplace short rest installations for corporations, hospitals, and universities, has reached an agreement with Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington’s new 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,” says Christopher Lindholst, CEO of Restworks and founder of MetroNaps, in a release. “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 sq-ft SoHo loft at 419 Broome St, 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 am to 7 pm, 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,” says Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO.