North Texas’ premier float spa and massage therapy center!
Opened in June 2015, Float Away Spa is located near Lewisville, Flower Mound, Lantana, Denton, Little Elm, The Colony, Carrollton, Dallas, and Ft. Worth. We are here to help relieve your aches and pains, reduce your stress and anxiety, improve your sleep, and to aid in workout recovery using the amazing power of floating combined with centuries-old massage therapy and the latest in massage chair technology. Whatever is bothering you, Float Away Spa has something for you!
Why Choose Float Away Spa?
You provide for the family daily, at work and among friends you strive for excellence. Your own wellbeing often suffers and often leaves you feeling tired and listless. We spoil you in our zero-gravity massage chairs and you drift away in our Float Pod. With massages and aromatic oils in the peaceful ambience with a harmonious aura you find your inner center and can unwind after a float devoted to helping you find new energy for everyday life and its challenges. We have the appropriate training and guarantee a treatment that will leave you relaxed and re-energized.
Sean M. Sparks, LMT
Sean Sparks is the owner and operator of Float Away Spa in Highland Village, TX. Sean grew up in Plano, Texas and has lived in the North Texas area his entire life. He has been involved with the health and fitness industry since 1999. Sean practiced martial arts for 10 years, earning a 3rd Degree Black Belt. It was through martial arts that Sean gained an understanding for meditation.
In 1999, Sean became a Certified Personal Trainer through The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He continued his training with NASM going through various specialty courses, such as the Performance Enhancement Specialist, Sports Fitness Specialist, Integrated Flexibility Specialist, and Corrective Exercise Specialist. He has also earned certifications from The Gray Institute in 3DMAPS, as well as, a Certification in Applied Functional Sciences.
Sean went to school for massage therapy at the Texas Massage Institute in Plano, graduating with honors in 2005. After Sean earned his massage therapy license, he took a 100 hour advanced course in deep tissue, as well as, continuing education courses in hot stone, prenatal, lymphatic drainage, and kinesio taping. Sean has since taken advanced coursework in Myoskeletal Alignment through Erik Dalton, earning a level 4 certification. He is currently working towards a certification as a Master Myoskeletal Alignment Therapist. Sean has also taken an advanced 40 hour course in Orthopedic Massage through James Waslaski and studied Anatomy Trains by Tom Myers. Sean first heard about flotation therapy while in massage school. Unfortunately, there weren’t any places to float nearby at that time.
Sean was introduced to CrossFit in 2006. He became a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and took specialty courses in Olympic weightlifting, endurance, and gymnastics. In 2009, Sean opened CrossFit NTX in a small 600 sq. ft. facility behind he square in Denton, TX. Less than a year later, the gym grew into a 5000 sq. ft. warehouse facility. Sean owned and operated the gym for five years. During the last year, some transitions happened that left him regularly getting four to five hours of sleep at night with a nap in the middle of the day between clients. He was running the gym by himself, working early mornings and late evenings. It was during this time that Sean had his first float experience and it was quite profound to say the least. The float tank allowed him to physically relax and slip into a meditative state. This was by far the most relaxed he had ever been in his life. Sean knew immediately after his first float that he should look into opening a float business. He decided to sell the gym in order to open Float Away Spa a short time later.
Sean currently owns and operates Float Away Spa in Highland Village, TX. He eventually wants bring on a few employees that can work the front desk and facilitate floats while he continues working with massage clients. Sean plans to expand Float Away Spa in Highland Village or open another spa in the coming years.