LOCAL Houston | The City Guide October 2016 - Page 54

TWO OF A KIND A MEDITATION ON FRIENDSHIP By Tim Moloney JOSEPH CYRUS and JUAN CARLOS MAZORRA are out to literally change your minds. The friends and business partners, longtime practitioners of meditation, have taken it to the next level with their soon-to-open Healing Waters Float Spa. “It wasn’t that we decided to partner through mere rational or mental means, this was destiny, and the recognition that our souls have a mission, and by working together we may help people to cultivate mental stillness and raise their overall quality of life,” says Cyrus, who was born in Tehran and came to Houston with his family when he was five. “I have been meditating daily for the last five years and I learned that floatation is a phenomenal tool for meditation, expanding your consciousness and healing the body, mind and soul on the deepest levels,” he adds. “We traveled across Europe to research floatation and wanted to create the most tranquil, luxurious and eco-friendly atmosphere for one to gain the most blissful experience for our community.” They think the floatation concept is perfect for high-energy Houston