After a long, taxing day at work, what better way to unwind than coming home to your favorite recliner? Or how about a seat that automatically massages away the stress of the day as soon as you sit down? There are so many great choices on the market today when it comes to relaxation furniture. Take a look at these 10 pieces of furniture that will help you relax and unwind.
A statement chair
A statement chair is a piece of furniture that has a unique design and is meant to stand out just like a statement piece of jewelry stands out. A statement chair may be bigger than other chairs you have in your home, or it may be smaller, but it is always different from the others. Statement chairs are also called accent chairs and are used by interior decorators and designers to add style to homes or businesses.
Some chairs considered “statement” are not big or impressive looking, but they can still make bold statements about the people who own them. They may be small wooden rocking chairs, for example, that belonged to a person’s great-grandparents and were passed down through the family.
A zero-gravity chair
- designed to perfectly distribute your weight and put you in a state of “zero gravity”
- comfortable because the legs are raised above the heart and the spine is properly aligned
- can help with circulation, muscle relaxation, improved breathing, and back pain reduction
- you may be able to work or perform activities in it that you wouldn’t be able to do otherwise (painting, crafting)
- if you’re pregnant, it can ease the strain on your joints and back while limiting pressure on pelvic veins so there’s less chance of varicose veins forming
A chaise lounge
A chaise lounge is a long chair that offers a back rest at one end, allowing you to relax in a reclined position. These pieces are perfect for reading, napping or relaxing in the sun. Chaise lounges are usually made of metal, wicker or wood and can be paired with outdoor cushions for additional comfort. Many chaise lounges can fold up when not in use, which makes it easy to add them to your home when needed.
An adjustable bed frame
Adjustable bed frames are designed to improve your sleep, and are an excellent purchase for those who prefer to read, eat, or watch TV in bed. A remote control allows you to adjust the head and foot of the bed—so you can be upright if you have a stuffy nose or back pain. Adjustable beds also help reduce snoring and ease breathing problems such as sleep apnea, acid reflux, heartburn, and other conditions that cause chest congestion.
To select a suitable adjustable bed frame, consider the quality of its motor (you want it to last), your preferred mattress size (they range from twin XL to split king), and how smooth the transition between positions feels.
An upholstered bed frame
There are many different types of bed frames, but perhaps one of the most popular options is a frame that is upholstered. This type of bed frame has a soft fabric cover, which makes it softer and more comfortable than wood.
Upholstered beds come in many styles and colors to suit your taste. Some have a matching headboard or foot board. These beds are often more expensive than wood beds, but they can be well worth the investment for the added comfort they provide.
A heated massage recliner
According to Healthline, infrared heat therapy can help with a variety of chronic ailments by “penetrating the body’s tissue and warming it from the inside out.” This method does not rely on heating the air around you for results. It can provide relief for conditions that include osteoarthritis, high blood pressure, muscle spasms, and rheumatoid arthritis.
To experience a relaxing massage chair recliner, you may find yourself in over stimulation mode at first. You’ll have to choose from a long list of features that includes Shiatsu massage, vibration massage, full-body stretching, and more. The good news is that these chairs come at all price points and they’re available in different sizes. Some require assembly while others are already put together when they arrive. Additionally, some models feature cup holders or side storage to make cozying up even more convenient! Keep in mind that the backrests on these pieces do not adjust independently of the footrests like standard recliners do (they move together). But hey—this is all about comfort so who cares?
A power recliner
See that chair? It’s a power recliner. Sit in it, and you will feel all-powerful as well. Just touch a button and the chair slowly eases into just the position you want. But not only does it adjust to suit your mood, this wouldn’t be a 21st century recliner if it didn’t come wired with high tech features to keep you connected—literally—with whoever or whatever you wish!
Power recliners are meant for more than just sinking into after a long day at work. They can also be great for reading in comfort, watching TV, napping or even working on your laptop in ergonomic bliss! And because they’re upholstered in soft fabric and leathers, they are extremely comfortable. Plus they’re packed with enough padding to give relief to those who suffer from back or joint pain caused by arthritis or other ailments that make sitting uncomfortable.
Plush home theater seating
You don’t need a huge house or an elaborate theater room to enjoy the comfort of home theater seating. In fact, many individual theater seats are available that are great for smaller spaces. Theater seating is a great option for people who love to host parties and family game nights, but have limited space in their living room or den. As an added bonus, many theater seats come with cup holders and storage compartments to help keep your space free from clutter.
When it comes to finding the perfect style for your home, you’ll find that there are a variety of options available beyond the classic movie-theater style recliner. Some popular ones include sectionals with built-in cup holders, sofas and loveseats with USB charging ports, and plush individual recliners that can be moved around as needed. You can even custom order upholstery for some styles!
A rocking chair or glider
There’s a reason the classic rocking chair or glider is such a popular piece of furniture. Rocking chairs have been around for hundreds of years. These chairs allow you to rock back and forth, which can help you relax after a stressful day at work. Rocking chairs are also great for reading, or just relaxing after your workday is done. Gliders are similar to rocking chairs in that they provide soothing motion, but they also offer additional features that make them ideal for new parents. Many gliders feature ottomans that allow you to put your feet up while you sit in the chair. Some modern gliders even have adjustable positions and footrests, so they function like recliners while remaining comfortable for nursing mothers and their babies.
When looking to relax, whether after a long and stressful day or just because you want to, there are plenty of great options out there. Whether you’re looking for an electric chair or something more traditional like a recliner, these pieces of furniture can help you unwind, relax and enjoy the moment. With a little creativity and research, you’ll be on your way to putting together your perfect relaxation room in no time.