The Hottest New Trend: Infrared Sauna

Infrared saunas are a unique way to enjoy the many benefits of a traditional sauna, but with an added bonus! These special heaters emit infrared light that penetrates deep into your skin. You can experience improved circulation and detoxification due to this deeper level of warmth – without having to brave overly hot temperatures like in regular steam rooms.

An infrared sauna can be a powerful way to detoxify your body from the everyday toxins in our environment. Unlike traditional steam or dry heat saunas, an infrared sauna uses invisible light waves that penetrate up to two inches below the skin’s surface and raise core temperature which initiates sweating at lower temperatures than those of other types of sweat-inducing activities. The heat of infrared saunas encourages intense sweating, allowing your body to rid itself of unwanted toxins such as pesticides and heavy metals. By stimulating sweat glands, it also increases blood flow and improves lymphatic drainage. This not only makes you feel clean, but also reap all kinds of health benefits such as increased circulation, and improved heart rate variability (HRV) with deeper breathing techniques achieved through meditation practices during sessions, thus allowing for optimal relaxation while cleansing!

an infrared sauna with red light

For centuries, heat therapy has been used to naturally alleviate chronic pain conditions. Infrared saunas are particularly effective in this regard. The penetrating warmth helps reduce inflammation and boost blood flow at a deeper level than traditional sauna technology can provide. Endorphins also come into play as they are released by infrared treatments, further reducing discomfort associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other ailments that affect mobility. Regular use of an infrared sauna is one holistic approach to aiding the body’s natural healing process for relief from long-term physical distress.

a woman is sweating in an infrared sauna

In today’s high-pressure world, stress can take a toll on your physical and mental health. Fortunately, infrared saunas also provide an alternative way to relax and reduce these negative effects! The heat from the sauna stimulates serotonin production, improving overall well-being and happiness levels. Plus the warmth helps muscles unwind while providing peace of mind in a tranquil setting. Using infrared technology regularly is scientifically proven to help you de-stress for improved mental health all around!

Soaking up the warmth of an infrared sauna can help bring you one step closer to achieving your health and wellness goals, from relieving aching muscles, and detoxifying the body naturally, to simply calming those busy minds. Infrared light has been scientifically proven to penetrate deeper into our tissues than traditional steam saunas, activating physiological processes that aid in restoring balance within ourselves. Email the Stark front desk today to schedule your sauna session and try it for yourself!