An infrared sauna uses infrared heaters to emit radiant heat which is absorbed directly into the human body, unlike traditional saunas which heat the body indirectly via air or steam. Ultimately this means the body is heated from the inside out.
An Infrared sauna session can help warm the muscles for greater flexibility while relieving tension and pain. Studies have shown that time spent in an infrared sauna can bring relief from different forms of arthritis and help detoxify the body from heavy metals. Infrared sauna sessions can also help you lose weight, relieve stress and increase your circulation. Increased blood circulation has been shown to help improve acne, eczema, psoriasis, and aid wound healing with reduced scarring.
The Native Americans used the sweat ceremony as a spiritual reunion with the creator and a respectful connection to the earth. They believed the sweat ceremony frees the mind of distractions, offering clarity. It also allows for introspection and connection to the universal oneness.