Why use an Infrared Sauna?
In Europe, it is highly common that a sauna is used very commonly. In North
America, the idea of sitting in your sweat has never been appealing.
However, one wonders why infrared saunas are highly recommended, here are some benefits one can
value once starting to use an infrared sauna regularly!
Stress & Sleep reduction;
Just a few minutes in the gentle warmth of an infrared sauna will help you feel relaxed,
rejuvenated and renewed. Once your body feels well rested, a good night’s sleep is easier to
maintain once your body feels appreciated and fully relaxed.
Improves your skin;
Much like taking hot baths, the profuse sweating achieved after just a few minutes in your
infrared sauna session, carries off deeply embedded impurities and dead skin cells, leaving the skin
glowing and immaculately clean. You’ll see improved tone, elasticity, texture and fresh color.
Increased blood circulation has also been shown to relieve, eczema, psoriasis, burns,
lesions and cuts. In addition, open wounds heal more quickly, reducing scarring.
Finish a Workout and lose some more calories with a Sauna!
According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, regular use of an infrared sauna imparts a
similar boost on the cardiovascular system as running. As you relax in the gentle infrared heat,
your body is hard at work producing sweat, pumping blood and burning calories. As your body
increases sweat production to cool itself, your heart works harder to pump blood at a greater
rate to boost circulation. This increase in your metabolism will burn calories.
Muscle Pain relief and stiffness;
Whether you have a heavy workload or workout or both, everyone feels joint, muscle pain as
well as stiffness. With a sauna session, radiant heat is effective in the treatment of
sprains, neuralgia, bursitis, muscle spasms, joint stiffness and many other muscular-skeletal
Here at York Street Spa, we provide Infrared Sauna services!