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Infrared Sauna: The Science

The Science of Infrared Sauna

Infrared light, experienced as heat, is the invisible part of the sun’s spectrum.  The light waves go deep into your tissues to raise your core temperature, which burns calories, boosts metabolism, and also helps to dislodge toxins stored in cells.  We use Sunlighten Full Spectrum infrared saunas because they offer mid, near and far infrared waves.  This means that you get to experience the benefits of detoxification and healing at various depths.  All of this combines to offer a more complete detoxification than traditional saunas are able to provide.  Our saunas are set so all 3 wavelengths are emitted in every session.

Near Infrared: Have shorter waves that penetrate the epidermis (first 7 layers of skin)


  • Cell regeneration
  • Improved Immunity
  • Skin Rejuvenation

Mid Infrared: Offers mid range waves that increase cardiovascular activity.


  • Pain relief
  • Improved circulation
  • Weight Loss

Far Infrared: The longest frequency that increases the core temperature of the body for a deep sweat at the cellular level where most toxins are stored.


  • Detoxification
  • Relaxation
  • Blood Pressure reduction
  • Weight loss


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