An infrared sauna is a whole new way to relax and enjoy the many benefits of a traditional steam sauna. You will receive all the benefits of a steam sauna with the addition of several more. Best of all it may be a appropriate for those who may not be able to handle the hot and humid environment of a Finnish style steam sauna.
Both offer detoxification, but at different levels. An infrared sauna provides deeper detox than traditional. The sauna experience is totally different. Traditional saunas have warm/moist air and traditional sessions last 15-20 minutes Infrared heats the body instead of the air, and sessions can last from 20-60 minutes. If it takes you a little longer to unwind, an infrared sauna is for you.
A traditional wood or electric model heats the air with a heat source (steam from hot stones). An infrared sauna will heat the body with infrared rays that do not heat the air, but instead are absorbed directly by the body.
What are the benefits of an infrared sauna? They can give you all the positive health improvements you expect from a sauna with the addition of a few more:
One of the most popular benefits of an infrared heated sauna is that it can cost up to 1/3 as much to run one in comparison to a traditional steam sauna. This is due to the fact that the IR heated sauna directly heats the body, not the air. Once you add in the warm up time associated with an electric sauna that cost difference becomes even more pronounced.
Nearly every one of these is also classified as a portable sauna as they dismantle easily. You can take yours with you to the cottage, beach house or even your new home.
To choose the best infrared sauna for your requirements, we invite you to visit our showroom where you can view and test the options.