For years, the sauna has been considered a pleasant post-gym session or spa treatment. Now, thanks to technological innovations, the infrared sauna is finally getting the credit it deserves as a standalone body therapy.

While traditional Finnish saunas produce heat in the air via a physical source like hot stones or a wood-fired stove, this new alternative utilizes specialized heaters that emit infrared energy. “These rays penetrate deep into the cells, joints, muscles and tissues, speeding oxygen flow and increasing circulation while removing impurities that build up over time,” explains Julie Wordell, owner of Perspire Sauna Studio, with locations in Winter Park and Lake Mary.

Besides sweating out toxins, your body reaps numerous other benefits as well. Most people burn 200 to 400 calories per session, which can lead to weight loss with regular use, making it an ideal add-on for your regular fitness routine. It also promotes skin cell turnover thanks to its purifying properties, leaving you with a lit-from-within glow. . . . . (Read More)

SOURCE: Orlando City Magazine