Far Infrared Sauna at Natural Synergy Day Spa Parksville

Far Infrared Sauna Sessions in Parksville, BC

Enjoy our NEW Far Infra-red Sauna Suite as a Spa treatment or in conjunction with another Spa service. We highly recommend booking a Sauna session right before a Massage or Facial to deeply relax the body and mind!

Sauna Pricing:

$15 Drop in or $69.00 for 5 session punch card

How to Prepare Yourself for a Sauna Session:

  • Drink plenty of water before, during and after your session.
  • It is best to avoid using a sauna on a full stomach. Wait at least an hour after eating.
  • Avoid using body/facial lotions before your session.

Benefits* of the Far Infrared Sauna:

  • No Ultra-violet light rays
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Increases blood circulation
  • Strengthening of organ and muscle tissues
  • Increased metabolism rate
  • Increase sweat (detoxification)
  • Chronic Pain Syndromes (arthritis)
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nerve Pain (fibromyalgia)
  • Heart Disease (increases cardiovascular health)

All these benefits rejuvenate your organs and muscles, while at the same time relaxing and detoxifying your whole body.

* Taken from Dr. Oz and www.articlesbase.com

Contraindications **:

Please, consult with your health practitioner before scheduling an appointment if any of these apply.

  • Pregnant or lactating
  • Dehydration
  • Recent (acute, within 48 hours) joint injury, chronically hot and swollen joints, enclosed infections (either dental, in joints or any other tissue).
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Heat illness (heat cramp/exhaustion/stroke)
  • Medication with a narrow therapeutic index, out of which is life threatening
  • Unstable hypertension
  • Severe hypotension
  • Hemophilia and/or a predisposition to hemorrhage
  • Superficial metallic implants (ie. metal pins, rods, artificial joints or any other surgical implant due to the reflection of infrared rays by these articles
  • Diabetes
  • Neuropathy
  • Acute or chronic edema or lymphedema (swelling of the wrists, ankles, etc.)
  • Cholinergic urticaria, acantholytic dermatosis, malaria, severe burns/scarring/heat rash
  • Am attempting to conceive (male or female)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Take street/recreational drugs (past or present) [eg. amphetamines, heroin, cocaine]
  • Take medications which may predispose me to heat illnesses when exposed to heat [eg. sympathomimetics, anticholinergics, tricyclic antidepressants, antihistamines, phenothiazines]
  • Take medication that may reduce perspiration ability [eg. diuretics, barbiturates, ß-blockers]

** Taken from www.inspiredlife.ca