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!
$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
Please, consult with your health practitioner before scheduling an appointment if any of these apply.
- Pregnant or lactating
- 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
- 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