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Using Your Sauna

Before, during and after use.

How do I adjust the intensity of my sauna?

You will see three switches on the front of the light panel. Each switch controls one row of lights. Flip them all on for full intensity or use a combination of your choice. You can also open the curtain of your sauna and/or shorten the length of you

How long should I use my sauna?

Adults without serious health issues can start with shorter sessions of 20 minutes and work your way up as you become more comfortable. Children and those with health issues should start with short sessions and only two bulbs until they build up a to

Should I wear clothing?

Clothing is optional. Keep in mind that most fabric will block infrared emissions and limit your light therapy benefits, so for best results we recommend using your sauna without clothes. If you would like to wear clothing, we recommend loose-fitting

Do I need eye protection?

No, infrared light therapy has actually shown to be beneficial for eyes. But if you have a sensitivity to light, you can use any sleep mask, towel, or dark cloth to block your eyes. We recommend you use natural materials like organic cotton, linen, e

How do I clean my sauna?

You can safely clean almost every piece of your sauna without harsh chemicals or solvents. See the guidelines below. The Sauna Cover Set and regular curtain are safe to put in the washing machine. Afterwards, either hang dry or use the air dry settin

How can I place towels during my session?

USE TOWELS DURING YOUR SESSION. Your session begins with placing towels on the stool and floor, it takes 3-5 towels combined. Some users enjoy having another small towel to wipe sweat off the face during the sauna session.  Your sweat is soaked up by

What time of day should I use my sauna?

There is no wrong time of day to use your sauna. People use it to perk up in the morning, recover after their workout, relax after a day of work, or wind down for bedtime. The important thing is to find a time of day that works for you. You’ll see th

How do I store my sauna?

Your sauna stores away easily when not in use.

Can I or should I use my phone inside the sauna?

It is not suggested that you use your phone in the sauna as the stimulation can overpower the vital parasympathetic state. Detoxification and cellular support are parasympathetic reactions. RF, blue light wavelengths, mental distraction, etc... can p

How hot does the sauna get?

The scientific community defines “sauna use” as short-term passive exposure to 113-212°F, depending on the type of sauna modality. Our Near-IR Luminati™ and Faraday™ Saunas, standard configuration, maintain an air temperature of ~120°F -130°F (~49°C)

Why do I feel strange after my first sauna session?

Sometimes people experience healing reactions during their first couple sauna sessions. This can include temporary moodiness, nausea, or fatigue that typically goes away right after the session. Take it easy, and if these symptoms persist, see your d

Why is my skin turning pink or red after my sauna session?

If your skin turns pink or red during or after your sauna session, this is a normal reaction to heating and blood flow. It is not a sunburn as there is NO UV emission from our ThermaLight™ Infrared Bulbs.

How to gauge the effectiveness of your SaunaSpace?

Sweat Loss: the average sauna session results in ~1 lb [1 pint] of sweat lost. You can measure your sweat response by weighing yourself on a digital scale before and after your sauna session, knowing that each pound of weight lost = 1 pint of water y

How many people can use the sauna at the same time?

SaunaSpace currently recommends using no more than 5 bulbs per user per sauna, which can be, at maximum, one 4-bulb Tungsten and one 1-bulb Photon used together in the Luminati or Faraday Sauna. The recommended number of bulbs is for when you're firs

Why am I not sweating yet during my sauna sessions?

Give the body time, and it will come around! Don’t stop!. As soon as the lights turn on you are receiving full PBM, when you stay in front of the Panel you are receiving radiant heating. When you take the suggestion of proper hydration, and sit insid

What kind of care does my sauna stool need?

It's important to use towels to absorb sweat during your session. Before you sit in for your sauna session, put at least one quarter-folded towel over the stool. However, if you see this doesn't absorb your sweat enough, switch to using two or even t

How to achieve target ambient air temperature in larger spaces?

We consider larger spaces, any space that is bigger than 70 Cubic Feet in Volume.1) Preheat by turning on the Tungsten™ Panel and your saunas built in emitter(s). Do NOT place your SaunaSpace panel directly in front of any other heat source. 2) When

Can I do yoga inside of the sauna?

Our Saunas are not large enough to work out or perform yoga in. Passive sweating in a meditative sacred space is a vital component to achieving the deepest parasympathetic state.

Do I have to take my jewelry or glasses before going into the sauna?

We strongly suggest removing any jewelry, glasses, headphones, etc., before entering the sauna for your session. Metals and plastics can heat up, causing burn and off-gassing issues. We can not speak for materials that we do not manufacture and what

Is it okay to expose myself to the lights in the sauna?

It is actually suggested to use the sauna in the nude, and this is because NIR is blocked by cloth. There is no contraindication for exposed genitalia within the suggested usage, just like any other area of the body. We have never had a negative resp

If I'm traveling by plane, can I take the sauna with me?

ABOUT CARRYING THE TUNGSTEN™ PANEL ON A COMMERCIAL AIRLINE. This is a comment we received about flying from one of our customers: "Just to let you know, I carried the 4-panel in a suit carrier, the top part partially open, covered with a jacket. It w

Can I use the sauna twice a day?

Yes, you can. But after you finish your acclimation period. When you are ready for twice a day, ease into the practice. Try two separate 10-15 minute sessions OR one 10 minute and then one 15-20 minute session, let your body adjust for 1-2 weeks. Onc

Will the sauna session affect my sleep at night?

Brian, our founder, started his sauna journey by performing sessions at night. He and many customers have noted improvement in sleep since its initial uses. One effect of a full, deep-sweating sauna session is a huge swing in the user's autonomic ner

Sauna Usage Protocol- Heat Sensitive

USAGE AMENDMENTS FOR SENSITIVE USERS. In our 7+ years we have seen almost everyones body balance and begin to work up sweat and tolerance as they detoxify, recover, improve cellular functioning, etc. This comes down to starting very slowly and buildi

How can I keep track of the duration of my sauna session?

We do not have a brand suggestion for a timer; however, from customer experience, most use their phone (set multiple timers, overall time, etc... with ease), second is the small digital timers, and some choose a mechanical timer for the "No-EMF exper

What after care routine should I follow after the session?

CLEAN-UP & COOL DOWN AFTER USE. 1. DRINK 8-16 ounces of water after a sauna session. 2. RINSE OFF IN SHOWER After a sauna session you may wish to take a shower to rinse off. This may prevent re-absorption of toxins excreted from tissues to the skin's