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How long should I use my sauna?Updated 2 months ago

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 tolerance. The average session length is 30 minutes, but you can use your sauna for up to 60 minutes, twice daily. Don’t rush the acclimation process, and don’t push yourself past what feels comfortable.

As soon as the lights turn on you are receiving Light Therapy and you do heat internally from deep penetrating radiant heat. Your body builds up heat raising the internal temp 2-3 degrees, this is the hyperthermic experience. To achieve a proper sweat you need an enclosure where the ambient air temperature, at 100-120+°F (38-49+°C), can facilitate sweating. 

Luminati™ and Faraday™ Usage (read our user manual)

Clearance: From the front of the lamp guards to the user is minimum 18 inches / max 30 inches (average 24 inches)

Time of day: Using the sauna first thing in the morning or just before bedtime is best. At these times, one is most relaxed, and the more one relaxes into the parasympathetic nervous state, the more one will sweat and promote safe, maximal detoxification. 

Direct exposure to the head should be limited to 10-15 minutes per session. When the panel is adjusted as suggested, direct exposure to the head is minimal. The best practice is to hang the head in front of the lights for 10-15 minutes a session. This is all the time, acclimation period or not! 

Acclimation period: The first 3-4 weeks of ownership only use for 20-30 minutes at a frequency of every other or every second day (~3 days a week, If one is sensitive, begin with 1-2 times per week)

After the acclimation period: Focus on increasing session duration first. Once you have a duration you like, increase the frequency per week. Max recommended duration is 1 hour a day (can be split into two sessions)Max recommended frequency is 2 times per day. Most users do at least 3 sessions per week. 

Standard rotation: usage range above, user rotates a quarter turn every 5-10 minutes (sooner if your body says too)

Alternate rotation: usage range above, user rotates half turn every 10-15 minutes. Example- front faces the guards, back faces the guards

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