Infrared Heated Classes
Heated Classes offer many Health benefits
Infrared heat doesn’t warm the air, it warms objects; therefore it will directly warm your body without the harsh blow-dryer sensation of regular heated classes! This will allowing for a greater range of motion. A study at Auburn University compared athletes stretching in a training room to how far they were able to stretch in an infrared sauna. Researchers concluded participants were able to stretch up to three times their normal amount in the infrared environment.
Infrared heat has been shown to stimulate blood flow by opening up the body’s capillaries. This has an incredible affect on the body and offers a variety of benefits. It can help lower blood pressure and oxygenate the organs.
Simply put, infrared heat will make you sweat, which is a good thing because it is your body’s natural way of flushing toxins. As your body absorbs infrared heat, water molecules begin to vibrate, which cases them to wring out unnecessary elements from the cells and expel them into the blood. These impurities will then be released from your body as you sweat, creating a detoxification on the cellular level.
The human body has an impressive temperature regulation system. It wants to stay at a consistent temperature and its willing to work very hard to ensure that happens. As the body heats up, its natural cooling systems kick in, which take energy and burn calories. Infrared heat also increases metabolism between the blood and tissue, which also burns calories.
Infrared heat directly penetrates tissue, muscles and joints, allowing them to heal and regenerate. This is accomplished through a combination of the aforementioned increased circulation, oxygenation and detoxification. Infrared radiation incredibly useful for pain relief for both minor injuries and chronic ailments. It’s no surprise then that infrared heat is often the preferred method of many physical therapists, saunas and yoga studios around the world.
Living in the mountains means cold temperatures for many months out of the year. The infrared heated classes are a great place to take refuge, warm up and thaw out so that you can remain healthy and sustain a positive mindset throughout the longer, winter months. Pair heated yoga classes with ice baths!