Warm Up for Winter with Sunlighten Infrared Saunas

The polar vortex is giving much of the United States a blast of cold weather, making many of us wish for warmer temperatures!

For those of you lucky enough to live in a temperate climate, you know the simple pleasures that sunshine can provide. The rest of us – especially those who live in the cold north – often seek warmth during the winter through winter vacations, saunas, and hot tubs, to name a few.

Saunas, which have been used for centuries in the Scandinavian countries, originated in Finland. This proved to be an extremely effective way to stay warm and keep More >

Autoimmune Diseases: Natural Alternatives to Traditional Medicine

For those who suffer from – or who have family members who suffer from – autoimmune diseases – conventional medicine can be very challenging and confusing. And it may not offer the right solutions. With 50 million people affected in the United States and 250 million people worldwide, the rate of autoimmune diseases has tripled over the last 75 years, says Dr. Amy Myers, functional medicine doctor, and author of the soon-to-be-released book, The Autoimmune Solution: Prevent and Reverse the Full Spectrum of Inflammatory Symptoms and Diseases.

That alarming trend leaves many seeking resolutions for symptoms that range in severity from More >

Small Business Owners: Take Advantage of the 2014 Tax Incentive

Our saunas are found all over the world in spas, resorts and fitness centers. In fact, more than 2,000 commercial facilities worldwide use Sunlighten saunas, which are recommended by more health professionals than any other. Many businesses use the saunas as an added value for customers while others use it exclusively as an income-generating tool.

In fact, just this week the founder and CEO of Massage Green Spa International interviewed Sunlighten owners, Aaron and Connie Zack, on the benefits of Sunlighten full spectrum infrared saunas to both clients and business owners.  Listen to podcast.

If you’re a business owner and you’re considering adding More >

Infrared Saunas Help Reduce Effects of Food Inflammation

The season of serious holiday eating is upon us – just think of all the Thanksgiving turkey, Christmas cookies, and New Year’s Day junk food. For many of us, this is a time to eat, drink and be merry. However, for those who suffer from food allergies and food intolerance, eating the wrong dish can result in serious inflammation of the body, and a host of related issues, from chronic acid reflux to life-threatening anaphylactic reactions.

But it’s not just those who are visibly allergic or intolerant who are suffering from food inflammation. According to Conscious Cleanse authors Jo Schaalman and Jules More >

Sunlighten and Sunlight Day Spa support Small Business Saturday- November 29, 2014

Saturday, November 29, 2014 is Small Business Saturday® – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities.  In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses with their most pressing need — getting more customers. The day encourages people to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The single day has grown into a powerful movement, and more people are taking part than ever before. The Small Business Association (SBA) strongly encourages participation.

Sunlighten and Sunlight Day Spa have strong small business roots.  Sunlighten was humbled to receive the “Mr. K” trophy in More >

From Everyday Aches to Cancer – True Stories of Sunlighten Infrared Sauna Users

One of our favorite parts of working at Sunlighten is hearing from you, our customers. Whether you have found Sunlighten Saunas to be a life-changing alternative to traditional medicine, or simply use our saunas for relaxation, we are always thrilled to hear your stories.

Our business is based on a few simple truths and the wonderful customers we serve every day. That’s why we are dedicating this post to you. We’d like to take this opportunity to share some of the unforgettable stories we’ve heard throughout the year. Thank you so much for sharing your personal journeys with us!

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Sunlighten Celebrates National Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is held each October and seeks to recognize the impact physical therapists have on people’s lives. Sunlighten salutes all of the physical therapists across the county who work tirelessly to help enhance their clients’ quality of life through mobility. We are pleased to work with a large group of physical therapists who combine physical therapy with infrared sauna use.

Research shows that pairing exercise and infrared sauna experience leads to greatly improved and increased joint mobility. Michele Olson, Ph.D., F.A.C.S.M., C.S.C.S., recently led a study looking at the effect of a full-spectrum infrared sauna on flexibility. The More >