When it comes to Saunas there are a few different types. Here at Atmosphere, we host two, Steam and Infrared.

Each offer a different experience as well as different benefits which we are going to share with you today!

Steam Sauna – located at Atmosphere North Penrith

Steam rooms are widely recognized for their improvement of cardiovascular health, and the lowering of blood pressure. The hot, humid air is beneficial for skin health, muscle & joint pain, respiratory system, as well as the sinus cavities as the mucous membrane is warmed up.

Steam rooms often are associated with a variety of health benefits some of them include

  • detoxification
  • increased metabolism
  • weight loss/ burns calories
  • increased blood circulation
  • pain reduction
  • anti-ageing
  • skin rejuvenation
  • improved cardiovascular function
  • improved immune function
  • improved sleep
  • stress management
  • opens up sinuses
  • relaxation
  • increased post workout recovery time
  • loosen stiff joints
  • increase expenditure of calories
  • pre workout warm up

Infrared Sauna – Atmosphere Signature

Infrared technology is extremely efficient in heating the body without the need for high ambient temperatures, and offers proven health benefits when it comes to easing muscle and joint pain, increasing the immune system, encouraging detoxification, as well as the metabolic response which can help with weight loss and the targeting of toxins within skin tissue.

Infra-red saunas are often are associated with a variety of health benefits, some of them include

  • better sleep
  • relaxation
  • detoxification
  • weight loss
  • temporary relief from sore muscles
  • temporary relief from joint pain such as arthritis
  • clear and tighter skin
  • improved circulation
  • help for people with chronic fatigue syndrome
  • improves appearance of cellulite
  • stress and fatigue reduction

Definitely worth trying out both to see which of the two you prefer and which you feel the most benefits from!

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