*Disclaimer: The written article is based on a summary of existing scientific literature on the topic of infrared saunas. The article is for educational purposes and the information provided below cannot be taken as a promise to help with acute health problems or diseases.
Who Is Loni Jane?
Loni Jane is an Australian blogger and influencer who has made a name for herself by documenting her health and wellness journey. Promoting a range of lifestyle choices that have helped her transform her life, Loni now inspires hundreds of thousands around the globe to take control of their own lives and empower them to try different, alternative health choices to better themselves. Loni's core focus is on nutrition and plant-based foods, offering a range of recipes, e-books, and healthy lifestyle practices on her website. What captivates her audience the most is her simple healthy living approach and passionate life journey that she has documented for the past 9 years on her Instagram account.
Loni Jane's Clearlight® Sauna Protocol
What's notable in Loni's approach to how she uses her Clearlight Infrared® Sauna is her free-spirited and light-hearted approach. No two days are the same for Loni, and she encompasses this into her sauna practice "I kinda just go with how I feel on the day, with what I feel that I need, and I kinda mix it up" she goes on to say "there are so many different ways I use my sauna, and that's what's great about it... it's in my home and I can do whatever I want in it". Below we've outlined some of the key points that Loni talks about in the episode.
Mix Up The Days You Sauna
Loni uses her Clearlight Infrared® Sauna roughly 3-4 times a week but says she mixes it up depending on exterior factors such as the weather. She also really enjoys going to Yoga classes, so depending on what she has on during the week and how she is feeling really determines how many times she uses her Clearlight Infrared® Sauna. We believe this is a great approach, keep things light-hearted and don't take things too seriously, remember sauna bathing is supposed to be fun and relaxing, so there's no point adding extra pressure or accountability to your plate.
Creating An Atmosphere In Your Sauna
For Loni, the atmosphere is extremely important, and there's a good reason why. The atmosphere can make or break your mood, how you feel, and your ability to truly unwind and relax. Giving yourself your own personal space and time to be alone to just let your hair down and be you can make all the difference when it comes to being able to relax. Luckily Clearilght Infrared® Saunas have you covered with our Medical Grade Chromotherapy or light therapy and our Bluetooth speakers. When combined, these two sensory technologies allow you to completely control your environment, setting the mood with different colored light and choosing your favorite relaxation music. As Loni says "I'm looking for any type of relaxation in a minimal amount of time".
Incorporate Massage, Gua Sha, Essential Oils Or Cupping
The benefit of owning your own personal sauna is that you can do whatever you like in there, without having to worry about a timer or the next session after you. Loni takes this to the limits stating "I've got a lot of stuff in my sauna", by incorporating different practices, not only can you maximise the therapeutic benefits but you can also have fun and entertain yourself, "the wood in my sauna is just covered in oils... I've just got a basket with everything". Loni also takes in a book and will continue to read inside her sauna even after her sauna session has finished.
Exercises Inside Your Sauna
Another great thing to incorporate into your sauna sessions is some light exercise. Yoga or stretching are some easy, fun, and low-intensity exercises that perfectly accompany the heat from your infrared sauna. "Sometimes I do weights... I'll add it to a yoga routine or I'll do Bikram... or sometimes I'll just lay"
Hydrate And Replenish Your Minerals
Possibly the most important aspect of any sauna bathing session is to make sure you replenish your minerals post-sauna. If you're going to hydrate with water, why not upgrade to a fresh cold-pressed juice or smoothie. Adding nutrient-rich vegetables and fruits to your liquid will help restore the salts and minerals lost from your sweat. Keep it organic, keep it clean and keep it simple.
Finish With A Cold Shower
Having a cold shower after your sauna session is a great way to pump out all of the toxins and waste materials that your blood collects during your session, and filter it through the organs. We've recently talked to Dr. Marc Cohen about this very topic, and you can read more about it here.