While there are many styles of yoga, each discipline contributes to your overall health and well-being by calming your mind and strengthening your body. Whether you are new to yoga or a dedicated enthusiast, you may be quite intrigued to learn surprising health and wellness benefits of infrared hot yoga.

What is Infrared hot yoga?

Infrared hot yoga is simply a yoga session with infrared heat technology. On a sunny day, many of us have experienced the warmth of the sun directly on our skin because it is infrared radiant heat. Unlike sunlight, the indoor infrared heat technology does not emit UV rays and provide the same comfortable and sun-like warmth. There are many yoga class which offers traditional hot yoga with infrared heat technology.

What are the benefits of Infrared hot yoga?

1. Improved immune system function
Infrared rays are known for boosting the immune system by increasing the number of White blood cells and T cells. An improved immune system function will promote healing throughout your body, reduce the muscle tension, soreness and muscle spasm. Infrared ray also raises your body temperature to create a sort of artificial fever, which is also a benefit to your immune system.

2. Assist in detoxifying your body
Infrared heat makes your body sweat, which is a good thing because it is the body’s natural way of flushing toxins. As your body absorbs infrared heat, water molecules begin to vibrate, which cause them to draw out impurities from the cells. These impurities are released from your body as you sweat. Detoxification could be beneficial to those living with chronic fatigue or skin disorders. Infrared hot yoga also amplifies the amount of fat you will eliminate with exercise and eliminate retained fluids.

3. Improves flexibility
Your body moves better when your muscles are warm and the infrared heat will directly warm your muscles, which allow for a greater range of motion. Even though your muscles will move easier, more freely because of the infrared heat, it is suggested that you don’t push yourself too hard, at least not at first. Unlike your muscles, which may stretch more deeply, the tendons and ligaments are not as vascular and may not be ready. So you need to assess your efforts properly to reduce the risk of a pull or strain.

4. Accelerate weight loss
You might not know that but just one hour of infrared hot yoga can burn up to 900 calories, break down trapped fat, cellulite and cellular waste. The infrared heat also enhances metabolism between the blood and tissue, which also burn calories.

5. Skin benefits
The hot yoga has the ability to increase blood flow and oxygenation to your skin. The improved circulation is due to the expansion of your capillaries. Infrared energy also improves collagen production and skin elasticity, reduces the appearance of fine lines, prevent wrinkles and minimize acne scars.

If you enjoy regular yoga and want to step it up a notch, then infrared hot yoga class in Dubai may be just what you are looking for.

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