As we predicted in December, infrared saunas have been ubiquitous in the first few months of 2017. Lately it seems like every sun-starved person is increasing their serotonin, dopamine, and oxytocin levels by spending an hour a week in one of these much-loved 120-to 140-degree rooms.
Infrared saunas are particularly prevalent in yoga studios. Hot yoga hubs like Y7 in New York in LA use infrared heat in every class, while studios like Sky Ting have saunas for pre-class and post-class use. So why are yogis in particular going crazy for infrared saunas? Here's what we found out.