Please read the following prior to booking your Infrared sauna session.
If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact PilatesFit Plus.
The use of infrared saunas may have many health benefits; however, it is important that you fully understand how to use the sauna and gradually introduce your body to the infrared sauna therapy to produce the best results. Initially, your sauna session should be limited to 30 minutes and stay below 43-46C. If you feel light-headed, dizzy or heat exhausted, please discontinue the use of the sauna.
In all situations, hydration is a requirement for sauna use. Drinking water and electrolyte replacement water before and after sauna use is recommended. It is recommended you have a water drink bottle for all sauna sessions.
Do not use any topical lotions or oils prior to your sauna. These items may affect perspiration as well as stain the wood of the sauna.
Underwear/swim wear and Towels:
Underwear/swim wear is to be kept on at all times whilst in the sauna. A towel MUST be used at all times whilst in the sauna. It is a requirement that you bring 2 towels – one to sit on, and one to place under your feet.
I8 years old:
You must be over 18 to use the Sauna.
If anything listed below applies to you, please consult your healthcare professional before booking an infrared sauna session at PilatesFit Plus.
Individuals who are using prescription drugs should seek the advice of their health care professional or a pharmacist for possible changes in the drug’s effect when the body is exposed to infrared waves or elevated temperatures. Some medications including diuretics, barbiturates, and beta-blockers may impair the body’s natural heat loss mechanisms. Some over the counter drugs such as antihistamines may also cause the body to be more prone to heat stroke.
It is not advised to use a sauna if you are or think there is a chance you could be pregnant.
Individuals with cardiovascular conditions such as hypertension/hypotension, congestive heart failure, impaired coronary circulation, use a pacemaker or defibrillator, or those who are taking medications which might affect blood pressure should exercise extreme caution when exposed to prolonged heat. Heat stress increases cardiac output and blood flow. Please discuss all risks involved with your health care professional prior to an infra-red sauna session.
Other Medical Conditions:
It is advised to consult a health care professional before you book a sauna session if you have any chronic condition.
Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Central Nervous System Tumours, Lupus and Diabetes with Neuropathy are associated with impaired sweating.
If you have insensitivity to heat, and find it difficult to sweat.
Recent Joint Injury: If you have a recent joint injury, it is suggested to not heat the area for the first 48 hours after injury or until the hot and swollen symptoms subside.
Acute/ Chronic infections: Heating may be contraindicated in cases of infections.
Implants: Metal pins, rods, artificial joints or any other surgical implants generally reflect far infrared waves and thus are not heated by this system, nevertheless you are advised to consult your surgeon or health care professional prior to using an Infrared Sauna.
It is advised to check with your health care professional if you have implanted silicone or silicone prosthesis.
Waiver and Release of Liability: By booking an Infra-red Sauna session at the PilatesFit Plus I acknowledge and accept the risks inherent in the use of the infrared Sauna. I voluntarily assume the risk of any type of injury, which may arise from the use of the Infrared Sauna. I and any of my heirs, executor or representatives hereby release from all claims or liabilities for personal injury or property damages of any kind sustained while on the premises, during the use of the Infrared Sauna and from any advice provided by an employee, independent contractor or any representative. I agree that this Application and waiver is in effect for all Infrared Sauna sessions and will not expire unless requested by either party.