Heating System

We use 22 Heating Green radiant heat panels and steam. These far infrared panels are programmed by the thermostat on the wall above the stereo. The HVAC system is programmed by the thermostat on the wall by the exit door. Teachers do not need to manage the heat. 

Please notify James if the heat is not working correctly.

 Benefits of Heat

  • Increased Flexibility: Because Infrared heat & humidity is directly warming the muscles, it opens them up allowing for a greater range of motion. A study at Auburn University compared athletes stretching in a training room to how far they were able to stretch in an infrared sauna. Researchers concluded participants were able to stretch as much as three times their normal amount in the infrared environment. This will allow yoga students to open up, melt deep into the poses and gain confidence in their practice. 
  • Increased Circulation: Infrared heat & humidity has been shown to stimulate blood flow by opening up the body’s capillaries. This has an incredible effect on the body and offers a variety of benefits. It can help lower blood pressure, oxygenate the organs and rid the body of toxins. 
  • Detoxification: Simply put, infrared heat and humidity will make you sweat, which is a good thing because it is your body’s natural way of flushing toxins. As your body absorbs infrared heat, water molecules begin to vibrate, which causes them to wring out impurities from the cells and expel them into the blood. These impurities will then be released from your body as you sweat, creating a deep, detoxifying cleanse on the cellular level. 
  • Weight Loss: The human body has an impressive temperature regulation system. It wants to stay at a consistent temperature and it’s willing to work very hard to ensure that happens. As the body heats up, its natural cooling systems kick in, which take energy and burn calories. Infrared heat & increased humidity also increases metabolism between the blood and tissue, which also burns calories. 
  • Pain Relief: Infrared heat & increased humidity directly penetrates tissue, muscles and joints, allowing them to heal and regenerate. This is accomplished through a combination of the aforementioned increased circulation, oxygenation and detoxification. Infrared radiation is incredibly useful for pain relief for both minor injuries and chronic ailments. It’s no surprise then that infrared heat is often the preferred method of many physical therapists, saunas and yoga studios around the world.

 Steam Generator

The steam generator can be found inside the laundry closet.

  • Instructions for use:
    • Turn the steam generator on.
    • It will automatically run for 8 hours. Use the arrows on the right side of the control pad to reduce the time run time to produce steam appropriate for the class you’re teaching.
    • Make sure all fans are running.
      • The black remote control controls the black fan above the steam generator.
      • The white curved remote control controls the 4 fans closest to the steam generator.
      • The white square remote controls the two square fans closest to the exit door.