Therapeutic Infrared Saunas in Buda, TX

This place is amazing! They do a terrific job making the customers feel at ease, welcomed and taken care of. The infrared sauna is a must. I love the intimate quiet space that allows you to sink into the detox and just melt away your worries.
- Amy J.
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Our Infrared Sauna in Buda

At The Massage Studio in Buda, we offer fully customizable sauna sessions to relieve stress, detox, & improve overall wellness. Our Sunlighten Sauna is among the most powerful ways to consistently improve your mind and body and one of two saunas available in South Austin. Far better than traditional saunas, our sauna features preset session settings to reduce pain, promote anti-aging, weight loss, detoxification, stress relief, and cardiovascular health.

All of our Buda sauna sessions include a hot herbal steam towel, aromatherapy, lemon water, and coconut water, and The Massage Studio can help you get started!

How It Works

Infrared waves are absorbed by the body easily, stimulating to immune and cardiovascular systems, and help remove toxins without any of the sunlight’s harmful rays. The infrared spectrum can be categorized into three main settings: near-infrared, mid-infrared, and far-infrared.

Near-Infrared (NIR)

Near-infrared is the shortest wavelength (no intense heat or light) that helps improve skin and promotes cell and tissue health.

Mid-Infrared (MID)

Mid-infrared is a long wavelength that targets the body’s tissue, improves circulation, and promotes anti-inflammatory relief.

Far-Infrared (FIR)

Far-infrared is the longest wavelength that helps detoxify the body and helps burn calories.

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South Austin Sauna Program of Your Choice

Free SoloPad Session with Any Massage

BOOK THIS WEEK ONLY - To celebrate National Massage Awareness Week we are offering a free Solo Pad Session when you schedule any massage session to occur during the dates October 20 - 31, 2019. Solo Pad available Monday - Thursday and you must book your massage & Solo Pad session this week (October 20 - 26, 2019).

Call To Book 512-551-0700

Pain Relief Sauna Session

30 Minutes

This MID setting is ideal for arthritis, sore muscles, and joint pain.

$30 Book Online

Sauna Session Add-On

Add a 30-45 sauna session to any massage package!

$20 Call to Book

Anti-Aging Sauna Session

30 Minutes

This NIR setting offers anti-aging benefits and treats acne, eczema, burns, cuts, and more.

$30 Book Online

Weight Loss Sauna Session

30 Minutes

This custom FIR sauna setting helps burn up to 600 calories and complements healthy lifestyles.

$30 Book Online

Detoxification Sauna Session

37 Minutes

This MID setting reduces substantial amounts of body toxins and improves physical wellness.

$37 Book Online

Relaxation Sauna Session

40 Minutes

This FIR setting alleviates significant stress levels and promotes mind/body wellness.

$40 Book Online

Cardiovascular Sauna Session

45 Minutes

This MID setting improves cardiovascular function and recharges the body post-workout.

$45 Book Online

More Ways to Sauna in Buda

Couples Sauna Session

Share an infrared sauna session with a friend or partner with our Couples Sauna session. You two can rejuvenate in a totally unique, relaxing and therapeutic setting shown to reinforce relationship positivity and recover mental and physical wellness.


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Signature Sauna Series

Choose from our most popular Buda sauna packages, buy 6 customizable sauna sessions for $69 or 8 for $89! Save some money and experience therapeutic relief with our infrared sauna sessions in South Austin.

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Our Unlimited Sauna Membership

Join our Sunlighten Sauna Membership Club and take advantage of up to a session a day for just $99 a month. Sign up today and save over $300 a month!

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Sauna Benefits

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Pain Relief

Alleviate muscle soreness and tension. Allow your body to heal naturally to reduce inflammation. Don’t rely on over-the-counter pain relievers, receive the therapeutic pain relief you need using our Buda sauna's MID setting.

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Your sauna session can provide natural anti-aging benefits, remove acne, and improve your skin’s tone and texture. Forgo expensive cosmetic products and take advantage of the more powerful benefits of near-infrared technology.

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Weight Loss

Burn calories, lose weight and stimulate your body's metabolism with a sauna session in Buda. Live a healthier life and boost your physical wellbeing with our infrared sauna's custom far-infrared technology.

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Stress Relief

Relieve muscle tension and recover your mind and body from stress. Our custom sauna setting can drastically reduce your body's cortisol levels, a 'fight or flight' hormone, caused by excessive stress with infrared heating technology.

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With mid and far-infrared technology, our sauna targets difficult to remove toxins deep within your skin and boosts your immune system. Avoid common illnesses and eliminate toxin build-up with our sauna's mid and far-infrared technology.

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Cardiovascular Health

Infrared sauna sessions can elevate your body temperature, increase blood flow, and help heal from strenuous activity. Improve your blood pressure and allow your muscles to recover quickly from a tough workout all in one custom session.

What Can I Expect During My Sauna Session?

Frequently Asked Questions

How Often Can I Use the Infrared Sauna?

This will depend on your overall wellness and what you intend to accomplish. While having a sauna session in South Austin once a week may work well for you, using the sauna two to three times a week may be more appropriate to accomplish your wellness goal.

How Safe is the Infrared Sauna?

Because infrared light does not contain harmful UV rays, you can enjoy your session for hours without worrying about the risk of skin damage. Thanks to infrared sauna technology, you can enjoy this therapeutic experience as often as once a day!

What's the Difference Between a Traditional Sauna and an Infrared Sauna?

The main difference between infrared saunas and traditional saunas is how they use heat. Traditional saunas use a single heater that heats the air, this hot air heats the user. In contrast, infrared saunas use advanced therapy to heat the user directly, with only a small percentage of the heat actually heating the air. This results in a deeper sweat and at a lower ambient air temperature. In fact, infrared saunas usually operate between 115° – 135°F, while traditional saunas can get up to 195°F.

You will get all of the relaxation benefits of a traditional sauna, along with the increased health benefits that infrared offer, all at a much more comfortable temperature. Infrared saunas are also dry saunas and many users find this makes for a more comfortable sauna session.

Not only are infrared saunas extremely beneficial, but they are also more efficient and require less electricity (according to, a traditional sauna is almost three times as expensive to run as an infrared sauna). That also means that the warm-up time of an infrared sauna is much quicker than a traditional sauna.

How Does the Infrared Sauna Help My Skin?

With far infrared sauna technology, your body sweats from infrared heat to clean out toxins and clogged pores to help reduce acne and detoxify your skin. Consistent infrared therapy can help improve the texture of your skin, reduce roughness, and accelerate wound healing.

Is the sauna sanitized regularly?

The Massage Studio uses non-toxic, organic disinfectant products for sauna maintenance. Our Buda sauna’s floor is cleaned on a daily basis, especially on the feet area and the benches are thoroughly wiped down.

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Join The Studio Club in Buda!

Join our Studio Club for $99 a month and take advantage of our discounts and other promotions. Get 10% off massages (upgrades too), 10% off our products, 50% off sauna sessions, and cool perks during your birthday month! Memberships don’t require a long-term commitment or monthly obligations. Sign up today and start getting your discounts!
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Give The Gift of Rejuvenating Saunas!

Sunlighten Saunas also make a great treat. We have gift certificates applicable to all of our services including sauna sessions. Buy a gift certificate today!
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Experience the Powerful Benefits of Our Infrared Sauna in Buda and Get Started Today!