Gladden Longevity

Customize your IR sauna, quickly & easily! – Episode 172

Join Dr. Jeffrey Gladden and Connie Zack in this episode of the Gladden Longevity Podcast. Connie Zack is co-owner of Sunlighten™, the global leader in infrared light therapy and infrared sauna manufacturing. After seeing how spending time in an infrared sauna transformed her brother’s traumatic health issues, Connie and her husband committed everything they had to help others through the benefits of nature’s healing infrared light. They’ve now spent more than 22 years bringing light, hope, and happiness to people around the world with locations in 13 countries, as well as operating an award-winning day spa at its headquarters location in Kansas City. Sunlighten delivers its promise to help people feel better so they can do more of what they love and live fully through a caring approach that drives innovation, investment, and relationships. This episode talks about Sunlighten versus other IR saunas and dry saunas, the difference between traditional and infrared saunas, and what makes Sunlighten special. Listen to find out more. 

Listen to this episode to learn about making 100 the new 30 and Living Young for a Lifetime!

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Call Amy Pearson at (913) 219-2832 and let her know you heard of them from Gladden Longevity 😉 

Show Notes:

Dr. Gladden introduces Connie Zack. (1:01) 

Connie shares how the challenge her brother had led her on the journey she is on today. (2:35) 

Connie explains how her brother got better and better using infrared therapy. (4:30) 

Connie touches on how she started researching at P & G and found data about the benefit of infrared. (6:00) 

Connie describes her journey of finding out about infrared sauna to what she does today. (8:40) 

Dr. Gladden asks Connie about her infrared solution and what makes it different from others. (10:50) 

Connie says in coming up with her own solution, she focused on getting the most infrared into the body. (12:10) 

Connie examines different types of infrared and how she used them in her company. (14:25) 

Connie details the mid and near-infrared and what they do. (17:07) 

Connie gives an example of one of her saunas where you can adjust each wavelength separately. (19:05) 

Dr. Gladden requests that Connie talks about some of the data she has collected. (21:58) 

Connie talks about developing products people can access in their homes. (26:22) 

Connie shares that she uses the sauna for forty minutes and that it’s perfect for her. (29:22) 

Connie gives an example of how some customers prefer to have heat during a sauna session because that is what does it for them. (31:36) 

Connie reiterates that the business was built by learning, asking questions, seeking to understand, and finding ways to do things better. (34:20) 

Connie advises people to build their way up as they try to use the sauna and increase the time as they go. (36:25) 

Dr. Gladden states that raising the core temperature has a lot of benefits. (38:36) 

Connie speaks about what Solo Carbon is all about. (41:28) 

Dr. Gladden asks Connie to share three important things for longevity. (43:30) 

Dr. Gladden recommends that you should have the mindset of taking what your body can do today and then building on it. (47:17) 

Steve thanks everyone for listening to this week’s episode. (48:20) 

To learn more about Sunlighten Saunas, check out the following: 

Instagram: @sunlightensaunas 

Facebook: @Sunlighten Saunas 

Twitter: @sunlighten 

LinkedIn: @Sunlighten 

YouTube: @SunlightenSaunas 

Telephone number: 1-877-292-0020 / 1-913-754-0831 (Customer Service) 

Telephone number 2: 1-913-754-2023 (Sunlighten Day Spa) 


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