The Inada DreamWave massage chair (formerly known as the Inada Sogno Dreamwave) is the chair that has revolutionized the massage chair industry. This iconic massage chair boasts some innovative features that had never been seen before and, quite frankly, have not been replicated since. In 2008, the DreamWave introduced full arm massage, DreamWave seat airbag technology, true 3-D back massage, iliotibial band airbag massage, trapezia massage, award-winning body design and style, and neck airbag AND roller massage...features that had never been seen before in a massage chair.
In 2014, the DreamWave added double the amount of automated programs, consecutive session capability up to 30 minutes per session, auto-recline and auto-restore, 360 degree airbag coverage of the forearms, real heat in the seat and low back, deep shiatsu sole massage inserts, and so much more!
Today you will see the body design being copied by many of the chinese imitiation massage chairs, but you will not find a chair that puts it all together like the DreamWave. Even after all these years, it is still in a class all it's own.
It has an optical body scanning technology that will make you feel like this chair "speaks to you." Over 100 airbags will massage you in areas that you had no idea could be massaged by a chair. White Glove Service is included in this once-in-a-lifetime Japanese-made massage chair.
Read the reviews for yourself. You will not find a better made, more positively-reviewed and talked about chair anywhere. If you want the very best money can buy, look no further than the Inada Dreamwave...widely known as "the best massage chair in the world"!
The Inada DreamWave is jam packed with so many awesome features. This chair is unique in the fact that almost all of the features you are going to read about are proprietary, meaning that Inada created, and owns the rights to, the specific mechanism so you will not find this on any other chair!
The massage starts by offering awwwwwwe-inspiringDream Wave technology. This technology utilizes the rollers to do a figure eight pattern that mimics massage therapists movements during a shiatsu session. This enables the chair to massage over 1200 square inches of your body. This is the largest coverage offered from ANY massage chair.
For those of you who have been looking for a chair that will really get in and work the tops of the shoulders and neck, you have found it! This chair has a special unit that comes around and not only penetrates deep into those nagging pains in the neck but also gives gentleneck tractionas well!
As we move down the body we come to thearms and forearms massage. This chair delivers a gentle, undulating massage all the way down to your fingertips with its 20 air cells that are designed to inflate and deflate at a precisioned pace. There is nothing quite like getting your arms and hands rubbed at the end of the day to re-energize them! The airbags in the forearms now provide 360 degree coverage!
This wonderful chair also offers airbags that inflate around the hip and thigh to knead these large muscles. It also works on the IT band and provides some hip movement.
It has astretch programthat not only takes you into extension and flexion but also gives a slight rotational pull in the shoulders, mid-back and hip. Anyone who has a tight back will appreciate the stretch that this offers after your muscles have been nicely loosened up.
This chair also keeps the family in mind. There is no reason why your children should not be able to benefit from having a massage chair in your home. Inada recognizes that as well...so they have patented a setting in this chair that specializes for young people 14 and up. It's a gentler session for their developing bodies.
As well as the stretch program and youth program this beautiful recliner offers eight otherauto-programsincluding a morning and night program! But before you start your program you will be scanned by the DreamWave'soptical sensors. These are designed to find your shiatsu points which are unique to each individual, so the chair is "learning" YOUR body. After it has finished the scan it will provide you with your own totally personalized massage chair session!
The designer of this dynamic chair recliner is the world-renowned designer Toshiyuki Kita. His work has earned him a permanent place in The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, and Pinakothek der Modarne in Munich. He has taken the functionality, style and grace of massage and incorporated it into a state-of-the-art massage chair experience!
The Broadest Massage Coverage Available
More massage coverage (over 1,200 square inches) than any other massage chair in the world — let DreamWave cradle your whole body in soothing, quiet relief, shiatsu relief.
Proprietary INADA DreamWave Technoloy
A gentle, undulating figure-8 motion that mimics how a massage therapists balances the body during a shiatsu massage session.
Proprietary Shoulder Massage Unit
A proprietary neck and should massage unit — deeply massages the tops of the shoulders and back of the neck and (most remarkably) delivers gentle neck traction!
Proprietary Full Arm Shiatsu
With the full arm air shiatsu feature, 20 air cells massage each arm in a rhythmic, soothing, and carefully choreographed sequence of movements that are designed to revitalize your entire arm from your fingertips to your shoulders!
Proprietary Hip and Thigh Massage
Deep and soothing pressure to relieve tightness of these large muscles—also delivers a great massage of the "I.T." band (IlioTibial).
Proprietary and Most Capable and Complete Stretch Function You'll Find
Offers extension and flexion and gentle rotational stretching of the shoulders, mid-back and hips.
Proprietary Youth Session
A more gentle massage session specially designed for younger users (14+) allows people of all generations to enjoy the healing benefits of the DreamWave.
Optical Shiatsu Point Sensor
Shiatsu points, which differ between people, are automatically detected by the INADA optical sensors. Before you start a massage program, position the chair for comfort, then relax. When you choose your program, INADA DreamWave will begin with a scan of your back that will compare your profile to 106 stored profiles. The massage chair will than match your profile to the nearest stored profile and provide you with a totally customized massage.
INADA DreamWave offers sixteen pre-programmed massage sequences including revolutionary "Morning" and "Nighttime" programs perfected by INADA. In addition to pre-programmed massage sessions, INADA DreamWave manual programs allow you to assemble hundreds of possible massage combinations and make precise, personalized adjustments of the massage.
World-class Furniture Aesthetics
Rounding out amazing massage capabilities of the INADA DreamWave, you will also find the uncompromising design of Toshiyuki Kita. His world-renown furniture designs have earned his work a place in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)in New York, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, Pinakothek der Modarne in Munich. The INADA DreamWave redefines the massage chair by blending ancient eastern therapy with modern visual appeal.
The new DreamWave also includes the following:
1. DreamWave seat massage,
2. Heated seat and back,
3. True 3-D back massage, and
4. Multiple color options,
5. Consecutive program capability providing up to 30 minute massage sessions,
6. Auto-recline and Auto restore of the chair back and ottoman,
7. 360 degree forearm airbag coverage,
8. Backlit remote control when turned on,
9. Extra bicep padding,
10. Air pump sound insulation provides one of the quietest chairs on the market,
11. Manual mode instant start-up (without initial body scan),
12. Deep shiatsu sole inserts for deep foot acupressure.
13. Smart phone pocket,
14.Synthetic upholstery with premium leather upgrade.
- Power Consumption: 170W
- Rated Time: 30 Minutes
- Kneading Speed - 3 levels; 10x per min - 32x per min
- Tapping Speed - 3 levels; 180x per min - 480x per min
- Roller Width - 3 levels: Narrow, Medium, Wide
- Back Stroke Length - 28.4" long
- DreamWave Operation Speed - 12x per min - 25x per min
- Preset Programs - Healthcare Programs:4 types; Well-Being Programs: 4 types
- Manual Selection Mode - 15 Types
- Vibration Massage Function - Back: 2 levels, Seat: 1 step
- Auto Timer - Approx. 15-30 minutes
- Leg Rest Adjustment - Approx. 10 inches
- Reclinging Angle - Approx. 120-165 degrees
- Dimensions-Upright - Approx. 37W x 55D x 48H, Reclined - 38W x 83D x 30H
- Weight - 253 lbs.
- Outer Covering - Synthetic leather (with antibacterial/dirt resistant finish) with premium leather option
- Total Motors - 13
- Total Air Cells - 101
- 3 Year Parts & Labor Warranty
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Inada DreamWave Massage Chair Reviews (77)
May 21, 2013 at 10:34 AM
This chair is amazing it measures you before it does any massage. The neck and shoulders massage is better then anything or anyone I have ever tried. All I have to say is WOW what a chair. There isn't anything like this out there. If you think other massage chairs are great, you are in for a real surprise. Absolutely amazing!!!!
May 18, 2013 at 10:23 AM
Our chair arrived in December 2012 and I put it together myself. It was no problem at all. I would have written this review sooner, but I'm just now getting out of the chair (just kidding!!). I do use it at least once per day because it is such a marvelous chair. It beats all the others I looked at...hands down.
I had a massage chair that I thought was great until I got this one - no comparison. Not only is it great for your neck, shoulders and back, it is outstanding on your feet and legs. I just can't say enough about this chair.
Dr. Alan Weidner was fantastic to work with. No pressure at all, but he always answered questions and then some. You won't go wrong with this chair! But if you use it before going to bed, say goodnight...because it will put you to sleep.
By the way - I have 2 titanium rods in my back and the bottom 5" of my spine has a 5" fusion and the chair doesn't bother it at all.
May 03, 2013 at 06:50 AM
The Inada Sogno defines Japanese innovation and technology, and is simply worth it. The cost is all relative to what's important to you, and once you realize the experience of having a professional masseuse and then some in your own home 24/7, cost will be long forgotten. It took me awhile to comprehend I had actually spent this much on a massage chair, but I now can't imagine a better place to spend that money. Many people spend the same or more on snowmobiles, jet-skis, and dirt bikes that get a fraction of the use and enjoyment as driving the Inada.
The pre-set functions are outstanding, and my wife, who has MS, has slept like a rock since using the Night routine prior to falling into bed. The ability to customize by adding specific functions in partial or full modes, alter the intensity and locations, among other simple to master features adds an element to the pre-set functions that provides the perfect experience for anyone at anytime.
I was especially impressed by the dual kneading of the neck and shoulders (4 rollers at once) with the head pillow easily flipped out of the way. It can be made to feel like 2 strong hands working those sore, tight shoulders...simply remarkable. I read one negative review about the Inada not being aggressive enough, which means that user doesn't understand the customization build into the chair. Soft and floating to deep and back-arching, it's all up to you.
Thanks to Alan for excellent communication and availability in the ordering/delivery process, and a series of Youtube videos that also show more detail on specifics about this chair. He provides perfect service and the best price, so there's no need to look any further. Make the investment in yourself, reach for quality over price, and enjoy the benefits every day.
Apr 12, 2013 at 12:07 PM
I waited about 6 weeks to submit my review. My first impression was WOW!!! Now I can honestly say, I'm hooked! The chair is fantastic. It got my knots and stress points out...Some the first day some to about a week. Now I use the morning program before going to work, and depending on the day, I use the night program of the full body when I get home. Also depending on how hard of a massage I want, I simply move the headrest over and I get a very aggressive but WONDERFUL massage. Some comparisons were stating that this chair may not give you a hard enough massage, but I can tell you that if you move the headrest, it is fantastic!!! I got the chair and installed it upstairs in our bedroom. Assembly took me about 30 minutes it really is that easy.
I have a friend who will probably now be ordering one from you since he tried it out the other day and stayed in it about an hour. He tried every program. He is 6'5" about 300lbs and he said the chair was extremely comfortable.
Thanks so much to spending the time to speak to me about all the chair options and a great buying experience. You have a customer for life!!!
Mar 10, 2013 at 05:00 PM
This transaction was as smooth as butter. The Doc said trust me everything will go well when I had doubts about such a large purchase on the internet. Well, everything did go well and my trust was not misplaced.
The chair itself is marvelous and my daughter in law who is a chiropractor had nothing but good things to say about it.
Trust the Doc and enjoy the chair.
Inada DreamWave Massage Chair