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)
Jun 05, 2012 at 04:01 PM
In my experience with the INADA SOGNO DreamWave chair, I can honestly and happily give it FIVE STARS. I have owned and used this chair since December. Before reviewing it, I wanted to know that I could be confident with the results that the chair provided over time. I am so happy, that I now rate the SOGNO right up there with TV as one of the BEST inventions ever conceived! Not only has it improved my overall health, but it has also greatly helped with my arthritis and muscular pain. This chair is NOT a cure for arthritis, it doesn't claim to be. But with everyday use, the SOGNO will more than likely help many sufferers to at least feel a little better, and do so without excessive pain medication.I personally use the chair twice daily, varying the programs. It is also quite easy to use the customized settings to design a specific sequence for individual needs. After some trial and error, you can find the customized settings that are best. The remote is wired, and handy to use. I like the larger lighted display and program buttons. My medical doctor and I are both pleased with SOGNO's results.
This chair is very high-quality, apparently made of top components, and made to last. I have the FIVE YEAR in home warranty on mine. Also, the free in-home delivery and set-up is a great blessing. This is a heavy piece, built like a tank. If one had to put it together on their own, the assembly procedure and instructions are quite straightforward. I am glad, however, that a knowledgeable installer brought it to me. I also cannot thank Dr. Weidner enough for his help and information about massage chairs before my actual purchase. I researched all local and on-line resources before buying, and found his site to offer the best of everything: PRICE, SUPPORT, INFORMATION, and ADVICE.I give SONGO and Dr. Weidner BOTH five big stars! And please be sure to watch his great short video demonstartions on line so that you can really understand the fantastic features of this product.
Jun 02, 2012 at 10:54 AM
I have to say first of all, I LOVE my Inada Dreamwave!!!
After sitting in a Brookstone massage chair last mothers day, I decided to look into massage chair reviews and specs. Since then I have done extensive research to find a chair that was both reliable (& backed with a good waranty), had good customer support (Brookstones chairs failed 1 & 2 hardcore), and gave a fabulous massage for my hard earned & saved $. It had come to a point where I thought I knew what I wanted, but my husband wanted me to sit in a few of the top chairs to compare them and get a feel for how they worked ON ME (and him ;)! I found the massage.chair.relief website and noted from other reviews that they had a showroom. I geared up for a possible 'massage chair trip', crossed my fingers that the showroom was in the surrounding states, and was THRILLED when I called Dr. Weidner and found his 'one of a kind showroom' was in SLC, UT (within 1/2 hr drive of my home!!) Both on the phone and in the showroom Dr Weidner proved himself to be extremely helpful, knowledgable about the chairs and companies that made them, and to have a very no pressure-wanting to help us get what WE wanted-approach. In the showroom he allowed my husband and I sit in as many chairs as we wanted to sit in, for as long as we wanted, and try out all the controls and settings so we could get an optimum feel for what each chair could do. He gave us plenty of alone time also, to talk about the chairs, and didn't try to upsell us (that was our own choice and the chairs doing ;) It was an awesome date night to the showroom that I can’t stop telling my family and friends about.
Before going in to the showroom I had considered getting an OSAKI 3000 or 6000 (as those chairs were more in my price range.) I had read reviews that OSAKI chairs gave a more 'intense' massage, which is what I thought I wanted, however upon trial I found that the massage was both more intense and less precise than I wanted. Having grown up in a home with massage (from an experienced masseur) as a weekly and often daily routine I would say that my sense of what ' a good massage is' is fairly refined. This chair is it! Although I would love to be able to modify the massage (other than intensity) for the arms, legs, and seat more (i.e. seperate the foot massage from the calf massage) I am very happy with my chair and use it both in the morning as a wake-up and to work out any nighttime kinks,as well as in the evening to ralax sore muscles from long days of caring for 2 active children and working on home remodeling/renovation projects and tiring home maintainance tasks. Thankyou to Dr. Weidner, Inada, and a kind husband for making it possible to have such a wonderful massage experience whenever I want it!
May 10, 2012 at 09:57 AM
Here's a review of the Inada Sogno. I bought the chair from Alan. I was one of the earliest owners of this chair. Here are the reasons this chair carries the price tag it does:
1) Durability. I am a 300 pound guy. This chair has no defined weight limit. It is built like a tank. After 3 plus years there are no squeaks. I use the chair everyday for 30 minutes.
2) The chair can be mild or wild. With air only settings, the massage can be mild for those who prefer a gentler approach. The rollers can be adjusted to be firm or less firm with a "3D" button on the remote, that brings the rollers closer to your body.
3) The head pillow has a gentle occipital massage and light traction. This is relaxing.
4) The "Dreamwave" setting moves your torso in a figure 8, releasing tension. You can fall asleep on this setting. I liken it to being gently rocked back and forth. While that is happening, your legs and feet are being compressed by air bags.
5) The bottom of the feet are massaged with an air bladder and reflexology inlay in the bottom of the foot well. I suffer from flat feet. Using rigid orthotics make the bottom of my feet tired and sore. This sole massage relieves them greatly.
6) Unlike many Chinese chairs, the Sogno can rock out full bore or be a relaxation chair. All settings can be achieved manually, except Dreamwave.
7) The stretch program is a nice easy stretch for your back and hamstrings. Very gentle, and nice after exercising.
Here's the bottom line. The Sogno is far more refined than other massage chairs. Its massage action is smooth. It is not noisy. It doesn't beat you to smithereens in order to achieve its purpose. It is great for family use, due to its versatility.
May 07, 2012 at 08:55 PM
OK, so I wanted a while before providing feedback because I wanted to be sure that the chair was everything it appeared to be at first and that the Doc's support was for real. After 6 weeks they are. Nothing needed for support and the Inada Songo DreamWave is nothing short of amazing! Friends are fighting for time in it! Others feel slighted that they have not had a turn in it.
The key to anyone wanting a firm massage is the manual controls. Guys..that's the key. Ladies...hit the presets and skip the messing around with settings.
As far as service is concerned, you could not find an easier place to deal with and with folks that really care.
Feb 23, 2012 at 11:16 PM
The chair is a great supplement to my chiropractic treatments. It’s fantastic to have massage treatment available whenever I want. My posture, ease of movement, physical confidence and overall sense of well being have all improved with the use of this chair. I’m very happy with my experience with Inada as well as with Dr. Weidner and his company.
Inada DreamWave Massage Chair