Relax muscles, soothe aches and pains and feel great.
Complement your yoga practice and body therapy with Finnish Sauna.
The Finnish sauna is a substantial part of Finnish culture, where there are over three million saunas in – an average of one per household. For Finnish people the sauna is a place to relax with friends and family, and a place for physical and mental relaxation as well. Finns think of saunas not as a luxury, but as a necessity.
The earliest versions are believed to be from 7000 BC. They are found on the shores of Finland’s numerous lakes, in private apartments, corporate headquarters, at the Parliament House and even at the depth of 1,400 metres (4,600 ft) in Pyhäsalmi Mine. The sauna is an important part of the national identity and those who have the opportunity usually take a sauna at least once a week. The traditional sauna day is Saturday.
The room is typically warmed to 80–110°C. Water is thrown on the hot stones topping the kiuas, a special stove used to warm up the sauna. This produces great amounts of wet steam, known as löyly, increasing the moisture and the heat within the sauna.
A Finnish sauna helps with:
• Stress reduction
• Balance hormones
• Improve circulation and oxygenation
• Removes heavy metals & chemicals
• Protects your brain
• Flush toxins
• Help in weight loss
• Make the immune system stronger
• Induce a deeper sleep
• Helps clean the skin
• Make hair look great
• Help to recover from exercise
• Help you look younger
• Heat up to 100 degrees celsius
• Steam – the amount of steam depends on how much water is thrown on the hot rocks.
• The body will and should sweat. It is important to be hydrated before entering the Finnish sauna. Private sessions include a bath towel to dry off afterwards.
Common experiences include:
“My muscles have released their tension.”
“My skin feels so soft and luxurious.”
“I felt relaxed and de-stressed!”
“I felt deep relaxation.”
30 minutes $25
60 minutes $40
Finnish Sauna is available most days. Prices include a bath towel. Groups of up to 5 people can book a private session (must supply your own extra towels).Book Now
In Ayurveda it is customary following a massage to sit in a ‘steam box’ or sauna to help the body absorb the oils and soften the muscle tissue further. This provides the most benefit from your treatment and also allows for more relaxation time.
30 minutes $20
Includes a bath towel.Book Now
Open 25 minutes before scheduled classes (April to September).
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