What is a sauna?
A sauna is a room heated to a high temperature so that the people inside it sweat. Traditional saunas use steam created by pouring water onto hot rocks. Originally the rocks were heated by fire, modern saunas often use electric heaters and infrared panels to heat
What are the benefits of having a sauna?
Saunas combine the benefits of heat and steam. The heat relaxes the body and mind. It also opens up the body’s pores and encourages sweat which is a cleanser. The steam cleanses the body inside and out. It can even get deep into the lungs to soothe respiratory conditions
What does a sauna do for your body?
A sauna both relaxes and stimulates the body. The heat relaxes both muscles and blood vessels. It also stimulates blood flow. This is very beneficial for the joints and can relieve even chronic pain e.g. from arthritis. The steam deep-cleanses the body both inside and outside