It started with sauna. And while many act like strict schoolteachers scolding its incorrect pronunciation, there is another Finnish word that may start to resonate and radiate deep into the consciousness of English
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Editor’s Note: Guest post author Forrest Tuttle has been taking saunas his whole life. Most notably and appreciatively, after his 20 day canoe trips in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCAW) in Northeast
It is day 4 into Glenn’s 50 saunas in 12 days in Finland journey. This evening we are visiting with Satu Freyberg, Head of International Marking and Carita Harju, Founder and Executive Director, of Sauna from Finland.
His Dad built a sauna in Germany, now he is hooked on having his own backyard wellness escape in Canada
Guest post series continues. Please welcome Gerhard as he walks us through his extensive backyard banya style sauna build. Welcome Gerhard! Ok, so I’m located in Reinfeld, MB in Canada. My Sauna is
Varjola: Let’s experience this multi recreational resort in Central Finland with 7 saunas including 2 (savu) smoke saunas
When traveling around North America, have you ever stayed at a place and thought: “wow, this would be a great place for a sauna.” Well, how about visiting a place with 7 saunas?
For many sauna enthusiasts, jumping into an ice cold lake after exiting a hot sauna is the pinnacle cool down experience. When is it time to leave the hot room? Clint: “When the
Lapland Hotel Tampere provides guests an evening rooftop sauna above and a fabulous morning breakfast below.
I didn’t have my tape measure with me, but surveying my hotel room, then happily discovering my own private sauna adjacent to the bathroom, I figure Lapland Hotel Tampere is dedicating about 15%
I was hankering for a sauna, this last leg of a long trip. At first I thought I’d have time to get to Chicago Sweatlodge, the iconic Russian style banya sauna in Chicago.
Dr Jari Laukkanen, Cardiologist and Leader in Sauna Research, Uncovers New Collaborative Opportunities
You may not know his name, but as a fellow sauna enthusiast, I guarantee that you know of his work, especially if you have read about the reported sauna health benefits in pretty much every area of broadcast media in the past year or so.
Risto Elomaa discusses sauna culture around the World, as we get ready for a session at the Finnish Sauna Society, Helsinki, Finland.
Today we learn about the International Sauna Association. Risto has been taking sauna since one month old. He has always been interested in taking good saunas. His wife tells him that he is
Being the tallest building in Helsinki’s city center, the Clarion hotel provides guests a physical and psychological command of space. Open your blinds in the morning and you are greeted by newly arrived
Let’s talk about sauna ceiling height, bench height, venting along sauna door down to the inch (and centimeter)
I thought I was building and advising to build saunas correctly. And for the most part, I am. However, there is one WIDE difference on what many are doing in the US compared
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