Maob, Utah. The mobile sauna has received official dispensation, and has been trailered up to the summit shelf.
The Canyonlands National Park District Director is sitting on the sauna bench to our left. His hat and uniform hang on a hook in the changing room, where a candle glows softly on the window sill. The candlelight sheds enough glow for us to see a big smile on his face. “I’m so glad you guys convinced me to do this!.” You are sitting with us for a pre sunrise sauna and the director is telling us stories about the majestic park. We hit a generous splash of water on the sauna rocks. We take it all in. Then we exit the hot room to this:
The air is crisp, below freezing, but your body is radiantly warm. The endorphin rush buzzes, akin to the feeling after your favorite exercise. You’ve heard stories and have untangled some wires in your head on the sauna bench and now it’s time to let nature do it’s magic.
This is Sauna Talk with Justin Evidon.
We discuss his relatively recent deep immersion into authentic sauna in Minnesota, pulling from his Estonian genetics, time in Scandinavia, and work at the Wellness Center at the University of Minnesota.
We discuss the benefits of travel, health and wellness, millennials and consciousness away from our mobile devices. We discuss the yeoman’s work of JP and the 612 sauna society and the budding movement towards sauna in an urban environment. Be it at a cabin sauna, an urban backyard sauna, or a mobile sauna, please welcome to Sauna Talk travel and lifestyle photographer Justin Evidon.
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