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“Steam of Life”: A Portrait of the Finnish Sauna

Chances are that you have an idea in your head of what sauna bathing is and what sauna bathing isn’t. If you are American, you may paint the picture something like this: a sauna is a place you go to feel good physically and mentally, and if it is a public facility, you enter with [...] [...more]

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Every creature was steaming, even the mouse. The bathrobes were draped on the towel warmer with care, In hopes that our new sauna room soon would be there. [...more]

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Sweating the Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for increased stress and weight gain.  While this is the time of year to celebrate all we are thankful for, it is also a time filled with anxiety, overscheduling, and overeating.  Steam and sauna bathing not only provide holiday stress relief but a luxurious way to combat those extra holiday pounds. [...more]

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Fight Flu With Steam

One of today’s biggest concerns is preventing illness.  The flu, H1N1 (swine flu), and other airborne and viral illnesses are a major concern for individuals, employers, parents, and educators.  Every other article you read talks about how to protect one’s self through exercise, healthy eating, and frequent hand washing. [...more]

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The Value Of A Home Steam Shower

The key selling points of a home which produce the highest return on investment are the bathroom and the kitchen.  Being the most essential areas of the house, it pays to invest in them.  The sanctuary of every home, bathrooms are evolving into havens of comfort and relaxation where one can indulge [...more]

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Health Benefits of Steam Bathing

The positive physical and mental effects of steam bathing have been known throughout history, but today we’ll take a closer look at some of the incredible physical benefits that are possible. [...more]

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