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Medical Studies Link Sauna Use to Wellbeing

{3:24 minutes to read} When most people think of a sauna, they think of warmth and relaxation, but saunas as tools for wellness are becoming more and more popular. Below are 5 examples, with scientific backup, of the positive effects … Continue reading

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Sanarium

{3:00 minutes to read} We all enjoy different means of relaxation, and the same should be true when deciding how to sauna bathe. Choose a climate that suits your needs and your own individual kind of relaxation, and create unique … Continue reading

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Building a Sauna or Wellness Area

{2:12 minutes to read} In a recent article, we talked about what a sauna is and the forms of bathing and benefits it can provide. In this blog, we would like to discuss what building a sauna and wellness area … Continue reading

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Special Features of a Sauna

{2:24 minutes to read}No matter the manufacture or different style of sauna, good sauna design should always include these key features: Benches Saunas need to have 2 or 3 different levels of benches, both to provide room for multiple guests … Continue reading

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What Is a Sauna?

{2:48 minutes to read} The word sauna is of Finnish origin. It is a mode of sweat bathing which requires frequent cooling off. The Finnish, however, did not invent this pleasant form of bathing. Sweat bathing has been popular in … Continue reading

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ROI of Wet Spa Facilities

{3:48 minutes to read} When built using modern methods and technology as discussed in our recent article, Hydrothermal areas in wet spa facilities can involve a significant investment. This investment can provide equally significant returns; however, there are barriers to … Continue reading

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2016 Road Show Announcement

Klafs, the global leader in sauna and wellness design, has teamed with their partners at Design for Leisure, specialists in wet spa area design, to co-host a series of invitation-only events in June for the professional design and wellness communities … Continue reading

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Building Methods for Wet Spa Areas

{3:42 minutes to read} There is a long history associated with the construction of hydrothermal facilities, dating as far back as ancient Roman times. More recently, European manufacturers, predominantly German based, have come to the forefront of the industry as … Continue reading

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Emergence of Wet Spa Areas in Spas

{2:42 minutes to read} Wet spa areas, commonly referred to as wellness or hydrothermal areas, are gaining more popularity in the American spa model. Wet areas can be much more than just an amenity like a sauna, steam room and/or … Continue reading

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Educating the Designers and Architects

Spa and wellness evoke different meanings in different parts of the world. In the U.S., it is most often associated with body and beauty-based treatments. In Europe, the spa culture is centered around large wellness centers and public bathing facilities. … Continue reading

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