1. Take Off the Clothes and Take a Towel
Take off your clothes and jewelry. Take a towel to sit on in the sauna.
2. Shower Before Sauna
Take a shower beforehand. The shower makes the skin wet and removes perfumes and smells that otherwise become stronger and more pungent in the sauna. Skin brush is also recommended.
3. Dry Off the Body
Before entering the sauna your body should be completely dry in order to speed up perspiration in the sauna.
4. Showering the Legs with Warm Water
Before entering the sauna shower your legs with warm water. Cold legs postpone the effects of perspiration.
5. Place your whole body on the towel
When in the sauna, sit on the towel. When going in or out the sauna, do it quickly and make sure that the door closes firmly in order not to spill out the heat.
7. Sit or Stretch Yourself
When in the sauna, try to be still. Breathe normally. You can sit or stretch yourself on the bench.
8. Sauna Time & Cooling Off
When entering the first time, do not stay in the sauna for more than 10-12 minutes. You can use an timer on the sauna wall. People who do not support the heat should stay less time inside. When heating up enough, leave the sauna and gradually cool off under the shower or just sit down and rest in room temperature or outside. Especially the head should be cooled off slowly.
9. Talking in sauna
Sauna is primarily a place of relax. When you are in a sauna with your spouse, a friend or business partner, you can talk as much as you like.
10. Repeating the Sessions
At the second visit of the sauna the skin has softened, the blood circulation has been stimulated. Cool off again. Heating up ‒ cooling off exchange can be repeated as many times as it pleases you. For the majority of people 2 sessions are enough.
11. Relaxing, drinking water
At the end take a shower and relax. Dry and relax for at least 10-15 minutes. Drink something refreshing. It is recommended to drink water or tea (without sugar) before and after the sauna. Eating fruit balances the calcium. The loss of magnesium can be balanced later by consuming leafy greens.
12. After the Sauna
Before putting on clean cloths, cool off thoroughly, if not, you will keep on sweating. You should not feel cold, after the sauna the body is quite sensitive. The skin is perfectly ready for the regenerating, detoxifying or relaxing massage.