- Saunas produce a dry heat with a temperature of between 85°C –100°C, with a low level of humidity.
- The general principle is to create a bathing experience, which promotes sweating, thereby cleansing the skin and promoting a feeling of relaxation and well-being.
- Saunas by their nature produce an extreme heat, so it is essential that you immediately leave the sauna cabin if you feel giddy or weak.
General Guidelines on Sauna Use:
- Remove contact lenses, jewellery etc before use
- Consume plenty of fluid
- Shower before using the sauna
- Bring a towel into sauna to reduce contact with timbers
- Periodically shower and use the relaxation area to cool down
- Shaving in the sauna is strictly prohibited
- No children under the age of 16
Persons who are advised not to use a sauna:
- Pregnant women
- Persons who suffer from heart problems, diabetes, high / low blood pressure
- Persons suffering from skin diseases, sores, wounds etc
- Persons suffering from an inability to perspire
- Persons using certain drugs
- Persons who have consumed a heavy meal / alcohol within 1.5 hours