National Sauna Week – Finland Foundation

Finlandia Foundation has declared the last week of February “National Sauna Week,” to build awareness and appreciation of this aspect of Finnish and Finnish-American culture, with activities, online...

Aufguss in Las Vegas.

Blu spa inc. and Design For Leisure ( ISA member) has created this first ever event sauna for AUFGUSS and sauna sessions for the US public. The 40 seater sauna built by Klafs is one of its kind in...

International Bath Academy and ISA invites you to Lithuanian Bath Masters on-line training

SCEDULE of Level 1 on-line theoretical workshops: October 27 - Sweat Bath ABCNovember 3 - Body Reaction to HeatNovember 10 - Plants in Lithuanian Steam BathNovember 17 - Basics of Whisking  You...
Taidesauna – Art Sauna

Taidesauna – Art Sauna

The Serlachius Museums Art Sauna is a fresh architectural reinterpretation of the traditional Finnish sauna. Rounding out the existing ensemble of buildings on the grounds of the Serlachius Museum Gösta in Mänttä, Art Sauna invites visitors on a unique journey for all...

National Sauna Week – Finlandia Foundation

National Sauna Week – Finlandia Foundation

February 18-24, 2024 NEW! Winner of the Inaugural Sauna Poster Art Competition Congratulations to Debbie Paver of Calumet, Michigan, who created the winning entry in the first National Sauna Week poster contest. “I am incredibly excited to be a part of this...

Exploring the Impact of Infrared Sauna Sessions on Athletic Recovery

Exploring the Impact of Infrared Sauna Sessions on Athletic Recovery

The study titled "A post-exercise infrared sauna session improves recovery of neuromuscular performance and muscle soreness after resistance exercise training" offers a detailed examination of the impact of infrared sauna (IRS) sessions on athletic recovery. It...

Sauna – The Power of Deep Heat

Sauna – The Power of Deep Heat

By Emma O'Kelly This beautiful and timely book will appeal to anyone looking to deepen their experience, with or without the added joy of a cold swim.' Kate Rew, author of The Outdoor Swimmers' Handbook' An essential guide to a movement reborn, blending modernity and...

Discover the Perfect Sweat with Mikkel Aaland

Discover the Perfect Sweat with Mikkel Aaland

Join renowned sweat bathing guru Mikkel Aaland, the celebrated author of the 1970s classic "Sweat", in a captivating documentary series that takes you on an extraordinary journey around the globe. Nearly 45 years after his initial exploration, Aaland revisits the...

Building a Traditional Finnish Smoke Sauna

Building a Traditional Finnish Smoke Sauna

The Essence of Finnish Sauna Culture: Finland is renowned for its sauna culture, an integral part of Finnish life and a key to understanding the nation's happiness and resilience, even in the depths of winter. Among various sauna types, the smoke sauna holds a special...

National Sauna Week – Finland Foundation

National Sauna Week – Finland Foundation

Finlandia Foundation has declared the last week of February “National Sauna Week,” to build awareness and appreciation of this aspect of Finnish and Finnish-American culture, with activities, online programming and a wealth of information to come to the FFN website....

Assembly of Traditional Bathing 2023

Assembly of Traditional Bathing 2023

Remember last year when we met at the Assembly of Traditional Bathing has taken place in Kaunas on 28-30? Which revealed the rich tapestry of bathing traditions across cultures? It's fascinating to think about how these rituals have evolved. Bathing isn't just about...

Latvian Pirts and Wellness Festival 2023

Latvian Pirts and Wellness Festival 2023

Pirts and Wellness Festival will take place 19– 23 July in Tērvete, Latvia, amidst a beautiful pine forest and on theshore of the Tērvete Reservoir (precise location: ….). PIRTS AND WELLNESS FESTIVAL 2023. This will be the ninth Festival, organised by our Association....

Sauna Aid Receives Prestigious Löylynhenki Award

Sauna Aid Receives Prestigious Löylynhenki Award

Helsinki, Finland8 May 2023For Immediate Release This year's Sauna Löylynhenki Award, also known as the Spirit of the Sauna Award, has been presented to the International Sauna Association's Sauna Aid initiative. The award will be presented at a public ceremony on...

World Sauna Aid Moment

World Sauna Aid Moment

On Saturday 11 March 2023 the International Sauna Association (ISA) is inviting private sauna owners all over the world to host a sauna party and collect donations for Sauna Aid. Sauna Aid is a multicountry initiative, sponsored by the ISA to provide...

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