Finland, the land of a thousand lakes, is not only known for its breathtaking nature and impressive northern lights, but also for a unique tradition that brings body and soul into harmony: the sauna. At the center of this wellness experience is a fascinating figure who has shaped “sauna culture” for centuries – the sauna washerwoman.
When you go to the sauna in Germany, you don’t necessarily want to meet your boss there. But in Finland, it’s good manners to go to the sauna with your boss. We take a look at the tradition of going to the sauna and why it can be seen as both relaxation and a faux pas. Let’s find out together what the sauna visit is all about!
Sauna visits are a common form of relaxation that have been shown to have significant positive effects on physical and mental health. Especially in older age, sauna sessions can bring significant health benefits. In this article, we would like to point out the benefits of sauna, especially how it can improve the quality of life of older people.