Steam bathing was also present in Russia, Northern and Eastern Europe, native American Indies, and Maya culture in Central America. While different types, styles, and motivations, the sweat lodges of the Native American Indies, the Mayan-Aztec Temescal in Central America, the Finnish Sauna, the Russian Banja, and the Turkish Hamman all share the same purpose: steam bathing as a treatment or purification ritual.
After so many years of sauna history, an interesting question arises: What kinds of sweat bathing are available nowadays? Although some might argue differently, three basic types remain popular each with its own variations: Dry Sauna, Infrared Sauna, and Steam Room.
My kids love staying in hotels. We travel for cross country and track meets a few times a year and the first thing they want to do is check out the hotel pool and hot tub. Purchasing an inflatable spa made it possible for us to bring that experience home at an affordable price. We are definitely enjoying ours - take a look at some of the reasons why we love inflatable spas.
As you know, we love hydrotherapy! It’s literally in our name: Vital Hydrotherapy. So, let’s take some time to break down what hydrotherapy is, what the benefits are, and how you can partake in hydrotherapy at home.