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Sauna Health Benefits

Heal your mind, body, and soul

Since ancient times, the sauna was considered to be a sacred place where often children were born and the sick were brought to heal.  In conjunction with physical and spiritual renewal as well as cleansing of the mind, soul, and spirit, studies have shown that sauna therapy:

  • Helps soothe and relax tired muscles
  • Relieve mental fatigue
  • Increases metabolic rate
  • Helps provide temporary relief for arthritic pain
  • May provide temporary relief to respiratory conditions
  • Promotes healing
  • Increases resistance to illness
  • Naturally reduces toxins
  • Helps maintain clear, healthy skin
  • Improves circulation
  • Helps burn calories
  • Promotes an overall feeling of well being

We at Sisu Saunas firmly believe that in the fast paced world we live in today, the sauna is needed more than ever.  It allows us to capture that moment of relief, solitude, and peace.  In the sauna, we can escape for the moment and reflect upon the everyday distractions normal life imposes on us.  The sauna provides us with a good night’s rest, a clear mind, and a fresh start.  We are inviting you to experience an escape, a lifestyle change, while reducing stress, and learning how to relax again in this ever changing world. 

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Meaning of Sisu


A Finnish term roughly translated into English as "strength of will, determination, perseverance, and acting rationally in the face of adversity".

The term "sisu" has been described as being integral to understanding Finnish culture. The meaning is equivalent in English to "having guts", and the word derives from sisus, which means something inner or interior.