sauna bath


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sauna bath

[sô′nə]
Etymology: Finn, sauna + AS, baeth
a bath consisting of exposure to hot vapor to induce sweating, followed by rubbing or light beating of the skin. Also called Finnish bath, Russian bath.

sauna bath

A hot, humid atmosphere created in a small enclosed area (often paneled in cedar) by pouring water on rocks heated, e.g., by an electric heater.
See also: bath
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CHICAGO -- Frequent sauna baths may help you live longer, a study of Finnish men suggests.
This summer and during Ramadan 2014, in addition to enjoying discounted room rates, Al Bustan Centre & Residence guests will also have access to sessions at its state-of-the-art Fitness Centre with separate spaces for men and women, or a deeper cleanse in the steam and sauna baths, a vigorous game at its tennis courts or taking a leisurely dip in its temperature-controlled swimming pool.
Says Marilyn: "The building that exists today has changed little from the original, with solid marble walls on bedroom floors, even to its indoor heated swimming pool, sauna baths and full central heating in all rooms -the first hotel in Liverpool to have these facilities.
Likewise, Bronze Age sweat houses were really an early example of today's sauna baths.
Summary: ALKHOBAR: Sauna baths can cost a lot of money at expensive spas in Europe, but Eastern Province residents are getting them for free -- every time they go outside.
The sports complex, which will have floodlit all-weather pitches, will include facilities for soccer, squash, badminton and sauna baths.
Shaping up Artic Ice Cream offerings for the hot months ahead, the company's managing director first decided to spend time at the spa--though not the kind equipped with exercise rooms and sauna baths.