United Kingdom·June - August
Scarbados Saturday Sauna
Connect to yourself and the elements. Detoxify , relax and feel amazing with sauna and sea dips.VIEW DATES
Enjoy a wood fired Finnish sauna in nature on the beach in Scarborough ,South Bay. Sauna has a whole list of significant benefits for the mind body and soul. Coupled with a cold plunge in water these benefits are amplified! We meet, take a seat and relax in the sauna in the stunning surroundings- you will hear the birds singing and the waves crashing...we observe the sun set and you may even spot the dolphins. You will leave this experience feeling super relaxed, rejuvenated, energized and with a new love for nature and sauna! Please note the sea dip is optional and at your own discretion and risk.
Safety and trust
We create a safe space for you to surrender, relax and feel into the experience.
You are in control of your experience. We take you slowly, gently and incrementally to a place which brings the most healing.
Inner and outer healing
When you work on the inner healing, then everything else will fall into place.
We are here to help you in your wellbeing journey in Scarbados.
Meet Sam, a Scarborough boy with a passion for all things related to cold water and saunas. Sam's love for the outdoors and cold water activities started at a young age, and he has since become a specialist in this field.
When he's not running the sauna, you can find Sam taking a dip in the North Sea, even in the depths of winter, sporting nothing but his trusty speedos. He's a true believer in the invigorating power of cold water and swears by it as a way to boost mental clarity and physical wellbeing.
But Sam is more than just a cold water enthusiast - he's also an experienced practitioner of meditation, breathwork, and primal movement. His gentle and calming demeanor make him an ideal guide for those seeking to improve their mental and physical wellbeing.
Sam's passion for saunas is also evident in his work. With his expertise, he'll deliver the perfect balance of steam and heat to help you detoxify and unwind. His gentle and attentive manner will make you feel comfortable and at ease throughout your sauna experience.
In short, if you're looking for a knowledgeable and caring guide to lead you through the benefits of cold water, meditation, breathwork, and sauna, Sam is your man.
Have a look at our schedule below!
South Bay Scarborough
Pop Up Wild Sauna
We gather in the sauna. It takes about 10 minutes for your body to fully warm up and start sweating. You stay in as long as is comfortable. We are very careful to keep everyone safe and as comfortable as possible in the heat.
The North Sea
In between sauna rounds it is a good idea to cool off. To cool off you can either sit outside the sauna or you might like to take a cold water plunge. We would advise going into the water gently, incrementally, so that your body can get used to it. Once you in in up to your waist, take a deep breath through your nose and as you exhale slowly through your mouth gently submerge your body so you are sitting on the floor. There is no need to go out of your depth to get the full plunge. The benefits of the cold plunge are many- i will tell you all about it in the sauna! You take a dip in the sea at your own risk and discretion.
The beautiful sheltered bay
We are located in South Bay. South bay has great shelter from the northerly swells and depending on the wind we can move the sauna tent around. In North winds we are found up near the lifeboat station. In South winds we are located near the Spa Wall.
Bring a bottle of water
You sweat more than you think and will need to replace those fluids. It is a good idea to add a little sea salt to your water to replace electrolytes.
Wear Cozzie underneath warm baggy clothes
You will be getting straight in the sauna so to maximise time just have your swimmers underneath. When you are done you will be a bit sticky with water and so it is a good idea to dress in baggy clothes,
Bag of Ceremonial Cacao (500g)
Cacao contains compounds that can help improve endurance and exercise performance.
What Should I Do in a Sauna?
We recommend simply doing the sauna what traditional sauna-ers have long done: nothing. Just sit there. Let your mind go. Do some reflecting while your thinking is still sharp; meditate when your mind starts going blank. Just be.
We will have a guided meditation and breathwork if the feeling is right.
It is also Ok to chat- this is your session and gift to yourself.
What Should I Do After I Sauna?
During your sauna session, you’ll lose a lot of water through your sweat — up to four cups during a twenty-minute session! Be sure to rehydrate with plenty of water afterward. Supplement with electrolytes as needed.
We would also recommend to just go easy on yourself. You will be in a state of high vibration and relaxation. You want to be in that state as long as possible so stay away from stressful or negative situations, people or media.
What Should I Bring?
Bottle of water. Towl. Bag for putting clothes in while you are in the sauna. Dress in something loose and comfy with bathing costume underneath. We are just in bathing costume in the sauna then in and out of the sea (if you wish). Afterwards it's a case of getting back into your clothes again a bit wet, so consider a dressing gown/towel/ dry robe for modesty.
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