United Kingdom·October - January
Scarbados Saturday Sauna
Connect to yourself and the elements. Detoxify , relax and feel amazing with sauna and sea dips.VIEW DATES
Indulge in the pure bliss of a wood-fired Finnish sauna experience amidst the captivating beauty of North Bay. Discover the myriad benefits it offers for your mind, body, and soul, while amplifying them with an exhilarating cold plunge in the water. As we gather in the sauna's comforting embrace, surrounded by the stunning natural landscape, you'll be serenaded by the melody of chirping birds and the gentle lull of waves. Relish the mesmerizing sunset and keep your eyes peeled for a chance to catch a glimpse of graceful dolphins in the distance. After this extraordinary retreat, you'll leave feeling profoundly relaxed, rejuvenated, and invigorated, with a newfound love for both nature and the rejuvenating power of sauna therapy. Please remember that the sea dip remains optional, and its participation is entirely at your own discretion and risk.
💧 Decreases the risk of stroke and hypertension 💖 Enhances heart health 💪 Eases chronic pain and fatigue 🏋️ Boosts exercise performance 🩹 Speeds up muscle recovery. 🧠 Reduces dementia and alzheimer's disease.
🌼 Cuts the chance of developing a mental health issues by improving mood- studies show this can last for 14 days after the sauna! 😌 Lowers stress levels and improves relaxation 💤 Induces a deeper and better sleep.
Feel the unity as you share the space with like-minded individuals, all seeking relaxation, rejuvenation, and a moment of tranquility. The sauna becomes a hub where stories are shared, laughter is exchanged, and bonds are formed. 🌍🤝 Many friendships have been made in the sauna.
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!
Pop Up Wild Sauna
🕒 We start with a gentle 10-15 minutes in the sauna, gradually increasing the heat. As your core temperature rises and you begin to sweat, we take a refreshing break to cool off. 🌬️💦
Your safety and comfort are our priority, as our experienced team carefully monitors the heat. ❄️😌
The North Sea
To cool down, you have two options: Either relax outside the sauna or take a invigorating cold water plunge. 💦🏊♂️
If you choose the plunge, we recommend a gradual approach to help your body adjust. Start by wading into the water gently, allowing your body to acclimate. Once up to your waist, take a deep breath through your nose, exhale slowly through your mouth, and gently submerge your body, sitting on the floor. Remember, there's no need to go beyond your depth for the full plunge experience. 🌊🌬️
However, please note that entering the water is at your own risk. ⚠️💧
Step into our sauna tent with its expansive windows, offering breathtaking views of Scarbrough beauty, providing the perfect backdrop for your serene and relaxing escape.
We gather in the sauna's comforting embrace, surrounded by the stunning natural landscape.
The beautiful bay
We are located at the top end of North Bay. Embrace the beauty of North Bay as you immerse yourself in the enchanting experience of a wood-fired Finnish sauna.
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,
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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