SAUNA GUIDANCE & TERMS
What do I bring?
For all our events and sessions please come sauna-ready so you can begin your session straight away.
Swimwear for your sea swimming or sauna bathing
Water bottle - Do bring lots of water, stay hydrated whilst using the sauna
Two towels (one for sitting on one for changing)
Sliders / flip-flops
Sauna hat, wet bag, bathrobe (optional)
What are the benefits of using a Sauna?
Saunas have been used for thousands of years in the Nordic nations.
The benefits of regular sauna use
1. Faster recovery after exercise and pain relief
2. Improved blood pressure
3. Good for cardiovascular health, lower cholesterol
4. Linked to lower risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
5. Immunity boosting
6. Mental health improvements. Relax, destress, decrease anxiety
7. Time spent with friends & family
Is it safe for me to use the Sauna?
You are responsible for your health and wellness and being aware of your limits whilst using this wonderful heat therapy, listen to your body and take care of yourself.
All persons using the sauna, do so at their own risk. If you have any reservations regarding sauna use, such as medical conditions, underlying health problems, the use of prescription drugs or pregnancy, it is essential that you consult your GP before use.
Rising Embers reserve the right to refuse admission to intoxicated persons or for other reasons that may be deemed a health and safety risk.
Do I have to swim to use the Sauna?
Not at all, just using the sauna on it’s own is incredibly beneficial, sweating out toxins, relaxing your muscles and
At some of our locations you can also benefit from a cold-water barrel or bucket plunge to cool down if you don’t fancy sea swimming.
If you do choose to swim you are expected to swim at your own risk, to be aware of your ability and visibility whilst in the sea.
Are there any age restrictions?
Children under the age of 16 are not permitted. Children ages between 16-18 must be accompanied by an adult at a ratio of 1:1
How long should I stay in the sauna?
Sauna sessions of no longer than 20 min at a time (We recommend 5 – 15mins, before going outside to cool down)
Sauna Rules & Advice
- Sauna etiquette and safe behaviour must be always adhered to. This includes:
- Removing shoes/sandals prior to entering the sauna.
- Entering and exiting the sauna in a safe manner and not leaving the door open
- Keeping access points clear to allow other users to exit safely and swiftly if needed.
- To prevent burning, jewellery should be removed before entering the sauna.
- You sit on a clean towel
- Not touching any part of the stove / fire / stove cage or rocks
- Alcohol, nudity, and smoking are not permitted in the sauna
- Following Rising Embers instructions on how to pour water onto hot rocks
Rising Embers take no responsibility for the damage or loss of customers' property. All persons using a body of water as a ‘cold plunge’ do so at their own risk. - It is your own responsibility to ensure that you are a capable swimmer and can handle being exposed to the cold temperatures, tides, rip currents and other dangers of a body of water.
If you are making this booking on behalf of a group, it is your responsibility to make all users aware of the terms and conditions and to practice safe sauna use.