Sauna Information & Procedures
All users, prior to each session, must agree:
- Not to take water into the sauna unit, or exceed 130 degrees Fahrenheit;
- *To not use if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs (see below)
- To not use if you suffer from psychosis or other severe mental/emotional disorders
- **To not use if you have a pacemaker
- **To not use if you are pregnant
- **To not use if you are on medications (beta blockers, diuretics, barbiturates) that affect heart rate or the body's ability to sweat naturally (see below); and/or
- **To not use if any of the following apply to you: adrenal suppression, systemic lupus erythematosus, multiple sclerosis, recent (acute, within 48 hours) joint injury, chronic hot/swollen joints, enclosed infections (dental, joints, or other tissues), breastfeeding, metal pins, rods, artificial joints, or other surgical implants, or hemophilia or predisposition to hemorrhage (see below).
* Items marked with an asterisk carry the risk of dizziness, unconsciousness, and/or sudden death. No individual should use a sauna while under the influence of alcohol or elicit drug(s).
** Items marked with double asterisk indicate that your healthcare provider/physician should specifically provide clearance for using a sauna.
Clients under the age of 18 are permitted in the Sauna only under direct supervision of an adult.
Waiting 1-2 hours after eating significant meals is recommended.
It is recommended that you open the door and reduce the temperature/discontinue sauna session should any dizziness, light-headedness, or heat exhaustion symptoms persist.
It is recommended that you towel off, rest for several minutes, and rehydrate prior to getting dressed and leaving.