Sweating History

Wondering where this all comes from? Why is sweating such a prevalent part of culture in northern climates?
Check out these articles below:

Banya of Russia and history of steambathing – Mr. Steam Blog

Book: Without the Banya We Would Perish


Finland’s quirky love of saunas – This is Finland

The history of the sauna – Tylo Life

A new sauna culture: Re-imagining the bathhouse as a community space – The Globe and Mail

Book: The Joy of Sweat

The German Aufguss:

Aufguss sauna ritual – Wander Magazine

German aufguss: When tradition turns trendy – Tylo Helo

Germany’s sauna obsession – Spiegel Online

What to Expect in a Germany Sauna – Trip Savvy

What is Aufguss – Aufguss: the ritual in sauna

Nudity in German saunas:

Nudity in Germany: Here’s the naked truth – CNN Travel

Germany: Nude spas not for the faint of heart – Go NOMAD

Sweat lodge:
What I learned from participating in a traditional sweat lodge ceremony – HuffPost Blog