At more typically Swedish places like leisure centres and community swimming pools, nudity is the norm. In some parts of Africa there is the sifutu. She stopped before opening the door and, apparently unaware of this sudden change in our hitherto entirely clothed professional relationship, bent over me to ask whether I would be joining the group in the restaurant afterwards. The president has an official sauna, as does the prime minister. As well, teams would get together in the sauna to celebrate company successes and milestones, rather than going out to a restaurant or pub. This comment form is under antispam protection.
A steam sauna can take 30 minutes to heat up when first started.
Sauna etiquette in Sweden
The Finnish Sauna Society believes the number can actually be as high as 3. After a game of squash with one of his male Dutch colleagues, Critchley says he encountered several female colleagues chatting, unashamedly, while in the buff in a co-ed sauna. Not all Dutch like to go in groups however. Lots of Swedes consider it a vital accompaniment to the hot, dry air inside the sauna. Nokia has an in-house sauna at each of its three sites on Finnish soil. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. All saunas have a basket of rocks heated by the stove on which to throw water to increase the humidity.