And so, even with centuries of history behind them, these rooms can inspire sweatier palms than foreheads. Luckily, editors Scott and Rebecca are here to help. According to Scott, many guys try and prove their toughness by staying in as long as possible or trying to outlast their friends in the sauna. First off—this goes against the chief principle of sauna-ing: relaxing and letting go. And nobody looks tough when they're dehydrated or passed out. Light stretching overhead is fine, but floor-quaking calisthenics distract other people in the sauna, and slippery floors can make it a dangerous game.
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It has since gone into a very well deserved retirement, but from time to time I will repost some of my favorites from the early days of blogging to share with you all. This conversation also reminded me that, ages ago, I wrote about my experience getting naked with a bunch of strangers. I've heard many a wonderful tale about ol' Olympus from one of my oldest friends, who has been going with her mom forever.
What to wear
Spa Etiquette — Your guide to what to wear or not wear at spas around the globe. Nudity etiquette exposed. While asking for precise guidance is a good idea, the fact is very few people actually do; after all, those who are confused and anxious about nudity issues are generally not likely to want to even discuss them with a stranger. So here are some tips that will hopefully give you the information you need before you visit a spa in any country around the world — so you can achieve what you came for in the first place: total ease and relaxation. Most spas have separate locker rooms for men and women where you change into a robe and slippers. While some spas have private changing cubicles, many do not and you have to change in front of others. Some spas will invite you to change in the actual spa treatment room. Many spas have extra large robes but you need to ask for them specifically. In coed facilities, one generally wears a swimsuit except in countries like Austria or Germany where coed nudity is the norm. For popular massages the therapist will generally explain the treatment, advise whether you should be face up or face down on the table, and then and this is the law in some countries step out of the room while you take off your robe and slip underneath the sheet.
It is the only Korean Spa in the world I try to book an appointment here for a good Korean scrub every time I am in LA. It's been great Just got back from the spa and it was interesting. Nudity prevails at this place most spas that I've visited allow bathing suits but not this one. There are three hot rooms a sauna, dry heat room, and a hot coal room , one large hot floor to lay on wonderful, you lay on it but good luck waking up!