Traditional Korean Steam Spas

Traditional Korean spas, also known as “Jjimjilbangs,” have been on the rise in recent years, particularly in Los Angeles. These full-service spas offer facials, resting areas and even dining rooms. But…

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Steam of the Century: The Tradition of the Russian Banya

While steam showers seem like relatively modern advancements, they have a rich history with deep cultural roots. Many qualities of today’s steam showers can be found in the Eastern European…

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How Smart is Your Smart Bathroom

We are living in the most technologically advanced time in history, with smart technology on the rise throughout the home, including the bathroom. From hands-free toilets with automatic flush capabilities…

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Wellness Series Part 3: Self-Care Tips While Staying at Home

At ThermaSol we understand these uncertain times can create stress, anxiety and burnout, and we hope to use our decades of wellness experience to help you during this challenging time.…

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The Native American Sweat Lodge and the Modern Spa

Let’s talk about dumplings. (Yes, we realize that this blog is about the history of the Native American sweat lodge. Just hang tight.) Dumplings are the great international equalizer: in…

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Tranquility: Spring Forest

Spring is the “re” season: rebirth, rejuvenation, relaxation. There’s just something about witnessing nature emerge from its snowy hibernation that fills us with such peace, happiness and hope. Spring calms…

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Steam of the Century: The Greek Laconia

In this ongoing series on the history of steam, we journey back to Ancient Greece, home of some of the first steam rooms! An ancient Greek steam bath was called…

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The Science Behind Tranquility

Visual and aural stimulation play an incredible role in our minds and our bodies, even when we’re simply taking a few moments to imagine them. Of course, the relaxation benefits…

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Steam of the Century: The Roman Sudatorium

When in Rome…steam as the Romans do! As we explore the history of steam, we journey back to ancient Rome, where the Roman baths weren’t just a place to get…

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Wellness Tips For a Healthy Mind, Body & Soul

Good health is more than just proper diet and exercise—it’s an ongoing commitment to wellness. It consists of a triad of self-care that includes the mind, body and soul. Resolutions…

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