Löyly was opened with the idea that relaxation should be a regular part of life, not saved up only for big events or stressful times. Not only is sauna preventative medicine, it is preventative relaxation and peace. We love to see this philosophy in action in the lives of our ongoing guests. Visiting us since … Read More
Our in-house skin care expert and educator, Heather Wade Mills, helps us to find the middle path, balancing the healing qualities of sunshine with protective efforts to minimize skin damage. Summer in Portland is a glorious time! It can also be an intense time for our skin. The lack of sun we experience for the … Read More
Today we are profiling Emily, a wonderful person and long-time Löyly Wellness Member. What is your sauna routine and how does sauna improve your life? I sauna at least once a month, but often come in more regularly than that when I can. My routine is simple: bathe, breathe, cultivate stillness. I like to take … Read More
Is contemplation a lost art? While it seems to be the territory of Philosophers and spiritual Seekers, I think we all need more of this humble pastime. To me, contemplation is a deeply necessary, and often missing, part of our daily lives. With the ever-present emphasis on productivity and action, we may not value this … Read More
Tina hails from Germany where sauna is a regular part of life, and she has her routine down pat. What is your sauna routine and how does sauna improve your life? I come once a week and usually stay for one hour: shower, dry sauna, cold shower, dry sauna, cold shower, rest:) shower. And do it … Read More
In Finnish, the expression “saunanjälkeinen” means “post-sauna”. This is the dreamy, other-worldly time after your sauna session when the world feels a little softer and easier. This can be used as a reasonable excuse for avoiding doing most anything. How does sauna create this blissful effect? I believe it is part magic and part science, the … Read More
The popular Scandinavian-style sauna retreat opens a second location off of Northeast Fremont, with double the sauna space and a refreshing cold shower room. Walk into Loyly’s new Northeast location and you needn’t set foot inside the cedar saunas to start reaping the benefits of Scandinavian-style relaxation. With 20-foot ceilings anchored by exposed wooden bow … Read More
Jenn has a brother in Europe who is a real, certified Sauna Master! What is your sauna routine and how does sauna improve your life? I visit Löyly once, maybe twice, a week. I do 3 dry sauna sessions for 10-15 minutes with a 10-minute rest between. After the 2nd session, I apply evanhealy hydrosol … Read More
A little bit of water does wonders for your body.
WE PORTLANDERS know how to do a lot of things well: eat, drink, and—as it turns out—relax.