The Bath House Rozelle
As a part of The Skin Bar's mission to change and improve people's perception of their skin, health and self confidence, we have opened The Bath House.
Complete with Swedish Sauna and Ice Baths, The Bath House is a communal space we designed to provide the complete wellness package for the community.
Backed by science and proven by results, the Sauna and Ice Bath combination is one we believe in and are excited to share amongst the community and beyond.
What do I need to know before I visit The Bath House?
- We provide fresh towels
- Drink water and stay hydrated. We provide water and hot green tea, but please bring your own water bottle in addition.
- The Bath House is a shared space and accomodates 4 people at once, please be respectful of the space and other guests. Feel free to engage in meaningful conversation :)
- We will sms you a waiver to be completed before using the facilities, please fill this out before your booking. If you didn't receive the waiver we will have one for you to sign on arrival
What is a Swedish sauna?
A Swedish sauna is a traditional heat therapy experience that involves sitting in a heated room, The Bath House sauna sits at 80-90 degrees celcius, to induce sweating and promote relaxation.
What are the benefits of using a Swedish sauna?
- Improved Skin Health & Appearance
- Better Mood
- Improve Circulation
- Stress Relief
- Lower Blood Pressure
- Reduce joint stiffness & muscle soreness
- Improved Immune System
How long should I stay in a Swedish sauna
The recommended time varies, but generally, sessions last around 10-15 minutes, followed by a cool-down period and rehydration.
Are there any health risks associated with Swedish saunas?
Prolonged exposure or excessive heat in saunas can lead to dehydration, overheating, and cardiovascular strain. It's important to listen to your body and exit if you feel unwell.
What is an ice bath?
An ice bath involves immersing your body in cold water, typically around 10°C or lower, to reduce muscle inflammation and aid in recovery.
The Bath House generally has one ice bath set between 1 and 4°C, and the other between 5 and 9°C . (GIve or take a few degrees!)
What are the benefits of ice baths?
- Reduced inflammation
- Improved muscle recovery
- Increased circulation
- Enhanced immune function
- Reduced fatigue
- Mental rejuvenation
- Faster injury recovery
- Improved sleep quality
How long should I stay in an ice bath?
Ice bath durations vary, but most sessions last around 5-10 minutes. You should exit if you start feeling too cold or uncomfortable.
Are there any risks associated with ice baths?
Prolonged exposure to extremely cold temperatures can lead to frostbite or hypothermia. It's crucial to limit your time and monitor your body's response.
What is hot/cold therapy?
Hot/cold therapy, also known as contrast therapy, involves alternating between hot and cold temperatures to enhance circulation, reduce inflammation, and aid in recovery.
How does hot/cold therapy work?
The alternating application of heat and cold causes blood vessels to dilate and constrict, which can help flush out toxins and promote healing.
What conditions can benefit from hot/cold therapy?
Hot/cold therapy is often used for muscle injuries, joint pain, and post-exercise recovery. It's important to consult a healthcare professional before using it for specific conditions.
WHat's the recommended sequence for hot/cold therapy?
Typically, the sequence starts with heat (e.g., hot shower, sauna) for 3-4 minutes, followed by cold (e.g., ice bath, cold shower) for 1 minute. This cycle is repeated 3-4 times, ending with cold.