Journal

Sauna + Save Deals for Locals

We appreciate that we are all running at a different speed, and this applies to how much and when we want to enjoy sauna time. At RITUAL we love our community, and we have locals in mind when creating the following offers that make it […]

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When is the best time to sauna?

“The more I sauna the more I wanna!” – overheard in locker room at RITUAL Why do we love sauna so much? We have dozens of reasons… we could talk about health benefits and athletic recovery to social time with friends and special occasions, but […]

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Silent Sauna Nights at RITUAL

As sauna culture takes hold in Victoria, we like to take a look at the different ways people prefer to enjoy this wellness practice. Since our inception, RITUAL Nordic Spa takes the traditional Finnish approach to sauna, embracing the social elements as a beneficial part […]

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Contrast Therapy + Race Recovery 

What is Hot Cold Therapy and why should you try it? As simple as it sounds, contrast therapy is when you alternate between warm and cold temperatures. At RITUAL, our Nordic Circuit is centred around the age-old Finnish tradition of sauna. Guests move between areas spending […]

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The Social of Sauna

At RITUAL we love all things sauna and talking about the wellness benefits of sauna, cold plunge and contrast therapy. Here we are considering the SOCIAL aspect of traditional sauna practice as the world is taking note of the vital community benefits that come from […]

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Unplug to Recharge

The Benefits of Digital Detox As we navigate the final weeks of winter, finding ways to recharge is essential to our wellbeing. This is especially true if cold grey days have you spending more time than usual on smart phones, computers and other screens. In […]

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Celebrate Love Like the Finns

While we know Valentine’s day as a holiday designed for couples and romance, Finland has another interpretation of the February holiday. Valentine’s Day in Finland is celebrated as Ystävänpäivä, Friend’s Day. Finns decided to include everybody in this day. Friends, family, neighbours, colleagues – and […]

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Why is cold plunge so popular?

Are you a raving fan of the cold water therapy? Or have you been wondering why so many people are adding cold plunge to their wellness routines? To be fair, it’s not entirely new, as cold and ice have been used for therapeutic, health and […]

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"Get Me Through Winter" with Infrared Sauna

Infrared Sauna + Chromotherapy may be the cure for the cold, dark days of winter… You may have heard about our “Birch Suite” private infrared sauna. Cozy and calming, with room for 1-2 people, the completely private suite has its own infrared heat sauna with […]

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New Year Goals + The Power of Ritual

Is Cold Plunge the Secret to Wellness? As the New Year prods us to assess our health and wellness goals, the team at RITUAL have some tips for sustaining new resolutions. Experience has shown the secret to success lies not merely in the goal itself, […]

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