Well the Jeju sauna is not going to get a good rating from us because of a recent incident there. In fact they do not deserved to be rated at all. On a recent visit. reviews of Jeju Sauna & Spa Home of Wellbeing “This used to be a place of relaxation and tranquility. A quiet place to escape the hustle and bustle of. I’m in the women’s-only area at Jeju Sauna, a massive Korean spa in Duluth, and there is no safe place to put my eyes. Everywhere I look there.
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Everywhere I look there is nudity, brightly-lit and mostly unapologetic: The towels are too small to provide any sort of coverage, perhaps by design. I start out in the nudity-required area, where I move sauan a shower to a steam room, to a hot sauna and a freezing-cold pool, then back again. I also take a dip in the hot whirlpool and begin to feel my tired muscles—and my Puritanical inhibitions—relax.
Then I lie down on a stone slab beneath infrared lights, feeling a little bit like a Big Mac abandoned under a heat lamp. Devotees of Korean spas promise that weekly or monthly visits can do ueju for your blood pressure, fatigue, stress levels, and chronic pain. Some of these claims are backed by sciencewith studies showing that some saunas can detoxify and improve cardiovascular health.
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All I know is I feel really relaxed when I hear my number called. I walk, naked you get the picture nowto the scrub room, which has four wet, vinyl-covered tables manned by middle-aged Korean women wearing black bathing suits. I lie face-down, and my attendant flings a towel over my face. I sxuna out to see her lathering up some gritty mitts with what looks and smells ssuna Irish Spring soap.
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And then she gets to work, using both hands to scrub my body in long swipes and big circles. She roughly turns my head and flings my limbs out of the way and sloshes jejk bowl of warm water all jeu me.
She sloshes more water over me, turns me on each side for more scrubbing, then rubs me down with liquid Dial and sends me to rinse off. As I half-stumble to the showers I see another room, where women are wearing soft pink ponchos that cinch around their necks and cover them entirely, draping around their seats.
They look like cupcakes, heads poking up like cherries on top, or like human tea cozies.
Gwyneth Paltrow would be proud. But I take a hard pass.
At this point my jeku and I have had enough naked time, so we put on the shapeless, beige T-shirts and shorts issued by the spa and venture into the rest of Jeju. Some are housed in what look like big igloos. I do sense a different energy in each room, though maybe the heat is getting to my head.
Test Drive: Duluth’s Jeju Sauna is worth stripping down for
Men and women lounge on the floor of these saunas on straw mats and plastic covered pillows while looking at their phones or snoring peacefully. It is not very popular. Four hours pass easily, and by the time we leave I am soft-skinned, de-stressed, ready to jeuj into my bed—and a firm believer in the power of prolonged lounging, steaming, and, yes, being naked.
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