Thermaculture Thursday

5:30 – 7:30 @Hewing Hotel 


Recent science delivers report after report in support of generations of the well-known health benefits discovered by the world’s many thermic bathing traditions. From Finnish Sauna to the Yucatan’s Temazcal traditions – a wide swath of sweat practices we like to call thermaculture. Join us every Thursday at Hewing Hotel for a weekly dose of thermaculture at its finest. Come meet other enthusiasts between hot/cold rounds and learn a few wellness tips from our co-host lineup of local health professionals. 

What to know…

* Sauna Meister on hand to ensure optimal sauna conditions that expose guests to the full mental, physical and social benefits of the thermic bathing experience.

* Access to Rooftop Bar and Lounge (ask upon checkin if you’d like to pre-order your meal or drinks post sauna session).

* Cold plunge – for full hot/cold conditioning 

* Must be 21 years of age or older to be on the rooftop.

* Locker room and showers available.

* Bathing suit mandatory (we aren’t in Finland).

* Flip flops recommended to enhance and prolong your outdoor, winter rooftop patio and lounge experience.

* Please rinse in the shower before using the sauna and/or pool.

Co-host Schedule

November 7, 2019
with Minnesota Power Yoga 

November 7, 2019
with Minnesota Power Yoga 

Join Minnesota Power Yoga as we dive deeper into meditation, inquiry, and heat at the rooftop sauna at the Hewing Hotel. 

You will experience guided sauna sessions incorporating meditation and/or essential oils that will open you up to new possibility in your life. 

Learn how the practices of meditation and essential oils can be used to impact your senses, your physical body, and your life. 

In between and after the sessions, you will have the opportunity to cool off in the spa pool, try and buy essential oils, grab a drink with friends, and enjoy a spectacular view of the Minneapolis skyline.

Scroll down to the registration section to register for Nov 7 with MN Power Yoga. 

November 14, 2019
with Emma Sievers and BA.Women 

Take a networking event, sprinkle some extra creative freedom on top, a profusion of forward mindsets, and top it off with a heavy dose of thinking outside of the box — and you have the epitome of a BA.Women Experience. Since 2018 BA.Women has been hosting massive conferences in the Twin Cities, bringing together 300+ badass idea-rich women and partnering with local brands for intimate events.  This community is full of women unapologetically succeeding, supporting and empowering other women to become the best versions of themselves. Join Founder Emma Sievers on the bench to learn what her and her BA crew are up to this winter. 

Learn more about Emma and the BA.Woman project at:

** Scroll down to the registration section to register for Nov 14 with Emma and BA.Woman ** 

Novembern 21, 2019
with Nic Zahasky 

A life long gastronome and once corporate executive chef, Nic  has cooked for many elite figures such as Madeline Albright, Micheal Pollan, Arun Gandhi, Wailin’ Jennys, the King and Queen of Norway. Nic is also a personal trainer and wellness coach who caught our attention because of his vast knowledge of thermoregulatory conditioning and sauna studies. He recently returned from a Wim Hof training in Iceland and is on his way to becoming a certified instructor. Whether it’s sauna science, diet or stress physiology, Nic is a resource for anyone looking to optimize their wellness lifestyle. 

** Scroll down to the registration section to register for Nov 21 with Nic Zahasky. ** 

Venue information: Hewing Hotel

If Minnesotans are one thing, they are a society of hearty, outdoor-loving enthusiasts who find ways to embrace the extreme climate changes found in the north. The Hewing Hotel’s rooftop and sauna and Soaking pool was inspired by the Nordic sauna tradition with a modern twist. 


Dates and Registration

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November 2019
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