03:09 Glenn practices the Finnish tradition of sauna building.
06:01 Infrared sauna is not a real sauna, according to Glenn.
08:25 The heat up and cool down from sauna are equally important.
11:40 Authentic saunas are most often placed next to lakes in Finland.
15:40 Glenn likes a Friday Happy Hour sauna session to end his work week. Finns traditionally do a Wednesday and a Saturday sauna.
17:52 Sauna can be a vehicle for socialization.
19:40 In Finland, sauna is always done naked, so genders are segregated. In Germany, they sauna naked and co-ed. In the US we sauna in swimsuits and go co-ed.
22:06 Minnesota has a generational tradition of sauna. There are small pockets of generational sauna communities in the US.
24:33 There are mobile saunas.
30:35 Building your own sauna requires W.I.T.: will, information and time. Build at your own pace.
34:07 Building your own is rewarding. Customize and create what you want.
38:00 “Every sauna has its own soul.” The maker of the sauna creates the soul.
46:10 Properly ventilated air, which subtly moves across your body, feels hotter than the ambient temperature. Vents can be added later.
49:22 You can start with a shed or carve it into your garage.