The Soul of Sauna

Reading material

English proposal
Finnish manuscript available in Spring 2019

Original title: Saunakirja

Published: 2019

Publisher: TBA

Class/genre: Non-Fiction

The sauna was recently ranked the no.1 global wellness trend by Global Wellness Summit.

But why is sauna so important for physical and mental health?

The book by Carita Harju talks about “the Soul of Sauna”. It pays attention to both, the physical and the mental health benefits of sauna bathing. It can be recommended to anyone interested in their own health and wellness.

Some of the themes include:

  • Sauna as a Source of Happiness
  • Nature and Sauna Experience
  • The Health Effects of Sauna
  • Holistic Wellness of Sauna Bathing
  • How to Have an Authentic Finnish Sauna Experience

Read more about the Sauna experience:

Time Magazine: The Case for Sauna Bathing is Stronger Than Ever

Focus.de (in German): Forest, Sauna, Prosperity: Why Finns are the happiest people in the world

The New York Times: Saunas May Reduce Stroke Risk

(Proposal’s photography and design (c) Hanna Söderström)


Rights sold (The Finnish Sauna Book):
JAPAN, Toyo Keizai
HUNGARY, Scolar

Carita Harju


Carita Harju founded the organization Sauna from Finland in 2010 to do concrete work to raise awareness of the potential of Finnish saunas, promote the export of saunas, and commercialize sauna innovations: the organization’s mission is to create the world’s best sauna experiences. Her previous works include a coffee table book on sauna.

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