Frequently asked questions
How do you handle the Corona Measures?
Like everybody, we have to follow the RIVM Measures. We
Zoals iedereen, moeten wij ons ook houden aan de RIVM-maatregelen. We have made the groups smaller so that there is more distance between each other. In addition, we ask everyone to wear a mouth mask in the lodge, which is actually not unpleasant, because the air feels less hot in your nose.
How is the day organized and how long does a sweatlodge last?
We will start the ceremony at 1 pm and we will go in the lodge twice. A sweatlodge lasts more than an hour, but once you are in, you will not notice much of time. After the first lodge we will rest a little, have some fruit, drink enough and prepare for the second one. After the second and last lodge we eat a nutritious vegetarian soup with some healthy snacks. Then we clean up the lodge together. This will be around 6pm.
Do I need to prepare myself for the ceremony?
Yes, because the heat lets your body work hard and has a purifying effect, it is wise not to use any alcohol for a few days before the ceremony. Also, be moderate with coffee.
What do I bring with me?
Take with you:
1. two towels
2. a shawl
3. a bottle of water
4. slippers or loafers
5. a bathrobe
6. possibly extra warm clothes
7. possibly swimwear (it is not necessary, everyone can do what he / she likes)
What if I am unable to attend?
Are you unable to attend at the last minute, or do you have to stay home due to Covid-19? Send an email, then you can catch up on the day at a different date.