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Saunas are generally considered to be good for you, but often that is because they are usually found in gyms and health clubs and people often just think of saunas as healthy by association.

Aside from someone’s like or dislike of intense dry heat, the actual health benefits are not well known.


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  • sauna (noun)
  • heat (noun)
  • hot (adjective)
  • healthy (adjective)
  • unhealthy (adjective)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
Are saunas good for you?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Benefits of Saunas
  • Have you ever been in a sauna? Did you like it? If yes, why? If not, why not?
  • Do you know people who regularly use a sauna? What do they say about it?
  • How do you think saunas get to be good for us?
  • How do you think saunas can be bad for us?

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