All posts by: BlackChurch

About BlackChurch

Blackchurch Leisure Company Ltd. is a family run business established in 1972 when we introduced the Tylo brand of sauna into Ireland. Having imported possibly the first sauna into Ireland in 1969 it took years to persuade the Irish people to start purchasing saunas for leisure centres, hotels and eventually homes.

September 22, 2015

Athletes use sauna bathing to increase endurance

Dr. Rhonda Perciavalle Patrick, phd, is a researcher at Salk Institute for Biological studies. She is also the woman behind the popular health site and she speaks with great enthusiasm about the benefits of regular sauna bathing.   In a long and comprehensive article at she develops on this subject and describes in detail […]

July 23, 2015

Sauna prevents depression

Since ancient times, people have used the heat to relieve both mental and physical ailments. Now research shows that regular sauna baths has beneficial and measurable effects on serotonin levels.   In a time plagued by stress related health issues like burnout, depression and melancholy, an increasing number of researchers are taking an interest in […]

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July 23, 2015

Sauna therapy alleviates symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a chronic disorder that is characterized by widespread pain and localized tenderness in different parts of the body. Although the disorder is chronic, research has proved thermal therapy and sauna bathing to be beneficial for those suffering from this condition. Thermal therapy has long been used to alleviate the symptoms of [...]
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July 23, 2015

Lower you cholesterol with regular sauna bathing

Our bodies need cholesterol, but too much of it increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. A Polish research team have now shown that regular sauna bathing helps lowering your cholesterol. Healthy food and exercise are effective means to keep your cholesterol in control. But sometimes factors like age, injuries and other problems make exercising difficult. [...]
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February 19, 2015

Juice detox and sauna – a winning combination

Detoxing with the juice regimes is a growing trend. Filippa Salomonsson runs the company Raw Clarity Cleanse, which sells complete, organic juice packages to those who wants to cleanse their body and kick-start a new and healthier life. Filippa is also the health editor at Sofi’s Fashion and author of the blog Raw Clarity for the [...]
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