Thermal Experience

Open 12 months a year, rain or shine, Usva is a unique experience that will immerse you in a world of pure relaxation, only 10 minutes from downtown Moncton inspired by a Nordic ritual dating back more than 2000 years, the thermal experience involves alternating between heat and cold, followed by a period of rest.

3 steps of the thermal cycle

The ritual of the thermal cycle consists of alternating between hot and cold, and continuing with a period of rest until reaching the deep relaxation.It is a passive exercise to integrate into your lifestyle to improve your physical and mental health, and thus contribute to your well-being.To get the most benefit, it is recommended to repeat the thermal cycle at least three times.

A reservation is required. 

Step1 - Heat - 10 min

The benefits of heat

  • Eliminating Toxins and Stimulating the Immune System
  • Increase the internal temperature of the body.

This step runs in the sauna of your choice for a duration of about 10 to 15 minutes. As the body temperature rises gradually, the pores of the skin open and sweat is secreted. The toxins are then expelled from the body and the immune system is stimulated.

Our heat options

  • Dry Sauna - Silence
  • Steam Sauna - Silence


Step 2 - Cold - 30 sec

Benefits of cold

  • Release Adrenaline
  • Create a thermal shock and decrease the internal temperature of the body

This is the most surprising step of the cycle. A dose of courage is required, but to try it is to adopt it because the invigorating sensation of it is indescribable. Cold water stimulates the cardiovascular system, improves the appearance of the skin and prepares the body for relaxation.

Our cold options

  • Suspended buckets
  • The outdoor cold pool


Step 3 - Relaxation - 20 min

The benefits of heat

  • A profound sense of calm penetrates your entire being
  • Restore body temperature, restore heart rate and respiratory balance

A rest period in a calm environment allows the body to recover from thermal shock. It is at this moment that you feel all the benefits of the thermal experience, a feeling of well-being unequaled!

Our relaxation options

  • Interior relaxation area - Silence
  • Exterior relaxation areas - Low voice