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How private is the session?
Extremely private. While this service is usually done in an open, communal room, HerVSteem recognizes the diversity of our city and offers individual rooms with walls providing complete privacy and tranquility. You are in a full-length gown during your steam. Your body is never touched by anyone other than you. Your modesty is never compromised.
Can I reserve the spa for bridal parties and other special occasions?
Yes, this service can also be shared with your girlfriends for a ladies night "in", retreats, bridal showers, and other occasions to relax and have fun with your friends. To reserve the entire spa, reservations must be made in advance.
How is a V Steem done?
During the steaming, you are within the privacy of walls, you are in a full-length gown. This is a very gentle process which involves sitting on a custom, one of a kind Yoni chair that is hand-crafted locally in monkeypod with a cushioned seat that has an opening. Each seat is thoroughly sanitized with hospital grade disinfectant after each use and then covered in a freshly cleaned towel. Mild steaming organic herbs are placed under the opening and the herbal infused steam gently permeates the vagina into the womb.
Can I steam without the use of herbs?
Yes! We offer steaming with organic pink Himalayan salt and organic rose petals or lavender only. Steaming, in general, allows a woman to reconnect with herself and send love and positive energy to the womb, a nourishing practice, which is very empowering.
What does the word Yoni mean?
Yoni is the Sanskrit word for vagina, and also means "divine passage" or "sacred temple".
Where does the practice originate?
The Yoni (Vaginal) steam dates back thousands of years and is seen in almost every indigenous cultures. from Africa, Asia, India, the Mayan, Greece, Palau, and Native American cultures. Known as Yoni Steam, V-Steams, Vaginal Steaming, Chai-yok, or Bajos, Yoni Steaming has been used as a common ritual to honor and connect with feminine energy. Yoni Steams can be utilized to restore balance and clear away stagnation and many other issues. Its popularity has been steadily growing in the West, and for good reason.
Her V Steem allows women to reconnect with their bodies in a positive loving way which helps to clear blocked energy. There is wisdom worth exploring practices that have been passed down for centuries. At HerVSteem, we are dedicated to honoring a tradition for women to experience a positive and relaxing way to nurture and connect with themselves. This takes place in our private, modern and tranquil setting.
Does V Steeming really work?
There will always be those who doubt remedies that are not proven by modern science. However, Yoni Steaming is a tradition that has stood the test of time. For generations, women have shared their success stories and in the past several years most major cities in the United States now have Vaginal Steaming salons.
I've had a partial or total hysterectomy. Are there any benefits of vaginal steaming for me?
Yoni Steaming is great for all aspects of female health, so it can definitely still be beneficial for you. Although all or part of the physical uterus may have been removed, the energetic center remains and can benefit from the warmth and clearing. Steaming is also great for increasing moisture, circulation, addressing odor and balancing vaginal pH which helps to prevent infections and bacterial vaginosis. Of course, it is also a wonderful way to relax and pamper yourself, which is always a lovely benefit.
Can I still benefit from a V Steem if I have already gone through menopause
Absolutely! Women in any cycle of life can benefit from a Yoni Steam, especially those who are menopausal. A Yoni steam is very moisturizing and may help to relieve dryness and may increase elasticity. It has been known to reduce the severity and frequency of hot flashes and also really helps you sleep soundly. It is a wonderful way to relax and pamper yourself, which is always a lovely benefit.
Can V Steeming increase sex drive?
Yes, Yoni Steaming may enhance sex drive. On an emotional level, Yoni Steaming supports us to cultivate a profound sense of self-love and increases our self-confidence (especially as it relates to our Yonis), which has great implications for a woman's sex life. On the physical level, Yoni Steaming increases circulation and increases lubrication, which is clearly great for libido and sex life as well.
When should I avoid doing a V Steem?
Pregnant or if there is any possibility of pregnancy.
During the heaviest part of your menstrual cycle.
Experiencing a fever.
Have an IUD.
Experiencing extremely heavy flowing menses.
Have any open cuts, wounds, stitches and or sores.
With genital piercings. ALL Piercings must be removed prior to arrival because they may heat and possibly cause burning.
I have no vaginal "issues". Can I still do a steam?
Steaming can be done even when you don’t have any symptoms or issues as it can nourish, strengthen, and tone and tighten the uterus. Steaming enhances vaginal and uterine health and promotes emotional well being as it is relaxing and meditative and part of a self-care routine.
How long is a V Steem appointment?
A V Steem appointment is an hour and a half for arrival, changing, and relaxing after your steam.