The Amayori Sento


Take Moment to Breathe (Part 1)

March 28, 2024
Take a moment and drop into your body. Feel your feet on the ground. Perhaps put one hand on your heart, and one hand on your abdomen. Take a few deep breaths. Turn your focus inward. The Inspirati...
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Celebrating Eight Years of Hinoki Onsen

August 24, 2023
 I was going through an oil notebook on Sunday and realized that eight years ago I created Amayori’s best selling Hinoki Onsen fragrance.  The idea for this fragrance came to me in a bath after my ...
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An In-Bath Meditation

August 17, 2023
Make your environment as relaxing as possible. Listen to some music or perhaps one of Amayori’s playlists. Slip into the bath and come into a relaxed natural position. Take a few deep belly breaths...
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The Perfect Post-Hike Soak

April 19, 2022
After a hike, there is nothing more rejuvenating than a bathing ritual using the Rotenburo Air collection. An aromatic journey for rejuvenation, this combination of essential oils is rich in monote...
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The Best Books on Japanese Bathing Culture

January 27, 2022
  There is nothing like enjoying a good book before a soak. Here are my favorite books on Japanese bathing culture. Many of these may require a bit of a search, but I assure you that they are worth...
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How to Take a Better Winter Bath

January 07, 2022
Like every season, winter is a magical time to bathe. Here are some of my tips for creating a staycation-worthy, relaxing, rejuvenating bath during the colder months. Up the Water Temperature: It’s...
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