Salt Cave do's & don'ts
- Please let us know as soon as possible if you are unable to make it to a scheduled session. Please sign in when you arrive each time.
- It is very important to drink water before and after treatment.
- Always arrive 10-15 minutes early for your scheduled appointment. Check the website for appointment availability. Walk-ins are welcome but may not always be able to be accommodated. Wait in our lobby until you are being greeted by The Himalayan Cave host.
- You are responsible for your personal items as they cannot be taken into the Salt Cave. We suggest you leave all personal items in your car or locker (locks are provided) as we will not be responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen items.
- Dress in simple, comfortable clothing. Foot and head covers will be provided and must be worn in the Salt Cave.
Sessions begin promptly on the hour. The Himalayan Cave will admit guests before their scheduled session after completing waiver, payment, and detailed instructions if the cave or booth is available.
Once a session begins, no one will be allowed to enter or exit the salt therapy cave.
Do not exit the salt therapy cave or booth once a session has started, unless it is a true emergency.
- Use of the Salt Cave must be avoided during the acute or contagious phase of any illness; including: colds, flu, infections accompanied by fever, acute active tuberculosis, cardiac insufficiency, COPD in the third stage, bleeding, spitting of blood, alcohol or drug intoxication, unstable or uncontrolled hypertension, and acute stages of respiratory diseases.
- Do not use or wear any perfumes, lotions, oils, fragrances, etc. They will interfere with the therapy.
- Please keep voices low in the lobby area while treatments and sessions are being enjoyed in our wellness cave.
- No food or drinks are allowed in the salt therapy cave (including sippy cups in the children’s salt therapy booth).
- Please empty your bladder and wash your hands and/or your child’s hands prior to your session.
- Please wear clean socks (preferably white) in the therapy room. The socks help you walk on the salt.
- No shoes or bare feet are permitted during the session.
You will be given booties and cap for the session in the cave.
We also have ear plugs (attached to the chairs) in case someone is snoring and you do not want to hear it.
- Booth session, you can take your personal belongings into the room but not the booth. This includes your shoes.
- Electronic devices (phones, iPads, iPods, smartphones, mp3 players, etc.) are not permitted in the salt therapy cave or booth. Ringers must be turned off while stored in lockers or in the booth room. We cannot be held responsible for any damage the salt may cause to these devices in either salt therapy cave or booth.
- You may bring the following items into the Salt Cave: book, magazine (no perfume ads), small head pillow, or a small towel to cough into if needed. No other items are allowed in the Salt Cave. If you have a personal need that is not on this list please speak to the receptionist.
- Do not touch the salt bricks and walls. The salt therapy cave is an extremely clean and delicate environment that requires respectful behavior at all times. But we highly encourage you to immerse yourself in the salt on the floor.
- Sit, lay move around. All of which will help move salt into the air along with the Halogenator.
- Play with the salt, but do not throw salt.
- Children 14 and older can go into the cave (with signed consent form from Parent or Guardian) but they must abide by the rules and be quiet. If rules are not followed, they will be asked not to return.
In Consideration of Others
- Unless there is an emergency, please do not leave the Salt Cave while a session is in progress. You cannot re-enter.
- Please keep voices low in entrance hallway and refrain from talking inside the Salt Cave unless you have a private grouping.
- If all the guest in the Cave are there as a group, you can talk quietly, but we really suggest you to completely relax, breathe and enjoy the Cave.
- The adult salt therapy cave is a quiet room. Please try to remain quiet unless it's an emergency and assistance is needed.
- Quiet meditation, reading, and sleeping are perfect in this relaxing environment. Please be respectful and considerate of others in a shared scheduled session.
- If you are prone to excessive snoring, we encourage you to sit more upright, stay awake, and take deeper breaths during your treatments. This will give you much better results and will be appreciated by other clients.
- Please refrain from shuffling papers while in session.
- We hope you enjoy The Himalayan Cave!