A Trendy Bathhouse Oasis Hidden In Collingwood’s Backstreets

5 years within the making, Sense of Self (or SOS) occupies a complete double storey warehouse constructing in Melbourne’s Collingwood.

On the highest flooring is a day spa that opened late final 12 months, but it surely’s downstairs the place you’ll discover the primary attraction: a fantastically designed bathhouse that has solely simply opened to the general public. ‘We got here to know the advantages of bathing by way of private experiences in early maturity, once we had been at odds with our our bodies and ourselves’, explains Freya Berwick, who’s the co-founder of SOS, with enterprise companion (and filmmaker) Mary Minas.

The pair met whereas learning enterprise, and each had already began exploring their very own pursuits in bathing tradition world wide. Mary had traveled the world researching for a documentary about bathing by way of the ages, whereas Freya had just lately returned from a stint in Norway,

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