Salt Cave of Darien
Salt Cave of Darien

555 POST RD DARIEN, CT 06820

Phone: 203-658-7667

Session & Rental Info

Adult or Children Session - reservations are highly recommended. Salt cave sessions at all times unless a class is noted.

ADULT SESSIONS:
Book your 45 minute or 25 minute adult only session to experience the health benefits of breathing micro particles of dry salt while resting in a cave-like atmosphere.

CHILDREN SESSIONS:
Children can benefit while having fun! Children only 45 minute sessions (ages 6 months to 12 years old, price includes one child and a caregiver) gives them a chance to play in the salt with buckets and toys, all while taking in the healthy minerals and nutrients in the air.

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COFFEE/TEA CHATTER session - Tuesdays at 9:45 a.m. and Fridays at 10:00 a.m. FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY, RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY COFFEE MUG WITH YOUR RESERVATION.

Need to multitask or catch up with friends and breathe healthfully? This session is for you! Come in for a complimentary coffee or tea and sit for as long as you would like up to 50 minutes to chat with friends or relax on your own! "(W)e enjoyed the coffee...and the chance to catch up. We are definitely planning a return visit!!" Jean K.

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Yin Yoga - Tuesdays at 6:15 p.m.

Join Jennifer Duncan, Certified Yoga Instructor, for a 90 minute Yin Yoga class while receiving the healing benefits of the Cave. Yin Yoga is a slower paced yoga, meditative in nature, in which you sink into poses for 3-5 minutes targeting the connective tissue of the body. The poses are performed while either seated or laying on the yoga mat, with a minimal amount of physical exertion aiming to release physical and emotional tensions that have accumulated in the body due to the stress of work and personal lives. Some benefits of a yin yoga practice include reducing stress and anxiety, improving flexibility both on and off the mat, releasing fascia and improving the flow of chi or prana in the body through meridian stimulation. This is an all levels class, appropriate for beginners and seasoned yogis alike. Please bring yoga mat, water and white socks. Yoga blocks, straps and blankets will be provided. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. "The yoga was unbelievably great due to the expertise of Jennifer Duncan. She is a natural at teaching yoga. It was a wonderful and fulfilling experience for me." Shirley G.

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Gentle Therapeutic Yoga - Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.

Gentle Yoga is a slow Yoga practice, to lengthen and strengthen the body, while focusing on the breath and relaxation. Please bring a yoga mat, water and white socks. All levels welcome. Our instructor, Gilly Lusby, is subbing for Merri Mueller. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. "(C)oupled with the cave, it was a beautiful and relaxing way to spend an hour." Kathie F.

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Yoga for Posture - Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

Please join Roberto Cioppa of GoodFit for Yoga for Posture. A well-stretched, flexible muscle will more easily achieve its full range of motion. This can help alleviate symptoms such as back pain and improve balance and posture. Flexibility plays a large role in performing such acts as a golf swing or tennis serve and also helps with functional tasks such as reaching, bending, and twisting during your daily routine.. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. "Yoga Bob instructs with amazing knowledge, kindness and humor. Along with the gentle and effective stretching he takes his students through, an hour of feeling the salt, listening to the waterfall and watching the mini lights effortlessly changing colors, I realize how present and relaxed I truly am." Amy B.

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Dynamic Stretching - Saturdays at 1:30 p.m.

Come join Barry Horton of B All About Your Body who will present "Dynamic Stretching". This stretch class engages your body in a series of specific movements designed to increase elasticity, blood flow and muscle temperature. Perform these stretches on your mat while taking in the essential and healthy minerals from the salt! Please bring a mat, water and white socks. All levels welcome. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED/PAYMENT NOT DUE UNTIL TIME OF CLASS. PLEASE NOTE: A MINIMUM OF 2 PARTICIPANTS ARE NEEDED to run the class as an instructor is brought in for the class. "I loved taking the stretch class in the cave. Barry was an excellent instructor." Mary D.

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Meditation - Lunchtime reboot - Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m.

Press pause and reset on the mid-week hustle. Join us in the salt cave for meditation at lunchtime on Wednesdays. This audio guided mediation session combined with halo therapy offers tremendous health benefits that will restore balance, boost immunity, calm the nervous system, and alleviate stress. By utilizing a simple approach to meditation and breath work, you leave feeling centered and grounded for the rest of the day. "The mediation at Salt Cave of Darien was one of the best mediation sessions by far!" Denise L.

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Cave Rentals/Happy Hours

Have a girl's outing, birthday party, family gathering, bridal party bonding or any event by renting the cave for your private group. Enjoy the time with your group and the beverages you bring while listening to fun music and breathing the healthy salt (up to 12 people). Subject to availability.

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SPECIAL EVENT:Salt and Sound Healing Meditation with Alison DeNicola - JANUARY 24TH at 6:30 p.m.

Salt and Sound Healing is a deeply restful guided meditation practice that invites us to visit each level of our being & open the door to ease & bliss. Paired with sound healing, it is an amazing way to access and release energy that is held in the body. Experiencing all of this in the healing space of a Himalayan salt creates the perfect setting for deep peace and healing. Experience a deeply relaxing yoga nidra with sound healing. Tibetan bowls, crystal bowls, chimes, and more will help reset & restore. Alison is a certified Yoga Instructor as well as a certified Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra teacher, Five Element Yoga teacher, IET Practitioner and Hypnotherapist. In addition, she has studied Thai Yoga Massage, Polarity, Reiki, Shamanic Reiki, Intuitive Coaching, Chakra Therapy and Restorative Yoga with amazing teachers all around the country.

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SPECIAL EVENT: Acupuncture and Salt - JANUARY 27TH at 10:00 a.m.

Experience Acupuncture, an ancient Chinese healing practice, in which hair-thin needles are inserted in precise locations on the body in order to help the body restore or maintain proper energy flow along pathways called meridians. This is a perfect compliment to halotherapy in the salt cave where you will experience the health benefits of breathing micro particles of dry salt for better breathing and relaxation while resting in a cave-like atmosphere. Please arrive 10 mins early and wear white socks.

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SPECIAL EVENT: Essential Oils Workshop with Julie Punishill - Cleansing & Detox - JANUARY 17TH at 9:15 a.m.

In January so many people strive for a healthier lifestyle. For quite a few this includes doing some sort of detox, cleanse, or reset program. Did you know essential oils can really support this process of detoxification? Join us for our first session in our new monthly offering of essential oil workshops on a different topic each month with Julie Punishill, doTERRA Wellness Advocate on Thursday, Jan. 17th at 9:15 am. $20 per session. Stay for the 10 am session in the Salt Cave as being in the Salt Cave is another powerful tool for detoxing.

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