Frequently Asked Questions
No, Dry Salt Therapy is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Any health issues treated by a licensed professional and any questions relating to your symptoms and halotherapy should be directed to your physician.
No. While there are many clinical and scientific studies that have been conducted on dry salt therapy throughout the world, it is not intended to replace any medications or treatments. However, when used as complementary treatment to your current regimen, you may find added relief.
Dry salt, like the kind we use in our caves, is super absorbent and has natural anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Once you inhale, the salt causes your mucus to thin making it easier to expel the pollutants lodged in your respiratory tract.
Dry Salt Therapy is not new, in fact, it has been researched since 1849. It’s popularity has slowly been gaining traction in the United States and the team at Bella Vita is excited to bring the first experience of its kind to Central Minnesota!
Bella Vita is located on the 700 Block of West Saint Germain St. Downtown St. Cloud, Minnesota.
There is metered parking outside of our storefront on St. Germain. The meters are monitored M-F from 4 AM to 6 PM. We are also a short walk from many of the parking ramps downtown!
We do talk walk-ins but appointments are encouraged and appreciated so we can plan for your arrival and make sure you don’t experience long wait times.
For the month of November the price is $25.00 for a 40 minute session. The price will go to $30.00 for a 40 minute session starting in December. We have punch cards available which are good for 10 sessions for the price of $249.99 (making each session about $25.00 per sessions). Bella Vita is working on a monthly membership for individuals and families. We also have gift certificates available at Bella Vita Salt Caves.
Our Dry Salt Therapy Sessions are 40 minutes of relax time.
Bella Vita will be open Tuesday though Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Your time at Bella Vita is meant for you to relax and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, while you breathe deeply and begin your healing journey. We recommend you don’t try to read, talk, or walk around. Additionally, electronic devices will not be allowed during your session. This is all in place to not disrupt your experience or the experience of others.
Bella Vita has one cave servicing our Dry Salt Therapy Sessions. The other cave is under construction but will be finished around the new year. Bella Vita is working on adding Yoga/Mediation and Art/Educational Services to our regular services. Yoga/Meditation and Art/Educational services are available for groups of more than 5.
Yes, you can book group sessions! Special rates and packages are available for groups. We can custom your group experience. Bella Vita has partnered with local business to give our groups an amazing experience. Please call ahead of time to make sure we can accommodate your appointment.
EVERYONE! Bella Vita is an all-inclusive salt cave experience. Everyone is welcome to experience the effects of Dry Salt Therapy when they walk through our doors.
When you come to Bella Vita, you should wear loose comfortable clothing that can allow you to relax. You will remain fully clothed throughout your session.
Please leave personal belongings in your vehicle. We are waiting for our shipment of lockers to be delivered. Bella Vita is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
No, food and beverage is not allowed once you enter the cave.
Yes, Salt therapy is a great choice for women who do not want to rely heavily on over-the-counter or prescribed medication for sinusitis, asthma, allergies, and other respiratory illnesses. Pregnant women who have visited salt rooms have experienced relief for their congestion and chronic respiratory problems. We do recommend consulting with your physician first.