Breath | Hot | Cold with Sebastien | Bota Bota, spa-sur-l'eau


Breath | Hot | Cold with Sebastien

Reach your wellness goals with techniques combining breathing exercises and the thermal cycle.

According to scientific studies, the health benefits of the Wim Hof ​​Method® are not to be be proven anymore. Exposure to temperature contrasts, by alternating sauna and immersions in a cold bath, is a technique appreciated by many people around the world, especially in Scandinavian countries and Finland in particular.

Inspired by the Wim Hof Method® and using his handpan instrument, Sebastien will help you explore breathing techniques and optimize the benefits of the thermal cycle. These techniques are simple and yet also small wonders to use in everyday life to better manage stress, improve concentration and sleep.

Date :

Sunday, May 28, 2023

Time :

  • 9:30 a.m. – Arrival, check-in and changing 
  • 9:45 a.m. – Meeting in the suspended hammocks room in the garden and introduction to the workshop
  • 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Breathing technique workshop with Sébastien Zappa and his handpan instrument
  • 11:30 a.m. – Tea tasting
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Water circuit

    Temperature contrasts and thermal cycle: People suffering from heart problems, hypertension, angina and diabetes are advised to consult their doctor beforehand. Cold showers can be practiced at home the days beforehand the activity for a better acclimatation.

Price :

  • $95 (excluding taxes) including the 90-minute workshop and a 90-minute access to the water circuit


To book, call us at 514 284-0333.


About Sebastien Zappa


Sebastian Zappa, PhD, has been teaching mindful breathing and cold exposure since 2018. Searching for solutions to recurring depressive episodes and chronic fatigue, he soon became interested in these practices . His teachings are primarily based on the REBO2T, Oxygen Advantage and Wim Hof® methods, which he was taught by their respective founders. Playing with his handpan, his approach to these practices is also accessible to everyone.

To learn more about Sebastien Zappa and the Wim Hof Method®, listen to our podcast Point d’Écoute Season 2, episode 1.

Activity for 18 years and over. Reservation only, non-exchangeable and non-refundable. Includes a 90-minute workshop and a 90-minute access to the water circuit. Bring your bathing suit, sandals and a bottle of water. Towel, locker and bathrobe included.