Russian Banya Spa Treatment Poised To Become 2013 Health And Wellness Trend – Review by Huffington Post

Russian Banya Spa Treatment Poised To Become 2013 Health And Wellness Trend

If the idea of being thwacked by branches and leaves as part of your spa treatment doesn’t scare you, consider signing up for the latest spa trend inspired by a thousand-year-old tradition out of Russia. According to trendspotters at Condé Nast Traveller UK, after Ayurvedic and Turkish baths, Russian banyas are poised to be the next […]

From Russia with leaves – Review from Condé Nast Traveller

Brace yourself for this year’s hottest new spa craze… twigged it yet? The traditional Russian banya is a sauna with a difference: the steam is wetter and therefore easier to bear, making it more hydrating and, ultimately, more detoxifying. But there’s more to it than that. At East London’s hush-hush and super-smart Banya No 1 […]

Traditions of Russian Banya

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Wear a felt hat to protect your head from overheating Spend no more than 5-10 minutes in parnaya (steam room) to begin with Cool down in the lounge area for about 15 minutes and re-hydrate with some herbal tea Back to parnaya for a detoxifying honey & sea salt scrub, which will melt deep into […]