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Women Only and Men Spa Steam Sauna & Ice Bath Experiences

Women only - Spa London - steam sauna

Welcome to Banya No.1 – Hoxton, London’s premier destination for traditional steam sauna and ice bath experiences. Nestled in the heart of the city, we offer a unique blend of relaxation and rejuvenation, catering to all preferences with our women only, men spa and mixed gender sessions. Whether you’re planning a spa day for yourself, […]

Children and the banya

Children and the banya

Are you wondering whether you can bring your children to the banya? Well, this article offers some tips and recommendations on how to introduce the banya to the younger generation. In fact, there are no strict conditions regarding the age at which children can be brought to the banya. Nevertheless, most paediatricians believe that a […]

“Enjoy your Bath” or “S lyogkim parom”

S lyogkim parom

According to Russian tradition, on every visit to the banya people should say “S lyogkim parom”. The literal translation of this phrase is “with light steam”, but in reality people are telling each other to enjoy their bath session. Since ancient times the Russian bathhouse has been considered the place to cleanse the body and […]

Dos & Don’ts at Banya No.1

Beat Stress in 3 Hours

To enable you to obtain maximum benefit from your session in the steam room, we have compiled a list of dos and don’ts to ensure you have a relaxing and safe time. Dos Here is a range of recommendations that will enhance your visit: Do dress appropriately Before entering the steam room, we advise you […]

Tips for your visit to Banya No.1

Banya FAQ

As a Russian banya is a unique experience for many people, we have decided to run through the most frequently asked questions to explain how it works. Why do I need to wear a hat inside the steam room? Steam and high temperatures are good for the body, but not for the vessels inside the […]