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Spa Junkie at… Banya No.1 – Review by Financial Times

Financial Times Banya review

Americans repurify in a sweat lodge. The Turkish make it a social affair in the hammam, whereas Celts favour a vapour bath. But in Russia, one can find merry banter, nakedness and the ritualistic flicking of birch branches in the steamy environs of a banya. I’ve never tried the latter, but luckily for me, the first […]

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 […]