Tag Archives: Russian Banya

Ice, ice baby by Telegraph

Ice, ice baby

Cold water immersion promises a whole host of benefits for mind and body. No wonder plunge pools and ice baths are having something of a moment. Ice, ice baby If 2021 was the year of the hot tub, then 2022 is the year to chill – literally. Cold water immersion, particularly using ice baths and […]

Will you dare to try our icy-cold plunge pool?

9C plunge pool

The benefits of a hot steam room and icy-cold plunge pool have been known for hundreds of years. In fact, the plunge pool is good for your overall health and wellbeing in a number of ways: ❄️ When you plunge into the icy-cold pool, the sudden drop in temperature instantly causes your blood vessels to […]

Hoxton’s hidden treasure: GoBanya / review by All in London

Banya No.1 - Hoxton

Now I’ve been to a fair few spas in my time, but nothing quite like this one. If you’ve never tried a Russian Banya, you’re in for a treat. Tucked away down an unremarkable side street in Hoxton, London’s first Russian spa Banya No.1 will change your mindset on spas for good. Based very much […]

The best and healthiest way to welcome spring

Maslenitsa, Russian pancake week, normally takes place at the end of February or the beginning of March. For this reason, this celebration is often associated with saying farewell to winter and welcoming spring. During this week, people cook pancakes that resemble the sun as a sign of the upcoming spring. Pancakes with red caviar are […]

Russian mors – a rejuvenating and powerful drink rich in antioxidants

Cranberry mors

Mors is a traditional, refreshing and non-carbonated soft drink prepared using a variety of berries such as cherries, currants, lingonberries, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and more. Cranberry mors is the most popular flavour and this is the one we mix at Banya No.1 using organic berries. The first mention of mors dates back to the […]