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Benefits of banya’s tree twigs

AUTHENTIC BANYA & ORGANIC SPA TREATMENTS

Tree twigs massage, also called Parenie, is an essential ritual of the Russian banya. Although some of our clients have described this treatment as “torture”, they soon come to realise that Parenie can help them achieve complete bliss throughout their whole body. It increases blood flow, improves the metabolism and opens the skin pores. As […]

The Complete Guide to Veniks

It can truly be said that Venik is symbolic of the Russian banya. Veniks are carefully prepared bundles of leafy twigs from various trees. These are used to bring steam to the skin and massage the body during Parenie treatment. This treatment has profound therapeutic value thanks to the medicinal compounds in the Veniks. Banya […]

What is Venik?

Russian venik

Here at Banya No.1 our signature treatment is Parenie – an invigorating thermal treatment using leafy and fragrant bundles of birch, oak and eucalyptus twigs performed in a steam room. In Russia, this bundle is simply called Venik. The treatment we offer is quite intense. And, no, it’s not about the slashing you with Venik, […]