Banyas, Russia & Scandinavia
It is thought that folks have been using ‘banyas’ since 945 AD.
Part sauna part steam room, banyas have remained consistently popular to this day. A day at the banya might be spent with family or friends and usually consists of a both hot rooms 🔥 and freezing showers 🚿. By alternating between the two temperatures bathers stimulate organs, increase circulation and boost immunity – important if you live in an Arctic 🥶 country.