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BANYA AND CHINESE CULTURE

It was Chinese New Year on February 10th, and it is now the Year of the Dragon. There's a common...
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BANYA IN CINEMA

The banya is an integral part of Slavic culture so it’s no surprise that it features in a range of...
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DEPICTIONS OF THE BANYA IN ART

Nobody knows when the first banya was lit but people have been gathering and washing in banyas for more than...
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SAUNA CAN SAVE THE WORLD

The Bath House recently hosted Mikkel Aaland, film maker, photographer and the author of "Sweat", a pioneering study of the...
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WHAT TYPES OF VENIKS WILL YOU COME ACROSS AT THE BANYA?

If you are a banya fan, you already know that the parenie ritual is a unique steam massage carried out...
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BOARD GAMES AT THE BANYA

Playing board games or cards at the banya has a long and rich tradition and both bring together and appeal...
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IT’S WATERMELON SEASON

Delicious and refreshing watermelon It’s important to stay hydrated at the banya and we have a range of home-made drinks...
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SPECIAL EVENTS AT THE BANYA

The banya is an inherently social experience and a great place for a range of different events.  Here are a...
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BANYA AND WOMEN’S HEALTH

Women’s fitness has been the subject of far fewer studies than men’s and many fitness coaches have more or less...
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HOW BANYA CAN HELP RECOVERY AFTER EXERCISE

Oxidation and how banya can help recovery after exercise We spoke to the leading banya master and world champion of...
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BANYA AND MENTAL HEALTH

  Sigmund Freud is sitting half naked on a bench with his legs crossed, his middle covered by a checked...
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WHY SHOULD YOU WEAR A HAT IN THE BANYA?

Hats have gone out of fashion in most places and aside from weddings it’s rare to see many people wearing...
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THE BANYA CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE

For past generations It’s a Wonderful Life was the classic Christmas movie, whereas now it might be Home Alone or...
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THE HISTORY OF THE BANYA

Before there was Russia, there was the banya. It existed before the emergence of the early Russian state, survived the...
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STEAM AND HEAT: HEALTH BENEFITS OF BANYA

Do you know how exposure to steam and heat affect the human body and can benefit you during the cold...
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RITUALS OF THE BANYA: THE VENIK

In the 12th century, the Apostle Andrew visited what was to become Russia and discovered the bizarre bathing practices of...
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The Bath House – Banya London in Belgravia

The Bath House is a traditional banya and steam sauna in London with spa treatments inspired by a centuries-old history.

The Bath House – Banya London will rejuvenate your friendships as well as your body. The banya experience is the perfect antidote to intense, hectic, urban lifestyles so branch out from your traditional spa routine with a visit to The Bath House.

1 Grosvenor Gardens
London
SW1W 0BD

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