[LMB] OT: Temperature

Mark Goldfield markgoldfield at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 15 02:07:28 GMT 2022

In New York City, the Russian and Turkish Baths offers a whipping with oak twigs that they call "platza."  I believe similar sauna practices exist in Finland.

On Jan 14, 2022, at 7:16 PM, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:

Russains also like whipping themselves  with birch twigs. They believe it
increases blood circulation while they sit in the sauna. I don't think this
practice is done in the US either.

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