Massage in a Russian steam bath or into sauna.
The initial period of this type of massage is lost in deep antiquity. Perhaps, he emerged as the need of human beings who live in harsh climatic conditions of Russia.
At the beginning of procedures it is necessary beating the body (strike a blow) with birch branches with leaves in a Russian steam bath or into sauna. Objective - to increase the inflow of heat to the surface of the body. Then, birch branches with leaves should be replaced on the beam of branches of willow without leaves.
You can see some of the techniques of this Massage on the links on this page:
1. To beat body with birch twigs in a Russian steam bath or into sauna.
2. The inflicting of strikes on the surface body (bundles of twigs willow without leaves) one can see on the second link.
3. The massage (for men) using foot or feet on the back, can be seen at the third link.
4. The massage (for women) using foot or feet on the back, can be seen on the fourth link.
5. The execution of the two movements (all at once):
the sagging or the bend of the back in the department of chest;
the stretching - gymnastic exercises "the splits". This can be seen at the fifth video.
6. Stretch marks into the hip joint.This can be seen at the sixth video (6.Stretching of thighs).